Catch The Throne mixtape

Album stream: Game of Thrones mixtape ‘Catch The Throne’ featuring Big Boi, Wale and Common

That Game Of Thrones inspired hip-hop mixtape everyone has been hyping up all week is now available to stream online.

It features OutKast’s Big Boi as well as other (moderately) big hip-hop names like Wale and Common and has the admittedly cool name of ‘Catch The Throne’.

You can stream it all in full below:

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January new music playlist

Listen: January 2014 playlist – all the best new music from January in one handy playlist

Although January tends to be a bit of a depressing month – Christmas is gone, no-one has any money, the weather is dreary etc. etc… – it does have one thing going for it: new music.

January is typically the month where everyone starts the ‘big in 2014’ scramble – so there’s always a lot of cool new music floating around to get into on those dark nights.

I’ve put together the below playlist featuring the best of what’s come out in January, which includes new stuff from BANKS (who is definitely going to be big in 2014), Bombay Bicycle Club (already pretty big I think!), Yuck, Metronomy, James Blake, Blood Red Shoes, Elephant, Blood Cultures and loads more. There’s also a couple of tasty remixes in there as well. Read more about Listen: January 2014 playlist – all the best new music from January in one handy playlist


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The Electric Lady album

Listen: Janelle Monae’s ‘Electric Lady’ gets remix featuring Big Boi and Cee Lo

OutKast rapper Big Boi and Cee-Lo feature on a new mix of the title track from Janelle Monae’s latest album The Electric Lady. The track originally featured Solange as a guest, so this new version – available on special edition copies of the album in the US – is a pretty star-studded affair. Check it […]

Pink Matter remix Big Boi

Listen: Frank Ocean – ‘Pink Matter’ remix featuring Big Boi and Andre 3000

Frank Ocean’s debut solo album Channel Orange was the breakout hit of 2012, and now his Midas touch has extended to reuniting OutKast’s Big Boi and Andre 3000 on the same track for the first time since 2010. ‘Pink Matter’ features on Channel Orange and was originally intended to include verses from both the OutKast rappers, although it […]

Watch: Big Boi – ‘In The A’ video

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Listen: Big Boi – ‘In The A’ feat. Ludacris and T.I.

When Big Boi released the tracklist for his upcoming album Vicious Lies And Dangerous Rumors, it seemed pretty clear the former Outkast rappers second solo album was set to be an eclectic affair – and the songs so far released have definitely added to that belief. Following the saccharine and melodic ‘Mama Told Me’, the […]