Exclusive Interview: G-Eazy on an Uber

by Kian - July 1, 2014

After a long day of signing autographs and shaking hands, the always charismatic G-Eazy sat down with us for an interview… while eating a burrito… on the way to the Oakland airport… in an Uber. During our chat, Gerald touches on his recent success, praises the family and friends who have supported him along the ... Listen & Download

Mashup Monday No. 99

by Hannah - June 30, 2014

It is HOT here in DC, and everyone is gearing up for the fourth of July. This week is short, so the aim is to give you a playlist that will push you through the week towards that holiday and three day weekend that is waiting for you on the other side. This week, most ... Listen & Download

Exclusive Interview: Jarren Benton

by Kian - June 29, 2014

We had the honor of meeting up with 2014 XXL Freshman Jarren Benton during the San Francisco stop of The Independent Grind Tour. Jarren’s close friends Alien Warr and Flick James joined us for the interview and hilarity ensued. During this interview there were a whole lot of shout outs, a staged Nardwuar moment, and ... Listen & Download

The Villain – Mesita

by Vanessa - June 27, 2014

Colorado’s James Cooley has earned a permanent spot on my radar as Mesita, the outfit he performs under, with which he created this spectacularly devilish cut, “The Villain”. The track will serve as the first single of Cooley’s upcoming 5th album, Infinity Sky Deluxe, to be released this Fall. We’re greeted immediately with an abundance ... Listen & Download

OctaHate – Ryn Weaver

by Will - June 27, 2014

Ryn Weaver has seemingly risen out of thin air. The New York/Los Angeles based singer released “OctaHate” very recently and it already has over 100,000 plays on her SoundCloud. The strange thing is her overwhelming popularity over one song that has seemed to gone viral in a matter of hours. If Ryn can achieve this ... Listen & Download

Can’t Get Enough (The Soundmen Remix) – Yeah Boy

by Christopher - June 25, 2014

Yeah Boy has been making waves recently as Johnny Castro, the man behind the project, wowed listeners with his clever blend of indie pop in songs like “Can’t Get Enough” and “Take It All.” The music has plenty of funk blended in order to make each song he puts out unique and refreshing, and his ... Listen & Download

Moving Methods EP – ACADEMY

by Marisa - June 24, 2014

Get hyped for ACADEMY’s debut EP, Moving Methods! These guys have rapidly become a Kollection favorite for their chill, laid-back vibes that radiate summer days with every beat.  I’ve often compared them to Aer, Radical Something, or the Dirty Heads, but it’s quickly becoming apparent the Rhode Island duo is creating their own brand of music ... Listen & Download

Mashup Monday No 98

by Hannah - June 23, 2014

I’m not going to lie, I think I started this week more tired than I started last weekend. And after that USA game last night, I think everyone needs a little break. Mashup Monday No 98 comes to you at an ideal time- sporting a strong list of tracks that are sure to pick you ... Listen & Download