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Michael Phelps Lip Synced Eminem’s “Lose Yourself” and It Was Very Awkward

Increasingly inane non-competition show Lip Sync Battle managed to snag Michael Phelps for their "All-Stars" episode on Sunday night. Now, there are areas in which Phelps could reasonably…
Kyle McGovern / September 12, 2016

Black Power Fists Were Raised During NFL’s Opening Weekend

The first Sunday of the NFL season happened to be the fifteenth anniversary of 9/11, which meant flag waving and un-ironic appeals to American exceptionalism were…
Brian Josephs / September 12, 2016

Watch Michel Gondry’s Surprise Video for the White Stripes’ “City Lights”

On Friday, Jack White released Jack White Acoustic Recordings 1998-2016, a new collection containing—as you might guess—Jack White's acoustic recordings between 1998 and 2016. The compilation…
Jeremy Gordon / September 12, 2016

David Bowie’s Final Recordings Will Be Released This Fall

Back in January, the late David Bowie released his 25th studio album, the outstanding Blackstar, just days before his death at the age of 69. But we still…
Kyle McGovern / September 12, 2016

Hear “Murdered Out,” Kim Gordon’s First Song Ever as a Solo Artist

Kim Gordon was always Sonic Youth's most reliable avant-gardist, her contributions over the years taking the band far out into grind, ambience, and abstraction even as her fellow…
Andy Cush / September 12, 2016

Jerry Heller Is Dead, But His Lawsuit Against N.W.A. Isn’t

Former N.W.A. manager Jerry Heller died of a heart attack last week at age 75. But, according to his lawyer, Heller's lawsuit against former N.W.A. members, movies studios, and other…
Anna Gaca / September 11, 2016

Pharrell Previews His Hidden Figures Soundtrack at TIFF

One of the buzzier titles at this year's Toronto International Film Festival is Hidden Figures, the Space Race-era drama about three African-American women mathematicians working at NASA: Mary Jackson (played by…
Anna Gaca / September 11, 2016

Watch OutKast Perform at Last Night’s Dungeon Family Reunion

Yesterday's ONE Musicfest in Atlanta promised to reunite the city's legendary Dungeon Family collective of artists: Big Boi, Goodie Mob, Killer Mike, CeeLo Green, and Organized Noize were all…
Anna Gaca / September 11, 2016

Kanye West Addresses Yeezy Season 4 Debacle at NYFW Party, Kinda

Kanye West and Kim Kardashian were guests of honor at a Harper's Bazaar party for New York Fashion Week last night, where West performed and gave a speech that…
Anna Gaca / September 10, 2016

Serena Williams Played Beyoncé, Taylor Swift, and Justin Bieber on Beats 1

Serena Williams sat down this weekend to DJ a one-off show on Beats 1 titled "Champ." Williams led off her hour-long set with Alicia Keys'
Anna Gaca / September 10, 2016

Jack White Says Jimmy Fallon’s Guitar Is for Babies, Then Almost Cries Over His

Last night, Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon attempted to bond with musical guest Jack White over their shared hobby of playing guitar. "I have a Fender Newporter,…
Anna Gaca / September 10, 2016

Lil Wayne Presses Reset on “Grateful”

This corny theme song for a sports talk show will not, in fact, the be the last thing Lil Wayne ever records. He may be "defenseless and mentally…
Anna Gaca / September 10, 2016

Gun Charge Against Desiigner Is Dropped

A district attorney in New York City has dropped a felony weapon charge against Desiigner after police failed to find any weapon, TMZ reports. The…
Anna Gaca / September 10, 2016

Dr. Luke Sues Kesha’s Mom, Again

Dr. Luke has filed a second defamation suit against Kesha's mother, Pebe Sebert, Pitchfork reports. The producer, born Lukasz Gottwald, accuses Sebert of committing libel in tweets and in…
Anna Gaca / September 10, 2016

Making a Murderer’s Brendan Dassey May Not Go Free After All, Thanks to Prosecutor’s Appeal

Weeks after a federal judge gave Making a Murderer subject Brendan Dassey a shot at freedom by overturning his conviction for the murder of Teresa Halbach, Wisconsin's…
Andy Cush / September 9, 2016

Weezer and Wavves Announce Fake Smiles and Nervous Laughter Split 7″

If you like your alt-rock bands two at a time, today's your lucky day: Weezer and Wavves are releasing Fakes Smiles and Nervous Laughter, a split 7",…
Sadie Bell / September 9, 2016

Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross Scored Leonardo DiCaprio’s New Climate Change Doc

Academy Award-winning composing team Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross have once again joined forces, this time to create the soundtrack for Before the Flood, a new environmental…
Anna Gaca / September 9, 2016

Watch an “Off the Juice” Kendrick Lamar Rap Lil Wayne Verses and Order Him Not to Quit

Kendrick Lamar's gone from making a legend-affirming civil rights anthem to drunkenly rapping Lil Wayne verses at 5:32 in the morning. Weezy's heavily implied retirement elicits…
Brian Josephs / September 9, 2016

Bobby Shmurda Takes Plea Deal, Will Face Seven Years

UPDATE: According to a press release from Alex Spiro, Shmurda's attorney, he will be credited with time served for the roughly two years he spent in…
Andy Cush / September 9, 2016

DJ Khaled and Nas Palance in the Bahamas for “Nas Album Done” Video

Nas has been too busy hanging out with DJ Khaled and co-signing Baz Luhrmann-helmed Netflix shows to actually release his 12th studio album — which…
Brian Josephs / September 9, 2016
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