New Music

Jam On It: Erykah Badu – “Trill Friends”

Following the exceptional “But You Cain’t Use My Phone,” Baduizm graces us with a soulful remix of Kanye’s “Real Friends,” more appropriately titled, “Trill Friends.” Supposedly this jawn is coming from another upcoming mixtape (!!!) called “THIS $H!T TOO EASY,” and we ain’t even mad at Badu’s titular flexing, because clearly, this music shit is […]

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Emcee

Jam On It: Erykah Badu – “Phone Down”

Erykah Badu’s recent chirps on a new mixtape come to fruition with a new joint called, “Phone Down,” a sultry minimal track from the rumored “But You Can’t Use My Phone,” set to be released this week. Badu has been occupying blog-o-sphere space with her warmongering since July and got fans riled with a “Hotline […]

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Events, Issues, Lifestyle, Media

And the 2013 BET Award nominees are…

Today, the BET Network announced the nominees for the 13th annual BET Awards to be held at Nokia Theatre on June 30. The press conference kicked off with BETs President of Music Programming and Specials, Stephen Hill, taking the mic to introduce the first ever BET Experience.  If you haven’t heard by now, the BET […]

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DJ, Emcee, Video

FUSE’s Crate Diggers – J Dilla

J Dilla, Jay Dee, Dilla, Dilla Dawg, James Yancey.  If you know the name, you know the scope of influence the man has had in not only the world of hip hop, but all of music in general.  That’s why it comes as no surprise that even seven years after his death, plenty are still […]

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