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How to Get Ripped Off While Trying to Book Your Favorite Rapper

Ian Smith had been working for several weeks to book Rae Sremmurd at the famed Austin nightclub and BBQ joint Stubb’s when he received a…
Andy Cush / August 30, 2017

Kanye West’s Tour Insurer Strikes Back, Citing Clauses About Drug and Alcohol Use

Last year, Kanye West canceled a portion of his Saint Pablo Tour after suffering a widely publicized mental health crisis. Earlier this month, his company filed a $10 million lawsuit…
Anna Gaca / August 30, 2017

David Crosby Calls The Best Show, Says He Once Bought Oregano Instead of Weed

David Crosby was a surprise caller on the former WFMU staple The Best Show last night, as Pitchfork points out. "All I know of you as…
Winston Cook-Wilson / August 30, 2017

Jay-Z Releases a New Poem Called “Dream. On.”

Jay-Z's latest bit of Tidal content is a short poem titled "Dream. On." Recited a capella, the piece finds Jay-Z recounting his beginnings in Marcy Housing while…
Brian Josephs / August 30, 2017

Metallica to Reissue Master of Puppets

Metallica are reissuing their classic 1986 album Master of Puppets. The standard remastered album will be available on CD and vinyl. The band's also prepared a three-CD expanded edition featuring demos, rough…
Anna Gaca / August 30, 2017

The Game of Thrones Finale Crushed the VMAs

MTV's 34th annual Video Music Awards aired on Sunday, which was the same night as the Game of Thrones season finale. (There was also plenty…
Winston Cook-Wilson / August 30, 2017

Prince’s Sister Says His Favorite Color Was Actually Orange, Not Purple

Despite Jay-Z's best efforts, no musician has ever fully owned a color the way Prince did purple. The hue is practically synonymous with his music,…
Andy Cush / August 29, 2017

Zola Jesus – “Siphon”

Zola Jesus’ upcoming album Okovi was recorded in the midst of personal tragedy, and "Exhumed" and "Soak," the two songs we’ve heard from it so far, have felt appropriately dark…
Peter Helman, Stereogum / August 29, 2017

Deradoorian – “Mountainside”

Angel Deradoorian only released her debut solo album, The Expanding Flower Planet, in 2015, though she’s been a fixture for far longer than that, both on…
James Rettig, Stereogum / August 29, 2017

A. Savage (of Parquet Courts) – “Wild, Wild, Wild Horses”

After first single "Winter in the South," Andrew Savage of Parquet Courts has released another song from Thawing Dawn, his forthcoming solo album under the name A.
Andy Cush / August 29, 2017

MTV Won’t Say How Milo Yiannopoulos Got Into the VMAs

On Sunday night, alt-right personality Milo Yiannopoulos attended the MTV Video Music Awards, sharing multiple selfies from the show. It was ostensibly an unusual venue for Yiannopoulos,…
Anna Gaca / August 29, 2017

Wayne Coyne Announces Mac DeMarco/The Flaming Lips Split EP

Wayne Coyne has announced a new Flaming Lips/Mac DeMarco split EP. On the as-of-yet untitled project, The Flaming Lips will cover three Mac DeMarco songs, and…
Winston Cook-Wilson / August 29, 2017

DIIV’s Zachary Cole Smith Talks Getting Clean, Sky Ferreira Breakup in New Interview

In another new interview after leaving intensive rehab for heroin addiction, DIIV frontman Zachary Cole Smith talked about getting clean and his relationship with ex-girlfriend Sky Ferreira. He's only…
Anna Gaca / August 29, 2017

Shamir to Release New Album Revelations in November

Indie pop singer Shamir will be releasing his new album Revelations on November 3, he confirmed today after it was reported by Billboard. He announced the follow up to…
Brian Josephs / August 29, 2017

DJ Kay Slay – “Cold Summer” ft. Kendrick Lamar, Kevin Gates, Mac Miller, Rell

New York City's DJ Kay Slay has a new album called The Big Brother out September 22. It's his first collection of collaborative tracks since the dense, star-packed More…
Winston Cook-Wilson / August 29, 2017
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