Vince Staples Announces Debut Album Summertime ’06 | News


Yesterday, Vince Staples put out a new song called “Señorita”, the first single from his new album. Now, Staples’ formal debut album has a title: Summertime ’06. The record, which was executive produced by No I.D., is out June 30 on Blacksmith/Artium/Def Jam.  Read our Rising interview with Staples here. Watch him do...

Shamir Explores the Desert in “Darker” Video | News


Shamir heads to the Joshua Tree desert in his new video for “Darker”, taken from the Vegas native’s forthcoming album Rachet (out May 19 in North America and May 18 everywhere else via XL). Director Anthony Sylvester’s cinematography skews epic; according to a press release, he filmed the swooping, scenic performance...

Karen O Writes Google Doodle Song About Nellie Bly | News


Today’s Google Doodle features a tribute to the pioneering female journalist Nellie Bly, who would have been 151 years old today. The animation features a short original song by Karen O, the first to be written for a Google Doodle. “Oh, Nellie, take us all around the world and break those rules ’cause you’re our...