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Have you watched Kendrick Lamar on Colbert? Because holy fuck. If you haven’t watched it, watch it. If you have watched it, watch it again. It’s really something. That’s the best piece of music-related video I’ve seen all week, easily. But regular music videos had a pretty good week, too, and our five picks are… More »

Who knew a tweet from Weezy last December would unfold into the ugly soap opera that is Lil Wayne vs. Birdman? After nine months, three lawsuits, three spinoff dramas, direct verbal shots, social media shots, subliminal lyrical shots, actual gunshots, a hurled drink, two mixtapes, and an album, here we are. More »

The best video of the week isn’t a video at all. It’s the movie that plays in your head when you listen to Dr. Dre’s Compton on headphones, possibly while high. That movie is probably not the same movie as Straight Outta Compton, but we won’t really find out about that until next Friday, whe… More »

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The Game – “Mula” (Feat. Kanye West) & “On Me” (Feat. Kendrick Lamar)

Veteran Compton rapper the Game recently announced his upcoming sixth album The Documentary 2, a sequel to his 2005 debut The Documentary, and it's absolutely…
Peter Helman | September 30, 2015 - 8:54 pm

Kendrick Lamar To Play With Orchestra At Kennedy Center

Kendrick Lamar will perform with Washington, DC's National Symphony Orchestra next month (10/20) at the Kennedy Center, according to The Washington Post. The show will…
James Rettig | September 28, 2015 - 5:24 pm

Life Is Beautiful 2015 Brought Weezer, Duran Duran, Stevie Wonder & More To Downtown Vegas

Life Is Beautiful has the makings of a unique festival, the kind that would be tempting to choose over some of the usual suspects (e.g.,…
Ryan Leas | September 28, 2015 - 3:01 pm

Funkadelic – “Ain’t That Funkin’ Kinda Hard On You?” (Feat. Kendrick Lamar)

Kendrick Lamar's To Pimp A Butterfly featured a cameo from George Clinton, along with deep references to funk music as a whole. Lamar's interest i…
Caitlin White | September 25, 2015 - 10:45 am

Jay Rock – “Vice City” (Feat. Black Hippy) Video

Jay Rock's 90059 is coming any day now, and he's already shared a slew of singles off the record. We've heard the title track, the…
Caitlin White | September 10, 2015 - 3:32 pm

Watch Kendrick Lamar Absolutely Tear Down The Late Show With Stephen Colbert

The night before last, Stephen Colbert ended his first night as the Late Show's successor to David Letterman by leading an all-star cover of Sly…
Tom Breihan | September 10, 2015 - 8:49 am

Watch Miguel Bring Out Kendrick Lamar, A$AP Rocky, Snoop Dogg, Kurupt in LA

Last night, Miguel performed at Hollywood Forever in L.A., and he made sure the show was a special one. As Pitchfork reports, the singer pulled…
Peter Helman | September 5, 2015 - 3:35 pm

Vince Staples: “Shut The Fuck Up Miley Cyrus”

Miley Cyrus had a big week. Our former squeaky clean Hannah Montana hosted the VMAs this Sunday, before surprise-dropping her wild-and-weird-as-fuck new album Miley Cyrus
Caitlin White | September 3, 2015 - 5:50 pm

VMAs 2015: The Best GIFs, Tweets, Videos, & Kanye West’s Speech

Out of all the award shows, the VMAs seems to be the one to have the most memorable moments, though most of them are probably
Stereogum | August 30, 2015 - 9:36 pm

Jay Rock – “Easy Bake” (Feat. Kendrick Lamar)

Black Hippy OG Jay Rock is on the cusp of releasing his new project 90059, and he's already shared the title track featuring SZA, "Gumbo,"…
Caitlin White | August 27, 2015 - 12:24 pm

Run The Jewels Hit The Studio With Nas & Zack De La Rocha

Nas released Run The Jewels’ 2014-defining RTJ2 on his Mass Appeal label, and Zack De La Rocha guested on highlight-of-highlights “Close Your Eyes (And Count
Chris DeVille | August 24, 2015 - 2:16 pm

Watch Kendrick Lamar Interview N.W.A

It turns out that the rumored N.W.A reunion is happening. It's just that the surviving members of the legendary rap group aren't playing shows; they're…
Tom Breihan | August 13, 2015 - 10:50 am

Kendrick Lamar Will Be Stephen Colbert’s First Late Show Musical Guest

Stephen Colbert takes over the reins of CBS’ The Late Show on 9/8. As Variety reports, Colbert revealed today that Kendrick Lamar will be hi…
Peter Helman | August 10, 2015 - 10:26 pm

10 Memorable Moments From Outside Lands 2015

Outside Lands took place this past weekend in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park, which happens to be situated next to the neighborhood that I grew…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | August 10, 2015 - 4:53 pm

Meek Mill Is Still Trying To Take Drake Down

At this point, Drake has definitively won his feud with Meek Mill, but Meek is not willing to accept that yet. A few nights ago,…
Tom Breihan | August 7, 2015 - 9:55 am

Glasses Malone – “Thuggin'” (Feat. Kendrick Lamar & Killer Mike)

When we first heard Glasses Malone's "Thuggin'," Kendrick Lamar boasted the only feature. This new version includes a guest spot by Killer Mike, which elevate…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | August 5, 2015 - 10:31 am

Watch Mos Def Join Kendrick Lamar On “Alright” At Osheaga

Kendrick Lamar headlined the second day of Montreal's Osheaga festival last night. As Pigeons & Planes reports, the audience started chanting the hook to "Alright"…
Peter Helman | August 2, 2015 - 11:43 am
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