RL Grime uses wild, spiraling synths, clap-laden builds, and surprisingly smooth drops to expand The Weeknd’s Billboard-dominating hit single The Hills into a bombastic and soulful trap anthem. This one is aimed at dominating big room sets until whenever the breakout Toronto-based superstar wants to break his stranglehold over the pop [...]
The Weeknd - The Hills (RL Grime Remix)
The Golden State and its rich musical history was the unofficial theme of this year’s Outside Lands, which, while it might have dialed back on the dance music a bit, had the California cranked up to 11. If you were an artist who wasn’t born here, you performed something that was. Performances by LA hip hop titans Kendrick Lamar and DJ [...]
Eight months after releasing Scylla–the third single from his debut album Void–trap titan RL Grime has decided to give away a VIP edit of the track in order to promote his September 17 set in Central Park at Summerstage along with support from Young Thug and Mr. Carmack. ​ The VIP is a reorganized and slightly stripped-down take on the [...]
RL Grime - Scylla (VIP) [Free Download]
Trap producer RL Grime has joined forces with UNICEF in an effort to #ENDChildMarriageNow. Every year over 14 million young girls are married before their 18th birthdays. These girls are “not only denied their childhood but are often socially isolated and subjected to violence, and limited opportunities for education and employment,” [...]
K Theory gives RL Grime’s monster trap number Scylla a hip hop upgrade in the brand new Scylla 2.0. Scylla arrived last year as one of the standout singles featured on RL Grime’s debut album VOID. The LA producer has always shown an affinity for trap and hip hop collaborations like Kingpin, his track with rapper Big Sean also featured on [...]
RL Grime - Scylla (K Theory "2.0" Remix)
LA bass icon and member of the WeDidIt collective RL Grime makes good on a promise today to gift fans his edit of fellow trap and hip hop duo TNGHT. After spending the past six months or more focusing on his debut album Void, the grimey one returns once again to crafting free edits of his contemporaries after having left off in June [...]
TNGHT - Acrylics (RL Grime Edit)
RL Grime and What So Not’s Tell Me was one of the biggest trap songs of the year, and it’s now received a hot little edit courtesy of Baauer. Although the edit clocks in on the short side at less than two minutes, Baauer makes the time count with a bouncy, bass-heavy edit that features dramatic drums and chopped vocals. It isn’t [...]
RL Grime & What So Not - Tell Me (Baauer Edit)
Fresh off the release of his full-length debut album VOID, RL Grime returns with a music video for one of the album’s biggest tunes–Valhalla, a collaboration with Djemba Djemba. Directed by Grime favorites David Rudnick and Daniel Swan, Valhalla continues the story that was told on the album’s first video, Core. Once again, we are [...]
It’s been a busy week for trap icon RL Grime. Following the release of his highly anticipated debut album, VOID, the trap icon stopped by Reddit to answer questions from his fans, including how his debut album came together, his thoughts on working with rappers vs. DJs, and his opinion on goats. 1. How the concept for VOID came about. [...]
UPDATE: VOID is out now on iTunes via WeDidIt Records. RL Grime is days away from releasing his debut album VOID, but thanks to Pitchfork, you can now stream the album in full on the publication’s streaming service Pitchfork Advance. Widely touted as one of the leading forces in trap, RL Grime delivers an ethereal, harmonious mix of [...]
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