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When Jay Z attempted to subliminally diss Drake by calling him "soft as a lacrosse team" on DJ Khaled's new posse cut "They Don't Love You No More," my first thought was that lacrosse is one of the…   Read Story »
DJ Khaled has been an A-list rap fixture for the better part of a decade, even though he doesn't really do anything except yell. I have no idea how he keeps lining up big stars for his songs, but he…   Read Story »
The results of the 18th annual Webby Awards are in, selected by an International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences (IADAS) panel including Ariana Huffington, Kevin Spacey, and Tumblr founder David…   Read Story »
BeyoncĂ© and Jay Z have been a couple of roughly equal fame for so long that I'm surprised it's taken them this long to launch a major co-headlining tour. Maybe they didn't want to have the…   Read Story »
The Jay Z-curated, Budweiser-owned Made In America festival first came to Philadelphia two years ago and quickly established a rep as one of America's better-put together big general-interest music…   Read Story »
The twentieth anniversary of Illmatic is less than a week away and Nas celebrated in style by performing his entire debut album from beginning to end at his Coachella performance. The only interlude…   Read Story »
Back in the mid-aughts, hip-hop mixtape culture was driven by MCs aiming to one-up each other by freestyling (or "freestyling") on other people's beats. Lil Wayne was the king of this particular…   Read Story »
Last year, Drake heard a track on a recent Soulja Boy mixtape and freestyled over it, and the result was "We Made It," arguably the most purely fun song of Drizzy's entire career. Meanwhile, the…   Read Story »
We need to have a conversation about Coldplay. Chris Martin's band has been a punchline since that first fresh-faced beach walk, and there are some good reasons for that. When your debut album…   Read Story »
As previously reported, Kanye West and Jay Z headlined Samsung's SXSW showcase last night at Austin Music Hall. Attendance was free for people with Samsung devices that have installed Samsung's new…   Read Story »