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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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Frank Ocean Cancels FYF Fest, Kanye West Now Headlining

Two days before L.A.'s FYF Fest kicks off on Saturday, one of the headliners has pulled out. Surprisingly, it isn't Morrissey. According to a press…
Peter Helman | August 20, 2015 - 8:51 pm
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Hear A Live Preview Of The Weeknd’s Kanye West-Produced “Tell Your Friends”

The Weeknd's ridiculously anticipated new album Beauty Behind The Madness comes out in just a week and a half, and we've still only heard a…
Tom Breihan | August 19, 2015 - 10:05 am
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The Weeknd Models Kanye West’s New Yeezy Collection

The lasting peace between GOOD Music and OVOXO basecamp seems to be extending far into the foreseeable future. Our lastest installment of pseudo-collaboration between the…
Caitlin White | August 18, 2015 - 3:18 pm
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The Week In Pop: Jordin Sparks Makes The Leap

Historically, American Idol has had trouble producing American idols. The pioneering series was a ratings juggernaut and cultural phenomenon, but you can finish rattling off…
Chris DeVille | August 13, 2015 - 4:36 pm
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Kanye West – “All Day (Eprom x Salva Remix)”

Kanye West's SWISH is about to start feeling like a "lost album," but at least we have this fancy new "All Day" remix to tide…
Chris DeVille | August 12, 2015 - 2:31 pm
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The Immortal Soul: The Revival Of Soul Music And Its History In Hip-Hop Production

Last week, the internet was taken by storm with scheduled and unscheduled hip-hop releases. Mac Miller premiered the track "100 Grandkids" off his long-delayed upcoming…
Stereogum | August 11, 2015 - 1:04 pm
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A$AP Rocky – “Jukebox Joints” Video

Kanye West co-produced and rapped on the hazy and soul-drenched "Jukebox Joints," one of the standout tracks from A$AP Rocky's excellent new drug-rap album At.Long.Last.A$AP.
Tom Breihan | August 10, 2015 - 10:53 am
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Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) Makes His Stand-Up Comedy Debut With Jokes About Kanye, Drake, & Caitlyn Jenner

What happens when a rapper becomes a comedian? He makes jokes about other rappers! Yasiin Bey, formerly Mos Def, made his stand-up debut at Montreal's…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | August 5, 2015 - 5:47 pm
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CyHi The Prince Disses Kanye West On New Song “Elephant In The Room”

For a few years, CyHi The Prince was lucky enough to be the least talented person on Kanye West's G.O.O.D. Music. He had that verse…
Tom Breihan | August 5, 2015 - 4:57 pm
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Oasis Are Racist Dickheads Says Vic Mensa

Vic Mensa has been great for many years now, but thanks to his recent collaboration with Kanye West, the 22-year-old Chicago rapper is veering toward…
Caitlin White | August 5, 2015 - 2:51 pm
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Taylor Swift Explains How She And Kanye West Became Friends

We're going to have to accept the reality that that Kanye West/Taylor Swift collaboration will probably never happen. But West and Swift seem to be…
Tom Breihan | August 4, 2015 - 10:12 am
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Drake Clowns Meek Mill; Brings Out Kanye, Pharrell, Future At OVO Fest

Drake headlined his own sixth annual OVO Fest in Toronto tonight, and he took the opportunity to go all-in on his recent beef with Meek
Peter Helman | August 3, 2015 - 11:27 pm
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A Kanye-Worn Pair Of Yeezys Is Going For $75k

Today in "stupidly expensive things" news, sneaker consignment shop the Heat Check is offering up a pair of Nike Air Yeezy prototypes worn by Kanye…
Peter Helman | August 3, 2015 - 9:04 pm
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Pusha T – “Amen (Hudson Mohawke Remix)” (Feat. Kanye West & Young Jeezy)

Hudson Mohawke and Pusha T are both members of Kanye West's extended G.O.O.D. Music team, and they've previously teamed up on things like HudMo's "Chimes"
Tom Breihan | August 3, 2015 - 11:59 am
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Chance The Rapper Discusses His “Masterpiece” Album With Lil B, The Drake/Meek Mill Feud

Chance The Rapper appeared on Wild 94.1 to talk with Bootleg Kev and confirmed that he is releasing an album with Lil B. Chance called…
Caitlin White | July 31, 2015 - 12:20 pm
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Blur’s Graham Coxon Thinks Kanye West Is “A Big Fucking Idiot”

Today in veteran white rock musicians insulting Kanye West: In a recent interview with The Guardian, Blur's Graham Coxon took issue with Kanye's particular brand…
Chris DeVille | July 30, 2015 - 4:48 pm
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Kanye West Could’ve Narrated Donnie Trumpet & The Social Experiment’s Surf

Given who Chance The Rapper is -- a relentlessly creative and morally driven young rapper from Chicago's South Side -- it's not exactly a surprise…
Tom Breihan | July 28, 2015 - 10:27 am

Watch Jeezy Bring Out Andre 3000, Kanye West, Usher, T.I., Bun B At Thug Motivation 101 Anniversary Show

On Saturday night, Young Jeezy celebrated the 10th anniversary of his landmark debut album Let's Get It: Thug Motivation 101 with a big show at…
Tom Breihan | July 27, 2015 - 1:54 pm
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Watch Kanye West Combat Transphobia And Promote Sock-Shoes On I Am Cait Premiere

Kanye West might be a member of the extended Kardashian clan, but he doesn't appear on the various Kardashian-related TV shows that often. This weekend,…
Tom Breihan | July 27, 2015 - 9:03 am
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Kanye West – “All Day / I Feel Like That” Video (Dir. Steve McQueen)

As previously reported, yesterday Kanye West's Steve McQueen-directed "All Day / I Feel Like That" video began a six-day screening at Los Angeles County Museum…
Chris DeVille | July 26, 2015 - 9:36 am
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