GoldLink News

  • Staff Picks Playlist (August 28)
    Staff Picks Playlist (August 28)
    Aug 28, 2015 at 04:05pm
    It's that time of the week again. As we make our way into the weekend hours, literally, it's almost 5 PM here on the East Coast, we've readied a new Staff Picks playlist to jam. Today saw a notable album release from The Weeknd, while earlier in the week we got big singles from August Alsina, Curren$y with August Alsina (and Lil Wayne, who also appeared on Alsina's track...New Orleaneans teaming up), Jay Rock and a few others.
  • Mac Miller Announces The "GO:OD AM" Tour
    Mac Miller Announces The "GO:OD AM" Tour
    Aug 24, 2015 at 02:11pm
    On September 18th, Mac Miller will release his new album GO:OD AM, and to promote it, he'll be hitting the road for a nationwide tour this Fall. He'll be accompanied by Tory Lanez, Domo Genesis, Goldlink, Michael Christmas, EarthGang and Alexander Spit, and you can check out the dates below or in the flier in the gallery above.  Ticket info is available on Mac's website.
  • 10 Essential Goldlink Tracks
    10 Essential Goldlink Tracks
    Jun 28, 2015 at 06:09pm
    There's no shortage of rappers that are trying to wedge themselves into the world of dance music. Waka Flocka has made tracks with Steve Aoki. A$AP Rocky and Skrillex linked for "Wild For The Night." DJ Snake and Lil Jon had the whole world screaming "Turn Down For What" not too long ago. The list goes on and on, but most of the time the results are somewhat corny.
  • 10 Collaborations We Need
    10 Collaborations We Need
    Jun 19, 2015 at 08:53am
    Advancements of the infinite tool that is the Internet have made collaborating among musicians exponentially easier. Gone are the days where it was nearly impossible to create music without musicians being in the same studio at the same time. Now artists and producers are able to collaborate despite being in different parts of the country, or even across the globe. One can simply email over a verse or an instrumental that can be worked with, and tweaked, into a musical masterpiece. This makes any collaboration possible and has resulted in some incredible creations recently.
  • XXL Freshman Class 2015 Revealed
    XXL Freshman Class 2015 Revealed
    Jun 3, 2015 at 02:03pm
    The XXL Freshman list is always a huge conversation piece in the rap world, and this year should be no different. While the wait has seemed a little longer than usual, the full list and cover has now been revealed.
  • Lauryn Hill, Danny Brown, Kelis & More Announced For NYC's Afropunk Fest
    Lauryn Hill, Danny Brown, Kelis & More Announced For NYC's Afropunk Fest
    Jun 2, 2015 at 04:29pm
    Afropunk Festival is an annual celebration of music, art and food that takes place in Brooklyn's Commodore Barry Park, and after hosting perfomances by D'Angelo, Ice T's Body Count and others last year, they've rolled out their 2015 lineup. Here's a list of the most noteworthy performers for the August 22nd-23rd fest this year: Lenny Kravitz, Grace Jones, Lauryn Hill, Danny Brown, Kelis, Suicidal Tendencies, Kele, Thundercat, Cakes Da Killa, Goldlink, Petite Noir, Kaytranada, Raury, Lion Babe, Jesse Boykins III, Adia Victoria, Sam Dew, Brenmar.
  • Rap Industry Recap: April
    Rap Industry Recap: April
    May 1, 2015 at 09:17am
    Business moves quick, and that's no exception for the rap world. From the hottest new signings, to movie deals, to album pushbacks, the industry is constantly in motion. It can be hard to keep up with at times, so we've consolidated all of the must-hear information from the past month, all in one place. Be on the look out for this monthly recap of news-worthy items you may have missed to stay afloat with the industry.
  • 8 Must-See Hip-Hop Tours This Summer
    8 Must-See Hip-Hop Tours This Summer
    Apr 30, 2015 at 11:06am
    The summer concert season is quickly approaching, as we close out the month of April. It’s comparable to Christmas for avid music fans. It doesn’t get much better than beautiful weather complimented by beautiful people dancing to bass-laden tunes. Excess amounts of cheap alcohol and THC add to the excitement at summer concerts.
  • Goldlink Shares North American Tour Dates
    Goldlink Shares North American Tour Dates
    Apr 8, 2015 at 02:38pm
    Goldlink has been working closely with Rick Rubin over the last little while, and fans are eager to see what the two creative forces have produced. While we still don't know when new music arrived, news of a North American tour has given us hope that we'll be hearing what came from the sessions very soon. The spring sprint will be the rapper's very first headlining tour, taking him through major cities in both the U.S. and Canada. He'll kick things off May 9th in Brooklyn, and eventually make his way to the West Coast, wrapping up the set May 26th in Vancouver.
  • GoldLink Shares Three Unreleased Demos
    GoldLink Shares Three Unreleased Demos
    Dec 27, 2014 at 04:05pm
    With his mixtape The God Complex (released earlier this year), DC native GoldLink showed that was more than capable of seamlessly welding together sounds from hip-hop and electronic music, hitting the sweet spot in a demographic that encompasses people who listen to both Vic Mensa a
  • On The Come Up: GoldLink
    On The Come Up: GoldLink
    Oct 23, 2014 at 03:39pm
    HotNewHipHop's On The Come Up series profiles rising stars in the rap game that show strong promise and the will to succeed. Most of the time, they're new to the site but deserve some shine. We will profile artists and producers ranging from those in the deep underground to artists just about to bubble up into the mainstream that you may have missed. You'll be able to check out some of their best work, and we'll break down what makes them great by category.
  • Underrated Audio: May 10- May 16
    Underrated Audio: May 10- May 16
    May 17, 2014 at 09:59am
    Underrated Audio aims to provide you with some dope looks from the last seven days, that flew under most peoples' radars. While they may have received front-page placement on HNHH, they didn't get as many views as they deserve, so we shine a little more light on them right here. This past week we introduced two new rappers to the site, both of whom make another appearance on this list. In addition to the two new-new MCs, there are cuts from the OVO signee OB OBrien as well as GoldLink who continues to keep a low-profile in all regards.
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