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The-Dream – “Black Magic”

The-Dream is putting the finishing touches on his latest album, Crown Jewel, and today one of the album’s most magical tracks has made its way on to the internet. It’s a little disorganized, but the album will be a combination of The-Dream’s two EPs: Crown, which is out now, and Jewel, which is out sometimeMore »

By: Caitlin White / May 13, 2015 - 4:13 pm

The Week In Pop: What’s Next For Zayn Malik, One Direction, And The World?

Zayn Malik’s departure from One Direction was announced the only way it could be in 2015, via an official statement on the group’s Facebook page. (I suppose a series of Snapchats would also have been appropriate.) The crucial sentence and obvious pullquote is this: “I am leaving because I want to be a normal 22-year-old… More »

By: Chris DeVille / March 26, 2015 - 10:39 am

The-Dream Explains How Jay Z’s “Holy Grail” Inspired Half Of Watch The Throne

Super-producer The-Dream is the latest artist to be recruited by Genius to annotate some of his biggest hits. His list of annotations is pretty extensive, covering his solo work and the songs he’s produced for Beyoncé, Rihanna, Mariah Carey, Justin Bieber, and more, plus some of them even include a back-and-forth between him and hi… More »

By: James Rettig / March 17, 2015 - 10:59 am

The-Dream – “That’s My Shit” (Feat. T.I.) Video

If we’re to believe R&B lothario The-Dream’s new video for his T.I. collab “That’s My Shit,” the man known to his parents as Terius Nash goes to parties in mansions full of lingerie models and wolves. He also wears steampunk sunglasses and golden fangs and gigantic Amish-goth hats. All of this completely squares with my… More »

By: Tom Breihan / January 29, 2015 - 12:33 pm

The-Dream – “That’s My Shit” (Feat. T.I.)

The-Dream’s latest single “That’s My Shit” has been played on a few radio stations recently, and a rip has made its way online. The track was produced by Tricky Stewart and features a verse from T.I., who has collaborated a few times with The-Dream in the past. Along with “Fruition,” it’s expected to show u… More »

By: James Rettig / December 31, 2014 - 9:35 am

The-Dream – “Fruition”

Hitmaking R&B auteur The-Dream shared a free EP called Royalty: The Prequel back in August, but he’s been pretty quiet since then. Yesterday, he broke that quiet, throwing a murmuring love song called “Fruition” up online. It’s got some sweet, Prince-esque guitar as well as a chiffon New Romantic feel that reminds me, more tha… More »

By: Tom Breihan / December 22, 2014 - 8:45 am

Watch Jonah Hill Cover Drake, Scarlett Johansson Cover New Order, Stephen Malkmus Cover The Black Crowes, Jarvis Cocker Cover Celine Dion For Vice’s 20th Birthday In Brooklyn

There was a not-entirely-common sight down around the Brooklyn Navy Yard last night. Dozens of cabs lined the street, because depending on where you’re coming from the Navy Yard can kind of be a pain to get to, and also because NYC’s been doing this thing where it’s decided to just rain constantly in December,… More »

By: Ryan Leas / December 6, 2014 - 4:18 pm

Download The-Dream’s Royalty: The Prequel EP

Earlier this year, R&B mastermind The-Dream dropped “Black,” a dark song that felt like a new direction for the artist. That song doesn’t appear on his brand-new Royalty: The Prequel EP, but there are seven others that are worth your time. You can download the whole thing now through his website. While it’s downloading, watch… More »

By: Miles Bowe / July 8, 2014 - 11:26 am

The-Dream – “Black” Video

A couple of months ago, R&B auteur The-Dream shared a politically poignant new song called “Black,” a departure from a guy best-known for singing about sex. The song’s new video pushes it even further into “have to say something” territory, playing around with powerful imagery but coming up with something a big confusing and muddled. More »

By: Tom Breihan / July 3, 2014 - 11:05 am

The-Dream Arrested For Felony Assault

Terius Nash, better known as The-Dream, surrendered to police following his alleged attack on ex-girlfriend Lydia Nam, as reported by TMZ. Nam, who was pregnant with The-Dream’s child when the attack occurred, is now reporting it, seven months after the alleged incident. The R&B singer and producer was arrested for two felonies (assault and strangulation)… More »

