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MYRNE and Dirty Chocolate enlist JJ for “Intermission”

Producers MYRNE and Dirty Chocolate have teamed up with singer/songwriter JJ for an ultra-smooth collaboration. Titled “Intermission,” the Daruma-backed release finds JJ gracefully navigating an array of minimalistic trap percussion and keys as she sings “shooting stars don’t look back, nothing more than dead light.” Once she steps away from the microphone during the song’s half-way point, […]

UTG INTERVIEW: FKi’s 1st Talks ‘First Time For Everything’

1st has spent much of his career outside the immediate gaze of hip-hop’s spotlight, but he’s no stranger to the success that it entails. Half of Atlanta’s trap production-duo, FKi, the multi-faceted artist’s career began in the studios of Collipark Music and quickly ascended after a basement-studio session with Travis Porter resulted in two Billboard-charting singles. Since that fateful […]

MUSIC VIDEO: RiFF RAFF x Slim Thug x Paul Wall – “How To Be The Man” (Official Texas Remix)

RiFF RAFF just graced us with a tripped out music video for “How to Be the Man,” but the Neon Icon is back again with new visuals and new verses courtesy of Houston mainstays Slim Thug and Paul Wall. With little neon to be found, the video puts a modern twist on the sight of […]

RiFF RAFF Shows How To Be The Man In New Music Video

After teasing fans with behind-the-scenes footage of a music video seemingly ages ago, RiFF RAFF has teamed up with MySpace to premiere a brand new Versace music video for “How to Be the Man.” The video is fitting for the rap game’s Neon Icon as it finds him surrounded by models in neon swimsuits, tripped […]

UTG EXPERIENCE: RiFF RaFF’s ‘Neon Icon’ Tour (4/21/14)

It’s almost midnight and RiFF RaFF just exited the stage at Irving Plaza. Blunt smoke is filling the green room as he finishes taking photos with VIP meet and greet winners. Just when he thought it was over, he’s approached by a group of people who didn’t exactly fit the expected demographic for one of […]

STREAM: Riff Raff Samples Sir Mix A Lot in “Buns”

Well, thank god for this one. It’s about time that Riff Raff, aka JodyHighRoller spit his spin on Sir Mix A Lot’s “Baby Got Back.” The track, produced by Scoop Deville is off of Riff Raff’s highly anticipated upcoming album, Neon Icon. As of late January, HipHopDX reported that he didn’t know when the album […]

Riff Raff Posts “Left With A Biscuit Came Back With A Chicken” Video

Why they mad? Well, RiFF RaFF, it’s probably because you’re fresh like that or because you dress like that. Maybe it’s because you’re “always on deck” like that or because you’re sippin’ Goose with the top down in Shreveport, LA. There are multiple reasons to be mad at Riff Raff, most of them are fairly […]

Diplo And Skrillex Form New Group Jack U

Electronic music pioneers Diplo and Skrillex announced that they have formed a new group called Jack U. The group was first revealed as Jack U on the Mad Decent Block Party listing but no one could figure out who they were. Read the Tweet from Diplo below and get ready for the awesome stuff to […]

LYRIC VIDEO: Major Lazer – “Watch Out For This (Bumaye)”

Major Lazer brings together Diplo and the crew for the dancehall cut “Watch Out For This (Bumaye)” and releases a special lyric video. The track also features Busy Signal, FS Green and The Flexican and has a music video set for release in the coming weeks that was shot in the Caribbean. Get ready for […]

Warner Bros Makes Deal With Mad Decent For Distribution Of Baauer’s “Harlem Shake”

Trap producer Baauer is still riding high from the enormous internet success of his popular “Harlem Shake” visuals / parodies and now has struck a unique distribution with Warner Bros. The label plans on teaming up with Baauer’s Mad Decent to distribute the song via Warner Bros across a number of platforms. “Harlem Shake” was […]

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DOWNLOAD: Major Lazer Delay Release Of ‘Free The Universe’, Put Out First Installment Of ‘Lazer Strikes Back’ Consolation Mixtape Series

Major Lazer’s hotly anticipated Free The Universe has been pushed back before, and it’s getting pushed back again. The sophomore LP from Diplo’s electronic-dancehall side project was initially scheduled for release back in September of 2012. However, circumstances beyond the band’s control forced a rescheduling of the release to February 19. But based on a […]

STREAM: Diplo Ft Lazerdisk Party Sex – Set It Off

Diplo has released a brand new stream of his song “Set It Off,” featuring Lazerdisk Party Sex, and it has good times written all over it. Mixing a bouncy beat and a heavy club vibe works extremely well over this fast-paced rhythm. This song is off of Diplo’s upcoming Express Yourself EP through Mad Decent […]