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TRAEDONYA! To Service “Another Lie” To Commercial Radio Stations, First Single From Debut EP

Prohibition Entertainment is excited to announce that TRAEDONYA!’s first single ”Another Lie” from her debut digital EP ”High Fructose Corn Syrup” shall be serviced to Commercial radio stations. Arthur Mitchell Vice President of Urban Network, the venerable west coast company, will handle the radio and club promotion campaign in North America. The single ”Another Lie” by TRAEDONYA! picked up a tremendous amount of support in the twitterverse and blogosphere. The song is a funky/jazzy piece with TRAEDONYA!’s lyrical acumen and live instrumentation that takes you back to another period in music says A.K Smith-Ford of Prohibition Entertainment.The song is going for adds now at R&B/Jazz and Adult Contemporary stations. TRAEDONYA! aka ”The Bride Of New Funk Hipopera” has been singing since childhood. She gets her diversified funk from life experiences, has been trained at a jazz conservatory, yet was raised in the Bronx on Hip Hop. Her single ”Beloved” was called Hipopera by the UK press due to her range of octaves and vocal styling. “I am just a international party girl at heart says” TRAEDONYA!”As the Vice President of Urban Network, I have had the opportunity to hear some great music and to be at early stages of some great careers. The single ”Another Lie” by TRAEDONYA! is one of those songs and TRAEDONYA! is one of those artist” says Arthur Mitchell.TRAEDONYA!’s EP ”High Fructose Corn Syrup” is due Winter 2015 via Orchard Distribution. For more information check out the links below.

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SXSW 2015 Performances [Updated Frequently]

Big Sean & E-40:

OG Maco & Migos:

Future, Rae Sremmurd, RiFF RAFF, Two-9 & Mike WiLL Made-It:

The Weeknd’s New Track Snippet:

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Miley Cyrus, Mike WiLL Made-It & Friends:

Chance The Rapper & The Social Experiment:

Hudson Mohawke & Travi$ Scott:

@travisscott just popped up at #FADERFORTConverse with Hudson Mohawke!

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Drake With a Mitchell & Ness + Toronto Raptors Collab.

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On the website that Drake provided, a black-and-gold version of the OVO logo and Raptors logo is shown, with a countdown clock underneath. It probably will be a snapback hat or something similar, since Mitchell & Ness makes Hats and Jerseys and such.

New Lido x Chance the Rapper x Towkio Track Coming Soon

Lido, aka Trippy Turtle, aka a friend of Cashmere Cat, is a Norwegian producer and songwriter that is known for his remixes and original mixes that have his signature chord, rhythmic build-ups, and mid-song change-ups. He had a set at The Main for SXSW and brought out Chance the Rapper & Towkio of Chicago. In his words, Lido described the performance. There is no word on when it will release but we will make sure to give you the details when it does.


Kendrick Lamar Breaks Spotify Streaming Records

Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp A Butterfly released a week early due to Interscope’s mistake. However, TDE’s CEO is singing a different tune as of late as the already critically-acclaimed album broke the all-time streaming record in one day on Spotify. On Monday, it reached 9.6 million streams overall. It is noted that Spotify counted full streams of tracks. Be sure to buy the physical copy or download it on iTunes to experience this heavily jazz and old-school hip hop-influenced album for yourself.

Kanye West Receives Honorary Doctorate From Art Institute of Chicago

There is no doubt that there is an irony between Kanye’s first album title The College Dropout to him receiving a degree from a college. Kanye West is due to receive an honorary doctorate from the Art Institute of Chicago on May. This news was announced in his interview with Clique among the many topics that he talked about. The soon to be Dr. Kanye West previously attended American Academy of Art and Chicago State University before dropping out to pursue music with NO I.D, Jay-Z and many other artists and producers.

Kanye West x Clique TV Interview

Kanye West sits down with clique.tv for an exclusive interview at the APC offices. In 35 minutes, we see a different side of Kanye West that is not normally portrayed in the media. He showed his concern for racism, the spread of love and positivity, how fashion can empower people, and his perspective on today’s music industry regarding pop music. Check out the interview above.

Kanye West Launches Yeezy Season One Zine

After his appearances at fashion week shows in New York, London, and Paris, Kanye West compiles his collection at Adidas (which was revealed at NYFW) in an array of photos. This lookbook for Yeezy Season One is called Yeezy Season One Zine. Previously, these photos were leaked in a physical copy of the lookbook. But, now these photos, taken by Jackie Nickerson and edited by Kanye West for Style.com, are released in a high-quality format. Download the lookbook gallery in its entirety at seasonzine.com

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UPDATE: Kendrick Lamar’s New Album and Artwork Details [+ Tracklist]

Kendrick Lamar posted the artwork of his new album To Pimp A Butterfly on his Instagram. Be sure to check out the album when it releases on March 23. Pre-order it on iTunes below:

Pre-order: Kendrick Lamar – To Pimp A Butterfly (Album)

Update: The album’s tracklist has been unofficially leaked by DJ Booth’s writer Nathan Slavik. He found the tracklist through the IFPI (International Federation of the Phonographic Industry). The IFPI sends tracklists of albums to help sites like YouTube to remove illegally uploaded songs. Check out the full list below:

Wesley’s Theory
For Free? (Interlude)
King Kunta
Institutionalized
These Walls
U
Alright
For Sale? (Interlude)
Momma
Hood Politics
How Much A Dollar Cost
Complexion
The Blacker The Berry
You Ain’t Gotta Lie (Momma Said)
I
Mortal Man

Wale – The Album About Nothing [Artworks + Tracklist]

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Tracklist:

1. The Intro About Nothing
2. The Helium Balloon (Feat. Jerry Seinfeld)
3. The White Shoes
4. The Pessimist
5. The Middle Finger
6. The One Time In Houston
7. The Girls On Drugs
8. The God Smile
9. The Need To Know (Feat. SZA)
10. The Success
11. The Glass Egg
12. The Bloom
13. The Matrimony (Feat. Usher)
14.  The Body (Feat. Jeremih)