6ix9ine Attacked, Kidnapped, Robbed in Brooklyn

Update: 6ix9ine's account of the early-morning scuffle that allegedly landed him in the hospital early Sunday morning (July 24) differs dramatically from initial reports of
Hilary Hughes / Billboard | July 22, 2018 - 8:18 pm

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Pitchfork Music Festival: Blood Orange Plays Negro Swan Songs To A Hero’s Welcome

Freetown Sound was a legend-confirming album. Dev Hynes' 2016 album as Blood Orange proved that his 2013 breakout Cupid Deluxe was no fluke. Nor was…
Chris DeVille | July 22, 2018 - 2:18 pm

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Pitchfork Music Festival: Kelela Is The Future

2018 was the year that Pitchfork quietly became a leftfield R&B festival. It's not just that; there will always be room for plenty of indie…
Tom Breihan | July 22, 2018 - 1:10 pm

Watch The Original Candlebox Lineup Reunite To Play Their Debut Album On Its 25th Anniversary

Seattle rock band Candlebox released their self-titled debut in 1993 and sold four million copies. That success is reason enough to play the album in…
Julia Gray | July 22, 2018 - 11:37 am

Watch Conan O’Brien’s Star Wars Cantina Band Documentary

Finally, Figrin D'an And The Modal Nodes are getting their due. The band also known as the Cantina Band, famous for their hit song "Cantina…
Peter Helman | July 21, 2018 - 9:06 pm

Target Recreates CBGB For Grand Opening Of East Village Store

Target just opened up a new store in New York's East Village. And for today's grand opening, as Brooklyn Vegan points out, the new location…
Peter Helman | July 21, 2018 - 5:45 pm

Post Malone In Talks With Queer Eye Because His Fans Think He’s Ugly And Smells Bad

Post Malone might end up getting a makeover on the next season of Netflix's Queer Eye. Post Malone's fans have been leading the charge, reaching…
Peter Helman | July 21, 2018 - 5:15 pm

Astronaut Jams With Kraftwerk From Space

Kraftwerk welcomed a very special guest during their performance at Stuttgart's Jazz Open Festival yesterday: German astronaut Alexander Gerst, who's currently stationed hundreds of miles…
Peter Helman | July 21, 2018 - 4:46 pm

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Pitchfork Music Festival: Julien Baker’s Radical Vulnerability Gets A Dose Of Rock-Star Swagger

At this point in her career, Julien Baker is too popular to be playing the smallest stage at Pitchfork Music Festival. But the smallest stage…
Chris DeVille | July 21, 2018 - 1:04 pm

Watch Janelle Monáe Perform “Americans” On Colbert

Janelle Monáe released her new album Dirty Computer, one of the very best albums of the year so far, a few months back. And today,…
Peter Helman | July 21, 2018 - 11:08 am

Offset Arrested Near Atlanta For Alleged Gun Possession

Rapper Offset was reportedly arrested just outside Atlanta Friday (7/20) after authorities allegedly discovered during a traffic stop for an improper lane change.
Connor Whittum / Billboard | July 21, 2018 - 10:37 am

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Pitchfork Music Festival: Tame Impala & Courtney Barnett’s Aussie Rock Explosion

A snatch of conversation I heard outside the Pitchfork Music Festival on Friday afternoon: "Oh, I did ketamine yesterday." "Ooh! How…
Tom Breihan | July 21, 2018 - 10:23 am

Shut Up, Dude: This Week’s Best And Worst Comments

It's Pitchfork Festival's opening ceremonies tonight and I am not there because I'm attending something even better: Taylor Swift (Cats) in New Jersey! But if…
Scott Lapatine | July 20, 2018 - 4:29 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The Song Of The Summer poll is up! Please go rock the vote and check out the five best songs of the week below.
Stereogum | July 20, 2018 - 4:21 pm

Zhu & Tame Impala – “My Life” Video (Feat. Willow Smith)

The shadowy electronic producer Zhu and Kevin Parker's world-conquering psych-pop project Tame Impala teamed up on a single called "My Love" earlier this year. Today,…
Chris DeVille | July 20, 2018 - 1:39 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

