How To Be Smarter About… DJ Mustard

“Mustard on the beat, heaux”… If you’re a hip-hop head, you know exactly what this drop means on a track. For those who don’t, I gave my Cliff’s Notes on DJ Mustard to WNYC’ Soundcheck last week. If you didn’t catch the interview on the radio, here it is! Forgive my stuffy, nasal voice. I was fighting off a cold.

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Currently listening to: Run The Jewels “Run The Jewels 2″

Happy Friday! Kick off the weekend with some real hip-hop. Killer Mike and El-P as the collaborative “Run The Jewels” drop their Run The Jewels 2 today. It makes me all warm and fuzzy inside when real rap is trending on Twitter. No Auto-Tune here.


The Sowmya Life in L.A…. shoot day

I’m in L.A. this weekend shooting an awesome new project (Shhhushhhh… Top secret. I’ll give you details when I can) featuring tastemakers and trendsetters in music, art, food, fashion and lifestyle. Until then, here are some behind-the-scenes flicks featuring The Argyle’s Chris Hewes, DJ Franki Chan and artist Michael Hsuing.


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Big Sean returns with new tracks…and one is perfect one for your ex

Big Sean has been quiet as of late (minus his rumored relationship with Ariana Grande) but the rapper dropped four surprise tracks today and one of them is… ETHER at his ex Naya Rivera. If you hate your ex bf/gf, then send “I Don’t Fuck With You” to them asap. Damn.

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