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20 of the Most Unexpectedly Awesome Samples in Rap

A lot of the time, rap produces are stunningly unoriginal, sampling the same records over and over and over again. Sometimes, however, they hit us with that offbeat, unexpected, or just plain weird sample that helps... Read more »

The Best Music Videos of the Month (September 2014)

The best music videos that came out in September meaningfully explore how colors—whether infrared imaging, earthy tones, monochromatic scenes, or a single color—uniquely tell the story of a song. From the rich, baroque hues in clipping.'s... Read more »

The Best New Artists of the Month (September 2014)

Finding new artists is easier than ever, but this creates a problem: it's harder than ever to filter through it all and keep tabs on what's really good. With so many artists popping up every day,... Read more »

The 20 Best New Albums Streaming on Spotify Right Now

20 years ago, a music junkie couldn't even comprehend what Spotify offers. We complain about the modern day struggles that come with streaming services and unlimited access to music, but at the end of the day,... 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. Here are... Read more »

5 On It: Dreams of Future Past

5 On It is a feature that looks at five of the best under-the-radar rap findings from the past week, highlighting new or recently discovered artists, or interesting obscurities. 5 On It Video Premiere: MakinOut –... Read more »

15 Thom Yorke Songs You’ve Got to Hear

Yesterday, Thom Yorke dropped his second solo album, Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes on BitTorrent for $6.00. After eight studio albums with Radiohead, two solo albums, and one album with Atoms for Peace, Thom has built up a... Read more »

Best Songs of the Week

With so much good music steadily coming through, it's easy to miss out on some of the best. To help prevent this, we've picked some of our favorite tracks from the week. Here are the songs... Read more »

We Talked to Pornhub About Coolio, Their New Label, and the Search For a Pornhub Anthem

Pornhub has been making crazy moves in the music industry lately. They dropped a couple risqué videos with Hi-Rez and Coolio, opened up their Song Search contest, and now they’ve announced their own label: Pornhub Records.... Read more »

20 of the Best Artist Websites on the Internet

If you're an artist trying to make money off music and you don't have a good website, you're missing out. These days, getting a great website isn't hard. There are high school kids around the world... Read more »

15 Rappers as Pokemon Cards

Here at P&P, we take music journalism very seriously. That is why we have taken it upon ourselves to answer the age-old question: What if there were Pokémon cards for rappers? We got the idea when... Read more »

JOSIAHWISE IS THE SERPENTWITHFEET: Death, Church, and Music

“What is this?” That was my only thought when I first listened to “Curiosity of Other Men.” It featured vocals over a Tchaikovsky sample and lyrics like, “I wanna be possessed by you.” This was not... Read more »

10 Reasons You Should Take Yung Lean Seriously

Whether you like him or not, Swedish internet rapper Yung Lean and his Sadboys crew are here to stay. But as his success continues, it raises the question for those who don't "get" him: is this... Read more »

A History of Lil B’s Obsession With Feet

Lil B has already worked on removing the stigmas from so many taboos, such as female to male analingus. "GIRLS keep telling me to sit on there face on DM ima let one of these girls... 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. Here are... Read more »