New Music: N.E.R.D & Kendrick Lamar ‘Don’t Don’t Do It!’

On Friday (Dec. 15), N.E.R.D returns with its first album in seven years, NO_ONE EVER REALLY DIES, which boasts two collaborations with Kendrick Lamar. During a visit to Beats 1 this week, Pharrell unleashed one their records, “Don’t Don’t Do It!” The socially-conscious song was inspired by Keith Lamont Scott, an African-American man, who was […]

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N.E.R.D. and Kendrick Lamar Link on 'Don't Do It!'

reactid=”119″> N.E.R.D. is set to drop their much-anticipated new album, NO_ONE EVER REALLY DIES, this Friday. Ahead the release, they've dropped one two tracks on the album featuring Kendrick Lamar, "Don't Do It!" The socially-aware song was inspired by Keith Lamont Scott, a black man who was killed by police in Charlotte in 2016. On the […]

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N.E.R.D. Drop "Don't Don't Do It!" with Frank Ocean and Kendrick Lamar

We’re mere days away from the arrival N.E.R.D.’s much-anticipated comeback album No_One Ever Really Dies. Before it drops in full, however, the group have given us another star-studded taste with a new single. Based on its initial tracklisting, we knew “Don’t Don’t Do It!” would be one two songs on the album to include a […]

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Frank Ocean Launches New Show on 'Grand Theft Auto' Radio Station

reactid=”130″> Frank Ocean is getting back into the radio game again. On Tuesday (Dec. 12), the reclusive R&B singer launched his new program on Grand Theft Auto radio station. According to Pitchfork, Ocean’s radio show is called “blonded Los Santos 97.8 FM,” which comes as part GTA’s “Doomsday Heist” update. The show is similar to […]

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Daniel Caesar on Leaving the Church, the Rise of Toronto and His Amazing 2017

“You can’t reminisce too much. Because you’ve got to keep pushing forward, you know?”   Daniel Caesar is being modest. Looking back, the vocalist, songwriter and musician had a 2017 to kill for, especially for an R&B/soul artist from Canada. His debut full-length, the elliptically magical Freudian, surpassed expectations with its gospel-infused sound and swagger. […]

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A$AP Ferg Announces ‘Mad Man Tour’

A$AP Ferg is about to be a “Mad Man” on the road. Joined by Denzel Curry and IDK, the Trap Lord is set to embark on his “2018 Mad Man Tour” in February. The A$AP Mobster’s North American jaunt is slated to kick f Feb. 28 in Philadelphia. From there, the trek will hit several […]

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Exclaim!'s Top 10 Soul and R&B Albums Best of 2017

This week, Exclaim! is rolling out our annual, genre-specific album lists for the Best 2017. Yesterday (November 29), we wrapped up our Top 20 Pop & Rock Albums. Today (November 30), we’re presenting the best Soul, Funk and R&B albums 2017.     Top 10 Soul and R&B Albums 2017:     10. Pierre Kwenders MAKANDA […]

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Q-Tip Says 'F—- the Grammys' After A Tribe Called Quest Snub

reactid=”109″> It seems A Tribe Called Quest's Q-Tip is big mad about being snubbed for the 2018 Grammys. Despite releasing one the better received hip-hop albums the year, Tribe's final group album, We Got It From Here… Thank You for Your Service, ATCQ didn't receive any nominations for the 2018 Grammys. Tip went on Instagram […]

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Kendrick Lamar, JAY-Z, Bruno Mars Lead 2018 Grammy Nominations

reactid=”109″> The list for the 2018 Grammy nominations has arrived, and JAY-Z, Kendrick Lamar and Bruno Mars understandably dominate the nominee list. JAY-Z's 4:44, Kendrick Lamar's critically-acclaimed album, DAMN., Childish Gambino's psychedelic funk album, Awake My Love! and Bruno Mars' nostalgically energetic 24K Magic are all deservedly up for Album the Year alongside Lorde's Melodrama.  Childish Gambino (Donald Glover), JAY-Z, Kendrick and Bruno also rightfully show up […]

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Frank Ocean Hints That He's Already Completed Another Album

reactid=”109″> Frank Ocean is back to throwing hints about new music. In a new message on his Tumblr, he suggested that he did indeed accomplish his goal creating five albums before he turned 30. “‘Well I made the album before 30. I JUST AINT PUT THAT BITCH OUT!’ -quotes from an interview I haven’t given haha," […]

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