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Taylor Swift Says Jay Z Is the Reason She’s Friends With Kanye West

In the new Vanity Fair cover story on Taylor Swift, the 1989 singer reveals that it was Jay Z who ultimately calmed the choppy waters between her…
By: Brennan Carley / August 4, 2015

Watch Isaac Brock Endure Vanessa Bayer’s Hilariously Harsh ‘Sound Advice’

Saturday Night Live's Vanessa Bayer offered up another installment of her web series Sound Advice, and this time, Modest Mouse's Isaac Brock was the poor musician subjected to…
By: James Grebey / August 4, 2015

Christine and the Queens Dances Through ‘Tilted’ for Her U.S. Network T.V. Debut

French pop singer Héloïse Letissier (who records as Christine and the Queens) was responsible for one of 2015's most unfairly ignored pop releases on these shore…
By: Colin Joyce / August 4, 2015

Albert Hammond Jr. Plays ‘Losing Touch’ on ‘Fallon’

Shortly after his appearance at Lollapalooza, Albert Hammond Jr. stopped by the Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon last night to play Momentary Masters single "Losing…
By: Rachel Brodsky / August 4, 2015

The Weeknd’s New Album Features Lana Del Rey

UPDATE: Pitchfork claims that this track list is not the final version. SPIN has reached out to representatives of the singer for comment. UPDATE 2: Republic Record…
By: Brennan Carley / August 4, 2015

Two Injured in Shooting Outside of J. Cole’s New Jersey Show

A shooting reportedly took place outside of a J. Cole and Big Sean show at the PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel, New Jersey last…
By: Rachel Brodsky / August 4, 2015

Two Die in Shooting at OVO Fest Afterparty

A man and woman have been killed in a shooting at Drake's OVO festival afterparty in Toronto, and three others have been hospitalized in critical…
By: Rachel Brodsky / August 4, 2015

Eminem Ran 17 Miles a Day While Recovering From His Overdose

Southpaw, the recently released boxing film that stars Jake Gyllenhaal in a part originally intended for Eminem, understandably puts a lot of emphasis on being i…
By: James Grebey / August 3, 2015

Miguel Revisits His Past in ‘Crazy Enough’ Documentary

Before he had a WILDHEART, former SPIN cover star Miguel was just a kid in Los Angeles. Music site Yours Truly interviewed him in 2008,…
By: Colin Joyce / August 3, 2015

Courtney Love Was Suspicious of Kurt Cobain’s Suicide, According to Alice in Chains Book

Generally when conspiracy theories about Kurt Cobain's death are tossed about, his wife is often alleged to have played a nefarious part (like in the…
By: James Grebey / August 3, 2015
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