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Fat Joe, Kanye West Praise Gold Diggers in Star-Studded ‘Pride N Joy’ Video

Fat Joe isn't saying she's a gold digger, exactly, but on new video selection "Pride N Joy," the New York City rap survivor and a…
Marc Hogan / August 27, 2012

No Trivia’s Friday Five: MF DOOM. Rap Game Howard Hughes?

?uestlove of the Roots tweeted out this video of the late, great, J. Dilla last night. "Rare footage of #Dilla in Tdot," is all it…
Brandon Soderberg / August 25, 2012

Chief Keef Demands ‘Appreciation’ on Raucous New Mixtape Cut

Chief Keef must've learned a thing or two from Kanye West. The Chicago rapper has gone from local sensation to national buzz, including a Gwyneth…
Marc Hogan / August 24, 2012

The Hives Are Ready for Their Close-Up in ‘Wait a Minute’ Clip

Earlier this year, when the Hives began promoting their latest album, Lex Hives, they wore dapper tuxes and top hats. We took them shopping for…
Kory Grow / August 24, 2012

Watch Nicki Minaj Boss the Bawse in Very Pink ‘I Am Your Leader’ Video

The candy-colored dream world of the new Nicki Minaj video for "I Am Your Leader" might just convert a few believers. And, well, "If you're…
Kory Grow / August 24, 2012

Hear Afrojack and Pitbull Ruin Michael Jackson’s ‘Bad’

Michael Jackson's Bad returns, in 25th-anniversary box set form, on September 18. Spike Lee is directing a documentary. A billion Pepsi cans are paying tribute…
Marc Hogan / August 24, 2012

See Avicii’s Super-Ravey, Lenny Kravitz-Boosted ‘Superlove’ Video

Warning: You may be about to find yourself dancing to the electronically altered vocals of Lenny Kravitz like it's the Clinton administration and radio hasn't…
Marc Hogan / August 24, 2012

Ariel Pink’s ‘Polygamist Fantasy’: Behind His ‘Only In My Dreams’ Video

In our new in-depth profile of Ariel Pink, the much-mythologized singer-songwriter spoke candidly of his eight-year relationship with fellow L.A. musician Geneva Jacuzzi and the…
David Bevan / August 24, 2012

Diddy Doubles Down on Dance Music With ‘Ibiza’ Documentary

Diddy has periodically flirted with dance music on record, from 2010's Diddy-Dirty Money album, Last Train to Paris, to an as-yet unreleased album he recorded…
Philip Sherburne / August 24, 2012

Lupe Fiasco Mansplains Some More in the Video for ‘Bitch Bad’

Last night, the music video for "Bitch Bad," Lupe Fiasco's muddled, mealy-mouthed missive about rap and misogyny was released. Directed by Gil Green — who…
Brandon Soderberg / August 23, 2012

Wallpaper. Reinvents the Lyric Video With NSFW ‘Puke My Brains Out’

Fun as it was to see Cee-Lo's iconic "fuck you" writ large across monitors everywhere, there's rarely much reason to share a lyric video —…
Chris Martins / August 23, 2012

Hear Kelley Deal and Mike Montgomery’s New Band R. Ring

The Breeders appear to be taking some time off, considering they last toured in 2010, their most recent release was 2009's Fate to Fatal EP…
Kory Grow / August 23, 2012

Hear Night Moves’ Spacey, Twangy ‘Country Queen’

Twin Cities psych-rockers Night Moves will release their debut album Colored Emotions on October 9 via Domino, with production and mixing by Thom Monahan (Vetiver,…
Marc Hogan / August 23, 2012

Hear Elliott Smith’s Alternate Take on ‘Ballad of Big Nothing’

Elliott Smith's former label home, Kill Rock Stars, has offered up another glimpse into the late singer and songwriter's legacy. An alternate take on his…
Marc Hogan / August 23, 2012

Watch Lianne La Havas’ Cheeky ‘Forget’ Video

Lianne La Havas puts a no-good lover out of her mind on "Forget," from her debut album Is Your Love Big Enough?, but the newly…
Marc Hogan / August 23, 2012

The Joy Formidable Roar Again With Stately ‘Wolf’s Law’

The Joy Formidable don sheep's clothing for the opening minute-plus of new song "The Wolf's Law," which the grandly noisy Welsh rockers posted on their…
Marc Hogan / August 23, 2012

Almost ‘Paradise’: Hear Lana Del Rey’s Unreleased ‘Afraid’ and ‘Playing Dangerous’

"Paradise" must be getting closer. As Lana Del Rey plots an expanded edition of her 2012 major-label debut, Born to Die, previously unreleased tracks from…
Marc Hogan / August 23, 2012

Arthur’s Landing, Standard Planets Channel Arthur Russell’s ‘In the Light of the Miracle’

Earlier this month, the Red Hot Organization announced This Is How We Walk on the Moon, a collection of Arthur Russell covers performed by a…
Philip Sherburne / August 23, 2012

Stream Aquarian’s Savage UNO NYC Debut ‘Motherisk’

New York's UNO NYC is steadily building up one of the most diverse rosters in the American electronic-music underground: Jacques Greene, CFCF, Mykki Blanco, Fatima…
Philip Sherburne / August 23, 2012

Rap Release of the Week: Insane Clown Posse’s ‘Freaky Tales’

So, just like that, music writers have gone back to ignoring the Insane Clown Posse?
Brandon Soderberg / August 22, 2012
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