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The Week On Twitter With El-P, Grimes, And Andrew W.K.

This week on Twitter: – El-P may be losing his mind (maybe) – Grimes is thankful for food – Andrew W.K. shares an extremely important party tip Here is the week on Twitter.... Read more »

A$AP Rocky Has Shot Film With Skepta, Dangermouse

The connection between U.S. hip-hop and grime has been seen more and more over the past few months, with rappers like Kanye West and Drake showing love to the artists overseas. Now A$AP Rocky is joining... Read more »

Kid Cudi’s Next Album is “98% Finished”

Over the weekend, Kid Cudi decided to celebrate America’s birthday by exercising his right of free speech. Cudi went into detail on his upcoming Speedin’ Bullet to Heaven album, sharing that, besides being entirely featureless, SBTH... Read more »

Dr. Dre To Host His Own Show ‘The Pharmacy’ On Beats 1, Starting Today

Just in time for your July 4th BBQs, Dr. Dre, Beats impresario and mastermind of the West Coast sound, has announced his own show on Apple Music’s new Beats 1 radio station. Airing biweekly starting tonight (July... Read more »

Nicki Minaj And Meek Mill Start Twitter Beef With Joe Budden…Over A Podcast

The convoluted tale of why Nicki Minaj sent the Barbz after none other than noted reality star Joe Budden begins, as most rap beefs do, with a podcast. Budden has his own podcast, called (perhaps because... Read more »

Go, DJ: The Many Hats of Matt FX

Matt FX may be best known as Broad City‘s music supervisor, but like the clusters of tropical citrus that adorn his shirt at this Wednesday lunch, there are many shades to his musical life. As a... Read more »

Soulection and Run the Jewels To Have Beats 1 Radio Shows

Apple isn’t holding back. In yet another bid by Beats 1 to win over the hearts of music fans and tastemakers, two new radio shows have been announced. The first, the tongue-and-cheek titled WRTJ, will run... Read more »

Rap Makes a Strong Showing in Mid-Year Sales Report

Today, Nielsen Soundscan released their mid-year sales reports, which notably highlight three categories: the top ten albums including streams and single sales, the top ten albums using traditional sales, and the top ten selling digital songs. In 2014, in... Read more »

Why Hasn’t Bangladesh Been Producing More?

One standout on Meek Mill’s new Dreams Worth More Than Money is “Classic,” featuring Swizz Beats, Jeremih, and masterful production by Bangladesh. The beat is crazy, mostly anchored by some lazy piano keys and flurries of percussion... Read more »

Amy Winehouse’s Father Is Planning His Own Film in Response to ‘Amy’ Documentary

The Winehouse family has not been particularly fond of the upcoming Asif Kapadia-directed AMY documentary, voicing their displeasure with the film on various occasions. They claim the movie is misleading in terms of how it paints... Read more »