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Vampire Weekend Play First Show in 4 Years Featuring New Lineup, Makonnen, More: Watch

Vampire Weekend are playing two shows in Ojai, California this weekend at the Libbey Bowl and during their set, the band performed their 2008 self-titled…
Rob Arcand / June 17, 2018

Let’s All Get Brunch at El-P’s New Bagel Shop

UPDATE: In our carb-fueled frenzy, we did not realize that Frankel's deli co-founder Alex Frankel is also one half of synth duo Holy Ghost! According to this tweet from the band's…
Anna Gaca / April 2, 2016

Vampire Weekend’s Ezra Koenig Gets Goofy on iLoveMakonnen’s ‘Down 4 So Long’ Remix

Atlanta's latest sing-rapping surrealist iLoveMakonnen got the rap world's most crucial co-sign this summer in the form of Drake's remix of his now inescapable track…
Colin Joyce / December 20, 2014

Fat Tony, ‘Smart Ass Black Boy’ (Young One)

7SPIN Rating: 7 of 10Release Date: June 11, 2013Label: Young OneExactly what kind of Smart Ass rapper is Fat Tony? Judging from his new LP's…
Chris DeVille / June 13, 2013

Fat Tony Brings Kool A.D. to His Chat-Room ‘Hood Party’ in Rambunctious Video

Ain't no party like a Google Hangout party. In his new video for laid-back anthem "Hood Party," Houston rapper Fat Tony spans the States with…
Colin Stutz / June 11, 2013

Fat Tony Previews ‘Smart Ass Black Boy’ With ‘Hood Party’ Featuring Kool A.D.

Fat Tony is a New Underground star in the making. Coming up in Houston, the MC worked equally hard as a promoter, bringing punk, rap…
Chris Martins / March 8, 2013