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Suge Knight Hits Chris Brown With a Lawsuit

The past few days have been going so poorly for Chris Brown that he's now managed to have been sued by Suge Knight, hip-hop's most infamous aggressor.
Brian Josephs / June 27, 2016

Maxwell Follows Up BET Awards Performance With ‘All the Ways Love Can Feel’

Maxwell unfortunately became a bit of a meme at the BET Awards because of his bemused response to actress Taraji P. Henson's monologue. It's all…
Brian Josephs / June 27, 2016

Metronomy Score Robyn’s Crystal-Clear Vocals for ‘Hang Me Out to Dry’

Zane Lowe's latest World Record is "Hang Me Out to Dry," a collaboration between Metronomy and pop queen Robyn. It's an immediately arresting number, with…
Brian Josephs / June 27, 2016

Jidenna’s New ‘Chief Don’t Run’ Brings the Heat

"Classic Man" and Wondaland Records signee Jidenna has just released a new single, "Chief Don't Run," a funked-up banger that's available to stream below. "I'm…
Brennan Carley / June 27, 2016

Watch Porches’ Eyes Glaze Over in ‘Car’ Video

Porches' recent Domino debut Pool is a subtle synth-heavy affair, and now the Westchester native has unveiled the music video for album standout "Car." It's an…
Brennan Carley / June 27, 2016

Aesop Rock Is a Stay-at-Home Puppet in ‘Kirby’ Video

Aesop Rock is a lyrically dense rhymer of multiple idiosyncrasies. One of them is the ability to make a decent ode to his cat. Today…
Brian Josephs / June 27, 2016

A Lock of David Bowie’s Hair Sold for $18,750 at Auction

David Bowie's tragic passing earlier this year left fans clamoring for every piece of him they could get. That includes his blond, magnificent hair, as…
Brian Josephs / June 27, 2016

Watch Beyoncé and Kendrick Lamar Perform ‘Freedom’ at 2016 BET Awards

The 2016 BET Awards were very obviously highlighted last night by two of the most beloved artists of the 2010s, Beyoncé and Kendrick Lamar, who…
Dan Weiss / June 27, 2016

A$AP Ferg and Big Sean Suit Up for Success in ‘World Is Mine’ Video

"World Is Mine" isn't one of Always Strive and Prosper's stronger tracks, but it is one of the album's biggest collaborations. The cut finds A$AP Ferg and Big…
Brian Josephs / June 27, 2016

Rihanna Shares Soaring New Track, ‘Sledgehammer’

Rihanna posted to Instagram yesterday with a hint of a new song, and today said song is here. Titled "Sledgehammer," the enormous Sia-penned single is…
Rachel Brodsky / June 27, 2016

The Roots, Janelle Monáe, Erykah Badu, and More Honor Prince at the BET Awards

The BET Awards marked the late Prince tonight, with tributes from the Roots, Janelle Monáe, Maxwell, Jennifer Hudson, Erykah Badu, Stevie Wonder, Tori Kelly, Bilal, and…
Anna Gaca / June 27, 2016

DJ Khaled Debuts ‘I Got the Keys,’ Featuring Jay Z and Future

Longtime DJ and recent Snapchat phenomenon DJ Khaled premiered his new single "I Got the Keys" late last night. The track features guest appearances from none other than Jay…
Anna Gaca / June 27, 2016

Justin Vernon and Vince Staples Livened Up James Blake’s Glastonbury Set

James Blake had two surprises in store for attendees at England's Glastonbury Festival this weekend: "I Need a Forest Fire" collaborator Justin Vernon and Long Beach, California…
Anna Gaca / June 26, 2016

Stream Desiigner’s First Full Mixtape, ‘New English’

Hoping to capitalize on his (very) recent fame, Desiigner has dropped his debut mixtape, New English. The 13-track collection is a quick listen, with guest appearances by Pusha…
Anna Gaca / June 26, 2016

50 Cent Arrested for Saying ‘Motherf**ker’

Rapper and occasional foot-in-mouth-artist 50 Cent headlined a festival in the Caribbean island nation of St. Kitts and Nevis last night. After the show, local police picked him up for…
Anna Gaca / June 26, 2016

Your Guide to Kanye West’s Video for ‘Famous’

Update: Representatives for George W. Bush and Donald Trump have confirmed that the "George W. Bush" and "Donald Trump" in "Famous" are, shockingly, not the real George W. Bush or Donald Trump.
Anna Gaca / June 25, 2016

Watch Jay Z’s New Documentary About the Making of ‘Reasonable Doubt’

Jay Z's seminal debut Reasonable Doubt turns 20 this weekend. SPIN is celebrating with a collection of features we're calling Jay Z Week, starting with a look back…
Anna Gaca / June 25, 2016

Radiohead’s Thom Yorke Thinks the U.K. Should Try That ‘Brexit’ Referendum Again

On Friday, the United Kingdom surprised the world by voting to withdraw from the European Union, a move known as "Brexit" (for "British exit"). The unexpected result touched off…
Anna Gaca / June 25, 2016

Watch Kanye West Live-Premiere the Visual for ‘Famous’ in Los Angeles

Update 2: The TIDAL exclusive is over, and all of us mere mortals may now experience Kanye West's video for "Famous." Find it below.
Anna Gaca / June 24, 2016

Parliament-Funkadelic Keyboardist Bernie Worrell Has Passed Away at 72

After a months-long battle with stage-four lung cancer, Parliament-Funkadelic keyboardist Bernie Worrell has died at the age of 72. His family confirmed his passing on…
Brian Josephs / June 24, 2016
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