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Kanye West Booed After Heavily Censored Billboard Music Awards Performance

Kanye West closed out this year’s Billboard’s Music Awards with a performance of his latest SWISH single “All Day” alongside Theophilus London and Allan Kingdom, followed by his Yeezus track “Black Skinhead.” He was introduced by family members Kendall and Kylie Jenner, who were booed before announcing him as “a doctor” for his recent honoraryMore »

By: James Rettig / May 17, 2015 - 11:14 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Despite David Crosby’s protestations regarding Kanye West’s talent, Yeezy undoubtedly made one of the 5 Best Songs Of The Week. Again. So did Courtney Barnett and Chromatics, who’ve both made appearances on this list in the past month, and Kelela, who popped up about a year ago. And then, of course, there’s Carly Rae Jepse… More »

By: Stereogum / March 6, 2015 - 5:41 pm

Kanye West – “All Day” (Feat. Allan Kingdom, Theophilus London, & Paul McCartney)

Kanye West debuted his much-leaked single “All Day” at the Brit Awards last week, and now a studio version has emerged. The So Help Me God song’s bouncy, bass-heavy beat also features verses from Allan Kingdom and Theophilus London, and a massive “Monster”/”Black Skinhead”-style riff slices through the track from time to time. There’… More »

By: Chris DeVille / March 2, 2015 - 2:22 pm

Theophilus London – “Can’t Stop” (Feat. Kanye West) & Vibes Stream

Kanye West and Theophilus London have been hanging out a lot lately — London claims he’s on West’s new album, and West executive produced London’s new Vibes. Now Vibes is streaming in full, and it includes a song with West called “Can’t Stop.” West’s lyrics here are definitely in the classic Kanye mold, and if… More »

By: Chris DeVille / October 28, 2014 - 2:11 pm

Kanye Apparently Played His New Album In Paris Last Night

We’ve been hearing for a long time about Kanye West’s mysterious new album, the follow-up to last year’s Yeezus, and a low-quality rip of rumored first single “All Day” even made the internet rounds last month. But now, we’re at least getting some indication that the album is done. The New York rapper Theophilus Londo… More »

By: Tom Breihan / September 25, 2014 - 12:01 pm

Big Boi – “She Said OK” Video (Feat. Theophilus London) (NSFW)

A couple of months ago, Big Boi recruited the New York fashion-rapper Theophilus London for the soft-focus sex-jam “She Said OK.” And now we get a video for the song that appears to be made for late-night Cinemax. If Big Boi was going to make a video like this, you’d think he’d make it more… More »

By: Tom Breihan / August 31, 2012 - 10:22 am

Big Boi & Theophilus London – “She Said OK” (Feat. Tre Luce)

Yesterday, we learned that OutKast rapper Big Boi is working on a new solo album called Vicious Lies And Dangerous Rumors — good news, since 2010’s Sir Lucius Left Foot: The Ballad Of Chico Dusty whupped so much ass. And now we’ve got a new track, one that features Big Boi uniting with the fashionable… More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 30, 2012 - 9:53 am

Theophilus London & ASAP Rocky – “Big Spender”

ASAP Rocky and Theophilus London recently spent some time in the studio together, and the result of that collaboration is the DJ Carnage-produced “Big Spender.” Since it rides a vintage pop hook, it’s not unlike another recent ASAP hook up. Stream it below. More »

By: Corban Goble / April 16, 2012 - 9:43 am

Bon Iver Booked For Bushmills

Justin Vernon and some key folks from Bon Iver are participating in an ad campaign for Bushmills whiskey. Their “Since Way Back” campaign also features people like Chromeo, Theophilus London, and Elijah Wood.

According to a press release, the people participating in the campaign will appear in ads and develop “custom pieces of… More »

By: Tom Breihan / October 5, 2011 - 5:23 pm

SXSW Friday: Featuring James Blake, Odd Future, Esben & The Witch, Jamie Woon, Mount Kimbie

Click on for some thoughts and sights from a very busy Friday in Austin. Tonight’s the last night here, so if you need some guidance please refer to our list of must-see bands, or our favorite moments from Wednesday and Thursday. And if you’re looking for a way to close out your SXSW, come to… More »

By: Amrit Singh / March 19, 2011 - 6:04 pm

Theophilus London & Sara Quin on Letterman

You might have already heard “Why Even Try,” the slinky duet between Theophilus London and Tegan & Sara’s Sara Quin. The pair visited Letterman last night to do the song live. I like the band’s LVRS hats, a hat tip to London’s new EP. Watch:… More »

By: jessica / February 15, 2011 - 5:24 pm

Theophilus London – “Why Even Try” (Feat. Sara Quin)

“Why Even Try” is the first sample from Theophilus London’s upcoming EP Lovers Holiday. It’s five songs long, and will also include five short stories. “Modern love” is the theme of this song, as well as the stories and the rest of the EP. Sara Quin and London duet over Prince-like echoing snare and wiggling… More »

By: jessica / January 31, 2011 - 11:15 am

Maximum Balloon – “Groove Me” (Feat. Theopilus London) Video

Dave Sitek’s Maximum Balloon most recently presented its Karen O track “Communion.” Now it’s a return to the moderately funky party track “Groove Me,” in collaboration with Theophilus London. Sitek’s wearing Theophilus-branded clothes, driving Theophilus-branded cars (“branded” in that they are full motion versions of London singing the song superimposed upon Dave’s belongings), tracking dow… More »

By: Amrit Singh / September 17, 2010 - 4:40 pm

Maximum Balloon – “Groove Me” (Feat. Theophilus London)

Brooklyn’s Theophilus London is playing M.I.A.’s Hard Fest this weekend, played last CMJ with Sleigh Bells, and is otherwise keeping cool while keeping cool company. Add this guest appearance on Dave Sitek’s Maximum Balloon album to his list of associates and name drops. More »

By: jessica / July 23, 2010 - 10:03 am

CMJ ’09: Wednesday In Photos

As far as full-on noon-to-2AM marathon set hunting goes, Wednesday’s spread won’t be topped this year. In addition to bringing us memorable sets from two bands we’ll be watching much more closely in Sleigh Bells and Golden Silvers, the day delivered solid lineups at every turn. I joined photographer Jessica Amaya at ForceField’s day party… More »

By: Amrit Singh / October 23, 2009 - 11:30 am

Diesel:U:Music Feat. Clipse, Kanye, Lykke Li, Roots, Passion Pit @ Webster Hall, NYC 7/30/09

Last fall Diesel celebrated its 30th birthday in Brooklyn with a concert by N.E.R.D., Franz Ferdinand, T.I., and a very pregnant M.I.A. So expectations for last night’s Diesel:U:Music event and its promise of very special guests were high (like planes) (sorry). Jay-Z would probably show up and spit with the Roots? He is in town! More »

By: Scott Lapatine / July 31, 2009 - 5:27 pm

SXSW 2009: Saturday In Photos

By Amrit Singh & Brandon Stosuy
The last day at SXSW is always tinged with a depressing end-of-the-summer vibe. (Or maybe end of the school year?) However you want to frame it, once the Saturday sun sets, the remaining hours of four short days feel like the end of something bigger. Pass a hankie. Seriously… More »

By: brandon / March 23, 2009 - 2:07 pm