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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 »

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 »

After experimenting with three formats for the Monthly Mix — MP3 zip, Spotify playlist, Soundcloud set, etc. — in March we finally came upon a solution that pleased everyone: all of them. And so, for you, here is the month’s music, whittled down to its very best, via each of the aforementioned mediums, limited only… More »

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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,…
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…
Claire Lobenfeld | May 9, 2013 - 4:52 pm

The-Dream – “IV Play”

As with most music from The-Dream, hearing this for the first time on computer speakers is not recommended. I got to hear "IV Play," along…
Claire Lobenfeld | April 8, 2013 - 6:17 pm

The-Dream – “Slow It Down” Video (Feat. Fabolous)

"Slow It Down" is the new single from the human R&B song factory The-Dream, and it's about how everyone should stop making fired-up top-40 EDM…
Tom Breihan | April 3, 2013 - 9:15 am

The-Dream – “TRON”

I'm not sure anyone saw this one coming, but The-Dream's latest track -- on which he repeatedly insists, "I am R&B" -- isn't an R&B…
Tom Breihan | March 14, 2013 - 1:07 pm

The-Dream – “Slow It Down” (Feat. Fabolous)

For the sake of full disclosure, I am a super fan of The-Dream. I have been waiting for this single since he promised a fourth…
Claire Lobenfeld | February 15, 2013 - 12:30 pm

The-Dream – “Wake Me When It’s Over” Video

Last year, The-Dream, recording as real name Terius Nash, released the free mixtape 1977. And later this month, he'll release a commercial version of it,…
Tom Breihan | December 6, 2012 - 4:21 pm

The-Dream – “Tender Tendencies”

Here's another bonus cut from the forthcoming deluxe physical release of 1977, a slow-burning ballad called "Tender Tendencies." "My tendencies go off like alarms," Nash…
Corban Goble | November 26, 2012 - 1:07 pm

The-Dream – “AK-47″

Radio Killa & Def Jam will release a commercial version of The-Dream’s 2011 mixtape 1977, a collection that will feature two new songs. One of…
Corban Goble | November 15, 2012 - 1:28 pm

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

If you need a quick crash-course in why music videos are not what they once were, have a look at Alex Pappademas's celebration of the…
Tom Breihan | July 20, 2012 - 3:15 pm

The-Dream – “Dope Bitch” Video (Feat. Pusha T)

The-Dream's new video for the breezy summer single "Dope Bitch" has a bunch of submachine guns, a few mountains of cocaine, and a group of…
Tom Breihan | July 17, 2012 - 12:32 pm

Download jj High Summer EP

It's Midsummer's Eve in Sweden, so in celebration of that national holiday, Swedish indie pop duo jj dropped an EP called High Summer. It follows…
Corban Goble | June 22, 2012 - 9:09 am

The-Dream – “Dope Bitch” (Feat. Pusha T)

The latest single from The-Dream is making the rounds this morning, and it's an easy-swinging, midtempo jam called "Dope Bitch" that features Pusha T, who…
Corban Goble | June 6, 2012 - 9:08 am

The-Dream – “Kill The Lights” Video (Feat. Casha)

The-Dream now has a video for his new soft-focus slow jam "Kill The Lights," which features recent protege Casha. In the clip, Dream and Casha…
Tom Breihan | March 29, 2012 - 10:57 am

Stereogum’s 25 Most Anticipated Albums For Spring/Summer 2012

HBO's medieval drama Game Of Thrones premieres April 1, and this season's plot involves five different claims to the throne and these respective factions' ongoing…
Stereogum | March 29, 2012 - 10:32 am

The-Dream – “Kill The Lights” (Feat. Casha)

As The-Dream preps his oft-delayed new record for spring release, he’s been filling up the Twitter feed lately by defending Rihanna, congratulating his ex-wife on
Corban Goble | February 24, 2012 - 11:53 am

The-Dream – “ROC” Video

The-Dream just put out a video for January single "ROC," and it's a pool party! Any excuse to throw a pool party is a great…
Corban Goble | February 23, 2012 - 1:21 pm

The-Dream – “ROC”

In order to tide us over until The Love IV: Diary Of A Mad Man dropped, Terius Nash — The-Dream — put out 1977, an…
Corban Goble | January 5, 2012 - 10:33 am