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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

Watch Nas Talk About Kendrick, J.Cole, and Shaq on Bill Simmons’s Awkward TV Show

Bill Simmons wrangled a slightly puzzling panel of guests for his HBO talk show Any Given Wednesday last night. Nas and Kevin Durant sat down…
Kyle McGovern / September 22, 2016

Former Nine Inch Nails Keyboardist James Woolley Dead at 50

Update: Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor has issued a statement regarding his former bandmate's passing.  "Terrible news regarding James. I hadn't crossed paths with…
Brian Josephs / August 17, 2016

Nina Sky: Sisters Are Doing It for Themselves

This isn’t the ideal scenario to see someone DJ for the first time. On a rainy night in May, Nicole and Natalie Albino — collectively known…
Andrew Unterberger / August 2, 2016

JonBenét Ramsey’s Brother Might Sue CBS for Suggesting He’s the Killer

CBS recently aired The Case Of: JonBenét Ramsey, a two-part documentary about murdered child beauty queen JonBenét Ramsey, who was killed nearly 20 years ago. The latest appeal…
Anna Gaca / September 21, 2016

Listen to the Avalanches’ Eclectic BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix

The Avalanches are the latest star DJs to appear on BBC Radio 1's long-running Essential Mix. The elusive Australians managed to fit Frank Zappa, Madlib, Nina Simone, Sun…
Anna Gaca / August 27, 2016

Watch Bruce Springsteen, Paul McCartney, and Ringo Starr Reminisce on CBS Sunday Morning

Bruce Springsteen appeared on CBS Sunday Morning today to talk about his career and forthcoming memoir, Born to Run. Accompanied by anchor Anthony Mason, Springsteen visited his old hometown of Freehold,…
Anna Gaca / September 18, 2016

Listen to ‘Songs for Survival,’ Jay Z’s Playlist About Social Injustice

After sharing "Spiritual," an original protest song addressing police violence against African-Americans, Jay Z has returned to TIDAL with a curated playlist of activist music…
Anna Gaca / July 10, 2016

Gene Simmons Fell on His Ass Onstage This Weekend

Lately, when Gene Simmons makes headlines they tend to involve him making an ass of himself. He hated on N.W.A (and the entirety of hip-hop)…
Brian Josephs / July 18, 2016

SPIN R&B Report: Yuna Props Up Woozy Soul With Smelling Salts, Laura Mvula Meets Pop Halfway

While the world spent much of this year waiting for Frank Ocean, R&B continued to evolve. This season’s picks illustrate that there’s a thriving crop…
Mosi Reeves / August 26, 2016

The 96 Best Alternative Rock Songs of 1996

Undoubtedly, 1996 was the year of Weird Alternative. Representing the final period before underground rock's post-grunge bubble totally burst, the hits of 1996 shook out…
SPIN Staff / August 31, 2016

John Mayer Is Selling A $125 Bead Necklace

Finally, personified Friends rerun John Mayer is venturing into the high-tax bracket world of fashion collaborations. The 38-year-old guitarist has teamed up with New York jeweler George Frost for a…
Brian Josephs / September 21, 2016

Pixies Guitarist Joey Santiago Has Entered Rehab

Joey Santiago, lead guitarist for Pixies, has checked into rehab. The band announced the news on Friday morning via Facebook, and said Santiago will spend at…
Kyle McGovern / September 16, 2016

Watch Lauryn Hill’s Full Performance on ‘Austin City Limits’

Ms. Lauryn Hill's episode of Austin City Limits aired this weekend, and since it's public television, you can watch the entire show free online. Newly posted clips feature Hill and…
Anna Gaca / August 7, 2016

Emily Estefan Takes the Spotlight with New Single “Reigns (Every Night)”

Emily Estefan is a singer, like her mother Gloria. She also plays drums, guitar, bass, and piano; on top of that, she produced her forthcoming debut…
Josh Rosenberg / September 22, 2016

Charlotte Police Have Released Video of Keith Scott’s Death [UPDATE]

Police in Charlotte, North Carolina will release dashboard and body camera video of the shooting of Keith Lamont Scott, police chief Kerr Putney said in a press…
Anna Gaca / September 24, 2016

Oliver Stone Needs America to Love Edward Snowden

My screening of Snowden opened with Oliver Stone wearing his finest menswear in a swanky study, holding his cell phone while lecturing about…
Jeremy Gordon / September 16, 2016

The Police’s Charges Against Desiigner Are Already Falling Apart

This past Thursday, Desiigner was hit with gun and illegal drug charges following a road rage incident. On Saturday, police dropped the felony gun charge after they failed…
Brian Josephs / September 12, 2016

Review: On Care, How to Dress Well Opens His Heart and Arrangements

If alt-R&B disappears ever, it’ll be via suffocation under a heap of its own baggage. The stereotypes are well-known and vicious. The worst of the…
Katherine St. Asaph / September 23, 2016

Kanye West Has Instagram

Must-follow Twitter personality Kanye West has finally activated his Instagram account. He has just one condition, which he decided on way back in March:…
Anna Gaca / September 18, 2016
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