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Wendy Williams Disses Ashanti: “You Are a Fledgling Artist at Best”

Ashanti has spent the past few weeks promoting her new Ty Dolla $ign-featuring single "Say Less." The promo run took Ashanti to Complex's Everyday Struggle last week, where…
Brian Josephs / December 5, 2017

Video: Lil Uzi Vert – “The Way Life Goes” ft. Nicki Minaj

After being nominated for the Best New Artist Grammy last week, Lil Uzi Vert has released the video for the Nicki Minaj-featuring remix of "The…
Brian Josephs / December 4, 2017

Grammy Voter Ezra Koenig Is Also Disappointed About the Metro Boomin Snub

Vampire Weekend frontman Ezra Koenig was also a Grammy voter for the first time this year. So of course, the awards were a big topic on the…
Brian Josephs / December 4, 2017

Judge Denies Meek Mill’s Bail Request

Judge Genece Brinkley has denied Meek Mill's bail request, saying that he's a "flight risk" and "a danger to the community," according to court documents…
Brian Josephs / December 4, 2017

Show Me the Body – “Talk”

Show Me the Body's 7" The Challenge Coin, which just came out, features the new punk sprint "Talk." The track—"a piece about remaining free within the…
Brian Josephs / December 1, 2017

The Feds Are After Martin Shkreli’s Wu-Tang Album

After losing his freedom, Martin Shkreli might also lose his Wu-Tang Clan album. On Thursday, prosecutors asked Brooklyn Federal Court Judge Kiyo Matsumoto to seize $7.4…
Brian Josephs / December 1, 2017

Watch Miguel Perform “Sky Walker” on Fallon

Miguel visited The Tonight Show on the eve of War & Leisure's release to perform the album's lead single "Sky Walker." The singer took the song's title…
Brian Josephs / December 1, 2017

DMX Pleads Guilty to Tax Evasion, Faces Up to 5 Years in Prison

DMX has pleaded guilty to tax evasion before a federal judge in New York City, ABC News reports. After charging the rapper born Earl Simmons last July, prosecutors called…
Brian Josephs / November 30, 2017

Video: Dirty Projectors – “Up in Hudson”

Dirty Projectors' "Up in Hudson" now has a video 10 months after the song's release. Directed by Encyclopedia Pictura's Daren Rabinovitch, the video shows the stages of…
Brian Josephs / November 30, 2017

A New Prince Documentary Will Feature Footage From His Final Shows

UK's Channel 4 will air a new Prince documentary called Prince’s Last Year that will feature new interviews and footage of his final performances in his Piano…
Brian Josephs / November 30, 2017

Jay-Z on Donald Sterling: “Getting Rid of Him Just Made Everyone Else Go Back Into Hiding”

Recently, Jay-Z sat down with New York Times executive editor Dean Baquet for one of his few 4:44-era interviews. Over the course of the wide-ranging discussion, the two…
Brian Josephs / November 29, 2017

Moses Sumney at NPR Tiny Desk Concert Is a Must Watch

Moses Sumney is the latest performer to do a set at NPR's Tiny Desk Concert. While his excellence as a live performer is no secret at…
Brian Josephs / November 29, 2017

Meek Mill’s Emergency Bail Request Denied by Superior Court

Meek Mill's emergency bail request was denied on Tuesday, the Associated Press reports. His defense team made the request to Pennsylvania's Superior Court that instead directed the…
Brian Josephs / November 29, 2017

Q-Tip On Grammys Snub: “I’m Sick of Ya’ll Fucking Grammy Niggas”

Grammy nominations were released today, and as happens every year, people were quick to point out artists snubbed by the Recording Academy. One of the most…
Brian Josephs / November 28, 2017

Phrenology at 15: How the Roots Hit a New Peak With Their “Anti-Roots” Album

Before they were Jimmy Fallon’s house band, The Roots were generally remembered as being part of a vanguard of artists in the ‘90s…
Brian Josephs / November 28, 2017

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