Six-time Grammy nominee Jhené Aiko released a brand-new original song titled “Lead the Way” as a part of the motion picture soundtrack, “Raya and the Last Dragon.” The film’s soundtrack, available on Feb. 26, 2021, is featured in the end credits. The music video for the track featuring Aiko was directed by one of the […]
DJ Khaled has unveiled the star-studded track list for the Bad Boys For Life soundtrack album. The “No Brainer” hitmaker is overseeing the movie’s accompanying record, which features tracks by the likes of The Black Eyed Peas and J Balvin, Jaden Smith, Rick Ross and Meek Mill, and announced its release date of Jan. 17, 2020. […]
Producer and key composer of the upcoming film, ‘Hidden Figures’, Pharrell Williams releases two new tracks, “Surrender” featuring Lalah Hathaway from the movie soundtrack. [jwplatform eu4ZSXtl]
Hip-hop’s short attention span has been well-documented. A popular rapper typically can’t afford to take a couple of years away from the spotlight at the risk of returning to a completely shifted cultural and musical landscape.
In less than a month, the film adaption of the 2011 best-selling erotic novel Fifty Shades of Grey will be in theaters. The track list for the soundtrack has been unveiled and Queen Bey is belting out notes like only she can. A nice surprise is The Weeknd’s recently released “Where You Belong.” We get a […]
Rapper/producer Warren G, like any fan of West Coast hip-hop, is excited about Straight Outta Compton, the N.W.A. biopic currently being directed by F. Gary Gray. Of course, Warren is the younger brother of N.W.A. alumnus Dr. Dre, and Warren recently spoke to XXL about the film’s soundtrack and shared that he hopes to work on the music with his older brother.
Thirty years ago Prince released what has arguably become his quintessential LP, the immaculate soundtrack album, Purple Rain. Dropped in the summer of 1984, The Purple One’s sixth album was the blockbuster that catapulted him to the forefront of pop music and culture. Purple Rain isn’t his boldest classic album (Dirty Mind), nor is his […]
This is a week of new releases that’s heavy on hip-hop, but still manages to showcase a diverse range of ideas.
Beyoncé steals the show with “Back to Black” in the third trailer for Baz Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby starring Leonardo DiCaprio. The movie features other popular artists such a Florence and The Machine, Lana Del Rey and Andre 3000. Is this on your movie list?
Beyoncé and André 3000 tackle an Amy Winehouse signature song.
Jay will serve as executive producer of the “Gatsby” soundtrack, but there are a few other hip hop stars that should consider scoring a novel-to-film adaptation.