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Twenty One Pilots May Not Be For You (Because They’re For Everyone)

In 2015, Twenty One Pilots were the biggest band you've never heard of. By the end of the following year, they were the biggest band,…
Chris DeVille | October 11, 2018 - 9:23 am

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Flow 2018 Offers A Diverse, Gratifying Answer At The End Of Festival Season

There are a lot of festivals that happen later in the year, but often it feels like a last gasp for the summer season by…
Ryan Leas | August 13, 2018 - 12:56 pm

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Nas Sounds Tired

In 2000, Rakim, then widely regarded as the greatest rapper ever, signed with Dr. Dre's Aftermath label. This was a ridiculously exciting thing to even…
Tom Breihan | June 20, 2018 - 12:06 pm

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Creed II Soundtrack Has Bon Iver, Kendrick, Vince Staples, & More

Next week, Creed II hits theaters. It's the sequel to 2015's Creed, which in turn in a continuation of the Rocky film series. The soundtrack…
James Rettig | November 12, 2018 - 12:11 pm

Anderson .Paak – “Tints” (Feat. Kendrick Lamar) Video

A couple of weeks ago, the fast-ascending California funkateer Anderson .Paak announced the impending release of his new album Oxnard, and he also shared the…
Tom Breihan | October 26, 2018 - 9:15 am

Jay Rock – “Wow Freestyle” Video (Feat. Kendrick Lamar)

Jay Rock is well on his way to releasing a music video for every track on his latest studio album, Redemption, which came out in…
James Rettig | October 25, 2018 - 1:49 pm

Anderson .Paak – “Tints” (Feat. Kendrick Lamar)

Anderson .Paak is gearing up for the release of his new album Oxnard, the highly anticipated follow-up to his 2016 breakout Malibu. And today, he's…
Peter Helman | October 4, 2018 - 12:58 pm

Stream Eminem’s Surprise New Album Kamikaze

Eminem has released a surprise new album called Kamikaze. Earlier tonight, the Detroit rapper teased his involvement with Marvel’s upcoming Venom film, and the song…
Rob Arcand / Spin | August 31, 2018 - 12:30 am

Kevin Parker Talks Sessions With Kendrick, Kanye, SZA, & More

Tame Impala's Kevin Parker recently did an interview with Billboard to talk about the many high-profile collaborations and projects he's been involved in over the…
James Rettig | August 22, 2018 - 1:46 pm

Watch Kendrick Lamar’s Acting Debut On Power

Tonight's episode of the Starz series Power features a cameo appearance from none other than Kendrick Lamar. The episode is available to stream now on…
Julia Gray | July 29, 2018 - 12:55 pm

Kendrick Lamar Has A Guest Role On Power This Sunday

I've never seen Power, the televised crime drama starring 50 Cent, but as music-tangential crumbling-empire TV shows go, it seems to have had longer legs…
Chris DeVille | July 25, 2018 - 11:33 am

Watch Chvrches Cover Kendrick Lamar

Chvrches love a cover. Before releasing their latest LP Love Is Dead in May, the Scottish synth-pop trio shared covers of Beyoncé’s "XO" and the…
Julia Gray | July 19, 2018 - 8:35 pm

Kendrick Discusses That Fan He Brought Onstage Who Rapped The N-Word

Kendrick Lamar has reached the point in his career where he only does a few interviews a year, and where every interview is an event.
Tom Breihan | June 28, 2018 - 9:58 am

Kendrick Lamar, Sufjan Stevens, Questlove, More Inducted Into The Academy

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts of Sciences announced 928 new members today, illustrating a push for greater diversity in the organization. Marking record highs…
Winston Cook-Wilson / Spin | June 25, 2018 - 5:05 pm

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The Jazz-Rap Explosion Of 1993, 25 Years Later

Twenty-five years after its release, hindsight reveals one now-dated aspect of Guru's Jazzmatazz, Volume 1: The front cover refers to its fusion of hip-hop and…
Nate Patrin | June 5, 2018 - 1:15 pm
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