Posts tagged "rick rubin"

Rick Rubin Joins Genius to Annotate Lyrics By Kanye West, Vampire Weekend, and More

It's rumored that Rick Rubin is currently in the studio with Justin Bieber working on the follow-up to the pint-sized star's... well, we're…
By: Brennan Carley / February 3, 2015

Of Course Rick Rubin’s #IceBucketChallenge Is an Avant-Garde Short Film

We've finally reached the avant-garde stage of the Ice Bucket Challenge. As the charity fad rolls on, celebrities are less and less content…
By: Colin Joyce / August 26, 2014

Watch Kanye West and Rick Rubin’s Gonzo Tribeca Acceptance Speech

Well, here's something star-studded and confusing. The Tribeca Film Festival is underway in New York City, but if you aren't familiar with its i…
By: Chris Martins / April 24, 2014

Kanye West Sheds Light on ‘Yeezus’ Follow-Up

Kanye West only just received SPIN's Album of the Year honor for his thorny tangram puzzle of an excellent LP, and he's already leaking…
By: Chris Martins / December 5, 2013

Rap Songs of the Week: Rick Rubin Rescues That Whole Linkin Park/Steve Aoki Thing

Grip Plyaz, "Ray Lewis"These past few years, Atlanta freakazoid Grip Plyaz has figured out how to blur the lines between earworm and meme, releasing don't-box-me-in-bruh…
By: Brandon Soderberg / October 31, 2013

Johnny Cash Turned Down ‘The Gambler,’ and Other Revelations from His New Bio

During his 35 years as chief music critic at the Los Angeles Times, Robert Hilburn stood just off to the side for some…
By: David Marchese / October 23, 2013

Eminem’s Retro ‘Berzerk’ Video Fails to Take Its Own Advice

There's a respectable precedent for the Beasties-and-Billy Squier throwback nature of Eminem's chart-crashing "Berzerk." Killer Mike's El P-produced 2012 album R.A.P. Music…
By: Marc Hogan / September 9, 2013

Eminem Unleashes Punk-Rap Throwback ‘Berzerk’

On Sunday night, Eminem announced the details of his eighth album, The Marshall Mathers LP 2, via a pair of MTV VMA commercials.Those ad…
By: Chris Martins / August 27, 2013

Jay-Z Isn’t Keeping Anything About ‘Magna Carta Holy Grail’ Secret, Especially Your Data

UPDATE: Speaking of not keeping things secret, Billboard points out that some Jay-Z fans have taken issue with extensive permissions and privacy request…
By: Chris Martins / July 1, 2013

Rick Rubin Was as Crucial to ‘Yeezus’ Success as Kanye West

Kanye West's totally humble and self-effacing New York Times interview earlier this week shared a few clutch details about Rick Rubin's golden influence o…
By: Colin Stutz / June 14, 2013

Iron Men: Black Sabbath’s Ozzy Osbourne and Geezer Butler Answer the Hard Questions

Thirty-five years ago, Black Sabbath released the frenzied, drug-addled Never Say Die! ... and then decided to fire frontman Ozzy Osbourne, ending…
By: Kory Grow / June 12, 2013

Rick Rubin Is Basically Jack Handey Now, Video Suggests

Rick Rubin doesn't often sit down for video interviews, so it's worth watching luxury brand website Nowness' new short film (via…
By: Marc Hogan / January 7, 2013

EXCLUSIVE: Adele in the Studio

Adele, the 22-year-old Londoner with the wiser-than-her-years voice and Best New Artist Grammy on her mantle, has been working on her second album (set for…
By: Peter Gaston / May 28, 2010

Breaking Out: The Avett Brothers

Two years ago, Scott and Seth Avett were summoned by the Wizard of Rock. Apparently Rick Rubin had liked Emotionalism, their fifth album of love-drunk…
By: Jonathan Zwickel / July 18, 2009