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Chance The Rapper & Jeremih Releasing Expanded Merry Christmas Lil Mama With Common & Lena Waithe

Chance The Rapper and Jeremih blessed us last Christmas season with a surprise collaborative mixtape called Merry Christmas Lil Mama. Today the Chicago stars announced…
Chris DeVille | December 15, 2017 - 5:06 pm

XXXTentacion Jailed On New Charges, Could Face Decades In Prison

Earlier this year, we learned some horrific things about the charges against XXXTentacion, the deeply problematic and extremely popular young Florida rapper. Right now, XXXTentacion…
Tom Breihan | December 15, 2017 - 1:36 pm

NYPD Investigating Rape Allegations Against Russell Simmons

Two days ago, The New York Times published a report on Russell Simmons, the Def Jam Records co-founder who recently stepped down from his businesses
Tom Breihan | December 15, 2017 - 11:03 am

Watch Billy Corgan’s Solo Concert Film Neath The Darkest Eves

Billy Corgan released his latest solo album, Ogilala, in October alongside a surreal silent film and a name-change.
Julia Gray | December 15, 2017 - 10:59 am

Timbaland – “Grab the Wheel” (Feat. 6LACK)

Back in the '90s, the Virginia producer Timbaland introduced a spaced-out, synthy sound that absolutely changed the entire aesthetic for radio-friendly rap and R&B. In…
Tom Breihan | December 15, 2017 - 10:41 am

The Shins Announce The Heart’s Worm, A Reworked Version Of Heartworms

Earlier this year, the Shins released Heartworms, an album that they spent forever making. But they didn't just make one version of Heartworms. As Pitchfork
Tom Breihan | December 15, 2017 - 10:22 am

Eminem Announces Revival Popup Serving Mom’s Spaghetti

Today, Eminem releases his new Revival album. And since he's a popular rapper, he's now presenting a pop-up shop in his hometown, something that every…
Tom Breihan | December 15, 2017 - 9:13 am

Queens Of The Stone Age’s Ellen Appearance Cancelled

Queens Of The Stone Age were scheduled to perform on The Ellen Show today (12/14), but the appearance was quietly cancelled after frontman Josh Homme…
James Rettig | December 14, 2017 - 3:03 pm

Russell Simmons Says He Will Prove His Innocence Against Rape Allegations

Russell Simmons has deleted his Twitter account after being accused of sexual misconduct by 10 women. Both The New York Times and the Los Angeles
Gabriela Tully Claymore | December 14, 2017 - 2:27 pm

New David Byrne Album American Utopia Out In March?

Just yesterday, twitchy legend David Byrne announced that he'd head out on the road next year for his "most ambitious" set of shows since his…
Tom Breihan | December 14, 2017 - 10:34 am

CeeLo Green Should Not Be Covering “Baby, It’s Cold Outside”

In 2017, a lot of us have come around to the idea that music’s most cherished holiday classics aren’t that innocent. Mariah Carey is perhaps…
Brian Josephs / Spin | December 14, 2017 - 10:18 am

Sufjan Stevens Turned Down A Role In Call Me By Your Name

Sufjan Stevens contributed three songs -- "Mystery Of Love" and "Visions Of Gideon," as well as a Doveman remix of "Futile Devices" -- to the…
Tom Breihan | December 14, 2017 - 9:30 am

Former Warner Bros. Staffer Unearths Sealed Copies Of Prince’s Black Album, Discogs’ Most Expensive Vinyl Of All Time

In 1987, Prince was supposed to release an LP called The Black Album. But after he became convinced that the album was "evil," the Purple…
Peter Helman | December 13, 2017 - 8:42 pm

Russell Simmons Accused Of Sexual Assault By Four More Women

Four more women have come forward to accuse music producer Russell Simmons of sexual assault.

Run The Jewels Unveil Countdown Clock, “Emergency Tip Line”

Run The Jewels are launching something this Friday, 12/15 at 12:15PM EST. That much is clear based on the countdown clock the rap duo has…
Chris DeVille | December 13, 2017 - 12:34 pm
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