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I'm thinking Kendrick does these types of collabs so he can have creative freedom on future projects and so his label bosses are less involved in his process.
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September 29, 2016 on Kendrick Lamar Agrees To Be On Maroon 5’s New Single
Each single and release from this album have been incredible. Atrocity Exhibition will probably be the only rap album this year to be competing for AOTY with the likes of Frank, Radiohead, and Angel Olsen. Schoolboy Q's album is in my top 20. Anderson Paak raps on a good amount of Malibu and that album is top 10 too.
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September 27, 2016 on Stream Danny Brown Atrocity Exhibition
I also do not approve people wanting to take pictures when I am out getting eggs. Very crucial to not get distracted and forget to check the eggs guys. Cracked eggs can really fuck up someone's day.
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September 24, 2016 on Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon Blasts Beyoncé’s Pepsi Money, Live Nation, Having His Picture Taken
Poor David. Dude is looking like James Blake with a Rocky IV Stallone isolated in the Russian mountains beard. Who. Hurt. You?
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September 22, 2016 on Dirty Projectors – “Keep Your Name” Video
Sounds like a typical Gaga song except without the dramatic visuals. She has a great voice, but I don't get why she continues to sing these songs with such bad hooks. I remember a time when Lady Gaga was at the top of her game and Beyonce and Adele weren't even at her level. Back in 2009/2010 Gaga's pop songs sounded different but they have not aged well. Both Beyonce and Adele now have their shtick and they are getting amazing results and also releasing timeless pop songs. I think Interscope involved the producers and artists appearing in this video to make it seem like Gaga is going in a new direction but they won't fool the people hearing this on the radio.
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September 20, 2016 on Lady Gaga – “Perfect Illusion” Video
Well deserved. Dude is like the Sound cloud MVP.
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September 19, 2016 on Kaytranada Wins 2016 Polaris Music Prize
Stereogum showing love to bands like Warehouse is one of the reasons I love this site. I remember discovering them on Bandcamp a while back and thinking maybe I should mention them in the comment sections of this site but I guess the music speaks for itself.
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September 16, 2016 on The 5 Best Songs Of The Week
Seems like Cudi is salty that he hasn't been invited to add vocals on that Kanye/Drake collab. Also, people still listen to Cudi? I haven't bothered to listen to any of his albums since his first one.
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September 14, 2016 on Kid Cudi Calls Out Kanye And Drake In Tweetstorm
Shit like this that's gonna have Jay-Z remove Jay Electronica from his label and stop the freeloading. Only dude who gets a freeloading pass from Jay-Z is Memphis Bleek.
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September 4, 2016 on Jay Electronica Calls For Stage Stampede When Passing Lil Uzi Vert Steals His Spotlight At Made In America
Just realized Vincent looks like a young Charles Barkley.
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September 1, 2016 on James Blake – “Timeless (Remix)” (Feat. Vince Staples)
I remember the hype and level of anticipation I had when I knew a Kanye video was about to drop. I thought it was similar to how people felt when Michael Jackson was about to drop a new video on MTV during his prime. I remember geeking out when the Stronger video dropped and feeling excited to see him attempt a comeback when he dropped that Runaway movie. I was in denial at first but after TLOP have come to accept that all these weird, controversial, and instigator type videos and real life antics show an artist struggling to remain relevant. I'm glad (thanks to his influence) hip hop is in a better state compared to when he first dropped, but dude needs to fall back. He should learn from Jay's mistakes after Kingdom Come and take a long break. Not many people nowadays anticipating a new Jay-Z album. Keep releasing stuff like this and people will start to not even miss the old Kanye.
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August 28, 2016 on Kanye West – “Fade” Video
James Blake doesn't strike me as a kind of guy that wears shorts so I don't think a move to LA was ever gonna happen.
