QuESt - "The Fear" | Music Video

Whilst working on a new project for 2013 Miami-based emcee QuESt drops a new video for "The Fear," taken from his Fear Not Failure release earlier this year. Read more

Cee Lo Green - "Run Rudolph Run" | Music Video

The merriest time of the year, Christmas is vastly approaching.  In less than two months, stores will be filling up with gift ideas, jolly music and carols - and helping to build the anticipation for the season, Cee Lo Green is releasing his new Christmas album, Cee-Lo's Magic Moment.

Set for release on October 30th, the seasonal LP will showcase Green's take on classic tracks like "Merry Christmas Baby," "All I Need is Love" and "You're A Mean One, Mr. Grinch," also bearing collaborations with Christina Aguilera and Disney's The Muppets.

Giving the first taste of what to expect from the album, "Run Rudolph Run" recreates the classic track with rock'n'roll soul as three pretty models cruising around town in the official video, playing Santa's helper. Watch below.

Pre-order Cee-Lo's Magic Moment via iTunes.

Anthony David - "Sweet Pain" | Music Video

In the lead up to his fourth album, Love Out Loud, Savannah GA native Anthony David releases the official video for his smooth and soulful, bumping new single, "Sweet Pain." Read more

Will Brennan - "Forgive Me" | Music Video

Following the release of his Prodigal Son EP, presented by DJ Burn One and Wayward Minds,  Atlanta based emcee Will Brennan offers new visuals from the project for fan favourite, "Forgive Me." Read more

TelepopMusik - "Don't Look Back (Gianni Lee Remix)" | New Music

Following several releases over the summer, including his Trillectro Warm-Up mix and Trillwave Tres Mixtape, DJ/Producer Gianni Lee lends his hand to a pretty cool remix of French electronic duo TelepopMusik's "Don't Look Back." Read more

SZA - "Country" | Music Video

St. Louis native SZA unveils the official video for "Country," giving the Empire of the Sun classic a soulful, refreshing twist. The track produced by BrandUn DeShay is accompanied by a video as eclectic as SZA's sound, and will make it's home on her upcoming debut EP, See.SZA.Run, which drops on October 29th.  Read more

Zion I - ShadowBoxing | Album Stream

Living in the San Francisco Bay Area, Oakland based duo, Zion I are legends in their own rights.  Comprised of MC Zumbi and DJ/Producer AmpLive, the two entered the hip-hop scene over a decade ago with their EP Enter The Woods, as well as with their debut album, Mind Over Matter. Read more

Will Brennan : Get Familiar

In the overly populated musical genre of Hip-Hop, making your presence known as an up-and-coming emcee can be a hard task.  With artists slotting into existing positions of conscious rap, hipster rap, non-lyrical rap etc, finding your lane can come with disappointing outcomes, and working extra hard to get your music out. For Florida born rapper Will Brennan, he finds not having a defined lane to be almost a blessing in disguise. Read more

Mayer Hawthorne - "No Strings" (RAC Remix) | New Music

A year on since Mayer Hawthorne released his much buzzed about album How Do You Do, the Michigan native celebrates offering up a new EP of remixes for free download, bearing this kickin' RAC remix of LP fan-favourite "No Strings." Read more

Blu & Exile - Give Me My Flowers While I Can Still Smell Them

Blu x Exile - Give Me My Flowers While I Can Still Smell Them | Album Review

Blu & Exile - Give Me My Flowers While I Can Still Smell Them

In 2007, West Coast emcee Blu and producer Exile created what many consider to be a new-age classic Hip-Hop album in the form of Below The Heavens. Positioning a then newbie Blu and an already experienced Exile into the underground limelight as a pairing destined for greatness, since that release the two have gone to release solo projects and after years of longing, finally reunite to give fans what they’ve been waiting five years for with their latest installment.  Read more

J Scienide - "Bobby's Theme" | New Music

North Carolina as a region is a hub for great hip-hop as evidenced by artists including Little Brother, 9th Wonder, J. Cole, Ski Beatz, Rapsody, Kooley High and now, up-and-coming MC/producer J Scienide.Read more

QuESt - 'One Way' | Music Video

Miami-based emcee QuESt has literally been working for years to get his music heard outside of the Florida walls and has released several projects, most notably Distant Travels In A Soul Theory and his latest release Fear Not Failure, which is named after his personal mantra.

The visuals for "One Way," from his latest installment, feature QuESt rapping in the scenic destination of Brooklyn, New York, with the Brooklyn bridge as a backdrop. Read more

Hodgie Street x DJ E-V - 'The Go-In Part Deux' [Mixtape] | Stream + Free Download

Inspired by artists like Tupac, Biggie and Bone Thugs N Harmony, Columbus, Ohio-based rapper and Hodgie Street started rapping at the young age of 10.

Since that time, Street established his label 1700 Entertainment and has gone to release 1986, his joint EP with DJ Giovanny. Now, after leaked singles from the project have been around the blogosphere this summer, Street, in conjunction with DJ EV, is releasing his new mixtape, The Go-In Part Deux. Read more

Ryan Leslie reveals Les Is More album cover art + tracklist

Three years on from his last album and several delays on from its original intended release last year, Harvard educated singer, songwriter and producer Ryan Leslie's new album Les Is More is finally coming on October 22nd. Let's take the black, embroidered cover art as proof. Read more

The Black Opera - "All Over Disguise" (Apollo Brown Remix) | New Music

Following their recent signing to indie label Mello Music Group, faceless creative Hip Hop collective The Black Opera have been working hard, digitally releasing their album EnterMission earlier this year. Yesterday the physical manifestation of their album was released on disc, with the crew also hooking up with fellow label-mate and producer Apollo Brown for a remix of "All Over Disguise." Read more

Oddisee - "Let It Go" | Live Video

A few months ago, Washington DC native Oddisee released his incredible album, People Hear What They See, showing himself as a more than just an incredible producer who could rap - but as a multi-talented musician. Watch him perform one of the project's highlights, "Let It Go," with a vibrant band below. Read more