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Thurston Moore Is Releasing a Song About Chelsea Manning

Thurston Moore is set to release a new song in support of imprisoned U.S. Army whistleblower Chelsea Manning. It's titled "Chelsea's Kiss," and it arrives October 8…
Anna Gaca / September 21, 2016

Usher Embraces Surveillance State, Performs With Fans Via Webcam on Kimmel

Usher returned to Jimmy Kimmel Live! last night to perform a Young Thug-less version of "No Limit," his modestly successful single from new album Hard II Love.
Anna Gaca / September 21, 2016

Watch Joey Purp and Chance the Rapper Cruise Through “Girls @” Video

Although Chance the Rapper's guest turn (and "SpottieOttieDopaliscious" shoutout) makes "Girls @" a standout, the rest of Joey Purp's iiiDrops is also well worth a listen. But "Girls @" is getting…
Brian Josephs / September 21, 2016

Leonard Cohen Debuts “You Want It Darker,” With New Album Coming Next Month

After five decades of plumbing the depths of the human soul in his music, Leonard Cohen's newest album title—You Want It Darker—feels almost like a…
Andy Cush / September 21, 2016

Lady Gaga Rocks in the Desert With Kevin Parker, Mark Ronson in “Perfect Illusion” Video

Lady Gaga's new song, "Perfect Illusion," has gotten a mixed reaction from stans and pop partisans alike. Some say the key change is a forced…
Jeremy Gordon / September 21, 2016

Atlanta Rapper Shawty Lo Killed in Car Accident

Carlos Walker a.k.a. Shawty Lo, a founding member of the Atlanta rap collective D4L, has died at age 40. The news broke early this morning…
Puja Patel / September 21, 2016

High Maintenance Is a Great Weed Show That Isn’t Really About Weed

Maybe it hits you while you’re waiting for a train on an elevated platform, counting the windows on a hulking apartment building across the tracks:…
Andy Cush / September 20, 2016

Dr. Dre Chokes Michel’le in Trailer for Lifetime’s Surviving Compton: Dre, Suge & Me

In October, Lifetime will premiere Surviving Compton: Dre, Suge & Me, a TV movie that focuses on the abusive relationship between Dr. Dre and R&B singer Michel'le. A sneak…
Brian Josephs / September 20, 2016

Jared Leto Is Playing Andy Warhol in a New Movie

Surprise, motherfuckers: Jared Leto is back, and he's playing Andy Warhol. The twisted lizard will channel the iconic artist in Warhol, a new biopic with a screenplay from…
Jeremy Gordon / September 20, 2016

Woke Ally David Simon Calls Sean Hannity “My Nigga,” Tweets About His Right to Do So

Part of The Wire's legacy is how it eloquently depicted how broken systems work against impoverished African-Americans. Admirers of series creator David Simon might say that…
Brian Josephs / September 20, 2016

Gucci Mane Is Finally, Mostly Free

Although Gucci Mane's release from jail was worthy of a summer of hosannahs, he still had to serve time on house arrest. But it looks…
Brian Josephs / September 20, 2016

Tinder Partners With Spotify To Get Single People Laid

Millennials love music, and they love to fuck. The trend pieces say otherwise, but fuck trend pieces--young people are always looking to get it on,…
Jeremy Gordon / September 20, 2016

The Roots Trolled the Right by Introducing Hillary Clinton on Fallon With Ghostface’s “Mighty Healthy”

Last week, Jimmy Fallon invited Donald Trump onto The Tonight Show for a toothless chat that felt better suited for a sleepover than a nationally televised interview…
Kyle McGovern / September 20, 2016

Jamie Lidell Shares Surreal Animated Video for “Walk Right Back”

On "Walk Right Back," the first single from Jamie Lidell's forthcoming album Building a Beginning, the postmodern soul man yearns openly for his inner child, singing about reconnecting…
Andy Cush / September 20, 2016

Gucci Mane Announces New Album Woptober, Drops “Bling Blaww Burr” Featuring Young Dolph

Gucci Mane's prolific output is a matter of public record, so it's not surprising that he's getting ready to release another album in 2016. Woptober,…
Brian Josephs / September 20, 2016
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