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It’s A Good Time To Be Bad Bunny

The name Ocasio derives from the Spanish "ocasión," which means what you think it means: an occasion, a time. According to Ancestry.com, most people named…
Chris DeVille | November 1, 2018 - 2:23 pm

Gotcha Covered

Lend Me Some Sugar: 8 Takes On The Modern Standard “Hey Ya!”

Predicting the future of music is a dicey bet, even when you extend the footprint back a quarter-century. Ask me now what songs of the…
Nate Patrin | October 22, 2018 - 11:51 am

The Anniversary

Aquemini Turns 20

The horns sit calmly atop the track, precise and regal. The riff they trill out is pretty complicated, but it's also instantly memorable, a melody…
Tom Breihan | September 28, 2018 - 9:38 am

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Gotcha Covered

Lend Me Some Sugar: 8 Takes On The Modern Standard “Hey Ya!”

Predicting the future of music is a dicey bet, even when you extend the footprint back a quarter-century. Ask me now what songs of the…
Nate Patrin | October 22, 2018 - 11:51 am

Hear Car Seat Headrest Cover “Hey Ya,” Smashing Pumpkins, & Darude In Seattle

Earlier this year, Car Seat Headrest released a reimagined version of his 2011 album, Twin Fantasy. Will Toledo and his band have been on tour…
James Rettig | October 15, 2018 - 10:37 am

Childish Gambino – “Feels Like Summer” Video

Back in May, Donald Glover premiered a striking Childish Gambino music video for his new song, "This Is America." It was an exciting teaser for…
Julia Gray | September 2, 2018 - 12:04 pm

André 3000 – “Me & My (To Bury Your Parents)” & “Look Ma No Hands” (Feat. James Blake)

Last August, André 3000 told us that rapping was "more like a hobby" to him at this point. He said, "I still love music, but…
Julia Gray | May 13, 2018 - 11:38 am

Big Boi Is The First Signing To Disgraced Exec L.A. Reid’s New Label

Last year, the veteran music executive L.A. Reid was removed from his position as chairman and CEO at Epic Records. Reportedly, Reid was fired over
Tom Breihan | March 22, 2018 - 9:51 am

Jermaine Dupri Says That He Influenced Atlanta Hip-Hop Culture More Than OutKast Did

As a producer and a label boss, Atlanta rap veteran Jermaine Dupri had a huge impact on a whole lot of careers, helping to introduce…
Tom Breihan | January 18, 2018 - 12:00 pm

André 3000: Rap Is “More Like A Hobby For Me” Now

André 3000 is the subject of a new Complex profile centered on his new gig as Creative Director for the Swedish shoe company Tretorn. The…
Chris DeVille | August 1, 2017 - 1:17 pm

Sounding Board

Weezer’s Hit-Filled Firefly Set Was A Nearly Perfect Situation

Like many American festivals through the first half of 2017, Firefly's lineup has suffered this year. Whether it's over-saturation or simply artists' touring and album…
Ryan Leas | June 17, 2017 - 2:02 pm

Watch Chance The Rapper Cover OutKast, Dr. Dre, & Snoop Dogg At Bonnaroo Superjam

Chance The Rapper is headlining Bonnaroo this weekend, and last night, he participated in the festival's annual SuperJam, in which a bunch of artists take…
Peter Helman | June 11, 2017 - 1:11 pm

Watch Harry Styles & James Corden Sing OutKast On Carpool Karaoke

Harry Styles and James Corden go way back together, and Styles just spent the entire week -- which not coincidentally was the week after his
Tom Breihan | May 19, 2017 - 9:16 am

Big Boi – “Mic Jack” (Feat. Adam Levine) Video

Lately, Big Boi, one half of the legendary OutKast, has been working on a solo album called Boomiverse, and he teamed up with Maroon 5…
Tom Breihan | May 17, 2017 - 9:49 am

Watch Big Boi Do “Mic Jack” On The Tonight Show With The Roots & Sleepy Brown

Last week, OutKast great Big Boi announced that he's got a new solo album called Boomiverse coming this summer, and he shared two new songs:…
Tom Breihan | April 25, 2017 - 9:57 am
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