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Who says indie rockers can't dominate on the basketball court? At yesterday's POP vs. Jock basketball game, played for the third year in a row at the POP Montreal festival, Arcade Fire's Win Butler…   Read Story »
The annual Pop Vs. Jock celebrity basketball game went down today in Montreal as part of Pop Montreal festivities, and as promised, it featured some all-star halftime festivities involving covers of…   Read Story »
It's a good thing you can now get paid insane amounts of money for playing dance music at festivals, since A-Trak and DJ Mustard and Destructo were never going to get rich as actors. The three…   Read Story »
Yesterday we heard about Earl Sweatshirt's distaste for Taylor Swift's "Shake It Off" video. Earl wasn't the only one displeased with Swift's treatment of black stereotypes; among those mocking…   Read Story »
It's not surprising, of course, that the Roots were on The Tonight Show last night. They're on The Tonight Show every night. But yesterday, the group released their expansive, experimental new album…   Read Story »
Music has the ability to communicate a wide emotional spectrum, and this week's 5 Best Songs do just that. Whether it be Porter Robinson giving us some anthemic waves of synth, or Cam'ron going in on…   Read Story »
Hey, whoever's in charge of music video releases! Can you space things out a little better, please? Last week, I scrambled to come up with five watchable videos. This week, I have to leave out a few…   Read Story »
If you were a certain type of rap fan in the early-to-mid-'00s, get ready to feel a wave of nostalgia blow you completely over. Cam'ron has lately been working on Federal Reserve, a new collaborative…   Read Story »
Earlier this year, A-Trak teamed up with the Virginia rap producer Lex Luger to form Low Pros, a new production duo that splits the difference between trap-rap and trap-rave. They've already released…   Read Story »
A few years ago, A-Trak got together with the pioneering house/garage producer Armand Van Helden to form the playful dance duo Duck Sauce, and they quickly scored a vast international hit with…   Read Story »