Track of the Day: M.I.A. – Bring Tha Noize

Posted by Michael Kusumadjaja on June 25, 2013 in Music

M.I.A. is back at it again, this time unleashing the visuals to her previously release “Bring Tha Noize” track. With a nod to the classic Public Enemy number, M.I.A.’s predictably bold and colorful antics are on full display. Catch the video above and in the meantime pick up the iTunes track here.

Track of the Day: Woodkid Performs Live Acoustic of ‘I Love You’

Posted by Michael Kusumadjaja on June 24, 2013 in Music

While predominantly known for his mainstream work on video direction, graphic design and songwriting, Yoann Lemoine has been gaining even more substantial exposure as of late under his stage name, “Woodkid.” After the debut of his Pharrell remix for the cut, “I Love You,” Woodkid lets loose an intimate and well-shot video documenting a live acoustic performance of the same song. Taken from his full length album, The Golden Age, the acoustic performance displays Woodkid’s natural stage presence, powerful vocals and strength in songwriting. Hit stream above and let us know what you think in the comment section

Wish & Wale “The Gifted” Meet & Greet Event Recap

Posted by Michael Kusumadjaja on June 21, 2013 in Events Lifestyle Music 1 Comment

Taking place yesterday, MMG rapper Wale celebrated the release of his upcoming album “The Gifted” with an in-store Meet n’ Greet at Wish. The store was packed as fans, shoppers, and even Trinidad James gathered to hangout, shake hands, or get a signature or picture taken with Ralph himself. Wale, a well known sneaker collector, also took the chance to sign a few sneakers among promotional posters for the upcoming project. So take a look at the images of the event below and be on the lookout for “The Gifted” in stores June 25th!


Track of the Day: Despicable Me 2: Official Full Album Stream

Posted by Michael Kusumadjaja on June 18, 2013 in Lifestyle Music

As fans of the first feature film installment will attest, the inaugural soundtrack to the animated film Despicable Me was co-produced by none-other-than Pharrell Williams. Off the success of the first movie, the franchise readies its second soundtrack, this time with Pharrell at the audio helm once again. Today brings news that the comprehensive soundtrack has been oferred up for a full album stream. Featuring an opening track by Cee Lo Green, each of the songs was written/co-written and produced by Pharrell himself. Stream the full album below. Despicable Me 2 is slated to release nationwide in theaters beginning July 3, 2013.

Track of the Day: John Legend – Made To Love

Posted by Michael Kusumadjaja on June 17, 2013 in Music

Building anticipation for his upcoming Love in the Future album, John Legend releases a track from the project called “Made to Love.” Word on the street is that Kanye West had his hand in production for this album, which is apparent in this track, which can be heard below:

Track of the Day: Kanye West – New Slaves (Acapella at Design Miami/Basel)

Posted by Michael Kusumadjaja on June 13, 2013 in Lifestyle Music

It would be an understated to say that Kanye West has been making waves leading up to his anticipated June 18th drop of Yeezus. Be it off the strength of the religiously controversial title, or the socially controversial “New Slaces” lyricism or the widely discussed global marketing projection initiative, Mr. West seems to be a role. The latest footage of Ye is captured during an unscheduled session for his European fans while touching down at Design Miami/Basel in Switzerland. Yeezy hits the track “New Slaves” direct over the mic acapella style for all those who were in attendance. It looks like #yeezyseason is really beginning to heat up this summer – stay tuned for the official album drop next week.