BET Awards Announce 2016 Nominees
The nominations for the 2016 BET Awards are in! Drake secured nine nominations, miles ahead of any other artist. Beyonce and Rihanna earned five each; Future and Bryson Tiller earned four apiece. Adele received her first BET nomination in the Best Female R&B/Pop Artist category.
The 5 Best Hooks On Post Malone's "August 26"
With the release of his debut mixtape August 26 last night, Post Malone continues to solidify his status is an ascendent hook king. Malone has received many haters since "White Iverson" blew up -- due largely to his shaggy appearance and Cheshire Cat-like smile forever plastered on his face -- but it's getting harder to knock the quality of his music. The dude is a natural hooksman, and his hooks or only elevated by the presence of his go-to collaborator FKi.
DJ Khaled, The Roots, Big Boi & More Design Their Own NBA Jerseys
The NBA is linking up with all sorts of musical artists to help them put on for their hometown teams. In the upcoming #MyTeamMyCity project,artists from cities around the US design alternate versions of their favorite teams. The whole project is in conjunction with custom t-shirt company Teespring.
PARTYNEXTDOOR and Jeremih Are Working On Music
When we spoke to Vinylz earlier this year, he cited Jeremih and PARTYNEXTDOOR as the two most efficient songwriters he'd ever worked with. Last night, Jeremih posted a picture of himself and PND collaborating in the studio, so one can only imagine the possibilities.
J Cole, Future, Young Thug, & More To Perform At 2016 Wireless Festival
Festival season is approaching. Last night, Wireless Festival became the latest to announce their 2016 lineup... this one may the most hip hop-heavy yet. Here are the hip hop acts that will perform at 2016 Wireless Festival: J. Cole, Future, Bryson Tiller, A$AP Ferg, Young Thug, Jeremih, Vince Staples, Ty Dolla $ign, Miguel, Vic Mensa, Anderson .Paak, Yelawolf, and Skepta's Boy Better Know crew. BANG BANG.
Behind The Beat: Vinylz
Anderson Hernandez grew up in Washington Heights, an area in New York City he says no one has ever come from before. After putting in a short time as an emcee, Hernandez fell in live with producing and never looked back. Against the wishes of his parents, he eventually dropped out of school to pursue music full time, and later earned their approval when they started hearing the songs he produced for Drake all over the radio.
Miguel, Jeremih, Anderson .Paak To Perform At Pitchfork Music Festival 2016
It's still cold as hell outside, but festival season isn't all that far away. We've already seen the lineups for Bonnaroo and Coachella, and now it's time for the relatively modest, but always well-curated lineup for the Pitchfork Music Festival in Chicago.This year, there's a little less rap and a lot more R&B than usual, and naturally, a lot of Chicago artists. Jeremih, BJ The Chicago Kid, and Mick Jenkins are the hometown representers, while Miguel, Anderson .Paak, FKA Twigs and Digable planets also make the bill.
Jeremih Reveals Next Album Title & Says He's Been Writing For Kanye West
Fans waited years for Jeremih's Late Nights: The Album, and most were likely pleased with its quality. The Chicago singer has just revealed the title to his next album: Later That Night, which hopefully won't experience the lengthy delays of its predecessor.
J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League Release Stacked Album Featuring Drake, Future, & More
One of the respected names in the beat game, production trio J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League surprised fans this morning by releasing a new album called J.U.S.T.I.C.E. For All containing 13 never-before-heard songs. The project is absolutely stacked with features; artists appearing on the album include Drake, Rick Ross, Lupe Fiasco, Future, Chris Brown, T.I., Wale, R. Kelly, Jeremih, & Jeezy. Gotdamn.
Behind The Beat: Murda Beatz
Murda Beatz is one of Migos' most frequent collaborators -- the producer behind hits like "Pipe It Up," "New Atlanta," and "Jealousy," who's had multiple tracks on almost every Quality Control mixtape dating back to late 2013. Would it surprise you to know he's a blonde, shaggy-haired 21-year-old from a small Canadian border town?
Freddie Gibbs Says He's On Kendrick Lamar & J. Cole's Level
In December Freddie Gibbs put out Shadow of a Doubt. It was a sonic departure from Piñata, his previous record with Madlib, but familiar to anyone who had followed Gangsta Gibbs from before that acclaimed 2014 album. In December 2015, he sat down with NPR’s “Microphone Check” for a long, in-depth interview.
Young Thug Has Remixed Jeremih's "Pass Dat"
As the cover art to Thug's upcoming Slime Season 3 mixtape has just been revealed, Thugger has taken to Instagram to share a snippet of a remix to Jeremih's "Pass Dat," the hottest song off the Chicago singer's new album, Late Nights.
Top Tracks: December 21 - December 27
Things were just beginning to slow down, as we had spent enough time arguing over the year's best music with a series of year-end lists and were ready to start thinking about what's in store for 2016. As we approached the holidays, though, some of our favorite artists were feeling particularly generous and gifted us with a wealth of new material.
Charts Don't Lie: December 16th
This week we had a bunch of high profile releases, some of which fared better than others. G-Eazy led the pack with an impressive placement at number 5, while Rozay followed close behind at 6. Later on, the showing become a bit more modest, with Dreamville at 29, Curren$y at 30, Kid Cudi at 36 and Jeremih at 41.Take a look at the full breakdown of releases and sales below.
Jeremih Blasts Def Jam: "Y'all Don't Even Deserve My Voice"
Jeremih's Late Nights: The Album finally hit stores on December 4th, and while, for a moment, everything finally seemed right in the Chicago singer's world, his sales figures didn't seem to line up with the demand for his long-awaited album.
Chance The Rapper Brings Out Jeremih On Saturday Night Live
Chance The Rapper began his Saturday by hinting at a "third mixtape" on Twitter, and delivered on the promise of new music on SNL later that night, performing a new song with Jeremih."Somewhere In Paradise," was then launched on iTunes, where it was revealed that the record featured not only 'Mih, but R. Kelly, making it an all-Chicagoan collaboration.
10 Lines From Jeremih's "Late Nights" To Use On Tinder
Jeremih's newest album Late Nights: The Album is full of sexy R&B that is sure to play soundtrack for a number of romantic nights in the coming years. Production from Vinylz, Frank Dukes, RetroFuture, London on Da Track, and more thickens the air with a sexy vibe each time you give the record a spin. Of course, Jeremih's words don't do a whole lot to keep your mind thinking R-rated thoughts.
Jeremih: "Y'all Ready For 'Late Nights' 2?"
After waiting what seems like an eternity for Late Nights: The Album, it seems insane that Jeremih is talking about a potential sequel only days after its release, but here we are. In the midst of celebrating his Grammy nomination on Instagram ("Planez" is up for Best R&B Performance), 'Mih used a very interesting hashtag. "#️YALLREADY4LATENIGHTS2 ???" he wrote -- probably just out of excitement over the release of his new album, but we couldn't help but answer yes.
Review: Jeremih's "Late Nights: The Album"
The singing equivalent of Jay Electronica? Hardly. Some grandiose, Detox-style statement? Nah. The Chinese Democracy of R&B? Bruh.
Top Tracks: November 30 - December 6
We got a wealth of new music last Friday, and, indeed, Rick Ross, Kid Cudi, and Jeremih all added tracks off their new albums to this week's Top 10. Lyrically-minded fans are still reeling from the week before, though, when Kendrick and Cole exchanged remixes. Both "Black Friday" tracks comfortably stuck around for this week's Top 10.