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The Meek Mill/Drake beef is over. It ended last year. Drake won. Everybody knows this. In fact, it’s been years since we’ve seen a high-profile rap feud end this conclusively. It’s not just conventional wisdom that Drake completely overwhelmed Meek. It’s practically historical fact. Even Meek Mill apologists (like, ahem, me) have to acknowledge that… More »

The US president’s annual State Of The Union address is always a loaded subject because no one can agree exactly what state the union is in or why it’s in that state, especially in such a polarized, compromised, altogether monumentally fucked political environment. We can’t even agree on who should be considered a part of… More »

Here in the future, we now know Andy Warhol was right about everyone getting their 15 minutes of fame, but it comes with some unexpected consequences. Benjamin Franklin taught us that time is money — therefore, time is Benjamins? — and with billions of social media profiles vying for the public’s attention, the people who… More »

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The Week In Pop: What Is Ed Sheeran Thinking?

In recent years, pop music's landscape has been transforming more rapidly than ever. But even as genre boundaries collapse and notions of good taste invert
Chris DeVille | April 10, 2014 - 4:44 pm
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Lolawolf – “Jimmy Franco” Video (Feat. A$AP Rocky)

Zoë Kravitz, Lenny Kravitz and Lisa Bonet's daughter, is a model, and she did a pretty OK job playing Tempest in the movie X-Men: First
Tom Breihan | March 26, 2014 - 12:42 pm

ASAP Rocky – “Riot Rave” (Feat Baauer) Video & “Unicorns”

One of the highlights of A$AP Rocky's Long.Live.A$AP was the Skrillex feature "Wild For The Night," and Rocky's new Gessafelstein collab "In Distress" ain't half…
Chris DeVille | March 4, 2014 - 11:49 am
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A$AP Rocky – “In Distress” (Feat. Gesaffelstein)

The soundtrack to the forthcoming big-deal movie Divergent has already produced a few fascinating songs, like M83's soaring "I Need You" and Pia Mia's Chance…
Tom Breihan | February 28, 2014 - 11:56 am
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Schoolboy Q – “Californication” (Feat. A$AP Rocky)

Schoolboy Q's greatest rapping partner, it turns out, may not be any of the members of his Black Hippy crew; it may, in fact, be…
Tom Breihan | February 25, 2014 - 4:36 pm
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Divergent Soundtrack Pairs Tame Impala & Kendrick Lamar, A$AP Rocky & Gesaffelstein

Following in the footsteps of Twilight and The Hunger Games, Divergent is the next teen blockbuster to have a stacked soundtrack featuring a bunch of…
James Rettig | February 24, 2014 - 4:26 pm
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Watch A$AP Rocky Play Football With Models In A DKNY Ad

Before scoring his internet-rap breakthrough, A$AP Rocky worked as a model. And in a new DKNY commercial, Rocky returns to his model roots, playing football…
Tom Breihan | January 30, 2014 - 10:08 am

Watch A Fan Plummet From Stage Tower At A$AP Rocky’s New Year’s Eve Concert

On New Years Eve, A$AP Rocky was playing his headlining set at the Origin Festival in Perth, Australia when a fan climbed a lighting rig…
Tom Breihan | January 2, 2014 - 1:42 pm
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The 10 Dumbest Azealia Banks Beefs Of 2013

There's no better example of unrealized potential than Azealia Banks. It's been over two years since "212" dropped and we're still not sure when (or…
James Rettig | December 20, 2013 - 3:57 pm
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The 40 Best Rap Albums Of 2013

Last year, there was one album -- Kendrick Lamar's Good Kid, m.A.A.d. City -- that united virtually the entire rap-listening public in adoration. This year,…
Tom Breihan | December 16, 2013 - 8:35 am
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The 50 Best Albums Of 2013

Earlier this year, New York Times pop critic Jon Caramanica wrote a piece about pop's Summer Of Smooth, about how many of this year's big…
Stereogum | December 3, 2013 - 10:58 am
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Kid Writes A+ Fan Letter To A$AP Rocky

So Graceson is a kid in North Carolina who sent a fan letter to A$AP Rocky, except he somehow accidentally sent it to the streetwear…
Tom Breihan | December 3, 2013 - 10:22 am
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Justin Timberlake – “TKO (Black Friday Remix)” (Feat. J. Cole, A$AP Rocky, & Pusha T)

Here's one of the stranger -- and most strangely satisfying -- remixes of the year. Justin Timberlake's "TKO" was originally a workable but underwhelming second-tier…
Chris DeVille | December 2, 2013 - 11:33 am
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A$AP Rocky – “Phoenix” Video (Feat. Michael K. Williams)

Michael K. Williams played Omar on The Wire, which will always make him one of the greatest human beings on the planet. He last appeared…
Tom Breihan | November 13, 2013 - 4:57 pm
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This past weekend's YouTube Music Awards presented an interesting conundrum for this column. The show labeled its performances as "live music videos," and pulled in…
Tom Breihan | November 8, 2013 - 10:34 am
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A$AP Rocky – “Angels” Video

A$AP Rocky's album Long.Live.A$AP is nearly a year old now, but Rocky's still making videos for his tracks. And since Rocky's videos are generally stylish…
Tom Breihan | November 1, 2013 - 9:42 am
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Watch BET Hip-Hop Awards 2013 Highlights: Kendrick Lamar, A$AP Rocky, Meek Mill

Every year, during the BET Hip-Hop Awards, the show airs little black-and-white vignettes of people rapping in warehouses -- sometimes in crews, sometimes in random-as-fuck…
Tom Breihan | October 16, 2013 - 9:40 am
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Watch A$AP Ferg & A$AP Rocky Play Arsenio

A$AP Ferg, who slotted on our 40 Best Bands Of 2013 list, made his late night television debut last night when he appeared on the…
Claire Lobenfeld | October 1, 2013 - 10:11 am
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A$AP Rocky – “Fashion Killa” Video (Feat. Rihanna)

"Fashion Killa" is a fundamentally silly song; it's the Long.Live.A$AP track where A$AP Rocky spends the entire song rattling off the names of fashion brands.
Tom Breihan | September 25, 2013 - 9:19 am
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The Music of Grand Theft Auto V Is Now On iTunes

The makers of Grand Theft Auto V have released a three-volume album of the game's original score and soundtrack. With 59 tracks in total, the…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 24, 2013 - 3:37 pm
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