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August 24, 2016 on Chance The Rapper, James Blake Disagree About Whether They Leased A Hollywood Mansion Together
I've always thought of Cole (and Drake too) as an average everyday dude. He blew up thanks to internet rap blog posts and Facebook/Twitter shares. Someone that can satisfy the "90's music was better" conscious rap crowd and the trap/dance rap fans that just failed a midterm and want a break from partying and wanna get into serious study mode. His songs always sounded like motivational/everyday life raps that were like a mix of average Nas songs released after It Was Written (arguably his last classic). I at least admire Cole for acquiring a big fan base and radio presence with little help from Jay-Z but damn dude is boring. He's still big when there are other rappers (many whom are mentioned on this site) with more interesting persona's. Dude is like the Kurt Angle of rap music. Also, for some reason he's always reminded me of Eeyore from Winnie the Pooh.
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August 24, 2016 on J. Cole Is One Of Rap’s Biggest Stars. Why?
Hearing that Demi Lovato song is the equivalent to smelling a nasty fart in public.
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August 22, 2016 on Sleigh Bells Sue Demi Lovato
I think trying to figure out which songs on an album have the potential to be a hit is the wrong approach to the album/listening experience. I prefer hearing a specific artist or work because of the time of day/night, season, or mood I'm in. Also, those two exact songs and Pyramids I recall skipping after a couple months of listening to Channel Orange due to how often they were played by others.
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August 22, 2016 on Premature Evaluation: Frank Ocean Blonde
I remember as a kid not being able to afford pay per view movies and wrestling events but would be able to sometimes see them on certain channels with the colors and visuals all distorted. I was still happy though because the audio was clear and I could kind of decipher what was going on even though it looked super trippy. These songs remind me of those blissful feelings I had as a kid.
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August 13, 2016 on Bon Iver – “22 (OVER S∞∞N)” & “10 d E A T h b R E a s T ⊠ ⊠” (Extended Versions)
If you're not RTJ then making a collab album is silly.
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August 2, 2016 on Kanye West & Drake Tease Joint Album At OVO Fest
I hope Zane Lowe gave Annie tips on how to do these interviews with Kanye.
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July 31, 2016 on Kanye Talks IKEA, Adidas, & Why Kim Won’t Cook Him Greens On Annie Mac
Man... that title had me thinking Dre was the one getting mad. Was about to make a steriod joke too.
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July 25, 2016 on Dr. Dre Searched By Police In Road Rage Incident
Only way I'll enter this charity contest is if there is a high chance I get to touch Thom's man bun.
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July 20, 2016 on Charity Contest Offers VIP Trip To Radiohead Concert With Edward Norton
Damn Nils gone too soon. Even when somebody go away, the feelings don't really go away. That's just the wave...
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July 18, 2016 on Taylor Swift Ditches Nils Sjoberg Pseudonym
Taylor's the type of person to not admit she finished the milk and leaves the mostly empty container in the fridge.
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July 18, 2016 on TMZ: Taylor Swift Threatened Kanye West With Criminal Prosecution For Recording Phone Call
I really tried to get into their last LP but the prog rock stuff just wasn't working for me. To this day I still listen to Cross, Planisphere, and some of the live album tracks so I'm really looking forward to this next album.
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July 13, 2016 on Justice – “Safe And Sound”
I just wanted to say.. fuck it I'm speechless.
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June 29, 2016 on Angel Olsen – “Shut Up Kiss Me” Video
No way I'll be able to pick a favorite track. I already adore this album from start to end.
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June 28, 2016 on Blood Orange – “Augustine” Video
You guys should get West Coast writers because this has been available since yesterday night.
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June 28, 2016 on Stream Blood Orange Freetown Sound
Ye should've had Swizz Beatz randomly popping up throughout the video doing his annoying adlibs.
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June 25, 2016 on Kanye West Unveils “Famous” Video Depicting Taylor Swift, Donald Trump, Bill Cosby, Caitlyn Jenner, & Other Celebs Naked In Bed With Him
I will forever be grateful to Dre and his last album for introducing me to Anderson Paak.
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June 21, 2016 on The Avalanches – “Subways”
Clearly he didn't learn anything from Floyd Mayweather.
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June 9, 2016 on Watch Justin Bieber Get Into A Fistfight In Cleveland
Man.. I can see the camera through Q's sunglasses a couple times. Kinda ruins the video.
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June 2, 2016 on Schoolboy Q – “THat Part” (Feat. Kanye West) Video