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Clipse’s “Grindin,” the first single from Lord Willin’, sounded like it came from the future. It arrived, for some reason, on a VHS tape at my college radio station. We watched that video over and over again because everyone loves grimy crew’d up rap videos, but also because YouTube didn’t exist yet and it was… More »

Somehow, billing an artist to play their most famous release, exclusively, got super vogue all of the sudden. Nas did Illmatic. Erykah Badu did Baduizm. A Tribe Called Quest did Midnight Marauders. So, yeah, some good stuff got covered, but what else is there? In appreciation of the ever-strong Rock The Bells festival series, and… More »

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Kanye West – “Runaway” (Uncensored Studio MP3)

Hope you guys enjoyed the pizza party. We're a little bummed Twin Shadow lost Best Swagger Coach, but at least we got to see Ke$ha…
Scott Lapatine | September 12, 2010 - 11:26 pm

Kanye West – “Good Friday”

Common, Pusha T, Kid Cudi, Big Sean, and Charlie Wilson guest on "Good Friday," the laid-back, Freddie Scott (or Biz Markie?) sampling title track from…
Scott Lapatine | September 10, 2010 - 11:57 pm

Diesel:U:Music Feat. Clipse, Kanye, Lykke Li, Roots, Passion Pit @ Webster Hall, NYC 7/30/09

Last fall Diesel celebrated its 30th birthday in Brooklyn with a concert by N.E.R.D., Franz Ferdinand, T.I., and a very pregnant M.I.A. So expectations for…
Scott Lapatine | July 31, 2009 - 5:27 pm

Geggy Tah Say Clipse Ripped Them Off

Reader David e-mails, "TMZ claims no one remembers Geggy Tah. I remember GT and so does David Byrne." The '90s alt-rockers say Clipse's Pharrell-produced "All…
Scott Lapatine | July 16, 2009 - 2:46 pm

New Clipse (Feat. Kanye West) – “Kinda Like A Big Deal”

No coke rap at Coachella. "Unfortunately, Clipse had to cancel and there's nothing Coachella can do about it," a fest rep announced two minutes after…
Scott Lapatine | April 20, 2009 - 12:21 pm

New N.E.R.D. (Feat. Lindsay Lohan) Video – “Everybody Nose”

Yeah not "Feat." Lindsay Lohan in a way that'll do much for her artistic cred. You actually get the sense, from the quick shot scene…
Amrit Singh | May 14, 2008 - 9:43 am

Pitchfork Music Festival 2007: Clipse Are Trill

"I know you have a peaceful event here and all..." Pusha-T said a few tracks into the Clipse's day-stealing set -- and a few minutes…
Stereogum | July 15, 2007 - 1:22 pm

Bloc Party (What It Do)

Clipse had a great year with Hell Hath No Fury, and since its release the record's enjoyed a second life as a mash-up fave. First…
Stereogum | January 24, 2007 - 12:21 pm

Three Little Grizzly Bears

It's been awhile since we've heard a good Clipse mash-up. Well, not since MySplice, anyway. Then, it was "Flaming Clipse,"; today, P4K's got Girl Talk's…
Stereogum | January 12, 2007 - 7:25 pm

The Coke Side Of Life

A lot of you guys are writing us to complain that Clipse wasn't higher on Pfork's list (we didn't write it!), but coke-rap is so…
Stereogum | December 20, 2006 - 11:51 am

Pitchfork’s Top Tracks Of The Year

With all of the lists coming at ya this time of year, it's tempting to fuck selective attenuation and just ignore 'em all -- but…
Stereogum | December 18, 2006 - 10:58 am

Stereogum & team9 Present… MySplice: 2006 Mashed Up

UPDATE: Since this post was published, we've made MySplice an annual tradition. Listen to and download all editions here. // Do albums matter…
Stereogum | December 13, 2006 - 6:00 pm

Nina Persson, Clipse Added To CMJ

Newly announced acts for this year's NYC rock marathon include:The Decemberists The Fall Shooter Jennings Rooney Dragons of Zynth Swearing at Motorists French Kicks Pinker…
Scott Lapatine | September 25, 2006 - 6:00 pm
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