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The Week In Pop: What Is Ed Sheeran Thinking?

In recent years, pop music's landscape has been transforming more rapidly than ever. But even as genre boundaries collapse and notions of good taste invert
Chris DeVille | April 10, 2014 - 4:44 pm

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RBMA NY Returns With Anohni, Spike Lee, Kamasi Washington x Pharoah Sanders

For the fourth year in a row, Red Bull Music Academy is bringing a month-long festival to various NYC venues. Highlights from the series of…
Peter Helman | March 11, 2016 - 12:00 pm

Preview Spike Lee’s Michael Jackson Documentary Feat. The Weeknd, David Byrne, Questlove, & More

Spike Lee has been more active as of late than in recent years. He lent his name to video game NBA 2K16, dubbing it a…
Collin Robinson | January 13, 2016 - 12:06 pm

Chance The Rapper Calls Spike Lee’s Chi-Raq “Some Bill Cosby ‘Pull Up Your Pants’ Stuff”

It's been a great year for Chance The Rapper, as Tom noted in Status Ain't Hood this week. Dude has just been killing shit on…
Collin Robinson | December 16, 2015 - 2:26 pm

Chance The Rapper Condemns Spike Lee’s “Exploitive And Problematic” Chi-Raq

Spike Lee's new film Chi-Raq is a modern-day retelling of Aristophanes' Lysistrata, an ancient Greek comedy that was first performed in 411 BCE and tells…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | December 4, 2015 - 4:35 pm

This Topical Ballad Suggests Spike Lee’s Chi-Raq Will Be Very, Very Bad

We've been hearing rumblings for a while about Spike Lee's upcoming movie Chi-Raq -- mainly that Lee wanted to cast Kanye West, that Kanye wasn't
Chris DeVille | November 11, 2015 - 11:59 am

Kanye West To Appear In Spike Lee’s Comedy Musical Chiraq?

UPDATE: A representative for Kanye West reached out with this statement: "Contrary to published reports, Kanye West will not be starring in Chiraq.
Chris DeVille | May 11, 2015 - 5:20 pm

Spike Lee Allegedly Wants Kanye West And Common For His Next Movie, Chiraq

Spike Lee is partnering with Amazon Studios to make a movie called Chiraq -- presumably about Chicago's heavily reported gun violence problem -- and that…
Chris DeVille | April 10, 2015 - 10:42 am

Spike Lee Wrote A School Daze Sequel Starring Drake As PE*NIS

Ever since unknown parties hacked into Sony's servers and made the results public, we've been granted a ridiculous surplus of Hollywood moviemaking gossip. Thanks to…
Tom Breihan | December 15, 2014 - 2:23 pm

AMEX Unstaged Books Pharrell At The Apollo, Directed By Spike Lee

Pharrell Williams hasn't been performing live as a solo artist for very long, but he's on an incredible hot streak right now, and, as Billboard
Tom Breihan | May 27, 2014 - 9:42 am

Eminem – “Headlights” Video (Dir. Spike Lee)

Spike Lee has only dabbled in music videos over the years, but he still has a handful of iconic clips on his resume: Grandmaster Flash…
Tom Breihan | May 12, 2014 - 9:02 am

John Legend & The Roots Cover Arcade Fire

Arcade Fire were the stars of the Terry Gilliam-directed first installment of American Express, VEVO, and YouTube’s five-part UNSTAGED series. They show up in this…
Brandon Stosuy | September 27, 2010 - 1:54 pm