Lana Del Rey: Love

After sharing her new track over the weekend, Lana Del Rey has just released the video for “Love.” The visuals match the dreamy track, with the Rich Lee-directed clip utilizing lots of black and white shots as well as many washed-out moments—that’s before the entire thing takes a turn and becomes a retro sci-fi narrative. The song itself is quintessentially LDR—lush, moody and sultry. It’s …

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Highly anticipated work from Frank Ocean, a Lana Del Rey leak and more in this week's music

Jesse Boykins III feat. Luke James: Likeminded In now-classic Jesse Boykins III style, the LA-based singer/songwriter has released a super-lush and sexy record in his latest release: Bartholomew LP. Featuring guest spots from Syd (of The Internet), Willow Smith, Trinidad James and J*Davey, it’s full of slightly left-of-center vibes but is still clearly influenced by icons like D’Angelo. Standout track “Likeminded”—which features Luke James—is sparkly …

Lana Del Rey: BBM Baby

With each passing day it becomes clearer just how many people loved BlackBerry Messenger. Included in that list happens to be Lana Del Rey, and a recent leak of her 2011 demo “BBM Baby” makes clear the ease and joy of sexting through the service. The track, produced by Penguin Prison, is definitely a sign of the times during which it was made. But that …