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In The Future, All Albums Will Be Produced By Jack Antonoff

A certain nervous tension arose when young New Zealand pop visionary Lorde announced that her new album Melodrama would be entirely co-produced by Jack Antonoff…
Chris DeVille | June 22, 2017 - 5:14 pm


Deconstructing: Big Sean, 2 Chainz, And The Racial Politics Of Punchline Rap

Big Sean is one of hip-hop's worst misnomers, and not just because the guy is only five-foot-eight. Everything about the Detroit rapper screams "twerp." In…
Chris DeVille | September 12, 2013 - 12:19 pm

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Surviving R. Kelly Producer Says Jay-Z, Lady Gaga, Questlove And More Declined Interviews For The Series

Surviving R. Kelly, the miniseries tracing the singer's alleged history of sexual and physical abuse, premiered on Lifetime last night. The comprehensively researched series features…
Winston Cook-Wilson / Spin | January 4, 2019 - 1:47 pm

Dave Chappelle To Play The Voice Inside T.I.’s Head On New Album

A couple of weeks ago, T.I. came out with a new single, the triumphant Meek Mill collab "Jefe." The track opens with the voice of…
Tom Breihan | September 26, 2018 - 10:56 am

Grammys 2018: Watch Kendrick Lamar Open The Show With U2 & Dave Chappelle

Kendrick Lamar opened this year's Grammys awards with a medley of songs that included "XXX.," "DNA.," and "King's Dead." There were appearances from U2's Bono…
James Rettig | January 28, 2018 - 7:48 pm

Kendrick Lamar Will Open The Grammys With U2 And Dave Chappelle

Will the 2018 Grammys leave Kendrick out in the cold again? That remains to be seen, but at least Kung Fu Kenny will be bringing…
Peter Helman | January 25, 2018 - 7:55 pm

Watch Ed Sheeran And Dave Chappelle Cover Radiohead

We all have one go-to karaoke song, and for comedy legend Dave Chappelle, it's apparently Radiohead's falsetto-laden 1993 breakout "Creep." Chappelle has sung the song…
Tom Breihan | September 26, 2017 - 10:00 am

Kendrick Lamar Was Dave Chappelle’s “Special Guest” At Last Night’s Radio City Show

Dave Chappelle’s New York takeover this month has included a meeting with Dylan, Comedy Cellar sightings, and, most importantly, his 16-show residency at Radio City…
Brian Josephs / Spin | August 16, 2017 - 1:46 pm

Watch HAIM Play “Want You Back,” Dave Chappelle Do Freestylin’ With The Roots On The Tonight Show

Next Friday, the Southern California sister act HAIM will release their deeply impressive sophomore album Something To Tell You. And last night, they were the…
Tom Breihan | June 30, 2017 - 9:47 am

Dave Chappelle & Childish Gambino Announce Joint Show At Radio City Music Hall

Those who didn't catch what Childish Gambino claimed would be his "only show" of 2017 at this year's Governors Ball in New York are in…
Adelle Platon / Billboard | June 12, 2017 - 1:22 pm

Dave Chappelle Joining Lady Gaga In A Star Is Born

Dave Chappelle has joined Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper in Warner Bros.' remake of A Star is Born. Cooper is not only starring…

Dave Chappelle & John Mayer Announce San Francisco Shows With Strict Phone Ban

Dave Chappelle and John Mayer are good friends, weirdly enough. Mayer once appeared in a Chappelle's Show sketch, and more recently, the two have covered
Peter Helman | April 27, 2017 - 6:50 pm

Watch Dave Chappelle & John Mayer’s Tribute To Charlie Murphy

Yesterday, the great comedian Charlie Murphy died of leukemia at the way-too-young age of 57. And last night, Dave Chappelle, who did great work with…
Tom Breihan | April 13, 2017 - 2:25 pm

Danny Brown Got Dave Chappelle Debilitatingly Stoned At Detroit Comeback Show

In The Age Of Spin, one of two standup specials Dave Chappelle recently released on Netflix, the comedian discusses a Detroit gig on his 2015…
Chris DeVille | March 28, 2017 - 11:23 am

Chance The Rapper Got Dave Chappelle To Show Up To His Open-Mic Night

Chance The Rapper, the best Chicagoan, regularly hosts Open-Mike Nights in Chicago. Only high school students get to come, and they get to develop their…
Tom Breihan | January 31, 2017 - 10:20 am

Watch John Mayer And Dave Chappelle Cover Nirvana In LA

John Mayer has appeared on Chappelle's Show before, and on Tuesday night, Dave Chappelle returned the favor, showing up at Mayer's secret acoustic show in…
Peter Helman | January 5, 2017 - 10:17 pm