Kanye West announces upcoming collaboration with Chance the Rapper

By Kwase Lane, Contributor [Photos by Kanye West/YouTube, Chance the Rapper/Youtube] Original story from HotNewHipHop 2018 has been a busy year for hip-hop powerhouse Kanye West and it doesn’t look like he plans on taking a break any time soon. While paying a visit to Chance the Rapper’s youth empowerment event, Open Mike, Kanye revealed…

Lana Del Rey releases single, announces sixth album

By Emily DiAlbert, Copy Editor [Photo by Lana Del Rey/YouTube] Original story from Pitchfork After releasing “Mariners Apartment Complex” last Wednesday, Lana Del Rey is already back with more presents for fans: a new song, “Venice Bitch” (produced by Bleachers’ Jack Antonoff) and a new album-in-the-making, Norman Fucking Rockwell. Read more: Album Review: Hozier –…

Cloud Nothings drop second single ahead of fifth studio album

By Abby Jeffers, Contributor [Photo by Cloud Nothings/Carpark Records] Original story from Consequence of Sound On Tuesday, Cleveland indie-rockers Cloud Nothings dropped “Leave Him Now”, the second single off of their upcoming album, Last Building Burning. Coming just over a year after the band’s last record, this will be the band’s fifth studio album and is…

Smashing Pumpkins and Red Hot Chili Peppers announce forthcoming albums

By Lane Moore, Contributor [Photos by: Red Hot Chili Peppers/Recording Academy and Smashing Pumpkins/Velvet Hammer Management] Original story poached from Consequence of Sound Both Red Hot Chili Peppers and Smashing Pumpkins have announced new records. As giants of the alternative rock scene, they have some massive shoes to fill. The two groups experienced heavy criticism…

Epitaph Records sign La Dispute

By Devon Hannan, Editorial Director [Photo by: La Dispute/Epitaph Records] La Dispute have signed with Epitaph Records to release their fourth studio album. While the record has yet to be titled, the band is currently working on LP 4. Read more: Album Review: Touche Amore – Stage Four The Grand Rapids post-hardcore band will be…