After Nicki Minaj appeared at the Teen Choice Awards there’s has been a lot of talk about her very young fan base who love her crazy makeup and wigs. Her new song featuring rapper 2 Chains, “Beez in the Trap,” is for the older set with Minaj in a bikini and dropping the F-bomb at least 20 times.
It’s the track that put him on the map, ultimately leading to his recent deal for a cool $3 million.
Portland’s synth pop favorites release another single from new album Kill For Love, “Into The Black.” Sound familiar? It’s an inspired cover of the Neil Young classic. Download the track free at Stereogum.
Big K.R.I.T (King Remembered In Time) drops a clip for the title track off his new mixtape, 4evaNaDay, in which he jumps into the illustrated world of the tape’s cover. iTunes has the deluxe version of 4evaNaDay available now and K.R.I.T.’s debut full-length, Live from the Underground, drops this month.
A quite impressive clip with more than 3,000 frames of hand painted, rotoscope animation. From this year’s “Mountaintops.”
The LA based Zig Zags debut single for Mexican Summer is some kind of heavy metal bedroom heaven, a la 1974. With a clip filled with old school found footage from god knows where, “Scavenger” blasts freeloaders and jerk stores who show up to parties empty handed.
Bawz mixes up a very dirty set. Booty bass, R&B, tech-house, breaks – it’s all in there and the nastier the better.
Brand new material from Designer Drugs. The NYC-based dj/producer duo have been making quite a name for themselves in the past year with nearly 50 remixes for everyone from Mariah Carey to Thieves Like Us and more than 100 live shows around the world.
Thor and Iron Man are on the same side, so what’s up with the face off and who is going to win? We’ll find out this weekend.
The Rapture’s comeback album, 2011′s In The Grace of Your Love, featured standout disco-gospel dance anthem “How Deep Is Your Love?” which finally got a video, and a very silly one at that. Frontman Luke Jenner is a miniature sized dance machine with some ladies after church.