By: Taylor Law / May 7, 2014 - 2:14 pm

The-Dream – “Black”

R&B auteur and songwriter-to-the-stars The-Dream just shared a new song called “Black,” a slow and stately song about oppression and the feeling of disenfranchisement. It’s a surprising look for a singer better known for talking about sex than for anything else, but the song works. And the lyric video, which uses images of global protest… More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 30, 2014 - 9:50 am

Beyoncé Just Released A Surprise Album

Bey just surprised everyone by releasing her self-titled fifth solo album exclusively on iTunes. The BEYONCÉ “visual album” includes 14 songs — featuring musical collaborations with Jay Z, Drake, Frank Ocean, Pharrell Williams, Timbaland, Michelle Williams, Kelly Rowland, Justin Timberlake, Blue Ivy, The-Dream, Sia, Miguel, Hit-Boy, Caroline Polachek, Noah “40” Shebib, and others — and… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / December 13, 2013 - 12:31 am

The-Dream – “Too Early” (Feat. Gary Clark Jr.) Video

Back in May, we saw two new videos from The-Dream, for “High Art” and “Pussy.” Now The-Dream are back with another video, this time for “Too Early,” a track featuring Gary Clark Jr. Watch the video below. More »

By: Liz Pelly / August 17, 2013 - 5:20 pm

The-Dream – “High Art” & “Pussy” Videos (NSFW)

This week, the sorta-lost genius hitmaker Terius Nash was in NYC to perform and celebrate the release of IV Play, which is his fourth album and also a sex-pun because if y’all haven’t heard, The-Dream is into sex! Consequently, “Pussy” is about the thing you think it is, though its nonstop lubed-bikini-booty video is eve… More »

By: Amrit Singh / May 31, 2013 - 2:45 pm

Watch The-Dream & Kelly Rowland Play Leno

The-Dream’s new album IV Play is now a week away from release, and on its latest single, the slippery but heartfelt “Where Have You Been,” he teams up with the former Destiny’s Child singer Kelly Rowland. Both singers showed up on The Tonight Show last night to perform the song and to show surprising level… More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 21, 2013 - 11:08 am

Stream The-Dream IV Play

We’ve been waiting a while to hear a new album from the sex-obsessed, hitmaking R&B weirdo The-Dream, and that album, IV Play, is finally here. We’ve already heard the early singles “Slow It Down” and “IV Play,” as well as the Jay-Z collab “High Art,” and the album also has appearances from Beyoncé, 2 Chainz,… More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 21, 2013 - 10:02 am

The-Dream – “IV Play” Video

The-Dream made a video for his absolutely bananas track “IV Play” — one of the best songs of the year, for my money — and it could not be any more boring. You have Director X as craftsman here! He got Onyx and 50 Cent rapping in a hockey rink! Drake to reenact his bar… More »

By: Claire Lobenfeld / May 16, 2013 - 1:13 pm

Mixtape Of The Week: August Alsina The Product 2

The-Dream has a knack for pulling out a variety of things from the artists he works with. Just today, Destiny’s Child member Kelly Rowland released a Dream-produced track, “Dirty Laundry,” recounting an abusive relationship and her post-DC mixed feelings about Beyoncé. For that matter, some of Bey’s most enormous girl-power anthems came from The-Dream’s pen. More »

By: Claire Lobenfeld / May 15, 2013 - 6:10 pm

Preview The-Dream IV Play

The-Dream’s fourth studio album IV Play is now available for preview on iTunes. The record features “Slow It Down” with Fabolous, “High Art” with Jay-Z, and the insane title track, as well as other appearances from Pusha T and Beyoncé. Check the track list below and stream 90-second excerpts of each song here. More »

By: Claire Lobenfeld / May 14, 2013 - 11:27 am

The-Dream – “High Art” (Feat. Jay-Z)

One of the first things The-Dream says before getting into any singing on his Jay-Z-featuring cut “High Art” is “girl, I’m missing you like bitches miss my music.” I’m one of those people who has her first listen of “Sex Intelligent (Remix)” permanently etched into her brain because of one lyric: “6/7/2011, I’mma drop that… More »

By: Claire Lobenfeld / May 9, 2013 - 4:52 pm
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