ARTIST INSIGHT: Gallant

We haven’t done an Artist Insight for a minute, but it’s back and this is a good one. Our latest upcoming R&B maestro to be featured is Gallant, the 21 year-old crooner who is starting to gain considerable, deserved attention for a slew of tracks he’s released over the last year or so and his upcoming Zebra EP. Read on!

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BEST OF 2013: ALBUMS

The big one. The year has almost come to an end so it’s time to look back at the top album releases. 2013 has been a good year for hip-hop fans, with all the heavyweights dropping studio albums including Jay-Z, Eminem, Kanye, Drake and more. We were also treated to a number of dope R&B albums from industry vets and upcoming artists but which LPs made the shortlist? Keep reading to find out Eclectic Relaxation’s best albums of the year.

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BEST OF 2013: TRACKS

Some big tracks dropped in 2013, coming from industry vets and rising stars alike, read on for Eclectic Relaxation’s best songs of the last year with one list for Hip-Hop and another for R&B/Soul.

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ARTIST INSIGHT: Johnny Rain

Alternative R&B has become more and more popular over the last few years, with loads of artists having a spin at replicating what has made people like The Weeknd so successful. Few have managed to pull it off in an original and unique way but LA-hailing Johnny Rain seems to have the formula. The talented singer/songwriter/producer has been gradually garnering critical acclaim and tons of fans with a string of high quality projects and only at 19 years of age.

Hit the jump to read and hear more from the artist.

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NEW TRACK: The Weeknd – Devil May Cry (prod. Rick Rubin)

After getting to hear the joint collaboration between Abel, Diplo and Sia, we now get the solo offering by The Weeknd for the soundtrack to the upcoming Hunger Games movie. Listen to the Rick Rubin-produced Devil May Cry below.