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A lighthearted mid-’90s romantic comedy starring Tim Robbins, Meg Ryan, and Walter Matthau does not seem like the most obvious place to learn about the intersection of physics, math, and philosophy, but watching 1994’s IQ is how I discovered that, theoretically, you can never truly get where you’re going. Matthau plays Albert Einstein, who spends… More »

Chicago drill spitter King Louie was shot in the head two weeks ago. His vehicle was riddled with 22 bullets total. Seven of them hit Louie, three of which are still embedded in his body today — two in his chest and the one in his head. Miraculously, he only spent five days in the… More »

Yo! Collin Robinson here. I am ecstatic to introduce myself to you all as the newest addition to the Stereogum staff. My time at Stereogum began this past spring, when I was an intern for the site, and I continued to contribute here after my internship ended, with pieces including this one on the use… More »

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We Got The Tweet: The Imposters

Twitter users were outraged last week when the service shut down @CWalken, a popular but totally fake celebrity account. Indeed it's way too easy to…
Scott Lapatine | April 1, 2009 - 1:12 pm
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Welcome To 50 Cent’s Crib

Devendra's Cali crib had the Lizard King's old couch, but the expansive 19-bedroom mansion of 50 Cent, our favorite bat mitzvah guest, boasts extensive hat,…
Stereogum | November 16, 2007 - 8:57 am
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50 Cent Words

Sometimes owning the best line of hip hop-inspired condoms and proving yourself world's coolest bat mitzvah banga isn't enough, so a rapper's gotta spread his…
Stereogum | October 31, 2007 - 12:56 pm
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Hey 50, You Might Want To Get Your Bulletproof Vests Elsewhere

Maybe instead of staking his career on outselling Kanye, 50 Cent should have remembered just how cheesy it is to play some teenage girl's bat…
Stereogum | October 30, 2007 - 9:50 am
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Kanye Knocks 50 Cent Out

Stand tall Kanye. You likely don't need us to tell you this, but Mr. West kicked 50 Cent's ass in first week sales: Graduation almost…
Stereogum | September 19, 2007 - 3:11 pm
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Liveblogging The 2007 VMAs

You've been waiting patiently all weekend, so let's get this thing going. Welcome to this year's MTV Video Music Awards, this year featuring three whole…
Stereogum | September 9, 2007 - 8:37 pm
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Kanye Vs. 50: Behind The Photo Shoot

With the Ali Vs. Frazier-esque Rolling Stone cover, the big hip hop showdown has come to its apex: Kanye and Curtis have, officially, milked this…
Stereogum | September 6, 2007 - 10:24 am
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Premature Evaluation: Kanye West – Graduation

It's back to school time, but Graduation's in the air (okay, stop the groaning, we'll stop the puns). You know hip-hop non-listeners haven't paid this…
Stereogum | August 31, 2007 - 5:00 pm
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New Kanye West (Feat. Chris Martin) – “Homecoming”

While others are filling in the dorms and hitting up the mall for sweet back to school savings, 'Ye's bracing for his much hyped Graduation
Stereogum | August 29, 2007 - 11:13 am
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TI, Jay-Z, Kanye West, 50 Cent & Diddy Make Madison Square Garden The Loudest Place On Earth

What does 20,000 people simultaneously losing their shit sound like? If you were at Madison Square Garden Wednesday night, you know -- and are probably…
Stereogum | August 24, 2007 - 9:40 am
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50 Cent Stakes His Career On Outselling Kanye

To recap: Kanye West and 50 Cent both have albums out on the second Tuesday of September, poking both rappers' insecurity button. Hijinx ensue. The…
Stereogum | August 13, 2007 - 5:44 pm
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New 50 Cent (Feat. Robin Thicke & Dustin Hoffman) Video – “Follow My Lead”

Fifty's got a way with the ladies. You already know this, but "Follow My Lead" sees him sketching out the charm appeal and his sweet…
Stereogum | August 10, 2007 - 3:29 pm
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New 50 Cent (Feat. Justin Timberlake) Video – “Ayo Technology”

Turns out Elton John's not alone: 50 Cent and Justin Timberlake hate the Internet, too! Although, honestly, we can't imagine Sir Elton belting, "I'm tired…
Stereogum | August 3, 2007 - 2:02 pm
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$300,000.50

Someone never saw Behind The Music: MC Hammer. Via Daily News:The free ride is over at 50 Cent's G-Unit Records. The rap mogul has confessed…
Stereogum | July 5, 2007 - 10:34 am
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Formula 50 Goes Ashlee Style For The BET Awards

While we were out with Ryan, the BET Awards presented an evening of memorable performances, though none quite as captivating as 50 Cent's take on…
Stereogum | June 28, 2007 - 10:58 am
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Wanksta Rubbers

For gangsta lovers! 50 Cent is from the hood, so he knows all about protection. ABC News reports:The heavily diversified rapper 50 Cent is coming…
Stereogum | January 10, 2007 - 10:52 am
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