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The Founder of Pirate Bay Has Been Sentenced to Jail

A Danish court has sentenced Gottfrid Warig—the founder of the popular file sharing site Pirate Bay—to three and a half years in prison. However, this sentencing is not a result of a copyright infringement but actually... Read more »

“Being human is awesome, but it also sucks”: Banoffee on Life, Self-Belief, and Lauryn Hill

When you think of a ninja, a few images may come to mind. Maybe you picture someone dressed head to toe in black, suspended in the air mid-kick. Or maybe you picture four green turtles with... Read more »

Lorde: “Wow, I didn’t realize people are that mean.”

In the past year, Lorde has been very busy touring, curating the new Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 soundtrack, and solidifying her place as a household name. The soon to be 18-year-old is on the cover... Read more »

#BEEN HEADLESS#

Um, happy Halloween... Read more »

Dr. Dre Told DJ Quik He Wanted To Make An Album “Not Using Anything From Earth”

Fans have been clamoring for Dr. Dre’s now-scrapped Detox album for years, but the producer has become notorious for holding off on the release of another solo album. And now we find out he might just be... Read more »

Read Three Poems Written By A Teenage Tupac Shakur

Some of Tupac’s earliest rhymes have seen the light of day. Tupac’s first manager Leila Steinberg has given Noisey a glimpse of history, sharing three poems written over the course of a three years when the... Read more »

“Half Of AM/FM Radio Stations Will Disappear In 10 Years”

50 percent of all AM/FM stations will cease operations by 2024, according to Gordon Borrell, a radio analyst, who told Rain News that this “was one of the toughest predictions to make.” Borrell, who says he’s... Read more »

Kendrick Lamar’s “King Kunta” Lauded By HBO Music Supervisor Scott Vener

Although Kendrick Lamar’s new song, reportedly titled “King Kunta,” has not been released, the track’s already received rave reviews from HBO music supervisor Scott Vener. “I been dying to talk about this,” Vener recently said in... Read more »

Suge Knight Faces Life in Prison After Arrest with Katt Williams

Suge Knight and Katt Williams were arrested and charged with one count of robbery after an encounter with paparazzi. The two allegedly took the camera of an “independent celebrity photographer” after leaving a studio in Los... Read more »

Young Fathers Win Mercury Prize 2014

Young Fathers took home £20,000 Friday night when they won the 2014’s Mercury Prize for Album of the Year. They beat out fellow nominees Jungle, Royal Blood, FKA Twigs, and Damon Albarn in a competition that... Read more »

Will Taylor Swift Be The First Artist To Go Platinum This Year?

Here’s a grim reality in music industry news: there hasn’t been a platinum album released this year. Only Disney’s Frozen has managed to crack the platinum sales mark in 2014 and the soundtrack was released last year.... Read more »

Cozz is Coming to New York City

We’ve been a fan of Cozz ever since we first heard “Dreams.” He just dropped his Cozz & Effect album and proved that, without a doubt, “Dreams” wasn’t luck. Cozz has a rare combination of raw... Read more »

Sorry Kanye, T-Pain Says You’re Not Using Auto-tune Correctly

In a recent interview, T-pain said that he thinks there are very few people who understand how to properly use auto-tune and Kanye West isn’t one of them. But don’t think T-Pain is taking shots at... Read more »

10 of the Coolest Record Players Currently Available

As the internet marches forward with faster downloading and innumerable streaming options, lots of people are turning back to vinyl for all sorts of different reasons. Whether it's the more immersive, tactile nature of records or... Read more »

Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon is Starting a Music Festival in Wisconsin

The city of Eau Claire, Wisconsin has a population of less than 70,000. One of those people is Justin Vernon. The Bon Iver/Volcano Choir frontman was born and raised in Eau Claire, and he still lives there... Read more »