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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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Terius Nash – “Ghetto” Video (Feat. Big Sean)

Like a lot of songs on his free album, 1977, Terius Nash's new video for "Ghetto" is sorta shapeless. But, also like the album, it…
Corban Goble | October 24, 2011 - 2:03 pm

The 10 Best Indie Rock Beyoncé Covers

It's going to be impossible to claim that Beyoncé Knowles has "quietly" put together a vicious song catalog, stocked with everything from heart-wrenching ballads to…
Stereogum | October 14, 2011 - 10:24 am

Terius Nash – “Long Gone” Video

Last month, R&B lothario-auteur The-Dream gave his alias a break and released the free online album 1977 as Terius Nash, his government name. Now, he's…
Tom Breihan | September 21, 2011 - 10:34 am

Download Terius Nash 1977

Terius Nash, better known as The-Dream, is one of the most prolific hitmakers and producers in pop music. Yesterday we heard his new single “Wake
Corban Goble | August 31, 2011 - 10:05 am

Terius Nash – “Wake Me When It’s Over”

This morning, Terius Nash (who’s dropping The-Dream moniker, at least for a moment, anyway) teased his forthcoming 1977 with a stream of the album’s first…
Corban Goble | August 30, 2011 - 10:40 am

The-Dream – “Murderer” Video

"Murderer", the new song from airy R&B auteur The-Dream, is a breathy Auto-Tuned reverie, and it doesn't sound the slightest bit violent, title notwithstanding. The…
Tom Breihan | August 22, 2011 - 12:08 pm

The-Dream – “Body Work” & “Fuck My Brains Out”

R&B leading light/libido The-Dream is back with the full-album followup to his Love trilogy this fall, titled The Love, IV (Diary Of A Mad Man).
Amrit Singh | June 8, 2011 - 10:38 am

Giggs – “Hard 3style”

Giggs is the UK rapper whose gigs have become nearly impossible to catch on account of how interesting the UK police find his extra-curricular activities.
Amrit Singh | February 22, 2011 - 12:27 pm

jj Cover The-Dream

I opened my December Mix with "Let Them," a track that finds jj transforming T.I. and Akon into another example of their weirdly icy, warm…
brandon | December 3, 2010 - 12:40 pm

Jay Electronica – “Shiny Suit Theory” (Feat. Jay-Z, The-Dream & Charlotte Gainsbourg)

On Friday Jay-Z welcomed Jay Electronica to his imprint Roc Nation. The bossman guests on "Shiny Suit Theory," a new Jay Electronica track that also…
brandon | November 15, 2010 - 3:00 pm

Kanye Dark Twisted Fantasy Leaking, Pre-Order Up

When not beefing with Bush or showing us his bushy beef, Kanye West makes music. The Bon Iver-guesting "Monster" has been floating around for awhile.
brandon | November 4, 2010 - 3:11 pm

The-Dream @ Good Units, NYC 6/29/10 & “Trilogy” Video

After a titanic weekend in NYC, the only plan I had for this week was to gently massage my legs and liver with a few…
Amrit Singh | June 30, 2010 - 12:42 pm

David Byrne Assesses The State Of Rock Music

In a new blog post, Byrne calls Sunday’s indie all star concert a triumph of art rock and explains why popular music may be at…
Scott Lapatine | May 6, 2009 - 2:33 pm
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