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Will Smith, Nicky Jam, Era Istrefi & Diplo Link Up For ‘Live It Up’

Will Smith, Nicky Jam, Era Istrefi, and Diplo Link Up for "Live It Up"

Will Smith hopped back in the booth to collaborate with Nicky Jam and Era Istrefi for the official song of 2018 World Cup Russia. The record features production by Diplo. “It’s an honor to be asked to perform at the 2018 FIFA World Cup,” Smith said in a statement. “This global event brings people from […]

Will Smith Teams Up With Nicky Jam, Diplo for 2018 FIFA World Cup Song

Will Smith Teams Up With Nicky Jam, Diplo for 2018 FIFA World Cup Song

Yes you’ve read correctly. Will Smith is collaborating with Diplo to create a song for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Billboard reports that the track will feature the Fresh Prince alongside Nicky Jam and Era Istrefi, and production presumably handled by Dip. The track is slate to be released on May 25th, but there’s no word […]

Kazakhstan Rapper Scriptonite’s Unique Laidback Lo-Fi Sounds Going Worldwide

Hip-Hop has become a major musical genre in recent years in Russia in the post-Soviet space, notably coming to great recent international attention with Oxxxymiron‘s record-breaking rap battle versus Dizaster on KOTD. But if Russian pop music is greatly influenced by musicians from Ukraine, then a special chapter in the history of Russian-speaking rap is […]

[Event Recap] BACARDÍ x Major Lazer Present the Sound of Rum ‘Spirit Up’

Last Friday [May 26th], BACARDÍ and Major Lazer collaborated on a specialty rum that extended to a private event before Memorial Day Weekend on the shores of BACARDÍ Bay in Miami, FL. BACARDÍ took Caribbean inspiration for the celebration bringing together a diverse mix of reggae, dancehall, soca, hip-hop, and electronic music alongside four island-inspired pop-up […]

Global Spin Awards Announces 2016 Nominees

The 5th Annual Global Spin Awards nominees have been announced. Live from the Revolt Music Conference this past weekend [Oct. 13-15] at Eden Rock Hotel in Miami Beach. The ceremony was hosted by Jeezy, DJ Damage, and DJ Hannah Rad and featured performances from Zoey Dollaz and 2016 XXL Freshman Dave East. The 5th Annual Global […]

Usher, Travi$ Scott, Sia, More to Appear on New Major Lazer Album

Diplo‘s Major Lazer “electronic band” has produced several hits internationally in recent years. For some, their epileptic “Pon de Floor” was a viral introduction to their multi-faceted talents. For others, Beyonce‘s 2011 adaptation of that song–“Girls (Run the World)”–was an affirmation of their mainstream capabilities. For Diplo and Walshy Fire, however, that was just the beginning. […]

Justin Bieber, Rich The Kid & Diplo to Collab on New Music

From the looks of it, Justin Bieber, Rich The Kid, and Diplo have a new collaboration coming sooner than later. Yesterday [May 16], Rich The Kid took to Twitter excitedly to announce the new upcoming project. He stated: Me, @diplo & @justinbieber about to change the world with the new music!!! ??????????? — Rich The […]

The iHeartRadio Music Awards Will Air Live This Sunday

The 2016 iHeartRadio Music Awards will air live this Sunday [April 3] on TBS, TNT and TruTV at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT. The star studded event will bring to life and celebrate the great music iHeartMedia stations played nationwide over the past year. Taylor Swift will receive the first ever “Best Tour” award for her […]

Inaugural 2016 Electronic Music Awards Nominees Announced

There’s no question electronic music is experiencing peak popularity nowadays, especially seen on Monday when Justin Beiber took home his first Grammy Award for Best Dance Recording for his collaboration with EDM heavyweights Skrillex and Diplo, “Where Are Ü Now.” Yesterday [February 18], legendary DJ Paul Oakenfold announced the inaugural Electronic Music Awards, which will […]

It Looks Like a Tinashe, Skrillex, Big Sean, and Diplo are Working on Something Together

Tinashe has been hard at work on her album, which so far has been supported by her latest single, the Chris Brown-featured “Player,” and the highly-anticipated follow-up to her 2014 debut, Aquarius, might have one helluva collaboration on it. Yesterday, she posted a picture on her Instagram of herself, posing with Big Sean, Diplo, Skrillex […]

Missy Elliott Crushed The Superbowl & Now Everyone Is Ready For Her Comeback

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qm_1ikgxuoo Mzundastood upstaged the great Katy Perry and now America’s got a new favorite underdog Forget the hilarious snapshots of teenagers and middle-Americans who were excited to see Katy Perry–a super duper pop star–supporting and “up-and-coming” female rapper not named Nicki Minaj “for a change”. If you’re reading this, chances are, you know that Missy […]