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The 10 Verzuz Battles We Need To See

It's become a quarantine-era tradition: Spending an evening zoning out on your phone while you watch two middle-aged men struggle with technology, talk shit to…
Tom Breihan | April 29, 2020 - 3:38 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Because Thanksgiving cut off last week at about the halfway point, we didn't do a 5 Best Songs. So for this week's column, we considered…
Stereogum | December 5, 2014 - 5:20 pm

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SALEM – “Red River”

SALEM returned after a long absence last month with "Starfall" and rumblings of a new album and now, a month after their debut album turned
James Rettig | October 16, 2020 - 9:33 am

Madonna – “Crave” (Feat. Swae Lee)

Another week brings another preview from Madonna’s upcoming album, Madame X. Madge recently announced a smattering of tour dates at intimate venues and released two…
Connor Duffey | May 10, 2019 - 12:04 am

Stream 2 Chainz’s New Album Rap Or Go To The League Featuring Kendrick Lamar, Ariana Grande, Travis Scott, & More

2 Chainz first announced his new album Rap Or Go To The League, the follow-up to 2017's Pretty Girls Like Trap Music, over a year…
Peter Helman | March 1, 2019 - 10:13 am

Watch Kevin Parker & John Mayer Join Travis Scott On SNL

Travis Scott was the musical guest on last night's episode of Saturday Night Live. He performed three songs from his recent #1 album Astroworld: "Sicko…
Julia Gray | October 7, 2018 - 12:31 pm

Kanye West Back At Work In Jackson Hole With Travis Scott, King Louie, The Dream, & More

Kanye West has been busy lately. In the past two months alone, the rapper has had another baby daughter, performed with Kid Cudi in LA,…
Peter Helman | March 12, 2018 - 11:27 pm

Future Reportedly Hit Desiigner With A Copyright Infringement Claim Over “Panda”

Desiigner's "Panda" is a Future ripoff, and everyone knows it. Presumably, Future knows it too, and in a new interview with DJBooth, Menace, the producer…
Peter Helman | June 19, 2017 - 6:59 pm

Hear Mike Dean Sample Yesterday’s Leaked Donald Trump Audio On New Track “Grab Em By Da Pussy”

Yesterday, audio and video of Donald Trump saying gross stuff about women in a private 2005 conversation with Billy Bush surfaced on The Washington Post.
Peter Helman | October 8, 2016 - 11:56 am

Frank Ocean Releases Visual Album Endless

It's here. Or, at least, something's here. After finally finishing that damn staircase and debuting new songs on his mysterious livestream, Frank Ocean has released...a…
Peter Helman | August 19, 2016 - 12:19 am

Kanye Added André 3000, Puff Daddy, 2 Chainz, & Kid Cudi To Waves Last Night

Kanye has had quite a distracting week, but don't worry, he's getting back to his creative process. He's been keeping us apprised of his progress…
Peter Helman | January 30, 2016 - 11:49 am

Your $10K Donation To Geto Boys’ Kickstarter Will Earn You A Custom-Designed Casket And Embroidered Pillow

Houston rap trio the Geto Boys have been out of the game for a decade, but like plenty of other veterans on hiatus, they've decided…
Caitlin White | June 15, 2015 - 4:32 pm

The Weeknd – “Where You Belong”

We've already heard "Earned It," one of the new song that the Weeknd placed on the Fifty Shades Of Grey soundtrack. And Fifty Shades Of
Tom Breihan | February 5, 2015 - 9:19 am

Rihanna, Kanye West, & Paul McCartney – “FourFiveSeconds”

The collaboration between Rihanna, Kanye West, and Paul McCartney has arrived. It's called "FourFiveSeconds." Earlier this week, Kanye played the song for a bunch of…
James Rettig | January 24, 2015 - 8:00 pm

Freddie Gibbs & Mike Dean – “Sellin’ Dope”

Freddie Gibbs teamed up with frequent Kanye West collaborator and producer Mike Dean on a new track for the next-gen release of Grand Theft Auto
James Rettig | November 19, 2014 - 6:17 pm
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