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The 10 Best Vanity Rap Dynasties

Who knew a tweet from Weezy last December would unfold into the ugly soap opera that is Lil Wayne vs. Birdman? After nine months, three
Collin Robinson | September 9, 2015 - 11:36 am

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The Week In Pop: Where Do Rock Music And Pop Radio Intersect In 2015?

Fall Out Boy will release their latest album, American Beauty/American Psycho, next week, and they'll do so with the kind of saturation most musicians can…
Chris DeVille | January 15, 2015 - 4:28 pm

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Smashing Pumpkins Recording Reunion Album Produced By Rick Rubin

Earlier this month, Billy Corgan teased a Smashing Pumpkins reunion by posting an in-studio picture of himself hanging out with founding members James Iha and…
James Rettig | January 29, 2018 - 5:35 pm

Hear The First Episode Of Rick Rubin & Malcolm Gladwell’s Podcast With Guest Eminem

Legendary producer Rick Rubin (pictured) and famous pop intellectual Malcolm Gladwell have launched a new music-centric podcast together. As Pitchfork reports, it's called Broken Record,…
Chris DeVille | November 10, 2017 - 4:55 pm

DRAM – “Check Ya Fabrics” (Prod. Rick Rubin)

DRAM, who recently dropped the periods from his name in semi-comedic fashion, is back today with a new song produced by none other than Rick…
Chris DeVille | November 3, 2017 - 10:25 am

Frank Ocean & Rick Rubin’s Big Spotify Awards Appearance Was Pretty Anticlimactic

Spotify held their inaugural Secret Genius Awards in Los Angeles yesterday, and the big event of the night was Frank Ocean presenting the "Legendary Genius…
Peter Helman | November 2, 2017 - 9:30 pm

Frank Ocean Will Present “Legendary Genius Award” To Rick Rubin At Spotify’s Inaugural Secret Genius Awards

Frank Ocean will make a rare public appearance at Spotify's inaugural Secret Genius Awards to present Rick Rubin with the first-ever Legendary Genius Award. The…
James Rettig | October 26, 2017 - 5:25 pm

Billy Corgan Announces Ogilala LP Produced By Rick Rubin

Billy Corgan has been discussing a solo album produced by rock-star whisperer Rick Rubin for nearly a year now. Today he's finally announced that project…
Chris DeVille | August 22, 2017 - 9:42 am

The Strokes Are Recording With Rick Rubin Says Albert Hammond, Sr.

Albert Hammond Sr. spilled some beans in a recent interview with The West Australian. The songwriter offhandedly mentioned that his son, Albert Hammond Jr., and…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | July 28, 2017 - 9:45 am

Rick Rubin Broke A Three-Year Twitter Silence To Retweet Right-Wing Dilbert Dork Scott Adams

Rick Rubin’s Twitter account in a perfect distillation of his public persona. He’s got 45,000 followers, an avatar photo of his famous beard bathed in…
Andy Cush/Spin | July 10, 2017 - 12:34 pm

Dan Auerbach Details New Solo Album Feat. Bobby Wood, Mark Knopfler, Duane Eddy, & More

About a year ago we learned Black Keys singer-guitarist Dan Auerbach was wrapping up a second album with his side band the Arcs. That project…
Chris DeVille | December 29, 2016 - 10:31 am

Neil Young Announces New Album Peace Trail

Neil Young has just announced a new album called Peace Trail, his second release of the year after the live album EARTH. The mostly-acoustic 10-song…
Peter Helman | October 25, 2016 - 10:37 pm

Watch Rick Rubin Interview Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick Lamar is on the cover of the new issue of GQ Style, and for its accompanying story the magazine had the rapper sit down…
James Rettig | October 20, 2016 - 10:35 am

Billy Corgan Talks Rick Rubin-Produced Solo Album, Smashing Pumpkins Reunion

Billy Corgan has been keeping fans updated on his various endeavors with periodic Facebook Live videos. In the past couple of months, he's "sort of
Peter Helman | September 10, 2016 - 7:43 pm

Taylor Swift Can’t Sue Kimye Over Phone Recording Because She Knew Rick Rubin Was Listening

By now, because we are all trapped inside an inescapable celebrity-industrial vortex that sometimes includes this very website, you have probably heard that Kanye West's…
Chris DeVille | July 19, 2016 - 9:35 am

The “Famous” Saga Continues: Kim Kardashian Leaks Kanye West & Taylor Swift Phone Call, Swift Accuses Them Of Character Assassination

The ongoing "Famous" saga adds yet another chapter. For some reason Kim Kardashian is hell bent on "protecting her husband" against Taylor Swift. She's been…
Collin Robinson | July 18, 2016 - 10:13 am
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