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Hear Bassnectar’s Rye Rye-Powered Rave-Blaster ‘Now’

When SPIN spoke to Lorin Ashton a couple of years ago, the producer best known as Bassnectar cited among his biggest influences: earthquakes, dreams, and…
Chris Martins / May 7, 2014

M.I.A. Does It Well: Hear Switch’s ‘Bad Girls’ Remix With Missy Elliott and Rye Rye

Ah, yes, here's further proof of the prescience of Beyoncé's 4 player-replacer "Run the World (Girls)." On Sunday night, the San Francisco pop-rock band Girls'
Marc Hogan / June 21, 2012

Rye Rye: ‘I’m Trying to Be a Role Model’

In 2009, sassy Baltimore Club MC Rye Rye, a then-recent addition to M.I.A.'s N.E.E.T. Recordings entourage, was set to release her debut album to an…
Puja Patel / May 17, 2012

Rye Rye, ‘Go! Pop! Bang!’ (Interscope)

6SPIN Rating: 6 of 10Release Date: May 15, 2012Label: InterscopeWhen Rye Rye first appeared, she seemed destined to explode — and she sort of did,…
Jessica Hopper / May 15, 2012

Hear Rye Rye’s Slithery M.I.A. Team-Up ‘Rock Off Shake Off’

Rye Rye and M.I.A. are together again, this time in a tantalizing taster for the Baltimore rapper's May 15 debut album on nascent beer-bottle designer…
Marc Hogan / May 10, 2012

Rye Rye Rules a Video Game World in ‘Boom Boom’ Video

Call her Game Genie. Rye Rye cracks video game after video game in the new video for feather-light electro-pop earworm "Boom Boom," from the Baltimore…
Marc Hogan / March 22, 2012

Rye Rye Goes for Dance-Pop Jugular on ‘Boom Boom’

The long and winding road to a debut album from the Baltimore rap's scene's most likely legitimate crossover hope has taken a day-glo late-'90s turn.
Marc Hogan / February 29, 2012

WATCH: M.I.A. and Rye Rye’s Hot New Clip

Baltimore rapper Rye Rye's debut video "Bang" featured a guest appearance from her mentor (and label head) M.I.A. Now the Sri-Lankan MC has returned to…
Kevin O'Donnell / October 8, 2010

Terrific Twitter Trio of the Week

Lots of people tweet -- but all that Twitters is not gold.
Anna Hyclak / May 14, 2010