Danny Brown & Mndsgn: Sweeney Song

Snoop Dogg's top funk albums, Anna Lunoe's liberating PrivateJam, Danny Brown and more in our look at music this week

Everything Detroit’s hip-hop veteran Danny Brown drops is worth a listen. Teaming up with Philadelphia producer MNDSGN, Brown released “Sweeney Song” as a part of a new project by former hip-hop blogger Sweeny Kovar (known for his heady hip-hop site Classic Drug References). Kovar ditched the digital world and is going full-on analog, releasing three seven-inch vinyl singles and a zine. “Sweeny Song” is classic …

Snoop Dogg: In 3 Records

Snoop Dogg's top funk albums, Anna Lunoe's liberating PrivateJam, Danny Brown and more in our look at music this week

West Coast OG rapper Snoop Dog could never lose the street cred he so deserves, but his recent foray into reggae left many thinking the hip-hop legend has lost his edge. Leave it to London’s beloved radio host Benji B to remind everyone why we should still bow down to his doggy style by bringing Snoop on to share his three favorite Funk records, which …

Lianne La Havas: Twice (Little Dragon cover)

Nashville's Hotel War, Lianne La Havas for Converse and a classic '80s #PrivateJam in our look at music this week

South London songstress Lianne La Havas is known for heartfelt songwriting as much as her soulful voice, but it turns out she can breathe new life into other artists’ work too—as evidenced by her cover of Swedish electropop outfit Little Dragon’s “Twice.” With just a bassist accompanying La Havas’ rich but mellow voice, there is a certain intimacy that makes it difficult to look away …