A New Movie Aims To Be Halsey’s 8 Mile

Sony Pictures and Halsey have just closed a deal with the intention to make a movie based around the singer/songwriter’s rocky rise to fame. As…
Julia Gray | April 25, 2018 - 8:29 pm

Lyor Cohen Releases Statement About Viral Kanye Photo

Over the past few days, Kanye West has set Twitter on fire with strings of tweets that have embraced President Trump, been met with positive…
Maggie Serota / Spin | April 25, 2018 - 8:01 pm

Watch Vampire Weekend Play Surprise Show For HQ Trivia Host

Vampire Weekend have been hard at work on the follow-up to 2013's Modern Vampires Of The City, their first album since Rostam Batmanglij left the…
Peter Helman | April 25, 2018 - 6:03 pm

Kanye Wears MAGA Hat, Trump Says Thanks

Shortly before his mental breakdown and subsequent hospitalization in 2016, Kanye West praised Donald Trump in one of his bizarre, rambling onstage speeches. Shortly after…
Peter Helman | April 25, 2018 - 4:34 pm

Jon Hopkins – “Everything Connected”

English producer Jon Hopkins has released another animated music video in anticipation for his new album Singularity, and this time it’s a lot more abstract.
Gil Green | April 25, 2018 - 3:54 pm

Japanese Breakfast – “Dreams” (The Cranberries Cover)

Japanese Breakfast have been covering the Cranberries' "Dreams" live for a couple years now, long before Dolores O'Riordan's sudden death earlier this year, but they've…
James Rettig | April 25, 2018 - 3:36 pm

J. Cole Calls His Critics “Idiots” In Recent Interview

J. Cole would like to assure you that he’s just like you. This seems to be the overarching message in an exclusive new interview he…
Israel Daramola / Spin | April 25, 2018 - 3:30 pm

One Rape Lawsuit Against Russell Simmons Dropped

The aspiring filmmaker suing Russell Simmons for an alleged sexual assault has dropped her claims, according to a stipulation of dismissal filed Wednesday. …
Ashley Cullins / The Hollywood Reporter | April 25, 2018 - 3:21 pm

Kali Uchis – “Get Up” Video

Kali Uchis released her impressive debut album, Isolation, a couple weeks ago, and today she's shared a new self-directed video that combines two of the…
James Rettig | April 25, 2018 - 3:21 pm

Arcade Fire Reminisce About All Their SNL Appearances And The Jam Band Festival Sketch That Got Cut

Arcade Fire have been the musical guests on Saturday Night Live a whopping five times over the years, four as themselves and one as Mick…
James Rettig | April 25, 2018 - 2:35 pm

Hatchie – “Sleep” Video

Hatchie is the project of Harriette Pillbeam, a Brisbane-based artist who's been on the scene for a couple of years playing in bands like Go…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | April 25, 2018 - 1:11 pm

Stargate – “1Night” (Feat. PARTYNEXTDOOR, 21 Savage, & Murda Beatz)

Even if you don't think you know Stargate, you definitely know Stargate. Tor Erik Hermanse and Mikkel Storleer Eriksen, the Norwegian-born, Los Angeles-based songwriting and…
Peter Helman | April 25, 2018 - 1:10 pm

Thundercat – “Final Fight”

Thundercat's been busy since releasing his 2017 album, Drunk -- he's scored an episode of Atlanta, made his love known for Dragon Ball-Z, and put…
James Rettig | April 25, 2018 - 12:56 pm

Kanye West Explains Why He Loves His “Brother” Donald Trump: “We Are Both Dragon Energy”

Kanye West loves Donald Trump. He wants us to know this. Earlier this week, West told Hot 97 radio host Ebro, in an off-air phone…
Tom Breihan | April 25, 2018 - 12:53 pm

Rae Sremmurd – “Close” Video (Feat. Travis Scott)

Right now, Mississippi rap duo Rae Sremmurd are continuing their inexorable march toward the release of the forthcoming triple album Sr3mm. It's hard to imagine…
Tom Breihan | April 25, 2018 - 12:28 pm

