Katie Kelly

NYC-based writer for Pigeons & Planes. Big fan of music, even bigger fan of Coolio's hair.

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The Week on Twitter With Lil Wayne, Childish Gambino, and Lorde

This week on Twitter: - Lil Wayne boasts about some fans in Florida - Childish Gambino teases an upcoming collaboration with Erykah Badu - Lorde hints at new material Here is the week on Twitter. And... Read more »

Watch FKA Twigs Cover Sam Smith’s “Stay With Me”

Sam Smith isn’t a stranger to putting his own spin on other artists’ songs (like his recent fantastic rendition of Tracy Chapman’s “Fast Car”) but now it’s his song that gets the cover treatment and by... Read more »

Premiere: Meg Mac – “Grandma’s Hands”

The soul-pop genre isn’t void of talented female singers. In fact, it’s pretty much the opposite. Thanks to artists like Adele and Jessie Ware the genre is more relevant and re-energized than ever. Melbourne songstress Meg... Read more »

Watch Glass Animals’ New Video For “Hazey”

Glass Animals released their debut album ZABA earlier this summer, and have been busy touring in support of the fantastic record. This week the UK band will start the US leg of the tour and to... Read more »

Faces in the Crowd: Portraits of the 2014 Philadelphia Made in America Festival

With a lineup as diverse at the one at this year's Made In America Festival in Philadelphia, you'd expect to see an audience filled with all types, and your expectations would be perfectly on point. From... Read more »

The Week on Twitter With St. Vincent, Danny Brown, and Nicki Minaj

This week on Twitter: - St. Vincent gives some relationship advice - Danny Brown reveals he’s an FKA Twigs fan - Nicki Minaj shows she’s Drake’s #1 Here is the week on Twitter. And a GIF... Read more »

Seinabo Sey: Trying to Create Something Huge

In the past few years, there's been a handful of talented vocalists who have helped to redefine and re-popularize the "soul-pop" genre. These artists use raw talent and modern sensibility to win over fans, not stage... Read more »

“Wait, Is That James Franco?” Some VMA Viewers Still Aren’t Sure Who Riff Raff is

Earlier this week, Britney Spears tweeted a video of her doing an impression of Woody Woodpecker. It’s great. No really, it’s actually pretty good. Katy Perry tweeted her approval of the impression, to which Spears responded,... Read more »

The Week on Twitter With Diplo, El-P, and Andrew W.K.

This week on Twitter: - Diplo gives props to DJ Mustard - El-P tries to resist the urge to leak Run The Jewels 2 - Andrew W.K. inspires us all with more party tips Here is... Read more »

Suge Knight Reportedly Shot Six Times at Chris Brown’s Pre-VMA Party

Early this morning, Suge Knight was reportedly shot six times during a pre-VMA party thrown by Chris Brown. According to TMZ, Knight was rushed to an area hospital and underwent surgery for his wounds, but is... Read more »

This Tumblr Reveals The Artwork That Inspired Famous Album Covers

There’s an interview with 2 Chainz where he talks about designing the artwork for his latest album, B.O.A.T.S. II: Me Time. The cover is a close up of two gold chains. The concept seems simple (his... Read more »

Listen to SBTRKT Perform “Temporary View” and “NEW DORP NEW YORK” Live

SBTRKT recently announced his highly anticipated sophomore album Wonder Where We Land, and last night he stopped by Zane Lowe’s BBC Radio 1 show to perform a few songs from the record live. Joined by both... Read more »

Watch Lil Wayne Pour a Bucket of Ice Water on Drake

If you’ve been on Facebook at all in the past few weeks, then you’ve probably seen your timeline filled with people participating in the Ice Bucket Challenge. The act features people dumping ice water on their... Read more »

The Week on Twitter with FKA Twigs, A-Trak, and Earl Sweatshirt

This week on Twitter: - FKA Twigs clarifies some things - A-Trak needs some emoji statistics - Earl Sweatshirt discusses social media Here is the week on Twitter. And a GIF of a fox licking a... Read more »

Natalie McCool – “Dig It Out”

Female artists have been a hit or miss for me lately. Either I play their songs into the ground, or I can barely make it through the entire track without getting distracted by something else. Natalie... Read more »