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Chance The Rapper Announces Fall Tour

College campuses across the US, brace yourselves. Leading this fall’s Verge Campus tour—after a fantastic performance at Lollapalooza—is the frenetic energy of Chance The Rapper, accompanied by the smooth sounds of both Sweater Beats and Young & Sick. Starting on September 26 in... Read more »

Drake, Jeezy, and Papoose Star in “The Rap Pack”

Before we get any further, I guess I owe you some kind of explanation. Last week, John emailed me this file. All it said in the email was, “yah this prolly cant be used for anything... Read more »

Announcing No Ceilings, a Monthly NYC Show Featuring Our Favorite New Artists

Since its birth, Pigeons & Planes has lived solely on the internet. Aside from a few stickers, t-shirts, and one awesome SXSW show, we haven’t operated much IRL. We’re looking to change that. Starting this month,... Read more »

HAERTS Announce Debut Album, Share New Single “Giving Up”

HAERTS have been buzzing for over a year now, but they’ve been in no hurry. Today, they finally announce their debut self-titled album, set to be released on October 28. With the announcement comes their new single,... Read more »

Run The Jewels Announce North American Tour and Tracklist for “RTJ2″

Needless to say, Run The Jewels’ new album is one of our most highly anticipated of 2014. The first joint record between El-P and Killer Mike was fantastic, one of the best albums of 2013 (no to mention... Read more »

TV on the Radio Announce Fall Tour Dates, Share “Happy Idiot”

With their highly anticipated album Seeds right around the corner, TV on the Radio have released their next single and announced fall tour dates. “Happy Idiot” is a nimble, guitar-driven anthem that showcases lead singer Tunde... Read more »

Kanye West Previews Unreleased Song “Awesome” During “Keeping Up With The Kardashians”

Last night was the season finale of Keeping Up With The Kardashians, and during the episode you can hear an unexpected snippet of unreleased Kanye West music. In a short clip recorded by KTT, a few... 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 »

Two-9: Making Noise in a Loud City

Two-9 isn't a household name, but in their hometown of Atlanta, they've got a reputation. As they get more successful, they also seem to be getting more notorious. They cause too many problems. They’re reckless. They... Read more »

Death Grips Soundtrack New Adidas Commercial

As far as Death Grips news goes, this is actually pretty surprising. Death Grips, who broke up back in July, have provided the music for the latest Adidas commercial. Infact, it’s not just any song from the... Read more »

Mary J. Blige Working With Disclosure and Sam Smith on “The London Sessions” Album

After teaming up for a new version of “F For You” back in January, Mary J. Blige has announced that the British production duo Disclosure will be co-producing her new album. Entitled The London Sessions, the new album was... Read more »

The Best New Mixes Streaming Right Now

While single tracks and full-lengths dominate most of our iTunes libraries, there’s a whole other world waiting for you out there: the mix. These sprawling, untamed fusions of past and present provide artists with the perfect... 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 »

SpaceGhostPurrp Beefs With 11-Year-Old Rapper Lil Shark, Gets Website Hacked

If you’ve been following SpaceGhostPurrp on Twitter as of late, you may have noticed an unusual beef brewing. This isn’t a feud as high profile as the well-documented A$AP/Raider Klan beef, but it is definitely more unexpected. After... Read more »

Jay Shells’ Rap Quotes Street Art Project Moves to Philadelphia

A while back, we showcased Jay Shells’ brilliant art project “Rap Quotes.” The project melds together street art and rap lyrics, with fun results. The street artist has now moved Rap Quotes to Philadelphia, using lyrics from Action Bronson,... Read more »