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In 1966, the National Football League decided to merge with its rival organization, the upstart American Football League. Although the two leagues wouldn’t actually become one until 1970, they decided to begin pitting their champions against each other in an NFL-AFL World Championship Game right away. So on 1/15/67, the NFL’s Green Bay Packers faced… More »

We’re apparently on a collision course with a pretty serious snowstorm here on the East Coast. It’s gonna be the #BlizzardOfTheCentury, according to Slate’s hysteria-farming weather dude Eric Holthaus. It’s not just him, though. The weather media loves this stuff the way the music media loves year-end lists, and the public responds similarly to both:… More »

A lighthearted mid-’90s romantic comedy starring Tim Robbins, Meg Ryan, and Walter Matthau does not seem like the most obvious place to learn about the intersection of physics, math, and philosophy, but watching 1994’s IQ is how I discovered that, theoretically, you can never truly get where you’re going. Matthau plays Albert Einstein, who spends… More »

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Patrick Stickles Reviews 2015: The Titus Andronicus Frontman On Grimes, Tidal, Trump, Drones, & More

This was a good year to be a Titus Andronicus fan. Their new album, The Most Lamentable Tragedy, wound up being something of a masterpiece:…
Ryan Leas | December 10, 2015 - 2:29 pm
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Goodwill Apologizes For Mocking Kanye’s Face In Employee Training Materials

Kanye West would make a pretty terrifying Goodwill employee. And maybe that's what Goodwill's charitable-organization headquarters types thought when they included the man's face in…
Tom Breihan | December 10, 2015 - 1:25 pm
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Hear Ghostface Killah Rap Over The Weeknd’s “Tell Your Friends” Beat

Ghostface Killah has already released a few things this year, including collaborations with Adrian Young (Twelve Reasons To Die II) and BADBADNOTGOOD (Sour Soul), and…
James Rettig | December 8, 2015 - 4:25 pm

Lamar Odom Heard SWISH, Loved It

Remember SWISH, fka So Help Me God, fka Kanye West's BBQ-ready, Born In The U.S.A.-equivalent Yeezus follow-up that was supposed to drop in summer 2014?
Chris DeVille | December 8, 2015 - 12:36 pm
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Kim & Kanye Name Their Baby Saint

After giving birth to a baby boy over the weekend, Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have announced the name of the new addition to their…
James Rettig | December 7, 2015 - 3:12 pm
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Shamir Reviews 2015

2015 was Shamir Bailey's breakout year. On the heels of his Northtown EP and last fall's bubbly nu-disco jam "On The Regular," the young Vegas…
Stereogum | December 7, 2015 - 2:22 pm
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Kanye West Surprise-Releases New Baby, Still No SWISH

Kanye West and Kim Kardashian just surprise-released their new baby boy ahead of his initially announced Christmas release date, which was moved up due to…
Peter Helman | December 5, 2015 - 12:49 pm
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Wayne Coyne Reviews 2015: The Flaming Lips Leader On Trump, Hoverboards, Baby Hitler, & Heady Nuggs

Last year, I spoke with Wayne Coyne and asked him to review 2014 -- basically, to give us his opinions on a few of the…
Ryan Leas | December 4, 2015 - 1:03 pm
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Kanye Attempts “Full Will Ferrell Level Drunk” Speech At Footwear News Achievement Awards

There's nothing like a little Kanye West to liven up a boring shoe awards ceremony. The annual Footwear News Achievement Awards -- known to some…
Peter Helman | December 3, 2015 - 9:37 pm
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Noel Gallagher Mocks Radiohead In Esquire UK Cover Story

When Esquire UK interviewed Noel Gallagher for a recent cover story, Alex Bilmes asked the musician what his hobbies are, to which he responded: interviews.
Gabriela Tully Claymore | November 5, 2015 - 12:15 pm
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The Weeknd’s “Tell Your Friends” Was Originally Meant For Kanye West

In a recent Rolling Stone interview, the Weeknd said that he gave up many of the songs he intended to use on his House Of
Tom Breihan | November 4, 2015 - 2:59 pm
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Gaspar Noé Says Kanye West’s “All Of The Lights” Video Ripped Him Off

The director Gaspar Noé opened his 2010 movie Enter The Void with a frantic, hallucinatory opening-credits sequence, showing huge letters flashing onscreen at seizure-inducing speeds.
Tom Breihan | November 3, 2015 - 10:09 am
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Here Are Kanye West And Jay Z’s Riders

Riders are among some of the juiciest celebrity gossip we get -- just how diva-ish are our favorite stars behind closed doors? -- so a…
James Rettig | November 2, 2015 - 11:44 am
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Travi$ Scott – “Piss On Your Grave” (Feat. Kanye West) Video

Travi$ Scott has shared the video for his Kanye West Rodeo collaboration "Piss On Your Grave." The clip was directed by the legendary Nabil, who…
James Rettig | October 30, 2015 - 1:18 pm
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George Bush Doesn’t Care About President Yeezy

President Barack Obama and presidential hopeful (for him, not us) Donald Trump have both already weighed in on Kanye West's 2020 bid for president, and…
Peter Helman | October 29, 2015 - 9:36 pm
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Kanye West Just Launched Two New Remixes On SoundCloud

What appears to be a brand new, official Kanye West SoundCloud page has appeared with two new remixes accompanied by the above artwork. As The
Chris DeVille | October 19, 2015 - 4:37 pm
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Damon Albarn Assesses Kanye, Taylor, Drake, & Rihanna

It's been the subject of rumor and conjecture for a while, but now it's confirmed: Damon Albarn's simian supergroup Gorillaz, once thought to be extinct,…
Tom Breihan | October 14, 2015 - 11:53 am
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Five Finger Death Punch Lead “Fuck Kanye” Chant For Some Reason

We recently ran an article about how Las Vegas trudge-rockers Five Finger Death Punch have managed to carve out a successful career for themselves, in…
Tom Breihan | October 13, 2015 - 9:06 am
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Watch Kanye West Audition For American Idol

Kanye West doesn't only want to be the president of America -- he also wants to be our Idol. After receiving some political advice from
Peter Helman | October 11, 2015 - 1:07 pm
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Watch Barack Obama Give Kanye West Some Campaign Advice At DNC Fundraiser

Barack Obama and Kanye West both appeared at a Democratic National Committee fundraiser in San Francisco today, and before Kanye performed, the President took the…
Peter Helman | October 10, 2015 - 5:38 pm
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