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Celebrating 15 Years of Picking Biggie’s Bones

1997 - "Sky's The Limit," video directed by Spike Jonze: Alt-rock music video auteur directs his way around the fact that the star of his…
Brandon Soderberg / March 9, 2012

Waka Flocka Flame Exclusive: Hear ‘I Don’t Really Care’ Now

Waka Flocka Flame's new single, "I Don't Really Care," featuring Trey Songz (produced by upstart Skyy Stylez and R&B vet Troy Taylor) — from Flocka's…
Julianne Escobedo Shepherd / March 9, 2012

El-P Shares Insane Preview of ‘Cancer for Cure’ LP

El-P has emerged from the ashes of his Def Jux indie-rap label like he once again has something to prove. The New York MC/producer and…
Marc Hogan / March 9, 2012

Hear Beware of Darkness’ Face-Stomper ‘Howl’

L.A. power trio Beware of Darkness' frontman Kyle Nicolaides wants to make you ladies do one thing: howl. Which, appropriately, is the title of this…
Luke McCormick / March 9, 2012

Control Voltage’s Friday Five

There's no real theme to this week's Friday Five — just a selection of records I picked up on vinyl last week that I'm eager…
Philip Sherburne / March 9, 2012

See Titus Andronicus Play Two New Scorchers in Asbury Park

Titus Andronicus shows: where kids are jumping up and down even through songs nobody in the crowd has ever heard before. Not long ago, the…
Marc Hogan / March 9, 2012

Ne-Yo Can’t Save Young Jeezy’s Love Life or 7-Minute ‘Leave You Alone’ Clip

That Usher plays a spurned lover in his brand-new "Climax" video indicates there are apparently some people for whom airy slow jams like "Nice &…
Marc Hogan / March 9, 2012

Video Premiere: See Escort’s Disco-licious ‘Why Oh Why’

Escort, like most of its '70s forebears aside from exceptions like Chic and Philly soul, began as a geeky studio creation. But Brooklyn's premier 21st-century…
Marc Hogan / March 9, 2012

See Usher Get His Gun in Tortured ‘Climax’ Video

"Climax," it's been observed since Usher celebrated Valentine's Day with a Diplo-produced new song of that title, isn't a particularly sexy word. Then again, neither…
Marc Hogan / March 9, 2012

How Jay Park Became the Face of a ‘New Breed’ of K-Pop R&B

In the March/April issue of SPIN, David Bevan ventured to Korea to explore the country's fruitful system for producing top-flight pop stars. He'll be writing…
David Bevan / March 9, 2012

I Am the Proud Owner of the Original ‘Black Ken’ Artwork

The "Storm Fires Of Doom" show was the first time that Benjamin Marra's work has been available for purchase. And though I went just to…
Brandon Soderberg / March 9, 2012

Meet Lil B and Madlib Cover Artist Benjamin Marra

Even if you're not an art comics fiend, Benjamin Marra's work should still look familiar. His illustrations have appeared in The New York Times Book…
Brandon Soderberg / March 8, 2012

See Big K.R.I.T.’s Sporty, Black-and-White ‘Boobie Miles’

Now that Big K.R.I.T.'s self-produced 4Eva N A Day mixtape has arrived in full, the smooth, sports-themed advance MP3 "Boobie Miles" sounds like a motivational…
Marc Hogan / March 8, 2012

Download Chains of Love’s Bouncy ‘Lies, Lies, Lies’

This little slice of nostalgia is another taste from Vancouver doo-wop devotees Chains of Love's excellent debut EP, Strange Grey Days, released earlier this month…
Luke McCormick / March 8, 2012

Get Denison Witmer’s Slow-Churning ‘Life Before Aesthetics’

The comforting slice of slow-churning introspection below comes straight off the ninth (!) album from Pennsylvanian singer-songwriter Denison Witmer. The Ones Who Wait is Witmer’s…
Luke McCormick / March 8, 2012

Soul Survivor: Hear Bobby Womack’s Spare, Confessional ‘Please Forgive My Heart’

"He ain't what you call one of the silken voices of soul," SPIN wrote of Bobby Womack in 1985. "More like sandpaper. Or true grit,…
Marc Hogan / March 8, 2012

Video Premiere: BBU’s ‘The Hood’

"If I can't dance, I don't want to be part of your revolution." That oft-quoted line attributed to Emma Goldman (though she never said exactly…
Brandon Soderberg / March 8, 2012

Grab Lil B’s Sprawling, Spacey ‘God’s Father’ Mixtape

A busy couple of weeks for notable rap mixtapes now features a contribution from the busiest man in hip-hop. Big K.R.I.T. just dropped his third…
Marc Hogan / March 8, 2012

Hear Marilyn Manson’s Suitably Creepy ‘No Reflection’

The march toward Marilyn Manson's upcoming eighth album, the shock rocker's first since leaving Interscope (like Limp Bizkit!) continues to be heavily booted and vaguely…
Marc Hogan / March 8, 2012

Sleigh Bells Cover Beyonce, Queen B Is Still ‘Irreplaceable’

Beyoncé's "Irreplaceable" is one of Those Songs. Like Aretha Franklin's "Respect" (with all due respect!), it's a classic tune originally written from the perspective of…
Marc Hogan / March 8, 2012
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