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88rising's 'Head in the Clouds II' Has Arrived

88rising's 'Head in the Clouds II' Has Arrived

88rising's second crew album, 'Head in the Clouds II,' is here.
88rising Collabs With Hajime Sorayama for Reflective Merch Collection

88rising Collabs With Hajime Sorayama for Reflective Merch Collection

88rising is celebrating the upcoming launch of their new album, Head in the Clouds II, by releasing a capsule collection designed by Japanese artist Hajime Sorayama. The launch follows the release of

Joji & Don Krez Drop Late-Summer Anthem “Breathe”

Joji and longtime DJ Don Krez end summer on a high note with their new anthem “Breathe.” Dropped Wednesday night, “Breathe” is a straight up pop hit with an elegiac and atmospheric beat as Joji puts
Stream Joji and Don Krez's New Track "Breathe"

Stream Joji and Don Krez's New Track "Breathe"

The song is the third single off 88rising's forthcoming 'Head in the Clouds II' project.
Livestream 88rising's Head in the Clouds Festival

Livestream 88rising's Head in the Clouds Festival

The festival takes place as the label preps the compilation 'Head in the Clouds II.'
Best Style Releases This Week: Stüssy, Off-White, John Elliott, and More

Best Style Releases This Week: Stüssy, Off-White, John Elliott, and More

A detailed guide to this week's best style releases including Stüssy Fall 2019, Off-White's exclusive capsule collection for Luisaviaroma, and more.
88rising Announces 'Head in the Clouds II,' Shares NIKI's "Indigo"

88rising Announces 'Head in the Clouds II,' Shares NIKI's "Indigo"

88rising has come a long way since its inception a number of years back, releasing the acclaimed 'Head in the Clouds' compilation last July.
Snoop Dogg Joins Higher Brothers on New Song “Friends & Foes”

Snoop Dogg Joins Higher Brothers on New Song “Friends & Foes”

After a snippet of the song appeared in the trailer for Netflix’s Wu Assassins, Higher Brothers and Snoop Dogg have released the full version of “Friends & Foes.” It will also appear as the title
How 88rising Are Shattering Hip-Hop’s Glass Ceiling

How 88rising Are Shattering Hip-Hop’s Glass Ceiling

This piece appears as part of our initiative on Identity & Representation, a six-month-long project highlighting different facets of identity and how they shape the practices, conventions, and
Rich Brian's New Album 'The Sailor' Is Here

Rich Brian's New Album 'The Sailor' Is Here

Last month saw Jakarta-raised 19-year-old rapper Rich Brian return with the thunderous new single "Yellow."

Love Is a Complex Galaxy in Joji’s “Sanctuary” Video

The saga of Joji continues with the latest release of his video for “Sanctuary.” The visual channels ’80s sci-fi flicks as a lovesick Captain Joji and his space crew plant themselves in unexplored
NIKI Releases 'wanna take this downtown?' EP

NIKI Releases 'wanna take this downtown?' EP

NIKI will release her full-length project, 'Moonchild,' later this year.
AUGUST 08 Shivs Us Right in the Feelings With “Simple Pleasures”

AUGUST 08 Shivs Us Right in the Feelings With “Simple Pleasures”

Fans of hitting the club so you can quietly feel your feels and maybe sneak a good cry – this author, for instance – have a lot to be excited about. AUGUST 08, an unofficial maverick of this exact

NIKI Keeps It “Lowkey” On Her Steamy New Single

88rising‘s NIKI is currently hailed as the “new face of Indonesian R&B”. Today, the 88rising artist dropped a new single called “lowkey” taken from her forthcoming EP, wanna take this downtown?.
NIKI Drops Video for Her Latest Single "Lowkey"

NIKI Drops Video for Her Latest Single "Lowkey"

The song will land on NIKI's forthcoming EP, 'Wanna Take This Downtown?'
GUESS & 88Rising Celebrate Joji’s ‘BALLADS 1’ With Exclusive Tees

GUESS & 88Rising Celebrate Joji’s ‘BALLADS 1’ With Exclusive Tees

After connecting for a special FW18 tie-dye collection, GUESS and 88rising have teamed up once again on a collaborative drop, this time with the “Joji x GUE88 Ballads” capsule. Spotlighting 88rising’s
Joji, Rich Brian & More Announced for Head in the Clouds Festival 2019

Joji, Rich Brian & More Announced for Head in the Clouds Festival 2019

This August, 88rising are throwing the second edition of their Head in the Clouds Festival. The label has now shared the first lineup announcement, and it features a host of the brightest and best
88rising Announces Second Annual Head in the Clouds Festival

88rising Announces Second Annual Head in the Clouds Festival

Last September 88rising launched the first Asian-centric music festival in the United States with Head in the Clouds. The collective now looks ahead to the future, announcing the second Head in the
Ariana Grande & Rihanna Songs Banned in Indonesia for Being “Pornographic”

Ariana Grande & Rihanna Songs Banned in Indonesia for Being “Pornographic”

Ariana Grande and Rihanna are among a group of artists to have songs banned by Indonesia’s conservative West Java province, NME reports. According to the deputy head of the West Java broadcasting
Higher Brothers Smash All Kinds of Barriers With ‘Five Stars’

Higher Brothers Smash All Kinds of Barriers With ‘Five Stars’

3.5/5.0 In the hours leading up to the release of their sophomore album, Five Stars, Higher Brothers reflected on their sudden rise to fame via Twitter, looking back at how much has changed in just