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This was probably the slowest week of the year in terms of people putting out music videos, what with Christmas arriving dead in the middle and nobody needing to fill up office dead-time by staring…   Read Story »
The 12-minute downbeat epic "Sing About Me, I’m Dying of Thirst" is the dark night of Kendrick Lamar's good kid, m.A.A.d. city, the point in the album's loose narrative when, after the…   Read Story »
Last week, we learned that Daft Punk had been nominated for a potential armload of Grammy awards, including Album Of The Year, the big one. And today, we find out that we'll get to see those gleaming…   Read Story »
MDMA aka ecstasy aka Molly has a long, storied musical history and wizened drug rappers Danny Brown and Juicy J have been spearheading a new Molly movement since the dawn of the decade. But ever…   Read Story »
Determining the year's best albums is, admittedly, a subjective pursuit. But even more than an albums roundup, a list of songs is an intensely personal way to sum up a year in music. It is a process…   Read Story »
The Grammys again announced their nominations with some extra flash and fanfare this year, flipping the old morning podium announcement into another primetime concert special live from the Staples…   Read Story »
We're about to make it to the end of a calendar year in which none of the Black Hippy dudes released a new album even though they seemed to dominate rap in some very important ways. And now Kendrick…   Read Story »
Last night was the American Music Awards, an annual ceremony in which a small handful of pop superstars compete for fan-voted honors and everyone involved dresses like citizens of the Capitol in The…   Read Story »
In its new year-end issue, GQ names Kendrick Lamar as one of its Men of the Year and features a Kendrick profile from the writer Steve Marsh. The profile says a lot of nice things about Kendrick, but…   Read Story »
Jhené Aiko is an arty R&B singer who's been on diffuse, expansive songs with people like Drake and Kendrick Lamar, and she fits remarkably well with the introspective, word-drunk West Coast rap…   Read Story »