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Heems – Soup Boys (Pretty Drones)

Heems of Das Racist was supposed to drop his Wild Water Kingdom mixtape today, but Hurricane Sandy had other plans. In the meantime, here’s a new joint that just debuted via GQIndia. Wild Water Kingdom is sitting on a computer in Dumbo. Storm pushed mixin schedule back a little. Hope to drop it as soon [...]

Lana Del Rey – “Blue Velvet (Lindstrøm Remix)”

In an especially on-the-nose moment of Lynch-inspired marketing, Lana Del Rey covered Bernie Wayne and Lee Morris’s American standard “Blue Velvet” for an H&M ad campaign recently. And now the Norwegian space disco king Hans-Peter Lindstrøm has taken that cover and turned it into a 10-minute dance odyssey that only takes a few LDR sighs [...]

Ofei – “London”

Time, money, emotion are key concepts in “London Soul” singer Ofei’s moving, backbeat soul track “London.” Key concepts punctuated by a refrain: “I want it back now/ Give it back now.” It’s a redemption song, and in light of the hideous inequality exposed by Sandy, damned if they all shouldn’t be redemption songs, even when [...]

Curtis Shuts Down The Money Team

If there was any doubt that the business relationship between Curtis and Floyd Mayweather was coming to an end that should no longer be the case. Curtis took to Twitter last night to inform the world that he is officially done with TMT Promotions, his boxing promotions venture with Mayweather, and all of his promotional [...]