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74 Artists On Their Favorite Tom Petty Song

I once got busted trying to steal a magazine from my hometown library. The 8/8/91 issue of Rolling Stone apparently had one of those sensors…
Scott Lapatine | October 4, 2017 - 12:39 pm

Sounding Board

What Have Vampire Weekend Been Up To Since Modern Vampires Of The City?

Vampire Weekend released their instant-classic third LP Modern Vampires Of The City on May 14, 2013. It was a different world back then: We were…
Chris DeVille | September 20, 2017 - 1:51 pm

Interview

Week In Pop Q&A: Alessia Cara Is Here, There, And Everywhere

Alessia Cara calls me back just as soon as she wraps up with Michelle Obama. The 19-year-old Def Jam singer -- born Alessia Caracciolo to…
Chris DeVille | April 28, 2016 - 1:52 pm

More Ezra Koenig stories

Watch James Corden Chat With Ezra Koenig On Beats 1

In a new episode of The Late Late Show, James Corden visits the offices of Apple Music in Culver City, CA during Zane Lowe's Beats…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | October 4, 2017 - 3:19 pm

Ezra Koenig Explains How Kanye West Studio Session Inspired New Vampire Weekend LP

Ezra Koenig has been giving a lot of interviews since his animated Netflix series Neo Yokio debuted a few weeks ago, and everyone inevitably asks…
James Rettig | October 2, 2017 - 3:05 pm

Watch Ezra Koenig & Jaden Smith’s New Animated Netflix Series Neo Yokio

Ezra Koenig and Jaden Smith have been teasing their animated series Neo Yokio over the past few months and now it's finally here. The series…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 22, 2017 - 10:20 am

Ezra Koenig Shares Update On New Vampire Weekend Album

Vampire Weekend's Ezra Koenig has been busy working on Neo Yokio, his new anime series for Netflix starring Jaden Smith. But in an interview with
Peter Helman | September 19, 2017 - 9:14 pm

Ezra Koenig & Jaden Smith’s Vibey Animated Series Neo Yokio Is Coming

We first learned of Ezra Koenig and Jaden Smith's forthcoming "vibey project" earlier this year, and back in March the duo revealed that the special…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 5, 2017 - 2:36 pm

Here’s More On Ezra Koenig’s “Vibey” Animated Series With Jaden Smith & Jude Law

The other day, we learned that Ezra Koenig had spent much of 2015 working on a mysterious "vibey project you'll hear abt soon." And now…
Peter Helman | March 26, 2017 - 6:52 pm

Ezra Koenig Gives An Update On Vampire Weekend LP4 Currently Titled Mitsubishi Macchiato

We're all eagerly curious about a new Vampire Weekend album, doubly so because it'll be the first one without Rostam Batmanglij as a part of…
James Rettig | March 24, 2017 - 3:49 pm

Dave Longstreth Talks Shelved Kanye West x Paul McCartney x Dirty Projectors x Ezra Koenig Collab

Two years ago, the world was surprised to learn that Dirty Projectors mastermind Dave Longstreth had co-written the Kanye West/Paul McCartney/Rihanna hit "FourFiveSeconds." But that…
Tom Breihan | February 16, 2017 - 8:54 am

Vampire Weekend Reportedly Sign To Columbia For LP4

Vampire Weekend have released all three of their albums on XL Recordings, but it looks like we might see a new album next year, and…
Tom Breihan | November 18, 2016 - 9:18 am

Watch Ezra Koenig Talk Shit About Viral Videos On Desus & Mero

Vice's new Viceland TV network is getting in on the late-night talk show game, and they've brought in a couple of heavyweights: Desus Nice and…
Tom Breihan | October 27, 2016 - 8:52 am

Watch Ezra Koenig And ILoveMakonnen Freestyle A New Song

At the end of 2014, the iLoveMakonnen, Ezra Koenig, and Despot teamed up for an excellently gloomy remix of Makonnen's "Down 4 So Long." Last…
Chris DeVille | June 6, 2016 - 11:53 am

Ezra Koenig Explains His Writing Credit On Beyoncé’s “Hold Up”

"How did the Yeah Yeah Yeahs get credited on a Beyonce song that was co-written by Ezra Koenig, Father John Misty, and Diplo?" is a…
James Rettig | April 25, 2016 - 2:16 pm
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