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This video is possibly the coolest thing he's ever made, possibly one of the best rap music videos ever.
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March 30, 2017 on Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE.” Video
They should have put this one in the first single slot.
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March 30, 2017 on Pharmakon – “Somatic” Video
Let's not forget to mention Drake's bullshit trick for rigging the billboard record figures. Putting Fake Love on More Life was the same gimmick as putting Hotline Bling on Views. He gets to inflate his release numbers by putting a lame ass radio fodder track that's been out for 6 months on a new record (when he knows damn well it doesn't even fit) so he can spike the first week's streaming #'s associated with the album.
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March 29, 2017 on Kendrick Lamar Is Ready For War
Honestly, I don't get all the hate. There is some Grade-A zany stoner lingo here. I want more.
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March 24, 2017 on John Mayer Is Even More Insufferable In New York Times Outtakes
On the musician-douche scale John Mayer really only ranks low to mid-tier (somewhere between Ed Sheeran and Kanye West). I'm kind of dissapointed with the way this interview was parsed here though, as well as with the general sentiments of these comments. If anyone actually reads the context of most of his douche interviews, it seems like he has more of a filter issue than he has "I actually have messed up ideas about how the world works" issues. There's a little bit of sanctimonious SJW shaming about all of this. His music sucks (I'm still a sucker for R4Squares tho) but I'd still rather support someone who gives candid, unfiltered weirdo interview responses over someone who feeds you processed bullshit only to be a secret-douche (like the lead singer in ~40% of bands).
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March 23, 2017 on John Mayer Seeks To Write More Hits, Not Be Racist
I also just went back and read them too after remembering them pretty well. Poorly blurted out? Yes. Actually racist or suggestive of him having terrible ideas in his head? Absolutely not. Ironically his saying the N word was in the context of pointing out how systemic racism plagues black people on a daily basis.
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March 23, 2017 on John Mayer Seeks To Write More Hits, Not Be Racist
This isn't a traditional "rap album", there's only 2 songs where anyone even raps.
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March 20, 2017 on Stream Drake More Life
Even though we all agree that site has become complete trash, can we please keep having threads here discussing how inane and useless their reviews (don't get me started on the flaming shit that they call op-eds) have become? It's the only cure I know to relieve the cognitive dissonance I have from reading their articles.
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March 17, 2017 on Stream Spoon Hot Thoughts
So they accuse people interpreting their words in an interview "at face value" of being overly judgmental and willfully misinterpreting them... Their plan to rectify this problem? Schedule an interview and ask us to interpret their words at face value.
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March 13, 2017 on The Chainsmokers Claim “We’re Not Assholes”
He mostly lives in a golf resort in Florida.
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March 10, 2017 on Ed Sheeran Is The King Of Pop
I feel like John Mayer deserves slightly more credit than this.
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March 10, 2017 on Ed Sheeran Is The King Of Pop
Claiming that someone is using a ghost writer is the rap equivalent of dismissing stories that you don't like as "fake news".
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March 10, 2017 on Nicki Minaj – “No Frauds” (Feat. Drake & Lil Wayne), “Changed It” (Feat. Lil Wayne), & “Regret In Your Tears”
I'm pretty confident that was his point. Hence why he put "black" in quotes.
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March 9, 2017 on Toro Y Moi Apologizes For Racial Comments
I've learned more about Mormons today than ever before.
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March 8, 2017 on Toro Y Moi Apologizes For Racial Comments
If they're all like the burgers at the Mohegan Sun casino location... Then no.
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March 5, 2017 on Jimmy Buffett Opening Margaritaville Retirement Homes
I'm in the same boat. Ever since Conde bought them (maybe even a little before then) their whole system has been bizarre. I don't recognize half of the writers, and I get a sense that a lot of the reviews were written after listening to the album for like an hour. They don't have the balls to endorse or chastise anything anymore, it's like all albums are scored on a scale between 6 and 8.1. I also get a vibe that most of the praise has been for artists' SJW sensibilities as opposed to anything actually music-related... This might just be my subjective view.
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March 4, 2017 on Shut Up, Dude: This Week’s Best And Worst Comments
Ironically, in this case you'll also be boycotting one of the most talented contemporary gay artists in America. If your motivation was to prevent bigotry, bringing ignorant people together with the type of people they're afraid of or know little about is probably the best thing we can do.
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February 24, 2017 on Calvin Harris – “Slide” (Feat. Frank Ocean & Migos)
At least the landfill is likely to have 1 or 2 trinkets of value buried underneath the shit.
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February 22, 2017 on Watch The Chainsmokers & Coldplay Debut “Something Just Like This” On The Brit Awards
None of those things involve engaging in tactical warfare against an established nation.
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February 13, 2017 on Moby Shares Secret Donald Trump Intel Gleaned From His Friends In DC
I didn't even know these were gay stereotypes. Until now I assumed it was just a coincidence that 2 separate gay couples I know did this.
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February 8, 2017 on Migos On iLoveMakonnen Coming Out As Gay: “That’s Wack, Bro”
Yea you can pretend that Lil Yachty-loving middle schoolers are the pinaccle of "the streets"' taste. By these standards, Future or even 2012 Lil Durk might be top dog (though Future is also an indie blog darling.) This is hardly what Cole would ever compare himself to though. Kendrick Lamar is the epitome of the intellectual Afrocentric symbol that J Cole aspires to be. Kendrick gets lifetime street cred for "Alright" being the unofficial anthem for BLM, and +500 street points by proxy through Black Hippy (esp Schoolboy Q). (Also -499 points for Adam Levine & T-9000 Swiftbot colab)
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December 7, 2016 on On J. Cole, Wale, And “Pitchfork Rappers”
They just released 2 mediocre songs for The Weeknd...
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December 2, 2016 on Daft Punk Are Selling New Christmas Ornaments, Snow Globes, & Candles
Since when did we decide to give musicians props for being bland, safe, and pointing out the obvious? The same reason Cole is good at "keeping it real" is the same reason he's lame af. As far as becoming a widely influential and progressive artist , I'd prefer the mentally unhinged (and overtly flawed) person 7 days of the week. I'm pretty sure history would agree with me on that on too. J. Cole needs to learn how to step outside of his comfort zone and let lose if he's ever going to make real noise: work with some diverse producers, or actually listen to non-canonical rap music. He just looks salty and self-righteous now.
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December 2, 2016 on J. Cole’s “False Prophets” Appears To Be A Kanye West Diss
For me, the Trilogy's success was based on two main things: 1.) Super tasteful, semi-obscure producers making a sweet, newish sound (at the time) 2.) Semi-mysterious track/music video rollout that was subtly marketed so well it was like crack for indie blogs (and me) I get how these things are gone. What I don't get is the shift in lyric/vocals quality. There used to be a hint of shame or remorse, both in the lyrics and in his tone. Now it sounds like a Canadian gigolo text-bot writes the songs. And the quality of the vocals is B- level RnB by anyone's standards, past or present. Why the autotune on some of these songs? WHY?
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November 28, 2016 on Premature Evaluation: The Weeknd Starboy
He could have just filled out an absentee ballot. Not only is it perfectly legal to photograph yourself doing it, but it only costs the price of a stamp. Serious question: if he no longer owns a residence in Tennessee, but he's still registered to vote there, is this like a weird possibly illegal loophole in the electorate voting system? Why don't we all just register in swing states so that our votes actually matter?
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October 25, 2016 on Justin Timberlake Could Face Jail Time For Voting Booth Selfie