1. Ty Segall Goes Acoustic, Confronts Family Loss in Psych-Folk 'Sleeper'

    July 22, 2013 5:45 PM EDT Ty Segall isn't slowing down, he just needs a moment. It's been eight months since the 26-year-old California garage rocker last released an album of new material, a mere calendar blip for most artists, but ages for Segall, who has put out more than a dozen LPs and many more EPs…

  2. Pitchfork Music Festival 2013: A Father-Son Dialogue

    July 22, 2013 1:30 PM EDT My dad had no idea that A$AP Rocky was coming. But he was ready for Lil B. Last summer, I brought my father to the Pitchfork Music Festival, that annual indie-rock utopia in Chicago's Union Park, and the first artist he watched in full was Lord Flacko and the rest of the A$AP Mob, back…

  3. Chris Brown Releases Nicki Minaj-Assisted 'Love More': Listen

    July 22, 2013 11:31 AM EDT Chris Brown gave us a sample of his Nicki Minaj-assisted song, "Love More," at this year's BET Awards. And now, he’s given us the full record. Raunchy and sure to be a club favorite, "Love More" is the latest single off of Brown's forthcoming album, "X.…

  4. Earl Sweatshirt Performs 'Doris' Songs At NYC Show

    July 16, 2013 5:00 PM EDT Earl Sweatshirt's "secret" show yesterday (July 15) was at Ludlow Garage -- an auto repair shop. Cameras on tripods, microphones and DJ equipment replaced automobile tools; FADER affiliates replaced oil-covered mechanics; and Odd Future fans and media-related persons replaced…

  5. The Weeknd Releases 'Belong To The World' Video, Talks 'Kiss Land' Album

    July 15, 2013 6:53 PM EDT In anticipation of The Weeknd’s upcoming debut album, "Kiss Land," the singer released the video for, "Belong to the World." The video for the song, which samples Portishead's "Machine Gun," features the artist as a part of a military regime exploring…

  6. Diplo Talks Beyonce's New Album

    July 12, 2013 1:42 PM EDT Update: Diplo took to Twitter to clarify that it was a song, not album, that he was referring to when saying that a "record" that he worked on for Beyoncé may have been "scrapped." When I say 'record' I'm talking about one song smdh.. Music journalism…

  7. Pharrell Williams' Resume: The History of a Hardworking N.E.R.D.

    July 11, 2013 10:45 AM EDT It's incredible to think that Pharrell Williams, the artist and entrepreneur who recently turned 40, was once fired from three different McDonald's in Virginia Beach. It all in began in 1992. That year, Pharrell helped Teddy Riley write his verse for Wreckx-N-Effect's …

  8. John C. Reilly's Labor of Love: 'You've Got to Keep These Songs Alive'

    July 07, 2013 8:15 PM EDT John C. Reilly is looking to do some more recording this summer, hopefully resulting in a full album of rootsy folk and Americana covers to follow the two singles he's released so far on Jack White's Third Man Records label. "We hope to do (an album)," the Academy Award…

  9. SMTH, Capital STEEZ, 'Last Straw': Exclusive Song Premiere

    July 03, 2013 12:13 PM EDT 'STEEZ was a wizard with words to say the least,' SMTH says. Two words: "The end." It was a tweet that came from Jamal Dewar, more commonly known as Capital STEEZ, on Dec. 23, 2012. No one knew what it meant or what it referred to until a day later, when the 19 year…

  10. Jay-Z's 20 Biggest Billboard Hits

    July 02, 2013 2:04 PM EDT It's certainly a feat when you're one of the most successful hip-hop artists in America. Since 1996, Jay-Z continues to leave his mark on the world, from hip-hop and beyond, by releasing material favored by the masses. It would seem that Jay wouldn't have as much time to…

