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Snoop Dogg and Jared Leto are among reddit’s Newest Investors

Redditors, rejoice. Snoop Dogg is on board. Reddit’s latest round of fundraising saw the internet switchboard pull in $50 million from investing tycoons like Sam Altman and Peter Thiel. Snoop and 30 Seconds to Mars frontman... Read more »

Prince Joins Facebook, Immediately Starts Trolling

The art of internet trolling can take years to perfect. There are hundreds of thousands of professional trolls who still can’t get it right. And then there is Prince. Over the past decade, Prince has earned... Read more »

Vic Mensa: “It’s Chicago over everything”

Vic Mensa has been busy. His hometown of Chicago spent the year cementing its reputation as one of hip-hop’s most fertile breeding grounds, and Vic’s slick, slippery cadences have been at the forefront of Chicago’s boom,... Read more »

Universal Will Sell Ads in Music Videos After They’ve Been Filmed

Universal Music Group is bringing product placement to its past, present, and future. Music videos that have foolishly left a wall or surface bare can now be fixed, thanks to a new deal that allows companies... Read more »

FKA twigs Reacts to Racism on Twitter

Up until now, the reaction to FKA twigs has been overwhelmingly positive. Her music is critically acclaimed, her style is revered, and she’s become an instant fan-favorite in several circles. But there’s been a shift in the public attitude towards FKA... Read more »

The Best New Mixes Streaming Right Now

Every day, more mixes are uploaded online than one could humanly listen to in a week, let alone two. But you're a discerning music fan with a tight schedule, and your insatiable hunger for hours of... Read more »

Thom Yorke’s New Music Has Been Downloaded Over 250,000 Times From BitTorrent Since Friday

On Friday, Thom Yorke dropped a surprise album called Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes, available to purchase digitally through BitTorrent (also available on vinyl here). The eight-track album cost $6.00, and it was necessary to download a BitTorrent client in order to... Read more »

The Week On Twitter With Raury, Dev Hynes, and Lil B

This week on Twitter: - Raury meets one of his idols - Dev Hynes is in need of the Internet - Lil B gets hacked and calls for LIL B TASKFORCE. #ProtectLilB Here is the week... Read more »

The Drake vs. Lil Wayne Tour Ends in a Tie (Kind Of)

An interactive tour with two artists “competing” on stage and fans voting for the winner seemed like a great idea—a little American Idol-ish, but fun. This was the concept behind the Drake vs. Lil Wayne Tour,... Read more »

Arca, Total Freedom, and Jesse Kanda Created a Mind-Bending Live Experience

A little earlier this month, Venezuelan producer Arca announced that his debut album Xen would be released November 4 via Mute. He also announced a brief DJ tour with Fade To Mind member Total Freedom and... Read more »

Drake Responds to “Draking,” The Act of Placing Drake Stickers on Wheelchair Signs

In addition to all the Instagram caption-ready lyrics, Drake has gifted us one of the most iconic TV characters of all time with his portrayal of Wheelchair Jimmy on Degrassi. If you’re having troubles picturing him in character, one... Read more »

Pictures From Last Night: Our First “No Ceilings” Show in NYC

Photos by Sean Stout Last night at Baby’s All Right in New York City, Pigeons & Planes presented a show called No Ceilings. The idea was to start an event in NYC for rising independent artists... Read more »

What’s Next For André 3000?

What does the future hold for André 3000? With Outkast’s 40-date festival run coming to a close, fans are wondering if new music will come next. There have been rumors about new Outkast music and solo albums from André and... Read more »

Thom Yorke Releases Surprise New Album Through BitTorrent, Listen to “A Brain In A Bottle”

Earlier this week Thom Yorke started teasing new music when he shared a picture of an unnamed white record. Was it new Radiohead? New Atoms For Peace? New solo material? Now, it seems, we have the answer—it was... 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 »