Where’s The Beef?

Universal Denies Blocking Morrissey’s Paris Tribute

Last week, perpetual shit-stirrer Morrissey posted a statement to his unofficial fan site True To You stating that Universal Music -- more specifically David Joseph,…
James Rettig | November 24, 2015 - 4:06 pm

Hodgy Beats Calls Tyler, The Creator A Fraud

Earlier this year, Tyler, The Creator made an offhand Twitter comment that Odd Future, the rap crew that was once synonymous with his name, was…
Tom Breihan | November 16, 2015 - 9:54 am

Metalcore Band Says Coldplay Are “Jackin Their Steez” On New Album Cover

Coldplay have been accused of a great many things over the years. But until very recently, "ripping off a metalcore band" wasn't one of them.
Tom Breihan | November 12, 2015 - 10:26 am

Young Thug Goes Off On Metro Boomin & Future On Twitter

Young Thug's impulsive, erratic unpredictability is one of the things that makes him such an exciting rapper, but it can also get him into some…
Tom Breihan | November 10, 2015 - 10:18 am

Aerosmith Guitarist Seems Pretty Pissed About Steven Tyler’s Solo Career

Aerosmith were slated to tour early next year, but it looks like that’s no longer happening, thanks to frontman Steven Tyler’s solo plans. “Steven doesn’t…
Peter Helman | November 9, 2015 - 9:34 pm

Noel Gallagher Mocks Radiohead In Esquire UK Cover Story

When Esquire UK interviewed Noel Gallagher for a recent cover story, Alex Bilmes asked the musician what his hobbies are, to which he responded: interviews.
Gabriela Tully Claymore | November 5, 2015 - 12:15 pm

Gaspar Noé Says Kanye West’s “All Of The Lights” Video Ripped Him Off

The director Gaspar Noé opened his 2010 movie Enter The Void with a frantic, hallucinatory opening-credits sequence, showing huge letters flashing onscreen at seizure-inducing speeds.
Tom Breihan | November 3, 2015 - 10:09 am

Grimes Thinks SOPHIE’s Name Is “Fucked Up”

Grimes is releasing her highly anticipated new album Art Angels at the end of the week, which means that this is the part of the…
Peter Helman | November 2, 2015 - 10:18 pm

Sleigh Bells Accuse Demi Lovato Of Ripping Off Two Songs

Sleigh Bells have accused Demi Lovato of ripping off two of their songs on her new album, Confident. The song in question is bonus track…
James Rettig | November 2, 2015 - 4:32 pm

Lil B Says “Fuck The Weeknd” In New Video

Lil B apparently has some problem with the Weeknd. As Pitchfork reports, in the new video for "4 Tha Record" off of his upcoming mixtape…
Peter Helman | November 2, 2015 - 1:26 am

Skrillex, Deadmau5 Revive Sad Twitter Beef

Deadmau5 has no qualms about speaking his mind, which is the kind of thing that has gotten him into beefs with all sorts of people,…
Peter Helman | November 1, 2015 - 7:09 pm

Jerry Heller Sues Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, Straight Outta Compton Producers For Defamation

In 1991, not long after he left N.W.A, Ice Cube ripped his old group apart on his scathing diss track "No Vaseline." But he saved…
Tom Breihan | October 30, 2015 - 4:17 pm

Natasha Khan’s Sexwitch Accused Of Cultural Appropriation

In 2013, Bat For Lashes' Natasha Khan, producer Dan Carey, and kraut-psych band TOY collaborated on "The Bride," a cover of Amir Rassaie's "Aroos Khanom,"…
Peter Helman | October 27, 2015 - 8:56 pm

In Case It Wasn’t Clear, Joanna Newsom Really Hates Bananas

When we say that Joanna Newsom has beef with bananas, let's be clear: She is not experimenting with new recipes. Instead, she considers bananas to…
Tom Breihan | October 27, 2015 - 8:55 am

Deadmau5 Sues Former Manager Over New Remixes

Deadmau5 has filed a lawsuit against his former management company, Play Records, claiming tens of millions of dollars in damages over unauthorized remixes and mashups,…
Peter Helman | October 26, 2015 - 10:06 pm

Earl Sweatshirt Says Drake Exploits Young Rappers

There's been a lot written about the so-called Drake effect, in which the Canadian superstar boosts the careers of young rappers by jumping on remixes…
Tom Breihan | October 26, 2015 - 2:49 pm

Kelela Says She Didn’t Give Permission For araabMUZIK Track

Just a couple of days ago, we heard "Final Hour," a new collaboration between space-R&B singer Kelela and MPC wizard araabMUZIK, ostensibly from the latter's…
Peter Helman | October 25, 2015 - 4:41 pm

Whirr Explain Why They Targeted G.L.O.S.S. And Why A Friend Ran Their Twitter

Perennial dickhead shoegazers Whirr found themselves in a shitstorm earlier this week after some transphobic tweets about the Olympia punk band G.L.O.S.S. caused two labels…
James Rettig | October 23, 2015 - 5:02 pm

D.R.A.M. Says Drake “Jacked” “Hotline Bling” From Him

Right now, "Hotline Bling" seems likely to become Drake's first-ever Billboard #1 single. But when he first shared the song in July, most…
Tom Breihan | October 20, 2015 - 9:53 am

Label Drops Whirr Over Transphobic Tweets

Bay Area shoegazers Whirr just Tweeted themselves out of a label deal. Alternative Press reports that whoever controls the band's Twitter account spent the weekend…
Tom Breihan | October 20, 2015 - 9:20 am
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