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Up until today, the Game's 13-minute, 25-rapper "One Blood" remix has been the final word in absurd, overlong rap posse cuts. But now Noisey & Hennessy have outdone it by putting together the…   Read Story »
Last week in this space, I wrote that I hadn't chosen the Swet Shop EP, the debut from the transatlantic rap duo Swet Shop Boys, only because it was too short. Well, fuck it. It's true: Swet Shop is…   Read Story »
When I spoke with Heems over the winter, he mentioned an upcoming EP with British actor Riz Ahmed (AKA Riz MC) under the name Sweatshop Boys. Turns out they're spelling it Swet Shop Boys (pun), and…   Read Story »
In our recent interview with Himanshu Suri, the rapper and former Das Racist member mentioned that he'd been bouncing around different parts of Asia, going to Tokyo at one point. It's unclear if it…   Read Story »
The music world hasn't heard much from Himanshu Suri since late 2012, when the release of Wild Water Kingdom, his second solo mixtape of the year, was followed quickly by the announcement that his…   Read Story »
We skipped 5 Best Songs last week because of the holiday, so we considered any music that dropped between last week and this one eligible for this week's installment. And wouldn't ya know it: Over…   Read Story »
Vampire Weekend were lyrically namechecking Lil Jon the first time we ever heard them, nearly seven years ago now, but it's taken them until now to drop an all-star rap remix. "Step," the gorgeously…   Read Story »
Yoko Ono's video for "Bad Dancer," a track off her recent album Take Me To The Land Of Hell, might be the most diversely star-studded video of the year. Reggie Watts, Heems, Greg Saunier of Deerhoof,…   Read Story »
El-P and Killer Mike have a proud history of making cartoonishly violent music videos, both alone and together, and the first video for their Run The Jewels collaborative project ups the gore content…   Read Story »
Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy changed a lot of things, but it didn't change this: Stephen Norrington's 1998 masterpiece Blade is, at least in my estimation, the best superhero movie ever made.…   Read Story »