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Recording Academy, Nile Rodgers Congratulate Donald Trump in Letter Urging Copyright Reform

Every year, a representative from the Recording Academy walks onto the Grammys stage to plead for your money, advocating the basic but nonetheless accurate argument is that…
Brian Josephs / December 2, 2016

Nirvana’s Incesticide Is Getting a 25th Anniversary Vinyl Reissue

Incesticide, Nirvana's 1992 rarities collection, already got a limited double-vinyl reissue for Record Store Day 2012. But with its 25th anniversary coming up in 2017, the compilation is getting a…
Anna Gaca / December 2, 2016

The Village Voice’s Iconic, Annual Pazz & Jop Music Poll Has a New Name

Today, hundreds of writers received invitations to vote in The Village Voice's annual Pazz & Jop poll, a music journalism mainstay since its launch in 1971. Founded…
Jeremy Gordon / December 2, 2016

Jeremih’s Fans Think He Used a Stunt Double During a Houston Show

A truly bizarre rumor—one that feels totally improbable in the age of Twitter and Instagram—has come to light. Bossip and several other music and hip-hop blogs have noticed…
Winston Cook-Wilson / December 2, 2016

Video: Rick Ross – “Buy Back the Block” ft. Gucci Mane and 2 Chainz

Following the announcement that he will release an album titled Rather You Than Me next month--featuring cover art from the street-art pretender Mr. Brainwash--Rick Ross has shared…
Andy Cush / December 2, 2016

Video: Young M.A – “EAT”

Breakout 2016 star Young M.A is back with "EAT," a tight five-minute freestyle addressing her mom, her money, and her haters. (The beat is borrowed from the…
Anna Gaca / December 2, 2016

Conspiracy King Alex Jones Might Have a Side Career as an Acid House Musician

Alex Jones is America's most influential conspiracy theorist. Is it possible that he is also our country's most under-appreciated producer of acid house dance-floor heaters?
Andy Cush / December 2, 2016

Shia LaBeouf Continues to Rap, Disses Drake, Lil Yachty, and Hot 97

It became apparent that Hollywood actor, noted performance artist, plagiarist, and self-conscious "bad boy" type Shia LaBeouf was good at rapping during a Sway in the Morning…
Winston Cook-Wilson / December 2, 2016

I Don’t Know What’s Going on in Westworld But I’ve Never Been More Alive

Westworld is another one of those TV shows like True Detective, Better Call Saul, or Game of Thrones, filled with a dozen little mysteries and no real answers…
Jeremy Gordon / December 2, 2016

New Music: The Feelies – “Been Replaced”

Old-school New Jersey new wavers the Feelies celebrated 40 years as a band this year, and recently announced a new album, In Between. Today they've shared a first taste…
Anna Gaca / December 2, 2016

Video: Gucci Mane – “St. Brick Intro”

The best part of "Last Christmas" season is that there will at least be some new Gucci Mane to cancel out the wave of maudlin…
Brian Josephs / December 2, 2016

New Music: Stream Childish Gambino’s “Awaken, My Love!”

It's been a huge year for actor and musician Donald Glover, with the success of his FX series Atlanta, his casting in an upcoming Star Wars spinoff, and now…
Anna Gaca / December 2, 2016

New Music: Stream The Hamilton Mixtape Now

If you're one of those people who haven't seen Hamilton but would give your right ventricle to, you can get one step closer, spiritually, by…
Winston Cook-Wilson / December 2, 2016

Watch Chance the Rapper Perform “Sunday Candy” at the White House

BET probably covered their last White House event for a while back in October. And last night, Chance the Rapper and the Social Experiment gave…
Brian Josephs / December 2, 2016

New Music: The Lox – “Don’t You Cry” and “What Else You Need to Know”

After reuniting for the Bad Boy Reunion Tour this year, late-'90s rap trio the Lox announced their first new album since 2000, titled Filthy America... It's…
Andy Cush / December 2, 2016

New Music: Grandaddy – “Lost Machine”

After over 10 years without a new album, Grandaddy are plotting a comeback for 2017. We've already heard "Way We Won't" and "Clear Your History," and today, they've…
Anna Gaca / December 2, 2016

Now’s Your Chance to Play in Solange’s Backing Band

Last night, writer Shantel Pass posted a flyer and note on Saint Heron, the site run by Solange's Saint Records, advertising open auditions for musicians…
Winston Cook-Wilson / December 2, 2016

J. Cole Maybe Disses Kanye West on New Song “False Prophets”

Kanye West is possibly the subject of a J. Cole subliminal diss. Last night, TIDAL released a 40-minute documentary called Eyez, a look at the making of…
Brian Josephs / December 2, 2016

Nick Cave’s One More Time With Feeling Documentary Is Coming to DVD

The film One More Time With Feeling, which documents the creation of Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds' Skeleton Tree and Cave's life after the death of his…
Andy Cush / December 2, 2016
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