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Ultimate Playlist

28 Essential Reggaeton Songs From The Early 2000s To Now

I was born in San Francisco, CA to two Chicano musicians who connected over their complete obsession with playing and studying music. Once we were…
Cecilia Cassandra Peña-Govea | November 14, 2018 - 11:00 am

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

I have been writing this column for more than six years now. And even if you haven't been reading for that whole time -- even…
Tom Breihan | March 16, 2018 - 2:26 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

I'm on vacation this week. And yet I'm still taking time away from throwing my kids into waves so that I can watch way too…
Tom Breihan | August 12, 2016 - 12:04 pm

More Lil' Jon stories

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

I have been writing this column for more than six years now. And even if you haven't been reading for that whole time -- even…
Tom Breihan | March 16, 2018 - 2:26 pm

Lil Jon, Offset, & 2 Chainz – “Alive”

You know how long Culture II, the new Migos album, is? 24 songs! An hour and 45 minutes! It's crazy! And yet someone thought that…
Tom Breihan | January 26, 2018 - 9:08 am

US Olympic Trialist Figure Skates To “Turn Down For What”

The Winter Olympics are going down in PyeongChang next month, and according to Wall Street Journal Olympics reporter Sara Germano, this is the first year…
Chris DeVille | January 5, 2018 - 9:51 am

“Turn Down For What” Becomes Latest Target For “Blurred Lines” Lawyer

In early 2014, Lil Jon and DJ Snake's "Turn Down For What" became a smash hit, melding electronic dance and crunk rap. Thanks in large…
Eriq Gardner / The Hollywood Reporter | May 4, 2017 - 10:38 pm

Lil Jon Confirms Donald Trump Kept Calling Him An “Uncle Tom” In Celebrity Apprentice Outtakes

Another day, another gross story about Donald Trump! Lil Jon was on a 2013 episode of Celebrity Apprentice, during which he wore an Uncle Sam…
Peter Helman | October 15, 2016 - 4:32 pm

Rae Sremmurd – “Set The Roof” (Feat. Lil Jon) Video

Rae Sremmurd have shared a Grant Singer-directed video for their Mike-Will Made It/DJ Mustard co-production "Set The Roof," a new track that will be included…
James Rettig | August 8, 2016 - 9:50 am

Watch A$AP Rocky, Big Sean, Ty Dolla $ign, & More In Ice Cube’s Kidz Bop Hip Hop Commercial

Jimmy Kimmel Live! recently aired a joke commercial for Ice Cube's Kidz Bop Hip Hop, which is pretty much exactly what it sounds like --…
Peter Helman | June 14, 2016 - 9:46 pm

Coldplay’s New Album Inspired By Drake, Oasis, DJ Snake & Lil Jon

Coldplay's A Head Full Of Dreams will be upon us in about two weeks, and Chris Martin gave some interviews about it recently. To Rolling
Chris DeVille | November 19, 2015 - 5:28 pm

DJs Are Trolling EDM Fans With Spandau Ballet Drops

You know how it is. You're at the club. Sweaty bodies are writhing everywhere around you. Lights are flashing. The beat is about to drop.
Peter Helman | July 8, 2015 - 10:44 pm

Watch Lil Jon, Fred Armisen, Devendra Banhart, & Lena Dunham In A “Turn Out For What” Voting PSA

There's a mid-term election this November, which means you, the American citizen, have the right to elect representatives to Congress (and probably a Senator too)…
Chris DeVille | October 7, 2014 - 2:36 pm

Essay

Is Festival EDM Dying, Or Is It Just Getting Interesting?

If you perform with a giant light-up mouse helmet on your head, chances are you understand how to grab people's attention. Whether Twitter-feuding with Arcade
Chris DeVille | July 2, 2014 - 3:42 pm

The Week In Pop

The Week In Pop: Presenting The Mid-2014 Pop Superlatives

Seeing as we gave you a mid-year countdown of 2014's best albums so far earlier this week, now seems like a good time to step…
Chris DeVille | June 19, 2014 - 3:41 pm

Owen Pallett Explains Why Recent Hits By Ariana Grande, Haim, And Beyoncé Are So Likable

One of the things Owen Pallett mentioned when we spoke with him about his great new In Conflict is that he doesn't want to make…
Chris DeVille | June 3, 2014 - 1:59 pm
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