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Top 25 Hip-Hop/R&B Projects of 2015

Top 25 Hip-Hop/R&B Projects of 2015

Happy Holidays from UPC. One year ago, we predicted 2015 would be a major year for the music world. But I don’t think any of us expected the sheer amount of quality albums and mixtapes that came to fruition. Drake and Kanye West failed to deliver their studio albums, but even that didn’t matter. Future...
GDNA & Frank Leone - Rapture ft. Donnie Trumpet & Akenya

GDNA & Frank Leone – Rapture ft. Donnie Trumpet & Akenya

It’s been a while since we’re heard from former UIUC student Frank Leone, but since he has moved to Chicago, he’s certainly been making waves – most notably with the release of his full-length project EnterWILD. Today, he and LA-based instrumentalist GDNA bring us “Rapture,” featuring none other than Donnie Trumpet (the mastermind behind Surf) on horns...
What’s In The Tapedeck: June Edition

What’s In The Tapedeck: June Edition

Obviously we love sharing what we’re listening to with you guys, so our What’s In The Tapedeck column on the sidebar is something we try to update regularly for ya. Realizing that it often goes overlooked (yeah, you gotta scroll a bit to get there), we’ve decided to start incorporating a post each time we...
Donnie Trumpet & The Social Experiment - Surf (Album)

Donnie Trumpet & The Social Experiment – Surf (Album)

It’s a rare day when an album is released for free on iTunes, but it’s an even rarer day when Chance The Rapper and co. release a new album. And today, we are the lucky ones because Surf is finally here. Donnie Trumpet (or Nico Segal) is a masterful curator and trumpeter, and this new...
Donnie Trumpet & The Social Experiment - Sunday Candy (Short Film)

Donnie Trumpet & The Social Experiment – Sunday Candy (Short Film)

Donnie Trumpet & The Social Experiment dropped their long-awaited short film for song “Sunday Candy” yesterday, and it made our Sunday that much better. The one-shot short film is co-directed by Austin Vesely, Chance The Rapper, and Ian Eastwood. From the lighting to the insane choreography, this video without a doubt hits you in the feels...
Donnie Trumpet & The Social Experiment - Sunday Candy

Donnie Trumpet & The Social Experiment – Sunday Candy

The Social Experiment, comprised of Chance The Rapper, Donnie Trumpet, Peter Cottontale, Nate Fox, and Stixx, are releasing a free album titled Surf. Their first single from the upcoming project is called “Sunday Candy” and features Chano expressing his love for his grandma. Donnie Trumpet also headlines the soulful track by showcasing what he does best, in addition to amazing vocals from...