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Hear It: First Track from the Streets’ Final Album

Since 2002, the Streets' Mike Skinner has made some of the most forward-thinking British hip-hop, delivering sharply-observed narratives about being an average London "geezer" over…
Kevin O'Donnell / January 7, 2011’s Best of the Week

SPIN cover stars No Doubt played their first concert in five years this week, kicking off a massive summer reunion tour.Meanwhile, SPIN traveled to New…
SPIN Staff / May 9, 2009

Watch: The Streets Fight Swine Flu Zombies

Watch out Eminem -- you're not the only white rapper with a gory new song and music video. The Streets' Mike Skinner has 'em, too…
Melissa Goldstein / May 6, 2009

The Streets to Debut 3 Songs Via Twitter

British rapper the Streets, a.k.a. Mike Skinner, has announced plans to write and record one song per day (beginning today), and then share them with…
Melissa Goldstein / April 14, 2009

The Streets Recording “Rave” Album

When he's not slagging Lily Allen on Twitter, the Streets' Mike Skinner is using his laptop to work on his next album, which, he explained…
William Goodman / February 19, 2009

The Streets Start Work On Final Album

Rapper-producer Mike Skinner has revealed that he has begun work on what he calls the final album to be released by the Streets.
Melissa Goldstein / December 22, 2008

New Albums from Oasis, Deerhoof, the Pretenders, and More!

Here's a rundown of the albums available online and in record stores today: Oasis, Dig Out Your Soul Vote yes for Noel Gallagher as rock's…
SPIN Staff / October 7, 2008

New Video: The Streets, “Everything Is Borrowed”

"I came into this world with nothing / And I'll leave with nothing but love," Mike Skinner, a.k.a. the Streets, sings on the chorus of…
Larry Fitzmaurice / October 7, 2008

New the Streets MP3: “The Escapist”

Every party has to end at some point; on "The Escapist," off one-of-a-kind MC the Streets' upcoming full-length, Everything is Borrowed, it sounds like there…
Larry Fitzmaurice / July 30, 2008

The 40 Best Albums of 2004

The 40 best albums of 2004, as ranked by the SPIN editors. [This list was originally published in the January 2005 issue of SPIN.]…
SPIN Staff / December 31, 2004