Queens, New York’s own Cormega is set to return with the brand new album ‘Mega Philosophy‘ produced by Large Professor. Mega premiered his latest single, ‘Industry,’ on AllHipHop and Rap Is Outta Control on Sirius XM. Listen to the song below!
The Fresh & Onlys released the latest single from their upcoming LP, ‘House of Spirits.’ The song is called ‘Who Let The Devil,’ and was featured on SPIN Magazine‘s website. Listen to the album in full when it comes out on June 10 via Mexican Summer Records. Listen to the song below!
Pre-order ‘House of Spirits’ on Mexican Summer’s website here!
Kate Tempest released her upcoming record ‘Everybody Down‘ on Dazed & Confused‘s website to stream for free. The London poet’s album is set to be released May 19 via Big Dada Records. Listen to the new album in full below, and read the interview with Tempest on Dazed’s website here!
Pre-order ‘Everybody Down’ on iTunes here!
Brazilian rapper Karol Conka was featured in Rolling Stone‘s 10 New Artists You Need to Know for April 2014. Next to other new artists such as Sam Smith, Sohn, and Courtney Barnett, she was written up as “A bouncing bass-heavy blend of rap, hip-hop, baile funk and Afro-Brazilian beats delivered with bracing positive energy.” You can read the full feature on Rolling Stone’s website here!
Father and son duo Toumani and Sidiki Diabate were on the cover of the 100th issue of Songlines Magazine, and released a two part documentary about the ancient history of the modern griots, while showcasing their legendary kora performances together. Watch part 1 below, and part 2 on Songlines’ website here!
Kelis‘s iTunes Radio Guest DJ station is now live to hear via iTunes Radio in the US. Hear some of the singer/chef’s favorite songs and artists that have influenced her own musical style. Listen to the full playlist on iTunes here!