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The Week on Twitter With Grimes, Charli XCX, and A$AP Ferg

This week on Twitter: - Grimes makes an important discovery - Charli XCX is feeling down - A$AP Ferg talks his new album Here is the week on Twitter. And a GIF of a wombat who’s... Read more »

Lauryn Hill’s Concert in London Made Her a Trending Topic on Twitter (For All The Wrong Reasons)

Lauryn Hill is currently in London for five performances, her first in the UK after nearly a half decade. Last night was the start of the series at London’s O2 Academy Brixton, and unfortunately it wasn’t... Read more »

Watch Childish Gambino Speak on His Upcoming Mixtape and Working With Ariana Grande

Childish Gambino announced his STN MTN/KAUAI project late last month with little information. We knew that Jaden Smith would be “the boy” and that the STN MTN side would be presented by DJ Drama through his... Read more »

La Roux: “I’ve never made any money from record sales, and we sold nearly 8 million records”

Just earlier this year, weekly album sales hit an all-time low. On top of that, we’re starting to see digital music sales dropping as well. It seems that with streaming’s takeover, music is no longer something that many... Read more »

Jack White Makes Fun Of Rolling Stone, Foo Fighters, and Clickbait Journalism

Last night, Jack White performed at Fenway Park in Boston, and took a few minutes break from performing his music to make fun of Foo Fighters, Rolling Stone, and clickbait journalism. As you can hear in the recording... Read more »

U2 and Apple Are Making a New Format for Digital Music

A week ago, U2′s entire album appeared uninvited in Apple devices worldwide. Many customers (especially Tyler, the Creator) did not enjoy the experience, and Apple decided to create a site to help remove the offending entities.... Read more »

Dr. Dre Scrapped “Detox” Years Ago, According to Former Aftermath Producer

Detox. You know the story. For over a decade, Dr. Dre has allegedly been working on this masterpiece, the follow-up to his 1999 album 2001. Each year, we hear new rumors about the project, including producers, features, and... Read more »

Pigeons & Planes Presents: Jungle in Brooklyn

They are great on record and even better live, so we’re happy to present British band Jungle’s show with Beaty Heart at Warsaw in Brooklyn on October 1. The XL Recordings signed band have kept the quality high... Read more »

Here’s the First Song to Ever Break 10 Million Spotify Streams in a Week

Although Spotify has been around for a few years now, it is still considered fairly new so records are constantly being achieved and broken soon after. During the week of September 8th to September 14th, Spotify... Read more »

Waka Flocka Flame is Willing To Pay Someone $50,000 a Year to Roll His Blunts

Celebrities are very busy people and are often in need of a little help to get things done. Seeing a celebrity with a personal assistant is nothing out of the ordinary these days but what some... Read more »

Killer Mike and El-P Will Re-Record “RTJII” with Cat Sounds If This Kickstarter Reaches Its Goal

The internet really loves cats. Like, really, really fucking loves cats. So, someone has started a Kickstarter project to raise enough money to pay for one of the Run The Jewels II “Bonu$ Package” options offered by Killer Mike and... Read more »

Lorde is More of a Rapper Than Most Rappers

Ed. note: Ro Ransom is a rapper. We’ve posted him here on Pigeons & Planes. When he emailed saying he wrote an article about why Lorde is more of a rapper than most rappers, we had to... Read more »

Frank Ocean Now Shares Management With Deadmau5, Is Working With Hit-Boy and Rodney Jerkins

In June, we reported that Frank Ocean had parted ways with Christian and Kelly Clancy and 4 Strikes, the management agency that had been with him since before Channel Orange and still works with Tyler, Earl and rest of Odd... Read more »

Watch Kanye West Deliver a Message to the Media: “Pick a new target”

For the past few days, one of the biggest news stories in the world of entertainment was about Kanye West demanding that a person in a wheelchair stand up at his concert in Australia. According to... Read more »

Apple Made a Website Dedicated to Removing the U2 Album From Your iTunes

Wondering how to remove the U2 album from your iTunes? There’s a website for that. Apparently Tyler, The Creator isn’t the only one unhappy that he has a free U2 album in his iTunes library. U2 released Songs of Innocence in conjunction with... Read more »