[Hip-Hop] Vic Mensa – Suitcase (ft. Chance The Rapper)

Vic Mensa.
Suitcase (Ft. Chance The Rapper)

Chicago’s SaveMoney collective has had quite the breakout year with artists including Chance the RapperVic Mensa, Kami De Chukwu and Joey Purp all coming into their own as favorites among hip-hop fans. On their latest release, Mensa teams up with Chance for a laid-back cut that showcases both of their unique styles.

“Suitcase” features a minimal beat, and flows that make the song feel more like an intimate conversation. Despite its slow tempo, the content and original styles will keep you interested, and Chance shows off his singing chops as it comes to a close. Enjoy and grab a free download above. Also, make sure to check out Mensa’s video for his recent collaboration with producer Clams Casino, “Egyptian Cotton,” after the jump.
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[Tech House] Oliver Heldens – Gecko

Oliver Heldens
Gecko (Preview)

Dutch producer Oliver Helden has brought a fresh new sound to Tiesto’s Musical Freedom label, and simply put, we’re grinning ear to ear. Not that we have a problem with trance, electro house or progressive house, but it’s nice to see a spotlight on a really solid tech house tune. Without the use of vocals, a beautiful melody or devastating drops, “Gecko,” crawls under your skin in the best way. It has one of those infectious beats that demands your presence on the dance floor, and we can pretty much guarantee that you’re going to oblige its siren call.

This tune is out just in time for your New Year’s Eve celebrations, dropping December 30th. Mark your calendar.

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[Get Crunk] Clayton’s Friday Party Playlist #79


After a long, chilly week, we know that you guys are all ready to let loose. You’ve been destroying it at work, day in and day out, and you’ve now earned the right to do whatever the hell you want for two straight days. Whether you’re going to kick it at home, or head out to the club, we strongly encourage one thing. We’re pretty sure you know what it is by now, but if not, please see our request below.


Eli & Fur x Davidian
Let It Go
Suit & Tie (Galimatias & Joppe Remix)
Sexy Socialite (Salva Remix)
AObeats & Manila Killa
Perfect Strangers (Kastra Remix)
Let Her Go (Filtercrush Remix)
DV & LM, DVBBS, BORGEOUS vs Krewella vs Frankie Sanchez & Lookas
Stampede Alive (BORGEOUS Edit)
Control Movement (Valentino Khan Bootleg)
Henry Himself
R3wind (Original Mix)
Big Pollaroid Sparked The Code (Leo Laurettis Mashup)
W&W, Twoloud & Thomas Newson Feat. M. Koma
1 Million
Jack (Jauz Remix)
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[Video] Childish Gambino – 3005

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Childish Gambino

When Childish Gambinos “3005” first made its way into the blogosphere, it became clear that his upcoming album, which is now streaming through iTunes Radio, would be one to look out for. Today, the multi-talented artist brings some visuals to the standout from his impressive sophomore effort. Watch below as Gambino hangs with a teddy bear on a ferris wheel keeping the theme of the expressionless “No Mouth Emoji” going in an entertaining and creative way. Because of the Internet drops on December 10th.

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[TMN Resident Artist for December] Markus Schulz

Markus Schulz
GDJB World Tour: Chicago

Everyone likes for the end of the year to go out with a bang, and TMN is no exception to this desire.

For our last Resident Artist before the New Year, we wanted to find someone whose music speaks for itself, someone who is beloved by many and who continues to demonstrate their undeniable musical talent.Please welcome to the stage, Mr. Markus Schulz.

Over the last 10 years this insane DJ has crafted the individual music identities of progressive, trance, and house into his own unique fusion sound. In 2008 Schulz broke into the #10 on DJ Magazine’s Top 100 chart and since then he has continued his great success playing over 150 gigs a year, two label releases, millions of listenership, his personal Global DJ broadcast and he holds the title last year for DJ Times Magazine reader-voted America’s Best DJ.
Like many artists, Schulz’s love for dance music started at a young age. He emigrated from Germany to the United States when he was little and here, when he was just 13, he became enamored with the breakdance scene. From there he started to remix songs and his DJ career was born. Schulz’s sound was quickly noticed by European DJs. In 2004, he signed with heavyweight DJ agency David Lewis Productions (also home to Armin Van Buuren, a friend of Schulz’s). From this point on, the list of Schulz’s accomplishments as a DJ and a producer expand far beyond just one blog post. The truth is in his music, Schulz has been a prominent face of dance music for quite some time and will continue to spread his love of the music to as many countries, cities, and people as he can.
Here’s to ending 2013 with a dance music legend whose name is Markus Schulz.

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[Hip-Hop] A$AP Mob – Trillmatic (Feat. A$AP Nast & Method Man)


With A$AP Rocky sitting steady near the top of the game, and A$AP Ferg ruling the trap, it’s finally time for the world to take notice of the rest of the A$AP Mob. Looking ahead to 2014, the crew is gearing up to drop their debut studio album, Lords, in early March. Stepping up to the plate first is A$AP Nast with “Trillmatic,” a Method Man assisted cut that sounds like it was plucked straight out of the early 90’s. Both emcees are in rare form here, meaning hip-hop heads of all ages should be pleased with this one. Check out the video below, and stayed tune from more from the Mob as they prepare for their upcoming release.

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[Electro Pop] Grouplove – Ways To Go (Xaphoon Jones Remix)

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Ways To Go (Xaphoon Jones Finale Remix)

Well, ladies and gentleninjas, I have some tragic news to share with you all today. It appears that Xaphoon Jones is no more. Before you panic at the thought of a world without Xaphoon however, you must know that this is all part of an elaborate rebirth for the Philadelphia native under the new moniker, Noah Breakfast. Before preparing for life under his new identity, the talented producer decided to provide us with one last hurrah, this remix of Grouplove‘s “Ways To Go.” We didn’t think anyone could possibly top The Knocksrendition of the track, but Xaphoon is prepared to give them a run for their money. This latest remix  takes a far more unique spin on things, slowing things down from the original, isolating the vocals, and amplifying them with some much needed bass.

All in all, it serves as a fitting end to this chapter of Xaphoon’s career, which has been in a bit of a transitional period lately, especially after leaving Chiddy Bang. While we’re sad to see that awesome title go, we wish him all the best as he undergoes his new transformation.

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