Yesterday, Jessie Ware stopped by the BBC Radio One Live Lounge and performed this stunning cover of Rihanna‘s ‘Diamonds.‘ It’s a beautiful totally stripped back version that adds a new tenderness to the massive hit. Another win for Jessie!
The official video for Rihanna’s ‘Stay‘ premiered this morning, just two days after she delivered an emotional performance of her latest single at the Grammys. The heartbreaking clip directed by the brilliant Sophie Muller has to be one of Rihanna’s most real to date…
It is our pleasure to present you with Zowie‘s latest mix tape ‘Bad-Ass Bitch.’ On the delightful 30-minute mix she fuses together a range of female artists who delight us with their feisty attitudes and killer tracks.
She takes us back with some vintage TLC, adds fresh cuts from the likes of Rihanna and Azealia Banks, and drops in the divine The Slips remix of her own feisty single ‘Smash It.’ Get your Monday started off right and grab this fine salute to some of the most Bad-Ass Bitches in the game!
These female artists are all full of sass and intelligence and I admire each of them for different reasons. There is a dirty hip hop vibe to this mix tape which was inspired by releasing our free hip hop nasty track ‘You Did The NONO’ a couple of weeks ago and opening for Nicki Minaj on the same night! We wanted each track to flow in a way where it sounded like the song before was part of the next song rather than a stop start tape.
1. M.I.A – XR2
2. Kid Sister – Right Hand High
3. Rihanna – Cockiness
4. Azealia Banks – 212 (feat Lazt Jay)
5. Zowie – Smash It (The Slips Remix)
6. Yeah Yeah Yeahs – Gold Lion (Nick Zinner Remix)
7. Peaches – Billionaire
8. Rihanna – Fresh Off The Runway
9. TLC – Silly Ho
What are your favorite tracks on ‘Bad Ass Bitch’?
RL Grime has given Rihanna‘s ’Pour It Up’, one of his favorites on ‘Unapologetic,’ a slick remix and shared it with the masses. It’s a dark atmospheric mix that adds a little more depth to the track.
Rihanna scores her first ever U.S. number one on the album charts this week. Congrats Rih!
Last week, I attended Rihanna‘s listening party for ‘Unapologetic’ and the last song I expected to like was ‘Nobody’s Business,’ her collaboration with Chris Brown, and it ended up being one of my favorites on the album. This track is channeling elements of Michael Jackson‘s ‘The Way You Make Me Feel’ from the classic Bad album (and ‘Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin?’). The full track has just leaked, so now I want to hear your thoughts!
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