As you read this, my colleague Chris DeVille and I are in Chicago, fleeing our normal dad responsibilities to watch some bands play in a…
Tom Breihan | July 20, 2018 - 11:40 am

Silk City – “Feel About You” (Feat. Mapei)

Silk City is the superstar producer team-up of Diplo and Mark Ronson, named after the Philadelphia club where they first DJed together nearly two decades…
Peter Helman | July 20, 2018 - 10:51 am

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: The Righteous Brothers’ “You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feeling”

In The Number Ones, I'm reviewing every single #1 single in the history of the Billboard Hot 100, starting with the chart's beginning, in 1958,
Tom Breihan | July 20, 2018 - 10:48 am

Ryan Adams Hit The Studio With Miley Cyrus

Over the last few weeks, Ryan Adams has been in the studio. We know this because he's been constantly posting updates about it on on
James Rettig | July 20, 2018 - 10:35 am

Watch Pusha-T & 070 Shake Bring “Santeria” To The Tonight Show

Pusha-T released his latest album, Daytona, back in May. It includes seven tracks, one of which is the moody "Santeria," which features G.O.O.D. music's exciting…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | July 20, 2018 - 10:20 am

Devon Welsh – “By The Daylight” Video

Following a few years of silence, Majical Cloudz frontman Devon Welsh has been sharing some new solo material lately. He released the stunning "I’ll Be
Julia Gray | July 20, 2018 - 10:12 am

Taylor Swift Starring In Cats Movie Adaptation

Working Title and Universal's much-discussed movie adaptation of the hit Cats musical has grown some sizeable claws. Taylor Swift, Jennifer Hudson, James Corden…
Alex Ritman / The Hollywood Reporter | July 20, 2018 - 10:03 am

Radiohead Return To Toronto, Demand Accountability For Fatal Stage Collapse: “The Silence Is Fucking Deafening”

Radiohead's two concerts at Toronto's Scotiabank Arena this week mark their first visit to the city since 2012, when a stage collapse at Downsview Park…
Chris DeVille | July 20, 2018 - 9:56 am

Watch Beck Cover Spoon With Britt Daniel And Sing A Rarity With Jenny Lewis At MSG

Beck followed up Billy Joel's 100th Madison Square Garden gig -- and his own Colbert performance -- with an MSG show of his own Thursday.
Chris DeVille | July 20, 2018 - 9:00 am

311 & The Offspring Cover Each Other’s Hits

311 and the Offspring are going on tour together starting next week, and the two bands have covered each other's hit songs to celebrate. The…
James Rettig | July 20, 2018 - 12:01 am

Four Men Indicted In XXXTentacion Murder Case

A Florida grand jury has indicted four men on first-degree murder and armed robbery charges in the shooting death of emerging rap star XXXTentacion.
Associated Press | July 19, 2018 - 8:46 pm

Watch Chvrches Cover Kendrick Lamar

Chvrches love a cover. Before releasing their latest LP Love Is Dead in May, the Scottish synth-pop trio shared covers of Beyoncé’s "XO" and the…
Julia Gray | July 19, 2018 - 8:35 pm

Vanessa Carlton – “Needle In The Hay” (Elliott Smith Cover) Video

Vanessa Carlton has transitioned from beloved few-hits wonder (shout out to "Ordinary Day") to tasteful cover artist. She covered Robyn's "Call Your Girlfriend" in March…
Julia Gray | July 19, 2018 - 7:46 pm

Rico Nasty – “Pressing Me” Video

Maryland rapper Rico Nasty flaunted her "Big Dick Energy" last week after releasing her impressive major-label debut Nasty just a month ago. She shared the…
Julia Gray | July 19, 2018 - 6:20 pm

24Dollas (24hrs & Ty Dolla $ign) – “Mind Games” (Feat. Roy Woods)

Serial collaborator Ty Dolla $ign announced yet another new project this week, teaming up with fellow R&B singer 24hrs under the name 24Dollas. We've heard…
Peter Helman | July 19, 2018 - 5:12 pm
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