Self Defense Family – “Have You Considered Punk Music” Video

Self Defense Family were established in 2003 as a side project for hardcore-leaning musicians who wanted to experiment with something more melodic. The Albany-based outfit…
Julia Gray | April 25, 2018 - 12:01 pm

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Ray Charles’ “I Can’t Stop Loving You”

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 | April 25, 2018 - 11:57 am

Interview

U.S. Girls Have Finally Arrived

Meg Remy is moving very, very quickly. She's just rushed offstage after soundcheck, introduces herself out of breath with a quick handshake, and then immediately…
Ryan Leas | April 25, 2018 - 11:24 am

Status Ain't Hood

J. Cole Wants, So Badly, To Be Rap’s Conscience

"Life can bring much pain," a woman tells us in the opening moments of KOD, the album that J. Cole released last Friday. She sounds…
Tom Breihan | April 25, 2018 - 11:16 am

Germany’s ECHO Awards Discontinued Entirely After Rappers With Anti-Semitic Lyrics Win Top Prize

At a meeting held yesterday (4/24) in Berlin, the executive board of Germany's Music Industry Association (BVMI) decided to discontinue the ECHO Award, an honor…
Wolfgang Spahr / Billboard | April 25, 2018 - 11:01 am

Miguel – “Come Through And Chill” (Feat. J. Cole) Video

Have you seen Miguel live lately? It's staggering how good that guy is at being a professional entertainer. A few weeks ago, he played a…
Tom Breihan | April 25, 2018 - 10:52 am

Fleetwood Mac Announce Tour With New Lineup, Address Lindsey Buckingham Firing

Two weeks ago we learned Fleetwood Mac had fired Lindsey Buckingham (again) and would be launching a big tour with Heartbreakers guitarist Mike Campbell and…
Chris DeVille | April 25, 2018 - 10:45 am

Jack White – “Pablo Picasso” (The Modern Lovers Cover)

"Pablo Picasso" is one of the best songs from the Modern Lovers' 1970 self-titled debut, a near-perfect album of proto-punk weirdness. In his befuddled deadpan…
Tom Breihan | April 25, 2018 - 10:28 am

Meek Mill Flown To 76ers Game After Release From Prison, Rings Liberty Bell

Meek Mill was released from prison in Pennsylvania yesterday and flown directly to watch the 76ers vs. Heat game at the Wells Fargo Center. He…
Winston Cook-Wilson / Spin | April 25, 2018 - 10:22 am

Sam Evian – “IDGAF”

On his 2016 debut album, Sam Evian (real name Sam Owens) drew inspiration from Serge Gainsbourg's introspective soft-rock. He twisted this sensibility into breezy guitar-pop…
Julia Gray | April 25, 2018 - 10:12 am

Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks – “Refute” (Feat. Kim Gordon)

When Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks announced their new album Sparkle Hard, the big news was that it included a song with Kim Gordon. In…
Chris DeVille | April 25, 2018 - 10:05 am

Father John Misty – “Mr. Tillman” Video

As you are no doubt aware by now, we are officially in the midst of Misty Season once again. It began back in February with…
Ryan Leas | April 25, 2018 - 10:03 am

She & Him – “He Gives His Love To Me”/”She Gives Her Love To Me”

Zooey Deschanel is finally done with New Girl. The long-running Fox sitcom is currently airing its final season, and Deschanel and her castmates have finished…
Tom Breihan | April 25, 2018 - 9:40 am

Nile Rodgers Shared A Bloody Video Of Him Breaking His Nose

Disco innovator and pop-music genius Nile Rodgers has already survived cancer, the cocaine era, and about a million snubs from the Rock And Roll Hall…
Tom Breihan | April 25, 2018 - 9:21 am

Premiere

Eerie Gaits – “Anhonestain”

"Anhonestain" is the immersive new ambient track from Eerie Gaits, the solo project of Wild Pink's John Ross. As the follow-up to his 2017 debut…
Gil Green | April 25, 2018 - 9:06 am
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