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DOOM’s Rap Group KMD Is Back With a New Album and Jay Electronica Collaboration

NPR has premiered "True Lightyears," which unites infamous hip-hop recluses DOOM and Jay Electronica. The song is doubly noteworthy because it also marks the return of KMD,…
Brian Josephs / August 16, 2017

Video: Shabazz Palaces – “Shine a Light” ft. Thaddillac

Shabazz Palaces' "Shine a Light," the lead single from their Quazarz: Born on a Gangster Star and Quazarz vs. The Jealous Machines double release, now has a video. Directed…
Brian Josephs / August 16, 2017

Yes, Gaga!

Yesterday, President Donald Trump gave up pretending to denounce hate groups and hosted a press conference where he suggested there were "fine people" in this weekend's white…
Anna Gaca / August 16, 2017

Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith – “To Follow and Lead”

Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith's pop-forward concept album The Kid, due out October 6, sounds like it's going to be very good. The experimental electronic composer and…
Winston Cook-Wilson / August 16, 2017

Lionel Richie Is Thinking About Not Attending the Kennedy Center Honors Ceremony Because of Trump

Shortly after this year's Kennedy Center Honors were announced, recipient Norman Lear (producer of TV shows like All in the Family and The Jeffersons) said that he was intending…
Brian Josephs / August 16, 2017

Solange Deletes Twitter, Condemns White Supremacists: “Fuck Asking Folks to Be Grateful”

Solange deleted her Twitter account last night. Before and after she did, she posted impassioned responses to the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, and Donald Trump's disgraceful…
Winston Cook-Wilson / August 16, 2017

Noel Gallagher Will Headline First Concert at Manchester Arena Since May Attack

Manchester Arena will reopen with a charity concert in September, following May's suicide bombing at an Ariana Grande concert. Noel Gallagher is the headlining act. The…
Geena Kloeppel / August 16, 2017

Lady Gaga to Give Deposition in Kesha-Dr. Luke Alleged Sexual Abuse Legal Battle

Lady Gaga is set to give a deposition next month in the ongoing legal battle between Kesha and Dr. Luke, multiple outlets are reporting. In addition…
Andy Cush / August 16, 2017

Perfume Genius – “Body’s in Trouble” (Mary Margaret O’Hara Cover)

Perfume Genius' excellent album No Shape was released a few months ago. Now, the artist has shared a set of Spotify singles, including a version of…
Geena Kloeppel / August 16, 2017

Listen to a Very Short Preview of Weezer’s Upcoming Single “Mexican Fender”

Today on Twitter, Weezer posted a very, very short and nearly meaningless preview of a new single titled "Mexican Fender." The song will be out Thursday afternoon on…
Jordan Sargent / August 15, 2017

Families of Ariana Grande Manchester Concert Bombing Victims Will Each Receive $324,000

Each of the families of the 22 people killed during the May bombing of an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester will receive $324,000 from the We Love Manchester…
Tatiana Cirisano, Billboard / August 15, 2017

So You Think You Can Dance To Perfume Genius?

A Perfume Genius song was featured on last night’s episode of FOX’s So You Think You Can Dance. Contestants Robert and Jasmine did an contemporary dance…
James Rettig, Stereogum / August 15, 2017

Review: BOSCO’s b. Is a Cathartic Summery Exhale

The romantic idea of creating a space for unconstrained expression is illustrated musically on b., the recently released EP by the Atlanta R&B singer BOSCO.
Brian Josephs / August 15, 2017

Video: Green Day – “Troubled Times”

Green Day's latest album, Revolution Radio, was released in October of last year. Now, the band have shared a new music video for their song "Troubled Times."
Geena Kloeppel / August 15, 2017

Death From Above Announce New Album Outrage! Is Now, Release “Never Swim Alone” Video

Rock duo Death From Above have announce their new album Outrage! Is Now, which arrives September 8 via Warner Bros. and Last Gang Records. This LP follows up…
Brian Josephs / August 15, 2017

Here Are Feist’s 16 Questions About Pleasure, Finally

When Feist returned earlier this year with her excellent album Pleasure, she had some questions for her interviewers, too. "Normally press is such a strange conveyer belt…
Anna Gaca / August 15, 2017

Here Is a Good Wiz Khalifa Song

Unless you're a teenager with four pairs of weed socks hiding your bowl from your mom in the trunk of your car, it's hard to…
Jordan Sargent / August 15, 2017

Macklemore Renounces His Hitler Youth Haircut Forever

If you search "richard spencer macklemore" on Google, you'll quickly see that many have pointed out the fascistic overtones of the "undercut" hairdo the Seattle rapper cultivated on his rise…
Winston Cook-Wilson / August 15, 2017

Scenes From Donald Trump’s Return to New York

Trump Tower was built with the help of undocumented immigrants, and is the centerpiece of brand kickstarted by a $1 million loan from…
Brian Josephs / August 15, 2017
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