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  • Drake Makes Out With Madonna During Coachella Set

    Apr 13

    Photo courtesy of Coachella Drake headlined the final night of Coachella's opening weekend. He busted out a few songs from his surprise new album If You're Reading This It's Too Late. The biggest (and most bizarre) moment of his set came midway through, when Madonna made a surprise appearance. After performing a medley of "Human Nature" and "Hung Up", she circled around Drizzy, leaned down, and initiated a long, awkward kiss (Drake's reaction was priceless). After ten seconds of snogging, she...

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  • Tyler, the Creator Streams New Album Cherry Bomb

    Apr 13

    Tyler, the Creator's new album, Cherry Bomb, drops today (it's on iTunes now) His surprise Wolf follow-up includes "Smuckers", a collaboration with Kanye West and Lil Wayne, along with the previously-shared tracks "Deathcamp" and "Fucking Young". Now, the album's streaming in full on Spotify. Give it a spin below. Cherry Bomb: 01 Deathcamp 02 Buffalo 03 Pilot 04 Run 05 Find Your Wings 06 Cherry Bomb 07 Blowmyload 08 2Seater 09 The Brownstains 10 Fucking Young 11 Smuckers 12 Keep Da O's 13...

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  • Florence and the Machine Share "Ship to Wreck" Video

    Apr 13

    Florence and the Machine have shared the video for "Ship to Wreck", from their forthcoming album How Big How Blue How Beautiful. It follows on the heels of their narrative driven videos for "St. Jude" and "What Kind of Man", and was filmed at Florence's house. Watch it below. How Big How Blue How Beautiful is out June 2 in the U.S. and June 1 in the UK. 

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  • Hudson Mohawke Shares "Ryderz"

    Apr 13

    Last night, Hudson Mohawke appeared on LuckyMe's RinseFM show, where he shared "Ryderz", another cut off his forthcoming record Lantern (which hits shelves June 16 via Warp). You can listen to a radio rip of the track above; which follows "Very First Breath".Lantern features collaborations with Antony, Miguel, and more.

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  • AM NEWS BRIEF: Spotify To Add $400M @ $8.4B Valuation • New Apple Beats Leaks • Short Video Wars • Coachella • More

    Apr 13

    Monday 4.13.2015 Music Business News & Views From Around The Web Updated continuously under our More News tab. CLICK HERE 

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  • Apple's Streaming Music Launch Plans: $9.99, $14.99 Tiers, Lots Of Exclusives

    Apr 12

    It's shaping up to be the year the music industry put a premium on exclusive content. Jay Z is counting on them to build TIDAL; and now comes word that Apple is planning a similar strategy.  Or will a patchwork of exclusives just leave fans confused and disappointed? ______________________________________ Apple has been in talks with Taylor Swift, Florence and the Machine and dozen other major groups about providing exclusive tracks for a planned June launch of the company's first ever...

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  • Let Us Know What You Think Of Our New Design

    Apr 13

    It's still a bit of a work in progress, but welcome to the redesigned Hypebot.com.  We rushed is a bit because Google is implementing a policy of pushing non-mobile friendly sited down in their search results. So while tweak the design, please let us know how we can improve it and the site in general in the comments below.

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  • Janelle Monáe and Jidenna Drop "Yoga" Video

    Apr 13

    Janelle Monáe's new single called "Yoga", a collaboration with Jidenna, will appear on the forthcoming compilation EP Wondaland Presents THE EEPHUS. It's out this summer on Monáe's Wondaland imprint, and today, she's shared the single's music video. True to the song's name, it features Monáe and her dancers taking part in some yoga (at one point reaches nirvana and starts to levitate). Later, they take the party to the club. Watch below. Read our Cover Story on Janelle Monáe here. 

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  • New all ages #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in Surprise, AZ - Uptown Alley. "Something ...

    Apr 13

    New all ages #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in Surprise, AZ - Uptown Alley. "Something fun for everyone! Uptown Alley is a 60k sq ft family entertainment venue featuring bowling, an arcade, two-level laser tag, live entertainment, a full-service, Americana cuisine restaurant (Red Embers), an ultra lounge (The Approach) and more." Live music is held every Friday and Saturday night starting at 9:30 PM. Fridays are reserved for Acoustic acts and the venue becomes 21+ at 10...

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  • New 21+ #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in #Indianapolis IN - Union 50. Live music can be...

    Apr 13

    New 21+ #livemusicvenue added to +Indie on the Move in #Indianapolis IN - Union 50. Live music can be held Wednesday - Sunday nights. All genres welcome: http://ow.ly/LvR8o Union 50

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