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Mark Zuckerberg Seems to Think Beyoncé’s Best Song Is “Halo”

Mark Zuckerberg has yet to fully acknowledge Facebook's role in bringing Donald Trump and his merry band of sycophants and supremacists to the White House. However,…
Brian Josephs / May 26, 2017

Video: Mary J. Blige – “Love Yourself” ft. A$AP Rocky

Almost a month after dropping her latest album Strength of a Woman, Mary J. Blige has released the video for the project's standout "Love Yourself." The clip,…
Brian Josephs / May 26, 2017

The Avalanches Say They’re Working on a New Album

After their beloved debut Since I Left You, The Avalanches' sophomore album Wildflower was notable for being actually pretty good, and of course, taking 16 years to make.
Brian Josephs / May 26, 2017

Ice Cube’s 25th Anniversary Reissue of Death Certificate Includes Three New Songs

Ice Cube has recently been preparing for the inaugural season of his BIG3 basketball league, and it just so happens that the league's first season…
Brian Josephs / May 26, 2017

Kendrick Lamar’s Verse on the “Mask Off” Remix Is a Worthy Historical Document

Rap is as expansive as it is cyclical. When Future showed up unannounced at Kendrick Lamar's Coachella show to perform "Mask Off," the two emcees were…
Brian Josephs / May 25, 2017

Jersey Rap-Punks Ho99o9 Aim to Reclaim Black Rage

If a recent night in Brooklyn is any indication, the first thing you see at a Ho99o9 concert is their fans running for safety. As…
Brian Josephs / May 25, 2017

Video: Aesop Rock – “Get Out of the Car”

As El-P noted earlier this morning, today marks the ninth anniversary of Camu Tao's passing following his battle with lung cancer. Fellow former Def Jux signee Aesop…
Brian Josephs / May 25, 2017

Manchester Crowd Sing Oasis’ “Don’t Look Back in Anger” at Bombing Memorial

Today, mourners gathered at Manchester's St. Anne Square to pay their respects to the 22 people who were killed at Ariana Grande's concert on Monday.
Brian Josephs / May 25, 2017

Netflix’s The Get Down Canceled After One Season

Baz Luhrmann's '70s hip-hop serial drama is no more. Deadline reports that Netflix has decided to can The Get Down after one season. The decision comes a little…
Brian Josephs / May 25, 2017

Migos’ Takeoff Releases “Intruder,” His First Solo Song

Migos' Takeoff is arguably the most technically dexterous of the trio, but he's also the least prolific. That changes today with "Intruder," Takeoff's first solo track.
Brian Josephs / May 24, 2017

Gucci Mane – “Hurt Feelings”

A few hours after revealing the upcoming release date for his new project Drop Top Wop, Gucci Mane dropped its first song "Hurt Feelings." (It's more bluntly titled…
Brian Josephs / May 24, 2017

Here’s Everything We Know About Phoenix’s New Album Ti Amo

French guitar-pop masters Phoenix will soon release Ti Amo, their first new album since 2013's Bankrupt!. Ahead of its release, here's everything we know about the new record.
Brian Josephs / May 24, 2017

Gucci Mane Will Drop New Project DropTopWop on the One-Year Anniversary of His Prison Release

May 26 will be the one-year anniversary of Gucci Mane's release from prison after serving time for firearm possession. It will also be the release of…
Brian Josephs / May 24, 2017

Shabazz Palaces – “Since C.A.Y.A.” ft. Thundercat

On July 14th, star-stepping duo Shabazz Palaces will be releasing two albums, Quazarz: Born on a Gangster Star and Quazarz vs. The Jealous Machines. Their latest single "Since C.A.Y.A." is a…
Brian Josephs / May 24, 2017

Video: Meek Mill – “Glow Up”

Meek Mill has released the video for his latest track "Glow Up," which dropped on Monday. The flick is another look at the Philly rapper's…
Brian Josephs / May 24, 2017

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