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Schoolboy Q already scored a Billboard #1 album with his new Oxymoron, but somehow the greatest indication I've seen of his rising star is the fact that Jimmy Kimmel Live booked him on its outdoor…   Read Story »
With its DJ Mustard beat and its Schoolboy Q guest verse, "2 On," the new single from the Los Angeles R&B singer Tinashe, is a song that aims for Tumblr cool and down-the-middle pop appeal at the…   Read Story »
For something like the fourth year in a row, the extremely prepared goofball interviewer Nadwuar spent just about all of SXSW speaking with rappers. And in the video below, he spends some time with…   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 »
Schoolboy Q's great new LP Oxymoron is the #1 album in the country, but it's also a rough and clattering rap record with precious few concessions to Q's new Interscope overlords. Even a track that…   Read Story »
"Don't chase the money," Aloe Blacc intones, in a Sam Cooke croon over a Stevie Wonder romp, about halfway through his new album Lift Your Spirit. "You can't chase the money," he pleads. What exactly…   Read Story »
Hoverboards! Who didn't want one after seeing Back To The Future Part II? Even I wanted one, and I'm terrified of heights and gave up attempting to skateboard after just one marginally nasty fall.…   Read Story »
The L.A. rapper Schoolboy Q is having a titanic week. His new album Oxymoron is out, and it's projected to top next week's Billboard chart. (Also, it's great. That's important, too.) And now he's on…   Read Story »
Yesterday, the L.A. rapper Schoolboy Q released his long-awaited new album Oxymoron, and it earned our Album Of The Week designation, over the objections of a few St. Vincent fans. And on the night…   Read Story »
Schoolboy Q's greatest rapping partner, it turns out, may not be any of the members of his Black Hippy crew; it may, in fact, be A$AP Rocky. Q got one of his first big looks when he delivered a…   Read Story »