The experimental artist Nnamdi Ogbonnaya talks about not limiting his creative ceiling when making his latest album and his conflicted feelings about pursuing music over taking a traditional job.
Don’t see this video? Click here. Sonic reinvention is Salaam Remi’s secret weapon. He’s given artists their signature sound and remixed careers. He made the Fugees go ooh-la-la and turned Ini Kamoze into a hotstepper. When it comes to pulling magic out of songwriters, he’s a master collaborator and his sample-based productions for two icons, Nas […]
He may be 50 now, but he’s still hip, and his music spans generations. “I gotta create to survive — I reconciled that a long time ago,” he says. “And try to loop that in with actually physically surviving and taking care of my responsibilities. Having a place to live and helping out my family.” […]
Drake released a new mixtape Dark Lane Demo Tapes at midnight Friday and teased a new album to come in an Instagram post.
The remix comes two months after Megan fought her label for the right to release new music, which culminated in the surprise release of her third mixtape, Suga.
The music marketplace and streaming service Bandcamp will once again forgo its share of sales for a 24-hour period this Friday, May 1, the company announced Monday. The initiative will also repeat on June 5 and July 3, and will last from 12 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. PST time on all three days. Bandcamp, which typically […]
Several Vocalo friends and In Rotation artists have entered the contest for NPR’s famed Tiny Desk concert series. Check out who’s repping Chicago here …
The Free Nationals and Anderson .Paak make their triumphant return to the Tiny Desk along with some other special guests.
Don’t see this video? Click here. Spinning records backwards was once condemned as satanic. But when DJ Dahi reverses samples — or alters his voice — to produce hits for the likes of Pusha T, Kendrick Lamar or Childish Gambino, it’s a ministry of texture and sound. The Formula is a five-episode series on the art of […]
Angelica Garcia decorated the Tiny Desk with colorful fabrics, orange flowers, a fuchsia dress, and a great deal of pride in what she calls her “Salva-Mex-American” heritage. Her song “Orange Flower” got my attention back in 2016, but I thought of her only as a Virginia rock and roller. Not anymore. Angelica Garcia’s music in the 2020s embraces […]