Duck Sauce, the dance music production duo of DJs A-Trak and Armand Van Helden, returned at the beginning of this cursed year with “Smiley Face,” their first new song in six years. They were supposed to play Coachella this year, too, although that obviously didn’t happen. But regardless, they’re back with a second new track, “Mesmerize,” another big, goofy, dance jam with a truly wild video. Watch and listen below.
Ever since her breakout project Whack World, a visual album cramming 15 songs into 15 minutes, Tierra Whack has been known for her colorfully surreal music videos as much as her inventive pop-rap hybrids. That continues today with “Dora,” a new Whack track accompanied by a video from director Alex Da Corte, her fellow Philadelphian. […]
Alicia Keys just released her new Alicia album, which occasioned our career-spanning interview. But she’s already back today with a new song that wasn’t on the LP. It’s a duet with Brandi Carlile called “A Beautiful Noise” designed to drive voters to the polls. “I have a voice,” goes the hook. “Started out as a […]
More than a decade ago, the Indiana rap prospect Freddie Gibbs got dropped from Interscope and went on an underground tear, cranking out mixtape after mixtape and developing a huge critical reputation. After that, Gibbs spent a little while on Jeezy’s CTE imprint. But for most of the time since he lost that Interscope deal, […]