Mikaela Straus, the young pop upstart better known as King Princess, released her debut album Cheap Queen last year. Since then, she’s gone on SNL and Colbert and played at huge festivals like Coachella and Glastonbury (remember those?). And today, she’s back with a new single called “Only Time Makes It Human,” produced by herself and regular collaborator Mike Malchicoff and co-produced by her Zelig Records label boss Mark Ronson. The groovy track comes with a video directed by Quinn Wilson featuring a King Princess avatar created by 3D artist Pastelae, and you can watch and listen to it 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, […]