Listen to new N.E.R.D. track featuring Kendrick Lamar

Listen to new N.E.R.D. track featuring Kendrick Lamar

Virginia Beach hip-hop, R&B, funk and rock fusion trio N.E.R.D. have released a politically-charged new track called Don’t Don’t Do It!, a collaboration with Kendrick Lamar and Frank Ocean. You can listen to it here. The song follows on from Rihanna-featuring comeback single Lemon, Rollinem 7’s featuring Andre 3000 and Future collab 1000. Speaking to Zane Lowe on Beats 1, N.E.R.D mainman Pharrell Williams explained how the track was inspired by the death of Keith…

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N.E.R.D. unveil new track featuring Andre 3000

N.E.R.D. unveil new track featuring Andre 3000

Hot on the heels of their Rihanna-featuring comeback single Lemon, Virginia Beach hip-hop, R&B, funk and rock fusion trio N.E.R.D. have unveiled another new single, Rollinem 7’s, which features Outkast’s Andre 3000. Prior to Lemon, The Pharrell Williams-led group last released new music in 2010 with the fourth album Nothing.  Now, serving up another slice of forthcoming new album ‘No_One Ever Really Dies’, N.E.R.D. have shared the studio version of Rollinem 7’s, which was given its first airing during a…

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Listen: N.E.R.D. return with new single, featuring Rihanna

Listen: N.E.R.D. return with new single, featuring Rihanna

Virginia Beach hip-hop, R&B, funk and rock fusion trio N.E.R.D. have released their long-awaited comeback single – and you can listen to it right here. The Pharrell Williams-led group last released new music in 2010 with the fourth album Nothing – but now they’re back with Lemon, which features pop superstar Rihanna. The track is the first new material from the trio since they contributed to the SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water soundtrack back…

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Interview: Mark Lettieri, Snarky Puppy

Interview: Mark Lettieri, Snarky Puppy

The funk. You just can’t get away from it these days. If people aren’t uploading their own dance routines to Mark Ronson’s Uptown Funk on YouTube, they’re hoping to Get Lucky on the dancefloor thanks to Daft Punk’s groove-laden, hit, inspired by the inclusion of Pharrell Williams and disco legend Chic’s Nile Rodgers. A little bit under the radar, however, bands like Grammy-winning jazz-funk juggernaut Snarky Puppy are just as important. The American collective might not…

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