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Watch Drake Disguise Himself & Interview Pedestrians

Jimmy Kimmel recruited Drake for his “Lie Witness News” series, a segment that finds the rapper in full disguise, with a camera man in toe, questioning randoms folks on the street. Feedback was given on Drake’s forthcoming hosting duties for the Espys, followed by answers to bogus questions. Watch the clip above and be sure…

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Kanye West, Drake, Pharrell & More Re-imaged in Vintage Ads

French art director and designer David Rendon releases his satirical re-imagining of American vintage ads and propaganda posters, strategically placing musicians and pop culture figures in the context of themes. The outcome is a tasteful poster series of adaptations titled “Ads Libitum” that showcase trends in today’s culture, while playing off of hit songs and…

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Audio: Rome Fortune, “Come & Get It”

Photo: Rocky via Third Looks Rome Fortune sticks to his Atlanta roots with new strip club-ready track, “Come & Get It.” The song is a product of a collaboration with producer DunDeal, known for his production on Migos’ “Hannah Montana” and Young Thug’s “Stoner,” and finds the Beautiful Pimp spitter crooning in a higher pitch,…

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Video: MoRuf, “Tangerine/her.”

MoRuf releases a double understated visual that seamlessly connects “Tangerine” and “her.,” two jams from his last year’s released soul-hop album, Shades.Of.Moo. The Anthony Blue Jr.-directed video provides a playful interpretation of the same romantic R&B-influence provided on both songs, which find the New Jersey spitter getting in touch with his singer-songwriter core. The clip…

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Audio: SZA, “Babylon” Feat. Kendrick Lamar

Photo: Vogue Today, first lady SZA drops her Top Dawg Entertainment debut, Z. Originally released with a video, she revisited “Babylon,” adding a guest verse from her label mate Kendrick Lamar. Halfway through the song, Lamar hijacks the track, laying down a vocal performance that finds him delivering a complex verse referencing his Gemini tendencies…

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Audio: James Fauntleroy, “Year Round”

Singer-songwriter James Fauntleroy continues to drop music, which it appears, daily now, This time, he strays from his recurring acoustic theme with “Year Round,” a love song that finds the singer performing the perfect  duet with the featured electric guitar.

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Audio: Drake, “Days in the East”

Photo: Jess Baumung From rap bravado mode on his recently released cut, “Draft Day,” Drake returns to his compassionate side with the official release of the PARTYNEXTDOOR and Noah “40” Shebib co-produced cut, “Days in the East.” The song was previously teased during a performance in Birmingham, but the official release finds Drizzy enticing an…

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Audio: James Fauntleroy, “Peace”

Somewhat reclusive singer-songwriter James Fauntleroy has been consistently dropping back-to-back songs the past couple weeks, most recently the acoustic love ballad “A Beautiful Mind.” Last night, we received another one of his acoustic offerings, in the form of a calming joint titled, “Peace.” The song finds the Californian singing about a yin-yang type relationship with…

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Watch ‘The Boondocks’ Season Four Preview

The official preview for the fourth season of Adult Swim’s series The Boondocks has arrived, just days after news of creator Aaron McGruder’s departure from the production. This season finds the Freeman family facing bankruptcy, becoming slaves and experiencing the return of Stinkmeaner, yet again. McGruder, who originally created The Boondocks twenty years ago in…

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Audio: Drake, “Draft Day”

Drake took to SoundCloud yesterday evening to unleash new joint, “Draft Day.” The track is indeed a treat for fans who appreciate his more aggressive, rappity-rap bars. Over a sample flip of Lauryn Hill’s “Doo-Wop (That Thing),” the Toronto spitter highlights his influences in the game, and name drops Chicago upstart Chance The Rapper. Stream…

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New Michael Jackson Album Released in May

Epic Records has officially announced the upcoming release of a posthumous album from Michael Jackson, titled Xscape. The album is a collection of eight unreleased songs from the late musician, who died at the age of 50 in June 2009. Epic Records Chairman/CEO and executive producer L.A. Reid brought talent aboard who he felt had…

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Audio: Moses Sumney, “Man on the Moon”

After lighting up the stage of our fashion week and SXSW events, Moses Sumney drops a new song titled “Man on the Moon” premiered via SPIN. The track presents the Los Angeles-based talent exploring his vocal range, while putting listeners into a trance over a minimal-produced sound bed. Expect to find this cut on Sumney’s…

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