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LISTEN NOW: Rick Ross ft. Jay-Z “Movin Bass” (GTA Remix)

This week GTA have already released 4 mini-mixes promoting their DTG Vol. 1 EP (out Monday 3/23) as well as the first single from the EP, Mic Check, a collab with the bounce master TJR. In true GTA form, the genre destroying duo are keeping the good times rolling with an official remix for Rick Ross!
Earlier today the Teflon Don, Rick Ross himself, let the world know that GTA had been asked to remix his hit single ‘Movin Bass’ featuring Jay-Z. When Rick Ross asks, you deliver, and GTA did just that.
Enjoy the full stream of the remix via GTAs soundcloud and you’ll be able to purchase this anthemic track on April 7 thanks to Def Jam Recordings.

Sponsored: AXWELL Λ INGROSSO “Something New” featured on the new Beats By Dre Commercial

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The duo of Axwell Λ Ingrosso, former members of the legendary Swedish House Mafia, have officially raised the curtain on their campaign with the release of “Something New,” the first official single from their eagerly anticipated debut album as a duo, to arrive in 2015 on Def Jam Recordings in the U.S. and Virgin/EMI in the UK.

The full-length world premiere of “Some­thing New” premiered early today as The Hottest Record In The World on influential BBC Radio 1 presenter Zane Lowe’s show, heard ’round the world.  At 12:01 a.m. (ET) on Thursday, Thanksgiving Day, “Something New” will go up for sale at iTunes.  During NBC’s Thanksgiving Day Football Broadcast, tens of millions more nationwide will view the network premiere of the Beats by Dr. Dre#soloselfie holiday campaign :60-second spot, featuring music from “Something New.”

​“‘Something New’ signifies a rebirth for Axwell Λ Ingrosso on the global stage,” said Steve Bartels, CEO, Def Jam Recordings.  “The incredible creative vision, social outreach, and cultural potential of this Beats campaign is a perfect match for a song of this magnitude. We’re excited to have Beats as aninternational partner on this groundbreaking single and important artist.”

The star-studded cast, which includes Bethany Mota, Nigel Sylvester, 2 Chainz, Serena Williams, Nicki Minaj, Rizzle Kicks, Norman Reedus, Jon “Bones” Jones, Big Sean, Jess Glynne, Cesc Fabregas, Rick Ross, Jadakiss, Fabulous, Victor Cruz, Keenan Thompson, Jordan Dunn, Jaden and Willow Smith, Diddy, Kendall Jenner, Kylie Jenner, and even Axwell ΛIngrosso themselves, will be seen doing a special 360° video selfie wearing Beats’ best-selling Solo² headphone. 

Alesso opens up on new album

dwp13_086Alesso has already established himself as the next great Swedish producer after Sebastian Ingrosso took him under his wing. The 23-year old-recently signed to Def Jam as one of their few dance artists opening him up for even greater potential as he records his debut album. Here Alesso sits down with THUMP to discuss his new music, his mentor/friend/collaborator Sebastian Ingrosso and tons of coffee.-Biz3