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Twenty One Pilots May Not Be For You (Because They’re For Everyone)

In 2015, Twenty One Pilots were the biggest band you've never heard of. By the end of the following year, they were the biggest band,…
Chris DeVille | October 11, 2018 - 9:23 am

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Thankfully Paul McCartney’s New Album Only Pretends To Be Modern Pop Music

At age 76, Paul McCartney is still horny as hell. Judging by the advance singles from the former Beatle's new album Egypt Station, the guy…
Chris DeVille | September 6, 2018 - 4:29 pm

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Big Reputation: A Trip To Taylor Swift’s Hyper-Maximalist Stadium Tour

I am sitting on a folding chair in the middle of a football field. A few dozen yards in front of me stand two video…
Chris DeVille | July 12, 2018 - 3:51 pm

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Watch Erykah Badu, BlocBoy JB, An Anti-XXXTentacion Vic Mensa, And More Rap In BET Hip-Hop Awards Cyphers

Last night, BET aired its annual Hip-Hop Awards. The show featured performances from big names like Cardi B, YG, A$AP Rocky, Lil Pump, and Gucci…
Tom Breihan | October 17, 2018 - 10:19 am

Vic Mensa’s XXXTentacion Diss Censored At 2018 BET Hip Hop Awards

Vic Mensa’s much-discussed XXXTentacion diss aired during tonight’s broadcast of the 2018 BET Hip Hop Awards, but the slain artist’s name was curiously absent. Mensa…
Tosten Burks / Spin | October 16, 2018 - 11:23 pm

Vic Mensa Calls Out XXXTentacion Supporters, Rap’s Embrace Of Abusers

One of the shittiest things about rap music lately has been the genre's willingness to embrace artists who have been accused or convicted of abusing…
Tom Breihan | October 9, 2018 - 10:17 am

Lil Wayne Talks Drake, XXXTentacion, Birdman, & More In Revealing Interview

Lil Wayne sat down in his hometown of New Orleans with Rap Radar's Elliott Wilson as part of Wilson's long-running CRWN interview series. With Wayne's
Chris DeVille | October 4, 2018 - 11:07 am

Kanye Endorses 6ix9ine, XXXTentacion, Louis C.K. During Fader Visit

Kanye West announced last week that he's releasing a new album called Yandhi this Saturday, the same day he's scheduled to perform on Saturday Night
Chris DeVille | September 27, 2018 - 2:35 pm

The Late Lil Peep & XXXTentacion Appear Together On New Track “Falling Down”

Before his death last November, the massively influential Lil Peep recorded a song with fellow sing-rapper iLoveMakonnen, who himself had proven to be a transformative
Chris DeVille | September 19, 2018 - 9:51 am

Four Men Indicted In XXXTentacion Murder Case

A Florida grand jury has indicted four men on first-degree murder and armed robbery charges in the shooting death of emerging rap star XXXTentacion.
Associated Press | July 19, 2018 - 8:46 pm

Second XXXTentacion Murder Suspect Arrested

A second person has been arrested in the June shooting death of emerging rap star XXXTentacion, authorities in Florida announced Wednesday. Michael Boatwright,…
Associated Press | July 11, 2018 - 10:51 am

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More Like Maroon 5 Seconds Of Summer Am I Right

What happens when a pop-punk boy band grows up? They stop playing pop-punk, apparently.
Chris DeVille | June 28, 2018 - 3:14 pm

XXXTentacion Becomes First Lead Artist To Earn Posthumous #1 Single Since Notorious B.I.G.

XXXTentacion posthumously tops the Billboard Hot 100, as his single "Sad!" jumps from #52 to #1 for its first week atop the chart. The song,…
Gary Trust / Billboard | June 25, 2018 - 1:57 pm

Police Make Arrest In XXXTentacion Murder

Earlier this week, the controversial and problematic young rap star XXXTentacion was murdered outside a motorcycle dealership in Deerfield Beach, Florida, at the age of…
Tom Breihan | June 21, 2018 - 9:32 am

XXXTentacion Breaks Taylor Swift’s Single-Day Streaming Record On Spotify

On Tuesday, the day after XXXTentacion was fatally shot at the age of 20, the singer-songwriter's "SAD!" broke the single-day record for Spotify streams that…
Colin Stutz / Billboard | June 20, 2018 - 4:18 pm
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