Where’s The Beef?

Rudy Giuliani Thought Beyoncé’s Super Bowl Performance Was An “Attack” On Police

During last night's Super Bowl Halftime Show performance, Beyoncé debuted her new song "Formation" and generally kicked ass. She also put up the Black Power…
Tom Breihan | February 8, 2016 - 1:02 pm
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Jay Electronica Disses Kendrick Lamar, Threatens 50 Cent On Periscope

Jay Electronica may not have another song for us anytime soon, but he sure has a lot of opinions. As HotNewHipHop points out, the ever-elusive…
Peter Helman | February 6, 2016 - 2:42 pm
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Solange Goes In On Race In The Music Business, Blasts New York Times Critic

Three years ago, Solange Knowles went on an instantly-infamous Twitter jag, attacking indie-rock-centric websites (like, presumably, this one) for presuming to know jack shit about…
Tom Breihan | February 4, 2016 - 10:25 am
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Kanye West And Wiz Khalifa Make Up

After thoroughly deading Wiz Khalifa in what may be dubbed as the tweetstorm of the life, Kanye West tweeted that he and Wiz had a…
Collin Robinson | February 2, 2016 - 4:58 pm
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Madonna Wayne Gacy Wishes Death Upon Former Bandmate Marilyn Manson

When Marilyn Manson first came onto the scene more than 20 years ago, he was frontman of a band, and all his bandmates went with…
Tom Breihan | February 1, 2016 - 10:47 am
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Kanye West Insists That He Is Not Into Ass Play

On Wednesday afternoon, Kanye West went absolutely nuts on Twitter, reacting to a perceived slight from Wiz Khalifa by doing absolutely everything he could to…
Tom Breihan | January 29, 2016 - 9:32 am
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Kanye Goes Off On Wiz Khalifa In The Best Tweetstorm Of All Time

Wiz Khalifa has long been involved with Kanye West's ex Amber Rose, and you'd think this might be a cause for some friction between the…
Tom Breihan | January 27, 2016 - 2:24 pm
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Ghostface Killah To Martin Shkreli: “I’ll Break Your Heart In Four Days”

Pharmaceutical price-gouger and smug human parasite Martin Shkreli probably didn't anticipate becoming an enemy of any Wu-Tang Clan members when he paid millions for the…
Tom Breihan | January 26, 2016 - 11:10 am
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B.o.B Responds To Neil DeGrasse Tyson’s Put-Down With A Flat Earth Rap

In one of the strangest music stories in recent memory, Atlanta rap hitmaker B.o.B. recently posted a long string of conspiracy-theory tweets about how the…
Tom Breihan | January 26, 2016 - 9:22 am
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Iggy Azalea Responded To Macklemore’s “White Privilege II” And Talib Kweli’s Not Having It

Well this may be the first instance of the pot calling the kettle white. Macklemore and Iggy Azalea, two masters of appropriation, may have a…
Collin Robinson | January 22, 2016 - 5:48 pm
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Ghostface Killah Acknowledges Martin Shkreli Is A Shithead

Finally! A member of the Wu-Tang Clan has spoken out against Martin Shkreli. …
Collin Robinson | January 22, 2016 - 12:44 pm
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Linda Perry Calls Bullshit On Lady Gaga’s Oscar Nom: “She Only Rewrote One Line”

"'Til It Happens To You" is a song that Lady Gaga co-wrote with Diane Warren for a recent documentary about sexual assault on college campuses.
Gabriela Tully Claymore | January 18, 2016 - 10:57 am
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Label Sues Everyone Who Worked On Chief Keef’s Recent Mixtapes Except Chief Keef

Chief Keef continues to be the center of controversy, but this time, it's not really about him. Instead, Keef's label FilmOn, founded by Greek billionaire…
Peter Helman | December 22, 2015 - 8:48 pm
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Peter Cetera “Emphatically Declines” To Sing With Chicago At Rock Hall Induction

Following last week's announcement that soft-rock titans Chicago were among this year's class of Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame inductees, reports surfaced that the…
Peter Helman | December 22, 2015 - 7:00 pm
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Chance The Rapper Calls Spike Lee’s Chi-Raq “Some Bill Cosby ‘Pull Up Your Pants’ Stuff”

It's been a great year for Chance The Rapper, as Tom noted in Status Ain't Hood this week. Dude has just been killing shit on…
Collin Robinson | December 16, 2015 - 2:26 pm
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The 15 Biggest Band Beefs Of 2015

Beefs! All hail beefs! Every year we start off with a blank slate, and every year our favorite (and least favorite!) artists bring all of…
James Rettig | December 15, 2015 - 1:35 pm
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Mourn Say Their Spanish Label Is Holding Their Next LP Hostage

Spanish four-piece and best new band Mourn released their self-titled debut back in February, and apparently got right back to work on a follow-up because…
James Rettig | December 15, 2015 - 12:01 pm
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Jeremih Blasts Def Jam Over Botched Album Rollout

Jeremih's lithe, meticulously crafted Late Nights: The Album was originally supposed to come out in 2013, but for more than two years it dangled in…
Chris DeVille | December 14, 2015 - 9:53 am
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Noel Gallagher Calls Adele “Music For Fucking Grannies”

Noel Gallagher, now and forever, is the most quotable man in rock, a ridiculously entertaining talker who never holds back and always comes with some…
Tom Breihan | December 9, 2015 - 11:02 am
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Erykah Badu Dares Her Iggy Azalea-Loving Kids To Go Live With Iggy Azalea

Erykah Badu may have released one of the best mixtapes of the year, but outside of music sometimes it's impossible to figure out what the
James Rettig | December 8, 2015 - 1:17 pm
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