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Want a Personalized Verse From Lupe Fiasco? That’ll Be $500.

Say it’s your mom’s birthday soon, and you have no idea what to get her. You’ve given her unfortunate handmade cards, you’ve ordered her flowers, you’ve forgotten about her birthday completely a few times. It’s time... Read more »

Earl Sweatshirt on Taylor Swift’s New Video: “It’s inherently offensive”

Yesterday, Taylor Swift released “Shake it Off,” the first single from her upcoming album 1989. The accompanying video showcases a variety of dance styles, from ballet to twerking. In the twerking scene, the accompanying dancers appear to be mostly black.... Read more »

Awesome Outkast-Inspired Artwork, Cosigned by Outkast Themselves

We’ve seen terrible Jay Z fan art and awful Eminem fan art, but what about when it all goes right? Like a breath of fresh air, Outkast has been sharing a bunch of amazing Outkast-inspired artwork via... Read more »

Listen to MØ’s Somber “Night Version” of “Pilgrim”

MØ made an impressive debut with No Mythologies to Follow, and the album is proving to be the gift that keeps on giving. The Danish musician has released a new version of her breakout hit, “Pilgrim,”... Read more »

Video: Kool A.D., Toro y Moi, & Amaze 88 – “The Front”

Kool A.D., Toro y Moi, and Amaze 88′s “The Front,” which appears on Kool A.D.’s most recent album Word O.K., plays out like a throwback to the Golden Age of hip-hop. Keeping in line with that... Read more »

DMX Explains What Happened on the Slingshot Ride, Redeems Himself By Going On It Again

DMX is just a man. And you know what, that slingshot ride? It looks scary. I would know, as I’m a petrified of heights. But DMX is not, and that video unfairly represented him. To redeem... Read more »

Michael Cera Released an Album, is Still Not Jesse Eisenberg

Hollywood people, am I right? It looks like Michael Cera has made an official foray into the world of music with a self-released $7 album titled true that. The Canadian actor (not to be confused American... Read more »

Taylor Bennett – “Hatin’”

After releasing his Mainstream Music mixtape in May, Taylor Bennett solidified his place in rap—not just as Chance The Rapper’s younger brother, but as a formidable artist in his own right. Recently, he sat down with... Read more »

Listen to Ratking’s Stuttering Remix of Phantogram’s “Fall In Love”

Since Phantogram’s collaboration with Big Boi on his 2012 album Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors, the duo has proven that their style is well suited for hip-hop leaning acts. Taking Phantogram’s “Fall In Love,” which appears... Read more »

Josef Salvat – “Shoot and Run”

Josef Salvat has been taking his time with new releases, doing it right by sharing only music of the highest quality. The London-based singer’s latest, “Shoot and Run,” is a full-bodied and sophisticated pop song, and... Read more »

Video: Chet Faker – “Gold”

2014 has been a year filled with stellar music videos with awesome dancing. For his latest single “Gold,” Chet Faker has hopped on the dance train, and enlisted three rollerskating ladies who coordinate their choreography to... Read more »

15 Free Songs You Should Download Right Now

Every Sunday we collect the best free music we can find and put it all in one place. If you fell behind or just feel like building up your iTunes, we've got you covered. Enjoy.... Read more »

Hear Two Songs by Lorde’s High School Band

When you were 16, you were probably stressing out over the opposite sex and that zit that just wouldn’t go away. You were studying for your algebra exam and wondering why no one understood you. Being... Read more »

London Grammar – “Strong (Evian Christ Remix)”

For Evian Christ’s latest remix, he’s taken on London Grammar’s moving single, “Strong,” which appears on the UK band’s 2013 album, If You Wait. Originally slow-paced and mostly driven by Hannah Reid’s powerful vocals, Christ adds... Read more »

Listen to Mikky Ekko’s Spooky Rework of Little Dragon’s “Pretty Girls”

Little Dragon’s “Pretty Girls” is definitely a major highlight from Nabuma Rubberband, and the accompanying visuals were also one of the best videos we saw in July. Judging by the sounds of Mikky Ekko’s remix of the... Read more »