Here’s What “Will Smith’s Rap From Arrival” Would Sound Like

What “Will Smith’s Rap From Arrival” Would Sound Like

Twitter personality Demi Adejuyigbe has already given the mashup world two gems in “Fuck Up Some Oxford Commas” and “I’m A Fool To Do Your Mother,” and now he’s turned his sights on Will Smith and the Oscars. In advance of tonight’s ceremony, he’s released Will Smith Raps The Oscars,…

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Niia – “Hurt You First”

Niia – “Hurt You First”

We haven’t checked in on Niia since her Future Islands cover back in 2015, but the futuristic lounge singer is back today with news of her official debut album. The aptly titled I is preceded by “Hurt You First,” a winsome tune about less-than-winsome self-protective behavior. It exists in that…

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Listen Young Thug’s New Single Song – “Safe”

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Young Thug has just shared his first new single since last year’s JEFFERY. The oddly beautiful “Safe” ( “Safe” song MP3 download ) finds Thugger crooning “I spend more money on security than I make/ Just to be safe,” and its accompanying video from Garfield Larmond shows him wandering a…

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School ’94 Shares New Songs “Off To Live” & “Sway”

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Come back to the end of 2014, the Gothenburg pop-rock combo School ’94 released their exquisite debut EP Like You. At the time I called it “fervent music that bridges the gap between Smiths-style guitar-pop and the new wave jams that ruled US radio in the Reagan era,” praising the…

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Hurray For The Riff Raff – “The Navigator”

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Hurray For The Riff Raff’s Alynda Lee Segarra is releasing her new album The Navigator next month and has shared with us thus far two highly topical singles, the first dedicated to “the water protectors of Standing Rock,” and the latter in solidarity with safe spaces wounded by recent incidents…

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Speedy Ortiz – “In My Way”

Speedy Ortiz - In My Way

Last year, Sadie Dupuis, frontwoman of the clangy Massachusetts indie band Speedy Ortiz, released Slugger, her first solo album, recorded under the name Sad13. That means Speedy Ortiz has been on the back-burner lately. But today, they return with “In My Way,” a new song recorded for the anti-Trump series…

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Maryn Jones – “Smiling”

Maryn Jones – “Smiling”

At the beginning of the year, Maryn Jones of All Dogs, Yowler, and Saintseneca announced that she would periodically be recording old solo songs she’d written and posting them to Bandcamp. The first entry in the series, “The Light,” was absolutely lovely, and so is its newly released follow-up “Smiling,”…

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Here’s The Vagabon’s Upcoming Debut Album, ‘Infinite Worlds’

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New Yorker Vagabon is streaming her bloomin’ ace debut album ‘Infinite Worlds’ a week ahead of its 24th February release. Someone once told me I should memorize more poems, so I’d have phrases to call upon in times of emotional need. She recommended I start with that William Ernest Henley poem,…

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