Jordan Sargent

Ty Dolla $ign’s Permanent Vacation

When a man — a particularly insecure one, perhaps — imagines his girlfriend going off on Spring Break with her friends, his darkest fear i…
By: Jordan Sargent / February 24, 2014

A Complete Guide to Understanding the 44 Names in Beyonce’s ‘Beyonce’ Credits

Though Ms. Knowles' tour de force Beyoncé is clearly a solo statement of purpose, the H-Town-born dynamo also benefitted from the assistance of a multi-talented…
By: Jordan Sargent / December 16, 2013

Just Being #Honest: Future Talks Going Pop With His Miley Cyrus Team-Up ‘Real and True’

2013 has been a busy year for Future, the Atlanta rapper and singer. (Or is it the other way around?) He started the year by…
By: Jordan Sargent / December 5, 2013

DONDA: Kanye West Goes G.O.O.D. Trill Hunting with His Minimalist Design Company

In a series of tweets in January 2012, Kanye West announced the formation of DONDA, a design company named after his late mother. "I want…
By: Jordan Sargent / November 13, 2013

Sky Ferreira Revels in Her Own Chaos and Exhaustion on Debut Album ‘Night Time, My Time’

Debut pop albums are rarely as self-reflexive as Night Time, My Time, the first full-length from 21-year-old singer/model Sky Ferreira. But rarely has the gestatio…
By: Jordan Sargent / November 1, 2013

Ryan Hemsworth: Born on the Internet

By the time Ryan Hemsworth, tall and strikingly handsome, walks onstage at Manhattan's 88 Palace on a Saturday night in October, it's 3:15…
By: Jordan Sargent / October 30, 2013

Azealia Banks Lives Luxurious Hippie Fantasy in ‘ATM Jam’ Video

If there's one thing we can rely on Azealia Banks for, it's consistently left-field visuals. Oh, and beef. We will always get beef. But…
By: Jordan Sargent / October 21, 2013

See Kelela Perform Broiling Dancefloor Banger ‘Cut 4 Me’ Live

Maryland-born, L.A.-based singer Kelela more or less came out of nowhere with her thundering yet seductive bass&b mixtape Cut 4 Me, a debut full-length…
By: Jordan Sargent / October 18, 2013

Danny Brown, TRPL BLK Channel NYC Underground Legend on ‘Max B’

Harlem rapper Max B never quite bubbled up into the mainstream, unless you count co-writing Jim Jones' "We Fly High." But the man bor…
By: Jordan Sargent / October 17, 2013

A$AP Rocky Dodges Charges for Allegedly Slapping Fan

If A$AP Rocky is going to be tried for allegedly slapping a female fan during his performance at Made in America in September, the…
By: Jordan Sargent / October 17, 2013

Gunplay Brings Intensity to Streets of New York in ‘Fuck Shit’ Video

Nothing in Gunplay's world seems to unfold quite as planned, but that sense of unpredictability is part of what makes him magnetic. Today brings a video…
By: Jordan Sargent / October 16, 2013

See French Montana Bring the Weeknd, Baby Tigers to ‘Gifted’ Video

French Montana's latest single "Gifted" may feature the Weeknd, but it's really a Weeknd song with Montana grafted onto it — we don't even hear the…
By: Jordan Sargent / October 16, 2013

Chief Keef’s ‘Emojis’ is the Texting Anthem 2013 Deserved

If you use an iPhone you are familiar with emoji, the 2.0 version of emoticons. If you follow Chief Keef you are also familiar…
By: Jordan Sargent / October 16, 2013

Death Grips Pull Out of Fun Fun Fun Fest, Possibly More

Death Grips may be back to their old tricks. After a Lollapalooza no-show led to a string of summer show cancellations, the Sacramento…
By: Jordan Sargent / October 16, 2013

Hear AraabMuzik Mash Up Dance Trends on ‘Trap vs. Drill vs. EDM’ Compilation

If there's one producer who stands at the convergence of trap, drill, and EDM it is most certainly AraabMuzik, who today coincidentally (!) released a…
By: Jordan Sargent / October 15, 2013

Chief Keef Headed to Jail After Failing Drug Test

Chief Keef will spend the next 20 days in Illinois' Cook County Jail after testing positive for marijuana. According to the Chicago Tribune, the 18-year-old…
By: Jordan Sargent / October 15, 2013

Miley Cyrus’ French Montana Remix Is a Fascinating Look at Her Mindset

One of the early indications that Miley Cyrus' 2013 was probably going to be unlike anything we've ever seen was a grainy video taken o…
By: Jordan Sargent / October 15, 2013

Listen to Migos and French Montana Build a White House on ‘Roll On’

Using white people as a metaphor for cocaine is a well-worn trope of Southern hip-hop, but Migos breathed new life into that equation on their…
By: Jordan Sargent / October 14, 2013

2 Chainz’ ‘Used 2′ Video Is a Love Letter to Hot Boys, Starring Hot Boys

Drake did it first, but 2 Chainz did it better. The "it" here refers to ripping off Juvenile's "Back That Azz Up" and paying…
By: Jordan Sargent / October 14, 2013

Chance the Rapper, James Blake Tour Nabil’s Distorted English Countryside in ‘Life Round Here’

James Blake is a white crooner from London; Chance the Rapper is a black rapper from Chicago's South Side. For the video for "Life…
By: Jordan Sargent / October 14, 2013

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