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lol (puts down the lighter fluid and effigy)
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May 20, 2015 on Marina Abramović Is Very Pissed At Jay Z
I remember when one of Tidal's selling points was playlists curated from artists. Then Jay-Z put out his first playlist of 12 songs and guess what! He likes all the same artists blogs like. Thanks for the expertise and deep cuts!
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May 20, 2015 on Spotify Expands Into Video, News, Fitness, Playlist Curation
The fact that it comes from a (trusted and credible) music writer that works with him, vouching for a history of under-the-radar work, makes it seem less likely that this particular act is a PR stunt. And I know the article you're talking about, it's Cord Jefferson on Gawker from around the time of Watch the Thrones and the point was more that if Jay-Z and Kanye want to be the inspirational figures they claim to be, they have to do more than just exist as rich black men in the public eye. I'm not saying his charities work out well or that he's even particularly good at managing them. But to say that he's solely interested in building up only his own wealth is a cynical reading when it's far more likely he's just incompetent at it.
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May 20, 2015 on Marina Abramović Is Very Pissed At Jay Z
Just because you don't hear about it doesn't mean he's not involved in other things: http://www.dazeddigital.com/music/article/24779/1/jay-z-beyonce-baltimore-ferguson-protest-money-bail-police
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May 19, 2015 on Marina Abramović Is Very Pissed At Jay Z
This looks like a bad film and an even worse use of the Jem property but I also feel silly about complaining about "being authentic to the Jem canon" shit is this what it sounds like to other people when I talk about Batman
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May 13, 2015 on Watch A Trailer For The Live-Action Jem And The Holograms Video
I still want a new Emily Haines & The Soft Skeleton-ish album.
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May 11, 2015 on Metric – “The Shade”
There are DRUGS at BURNING MAN!?
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May 6, 2015 on These Are The Reportedly The Most Popular Drugs At Each Music Festival
I think he's going to change the album art too, since it doesn't really fit as well as "So Help Me God." Which is a shame, because I kinda liked the simplicity.
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May 4, 2015 on Kanye West Changes New Album Title To SWISH
people who feel they are being bullied/disallowed/silenced because they have a taste contrary to critical consensus are lame just have your opinion and stick to it, that feeling of tension and outsiderness is the whole point of going against the grain
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May 1, 2015 on Brandon Flowers Thinks No One Is Allowed To Criticize Kanye West
Well at least we know what this song is going to sound like when he's doing nostalgia tours in 2039
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April 30, 2015 on Scott Weiland Gives Tragic Performance Of Stone Temple Pilots’ “Vasoline” In Texas
"Don't care about what other people think" is great advice for, like, young women finding themselves. It's a total dick move when you're the leader of a global super power, though. It's like applying "take control of your own destiny!" to Vladimir Putin
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April 21, 2015 on Madonna’s Still Pissing Off Fans On Instagram
Yeah I dunno if that was worth even the fake e-mail
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April 20, 2015 on Ryan Adams – “Come Pick Me Up” (Alternate Take) & “When The Rope Gets Tight”
Haha it's like the highest quality vertical phone video ever
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April 1, 2015 on Kendrick Lamar – “King Kunta” Video
1. I think they took those illuminati jokes too seriously 2. I'd be okay with this turning-the-tide artists-first talk if they'd explain in detail how the royalties per play are better than Spotify
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March 30, 2015 on Tidal Owners Including Jay Z, Arcade Fire, Daft Punk, Kanye West, Jack White, & Madonna Share The Stage At Launch Event
ur right action bronson should be the barometer that determines what ppl should put up with if bronson puts up with something then all artists should put up with it we will call this the bronson threshold
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March 30, 2015 on Watch Danny Brown Walk Off Stage After Being Hit By A Glass Of Water
This is dumb. We all know these are silly devices but if you're goal is to ban narcissistic, lame tools, you have a long way to go, Coachella. If we're banning things just because uncool people use them you can practically put in anything festival bros and flower girls have run into the ground, from Native headdresses to shutter shades.
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March 30, 2015 on Coachella And Lollapalooza Ban Selfie Sticks
The sanctity of Glastonbury is so important that he wouldn't ever dare soil it by attending it himself.
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March 17, 2015 on British Fans Petition To Keep Kanye West From Headlining Glastonbury