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Solange’s New Album A Seat at the Table Comes This Friday

If Danny Brown's early release of Atrocity Exhibition wasn't enough of a stunner, here's the knockout: Solange Knowles is releasing her new album, entitled A Seat at the…
Brian Josephs / September 27, 2016

Danny Brown, You Can Vote in This Election, Even If You’re a Felon

During a Twitter Q&A following the surprise release of his very good new album Atrocity Exhibition this afternoon, Danny Brown fielded a question from a fan who…
Andy Cush / September 27, 2016

Katy Perry Strips to Convince You to Vote

If "Donald Trump will have the nuclear codes" doesn't convince young people to vote, maybe Katy Perry will. The pro-Hillary Clinton pop star teamed up with Funny…
Brian Josephs / September 27, 2016

Kaytranada’s “You’re the One” Video Is a Glorious ’90s Homage

Kaytranada recently won Canada's prestigious Polaris Prize for his debut album 99.9%, but the promotional cycle is far from over. Just days after dropping his…
Kyle McGovern / September 27, 2016

Soon You’ll Be Able to (Legally) Buy Weed at Amoeba Records’ Flagship Store

How can a legendary record store stay in business in the era of Spotify and Apple Music? For the Amoeba Records flagship location in Berkeley,…
Taylor Berman / September 27, 2016

Watch Fiona Apple Perform on Andrew Bird’s Live From The Great Room

Singer-songwriter and violin aficionado Andrew Bird occasionally hosts a series of short web shows called Live From The Great Room, where he brings various artists into…
Charles Innis / September 27, 2016

Watch the Trailer for Justin Timberlake’s New Netflix Concert Film

If you missed Justin Timberlake’s gigantic, years-long 20/20 Experience World Tour and you love The Silence of the Lambs, we have some great news: In…
Taylor Berman / September 27, 2016

Hillary Won the Debate, But In a Post-Factual Election, Will It Matter?

We pulled up YouTube at about 8:30 last night at my apartment, half an hour before the first presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald…
Andy Cush / September 27, 2016

El-P Says Run the Jewels 3 Is Almost Finished

Run the Jewels 3 is one of the year's last anticipated releases, and it looks like the album-making process is entering its home stretch. Run the Jewels' producing…
Brian Josephs / September 27, 2016

New Beyoncé Mini-Doc Goes Behind-the-Scenes at Hectic Raleigh Show

When Beyoncé's Formation World Tour stopped in Raleigh, North Carolina back in May, it was particularly dramatic. Not just because of the political climate—Bruce Springsteen,…
Brian Josephs / September 27, 2016

Watch Jimmy Kimmel and Tim Kaine Debate at Buffalo Wild Wings

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton sparred onstage at New York's Hofstra University last night, but Monday's main event took place at a Buffalo Wild Wings,…
Kyle McGovern / September 27, 2016

Beyoncé Honored Shawty Lo With “Dey Know” Dance in Atlanta

Last night, as the rest of the country watched a sniffly buffoon repeatedly interrupt the world’s most famous Mary J. Blige fan, Beyoncé performed her…
Taylor Berman / September 27, 2016

Mary J. Blige Serenades Hillary Clinton in Apple Music Interview

Up next from Apple Music's content machine is an interview between singer Mary J. Blige and Hillary Clinton. The show—which is called The 411, referring to Blige's debut…
Brian Josephs / September 27, 2016

Bono and iHeartRadio Won’t Save Us From Donald Trump

Onstage this weekend in Las Vegas, a gilded city whose chief industry is separating starry-eyed Americans from their cash, Bono offered an unconvincing rebuttal to the man who…
Andy Cush / September 26, 2016

Drake’s Views Is the First Album to Earn 1 Billion Apple Music Streams

Drake season never ends. Views is spending its 13th week at the top of the Billboard 200, and the OVO leader has just released his anticipated short film Please Forgive…
Brian Josephs / September 26, 2016

Trump, Who Lied 87 Times Last Week, Fights to Keep Fact-Checking Out of Debate

With just hours left until the first debate, representatives of Donald Trump have, predictably, continued to push back against requests from some journalists and the…
Taylor Berman / September 26, 2016

New Order Dive Into Breakdancing in “People on the High Line” Video

New Order's Music Complete turned one-year old on Sunday. So consider the new video for the La Roux-assisted "People on the High Line" a birthday gift. The Grace Lambert- and…
Brian Josephs / September 26, 2016

Rolling Stone Sells 49 Percent Stake to Singapore Startup

Over the weekend, Wenner Media announced that BandLab Technologies, a Singapore-based music-oriented social media startup, has purchased a 49 percent stake in Rolling Stone. The stake doesn't include…
Jeremy Gordon / September 26, 2016

The New Luke Cage Trailer Is Here and It Is Awesome

Marvel's world domination will continue on Friday, September 30, when the content juggernaut unveils the first season of Luke Cage, its newest Netflix original series.
Kyle McGovern / September 26, 2016

Gucci Mane Gets Animated for “All My Children” Video

"All My Children," a highlight from Gucci Mane's Everybody Looking, features the legend looking at his wide-ranging influence through a lens that's playfully endearing. That spirit…
Brian Josephs / September 26, 2016
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