Soundcloud Reaches $1B Valuation

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Well, here we are again. It seems like anytime the Wall Street Journal or some other 'financial news' source (however obscure it may be) decides to post something regarding a new round of funding for SoundCloud, the internet can't help but blow up with wild speculation about what 'the news' means for current users. Certain bloggers have even gone so far as to suggest that … [Read more...]

Skrillex & Diplo – Dirty Vibe (ABSRDST Bootleg)

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Skrillex and Diplo's "Dirty Vibe" collaboration was one of the hardest hitting and biggest records of the year. With blinding bass and chopped vocals traveling at the speed of light, most producers wouldn't even think of trying to remix such a legendary track. Enter, ABSRDST. The Massachusetts based producer seems to have no problem flipping Sonny and Dip's collab into a more … [Read more...]

PREMIERE: Azealia Banks – Chasing Time (Nebbra Remix)

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Thanks to a massive remix contest offering a whopping $10,000 prize by the lovely Azealia Banks,  we've been blessed with already an abundance of dope remixes of the Harlem rapstess' original record "Chasing Time." Now in an exclusive RTT premiere we're proud to present the latest gem this contest has brought out, an incredibly soothing remix by rising French producer Nebbra. … [Read more...]

Carmada Drops Incredible Debut EP ‘Realise’

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Consisting of Australian producers L D R U and Yahtzel, the recently signed OWSLA duo Carmada is a new force in dance music and a force to be reckoned with at that. Thanks to their massive future bass and trap infused single "Maybe" the duo has managed to amass a large following in a short amount of time, building hype over their debut EP Realise now available worldwide. The … [Read more...]

Lil Wayne Beefs with Label over ‘Tha Carter V’ Delay

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Tyga isn't the only one upset with record labels these days. YMCMB bossman Lil Wayne unexpectedly took to twitter and instagram Wednesday to express his dissatisfaction with Cash Money Records and the delays on his highly anticipated LP 'Tha Carter V, " originally slated for release in May. While Weezy's manager Cortez Bryant has stated that things are fine between Wayne and … [Read more...]

Skream Opens Up About Hiatus, EDM and New Musical Direction

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Last week the lovely people over at FACT Magazine scored a candid interview with Skream and were able to collect his thoughts on the music scene and what he has planned for himself in 2015. Among the highlights, the once-pioneering-dubstep-producer talks about the pressure of an album vs a mixtape, why he took a break from producing and the new "dark, almost progressive trance" … [Read more...]

RTT’s Top 10 Tracks of the Month: November

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In a brand new installment the Run the Trap crew is bringing you the best of the best each month, featuring 10 of our favorite songs and remixes for your listening pleasure. From RL Grime and Big Sean's massive "Kingpin" record to Someonehad2doit's groovy Kanye house flip, November was a great month for new tunes. ODESZA remixed Slow Magic and Skrillex and Zomboy hopped on a … [Read more...]

Too Future. Thanksgiving Ft. Djemba Djemba, 20syl, Slow Magic and More

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First up for the Too Future. Thanksgiving turn up, we have an anthem from Djemba Djemba and London Future. It was originally a remix of M.I.A. "YALA" but now has turned into a single titled "Set Fire To The Room", and we couldn't be stoked. Next up is Canblaster aka Club Cheval with one of the best Tinashe remixes to date. They tackle "Indigo Child Interlude" and transform it … [Read more...]