Posts tagged "Barack Obama"

Freedom-Hating White House Deletes Petition to Force Kanye West to Release ‘SWISH’

Barack Obama, the president of the United States of America, doesn’t care about the people. What other explanation could there be for the White House…
James Grebey / August 13, 2015

The Secret Service Is Investigating Scott Stapp’s Alleged Threats Against President Barack Obama

In late November, Scott Stapp allegedly fled a mental health facility on a bike with no shirt and a backpack full of CIA documents claiming to be…
James Grebey / December 15, 2014

John Lennon’s Hashish Habit Helped Shape Obama’s Immigration Policy

By now, we well know Barack Obama is a bit of a music fan with a specific appreciation for the Beatles. Aside from having very…
Colin Stutz / September 4, 2014

Here’s Barack Obama ‘Rapping’ Iggy Azalea’s ‘Fancy’

Barack Obama has finally weighed in on pop music’s most important issue of 2014: Iggy Azalea and Charli XCX’s summer anthem “Fancy.” First, rapper Saul…
Elissa Stolman / August 6, 2014

Janelle Monae Sings With T-Boz, Gets Love From Obamas

Janelle Monáe kills the live performance of her latest album’s title track “Electric Lady,” but the Afrofuturist princess (or Q.U.E.E.N.?) now introduces a visual accompaniment that u…
Olivia Forman / July 30, 2014

Music Could Be Headed for Internet Slow Lane Thanks to FCC

Hope you really trust your broadband company. And don’t mind the Internet getting more expensive. If a report by The Wall Street Journal is true,…
Marc Hogan / April 24, 2014

Barack and Michelle Obama Honor Frankie Knuckles as ‘Trailblazer’

Franke Knuckles was taken from us earlier this month, but the Chicago house DJ’s influence reached all the way around the planet — including to…
Marc Hogan / April 22, 2014

Au Contraire: Beyonce and President Obama Not Dangerously in Love

The French … they’re just like us! Except in this case, it’s France’s news media that looks at the White House and imagines it see…
Marc Hogan / February 10, 2014

President Obama’s State of the Union Address Gets Lucky With 2014 Grammy Memes

Music didn’t get an explicit shout-out at last night’s State of the Union address, unlike TV’s Mad Men. But Music’s Biggest Night was very much…
Marc Hogan / January 29, 2014

Barack Obama Agrees: ‘Kanye’s Music Is Outstanding Though’

We got a lot of Kanye West in 2013. The man released a bona fide stunner of a new record, Yeezus, which was SPIN’s Album of…
Chris Martins / December 23, 2013
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