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A New Video Shows Why Kanye Was Hip-Hop’s Most Promising Student Upon His Graduation

Marking a dramatic shift in his career from successful producer to stadium star, Kanye West’s third album Graduation celebrates its 10th anniversary this coming Monday (September 11). Proven with time, the Roc-A-Fella/Def Jam Records LP with the upcoming birthday ushered in a new era in Hip-Hop. With Graduation, 'Ye positioned... Read more

The Weeknd Is A Shooting Star. He Embraces It In A Daft Punk Assisted Single (Video)

The Weeknd is a comet in the sky. From mixtapes to albums, this two-time Grammy Award winner has captivated Pop music without compromising his own trippy take on R&B. On November 25, the Canadian singer will release his third album, Starboy. The follow-up to last year's #1 Beauty Behind The... Read more

After Bringing Disco Back To Mainstream, Nile Rodgers Drops His First Solo Song In 10 Years (Lyric Video)

With high profile work alongside Daft Punk and Pharrell, Avicii, and even Disclosure, Nile Rodgers is one of the latest '70s icons enjoying a massive resurgence. However, the Chic front-man has been reviving his Disco/Funk sound through assisting others more than hoarding the attention. It's been a decade since Nile... Read more

Jay Z, Kanye West & Daft Punk Shelved Track Surfaces From Each’s 2013 Sessions (Audio)

Daft Punk, Kanye West, and Jay Z all released albums in 2013. The French Electronic duo's Random Access Memories stole the show at last month's Grammy Awards, while Kanye's Yeezus snagged the consciousness and conversation of Popular music in June. A month later, Jay Z's Magna Carta Holy Grail bogarted... Read more

Does Pharrell Have His Next Major Hit In The Brand New Justin Timberlake Assist? (Audio)

Pharrell's timeless ear for Dance music is on fire like never before. While the Virginia native has long dominated radio with his percussion-driven jams, 2013 saw Skateboard P bring Disco back, in a number of facets with a series of artists ranging from Daft Punk to Robin Thicke to Nelly.... Read more

Pharrell Welcomes Audiences To Meet His GIRL (Album Stream)

Next week, in addition to Rick Ross' Mastermind, Heads will have an opportunity to listen, support and absorb Pharrell's sophomore solo album, GIRL. The sneak-attack announcement by The Neptunes' front-man was made less than two weeks ago. Now, Skateboard treats iTunes users to an early listen of the LP featuring... Read more

AFH: The Week in Video (9/21/13) (Video Playlist)

This week in video brought 1 of the most powerful statements of the year from J. Cole, performances from Elvis Costello & The Roots, Kanye West, Schoolboy Q and Kendrick Lamar, as well as videos from Stalley, Daft Punk, Danny Brown and more. Also, salute to De La Soul for... Read more

Daft Punk – Lose Yourself to Dance ft Pharrell & Nile Rodgers (Video)

After dropping a teaser last month, Daft Punk release the full video for their feel good follow up to Get Lucky. Check out Lose Yourself to Dance featuring Pharrell and Nile Rodgers. Related: Daft Punk - Get Lucky ft Pharrell & Nile Rodgers (Video)... Read more

Daft Punk – Lose Yourself To Dance ft Pharrell & Nile Rodgers (Video)

When the year ends, one of the must-buy albums of 2013 will likely still be Daft Punk's Random Access Memories. The French production/DJ duo has been on my radar since MTV's short-lived "12 Angry Viewers" days (I also remember first seeing Eminem that way). However, thanks to J Dilla and... Read more

Daft Punk – Get Lucky ft Pharrell & Nile Rodgers (Video)

What do you get when you combine 3 generations of hip-hop influencers on one track? A funky little jam. Check out Get Lucky by Daft Punk, Pharrell and Nile Rodgers. Related: Pharrell vs. Nardwaur (Video)... Read more

Pharrell hasn’t spit like this since…well…maybe ever. Check out his verses over a Daft Punk track from Tron: Legacy.

He's always been much stronger behind the boards but this one is respectable. There are minimal drums and bass lines but it works for Pharrell's flow. It's called The Game Has Changed and is courtesy of Funkmaster Flex. Click here to download.... Read more

What do you think of N.E.R.D's new track Hypnotize You (produced by Daft Punk)? See the Letterman performance here.

The Neptunes are always ones to push the envelope. They remain consistent in that regard, both with the song and the performance.  Pharrell and Kanye have kept hip-hop alive and kicking over the last 10 years.  Here's N.E.R.D.'s latest chapter: ExternalVideo.969771&w=425&h=350&fv= Props to Daft Punk for the beat.  Looks like... Read more