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Dev Hynes Says He Was Assaulted By Lollapalooza Security

While the only details about this account are coming from Dev Hynes himself, if it is true, this is a pretty disgusting situation. Dev Hynes took to his Twitter account hours after performing at Lollapalooza, saying... Read more »

The Redcoats Are Coming: One of Every Eight Albums Sold in 2013 Was By a U.K. Artist

In a report published on August 1 by the British Recorded Music Industry Association (BPI), the U.K. is revealed to be the root of one out of every eight albums sold worldwide in 2013. Yes that’s... Read more »

Kendrick Lamar Will Be Debuting His Short Film m.A.A.d. at the Sundance NEXT Fest

Kendrick Lamar paints incredibly vivid tales of Compton in good kid, m.A.A.d. city, and soon, we’ll get them on the big screen. To premiere at Sundance’s first annual NEXT Fest on August 9, the Kahlil Joseph-directed,... Read more »

You’ve Got 10 Minutes: G Eazy, Kendrick Lamar, and the Changing Role of Tour Openers

It’s not hard to believe that Kanye West tends to get what he wants. According to Terrence Henderson, president of Top Dawg Entertainment, when Kanye personally asked Kendrick Lamar to open for the Yeezus tour, Kanye’s... Read more »

“This Sh*t’s Scary”: 10 Places That Terrify DMX

In 1998, DMX released his first major-label album called, It’s Dark and Hell Is Hot. Later that year, he dropped his follow-up album, titled Flesh of My Flesh, Blood of My Blood. DMX played this sort... Read more »

Kaytranada Announces Fall Tour

In the last year the buzz around Kaytranada has grown significantly. Stating that he’s been busy lately would be an understatement. Besides the fact that he’s been on a sold out European tour all summer, he’s... Read more »

Watch an Amazing Video of DMX Terrified on a Slingshot Ride

Ahh, DMX. You never know when he’ll pop up in the day’s news. Maybe he’ll be riding a slingshot at an amusement park, growling and yelling in fear. Ooh, ooh, hurry up before I change my... Read more »

Danny Brown Announces Bruiser Brigade Album Title and Release Date, Collaborations with The Avalanches and More

Those looking forward to new music from Danny Brown’s crew Bruiser Brigade will be pleased to know that their forthcoming album has received a title and release date. Reign Supreme will be released sometime in October. In other news,... Read more »

It Is a Business After All: How Features in Rap Work

We've all seen this go down. Rap Internet's peanut gallery froths at the mouth, both mirth and rage fill a tight space of 140 characters, and predictions only fit for a weatherman are made. O' praise... Read more »

The Week on Twitter With Danny Brown, A-Trak, and Kid Cudi

This week on Twitter: - Danny Brown’s a fan of 50 Shades of Grey - A-Trak can’t remember a time before selfies - Kid Cudi’s feeling old Here is the week on Twitter. And a GIF... Read more »

Tinder Co-Founder Wants to Help You Find Your New Favorite Artist

Finding a great new band might not be as hard as starting a new relationship, but we all need help with music discovery from time to time. Tinder co-founder Christopher Gulcynski and former VP of design... Read more »

Movement Announce US Tour and Share Intimate “Ivory” Video

Movement’s self-titled debut EP, which came out via Modular People in May, is excellent. Now, one of the EP’s most surprising tracks, the guitar solo-featuring “Ivory” has an accompanying video, which is shared alongside extensive US... Read more »

Common Speaks on Parting Ways With G.O.O.D. Music

Kanye West’s longtime collaborator Common speaks up about splitting with West’s label, G.O.O.D. Music. This makes a lot of sense considering that he hasn’t been involved with anything G.O.O.D. Music-related recently. His 2011 album The Dreamer/The Believer was... Read more »

Chance The Rapper Is Working with Jessie Ware, James Blake, J. Cole, Wyclef Jean, and Boys Noize

Wow. In an interview with the UK’s DJ Semtex for BBC Radio 1 & 1Xtra, Chance The Rapper has confirmed some incredibly exciting artists that he’s recently worked with. Alongside more expected James Blake collaborations (they did... Read more »

Cub Scowl: The Best Memes of Jack White at a Baseball Game

The internet is a digestive system. It, like a human body, works best with a little patience and portion control. It’s been about 24 hours—you’ve probably seen the first batch of Jack White scowl memes, the... Read more »