  11. Joey Bada$$ Releases 'Summer Knights' Mixtape: Listen

    July 01, 2013 5:57 PM EDT After some delay, Joey Bada$$ releases “Summer Knights,” the highly-anticipated follow-up to 2012’s “1999." Joey Bada$$ Talks New Album, Performs With Pro Era: Video The free album includes 17 new songs, including the previously released “Amethyst Rockstar,” “95 Til Infinity” and “Word…

  12. PARTYNEXTDOOR Releases Self-Titled Album: Listen

    July 01, 2013 5:41 PM EDT Mississuaga, Canada’s PARTYNEXTDOOR is looking to take his party worldwide. The first artist under Drake’s OVO Sound released his self-titled, self-produced project early this morning (July 1). Consisting of 10 songs, “PARTYNEXTDOOR” serves as the 19 year-old’s first project, and it’s…

  13. Jay-Z Speaks On Two Blue Ivy-Inspired Songs

    June 28, 2013 3:34 PM EDT The rapper will perform in Times Square on July 8. Another day, another "Magna Carta Holy Grail" teaser video. In anticipation of his forthcoming 12th studio solo album, Jay-Z released two new previews for songs, "Jay-Z Blue (Daddy Dearest)" and "Heaven."…

  14. Jay-Z Reveals Lyrics to Justin Timberlake-Assisted, 'Holy Grail'

    June 24, 2013 12:28 PM EDT The song references Nirvana's 'Smells Like Teen Spirit' lyrics. Jay-Z is surely not the first rapper to name drop Kurt Cobain in his music, but he may be the first to use the iconic rocker's lyrics. Courtney Love told Huffington Post that she gave Jay-Z permission to use…

  15. Lil B, Migos, Vince Staples & Janine And The Mixtape: Free Music Round-Up

    June 24, 2013 11:04 AM EDT As we all know, "Yeezus" took over the internet last week. This, unfortunately, meant that certain releases that deserved attention, would go unnoticed. Until now. We here at The Juice have collected some of the best, free mixtapes and LPs released last week. Whether you're a…

  16. Mac Miller Previews 'Watching Movies With the Sound Off' in NYC: First Listen

    June 13, 2013 3:40 PM EDT It's fitting that Mac Miller hosted a listening event for his forthcoming album, "Watching Movies with the Sound Off," at New York City's IFC Center yesterday (June 12). The album, which drops on June 18, contrasts from Miller's debut release, "Blue Slide Park.…

  17. Kanye West's 20 Biggest Billboard Hits

    June 12, 2013 3:00 PM EDT Kanye West: the narcissistic icon, pompous revolutionary and the man who wore a leather kilt. With a wired jaw and a collection of beats and rhymes, 'Ye came into the game in 2004 with his debut album, "The College Dropout." Nine years later and the artist has achieved…

  18. CODER Picks of the Week: Lucas Nord & Tove Lo, Helix, Alex Sibley & More

    June 07, 2013 2:57 PM EDT Each Friday, the CODE crew reviews their favorite dance tracks of the week. Listen to the cuts below, and see what Kerri, Zel, Jacob and Elissa have to say. Lucas Nord featuring Tove Lo: “Run On Love (Radio Edit)”   The bright chords that open this tune, leading directly to Tove Lo’s Sia…

  19. Nina Simone Doc Enters Pre-Production, Dr. Dre Asked to Score Separate Simone Biopic

    June 06, 2013 3:33 AM EDT Nina Simone news is arriving in waves, with producers of a biopic courting Dr. Dre for musical assistance, Issa Rae being cast as the songstress in a Lorraine Hansberry film and the Simone estate putting a documentary into production. The documentary will be developed and produced by …

  20. Atoms For Peace Announce International Tour

    June 01, 2013 10:00 AM EDT Thom Yorke says the band will be playing cuts from 'Amok,' 'The Eraser' songs and some B-sides on tour. Southern California has been good for Thom Yorke. It's the home base for his 4-year-old band Atoms For Peace, meaning he's making occasional tough cross…

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