Gorillaz Co-Creator Jamie Hewllet Confirms Band’s Return

Despite the fact that Damon Albarn told NME earlier last year that he could put out a Gorillaz record at any time, the fate of the collective looked uncertain due to Albarn and co-creator Jamie Hewllet’s... Read more »

Daniel Johns (Of Alt-Rock Band Silverchair) Is Making R&B Now

Silverchair—the Australian alt-rock band that, over 20 years together, defied their early casting as an Aussie Pearl Jam and found international acclaim—stopped performing together in 2011. Though one reason for the split was so the members could pursue solo... Read more »

Money and Music: An Infographic

It’s no secret that the music industry is a huge money-making business. Many people assume that the artists are the ones pocketing all the money, but unfortunately for a lot of artists signed to major labels,... Read more »

Pusha T Has A Second Instagram Entirely Devoted To His Dog

When it comes to Instagram power-players, there’s people like Drake’s Dad and Plies, and then there are the animal accounts. These super adorable superstars boast some of the biggest follower numbers on the app. I mean, Marnie... Read more »

Watch Rihanna, Kanye, and Paul McCartney Hang At The “FourFiveSeconds” Video Shoot

Last weekend, Rihanna, Kanye West, and Paul McCartney debuted their unlikely collaboration “FourFiveSeconds“—an earnest, acoustic ode to the (very real) trials of being turnt. Now, we get a peek behind the-scenes with this clip of the three superstars working together... Read more »

Grimes is Bored By Pop, Considering a Nickelback Cover Album

We can’t wait for Grimes’ next album, but to be honest, we have no fucking idea what to expect. First there was the Rihanna reject, “Go,” then she admitted that her new direction sucked and that she... Read more »

What It’s Like Being a Hip-Hop Fan Growing Up in the Irish Countryside

It’s a Saturday night. I’m sixteen years old but I look fourteen, so I have long since accepted that my weekends will consist of listening to my friends talk about football and shitty cars. This weekend... Read more »

Lauryn Hill Extends Small Axe: Acoustic Performance Series

Earlier this month, Lauryn Hill made headlines by announcing that she would be doing a short series of live shows starting in February. Rather than heading out on a grand tour, Hill will be doing a... Read more »

Jay Z Bids for Spotify Competitor

Another week, another rumor about Jay Z having plans to make major purchases. However, this time the rumors seem to be credible. According to CMU, Project Panther Bidco, a company controlled by Jay Z, apparently placed... Read more »

Suge Knight Reportedly Involved in Fatal Hit-and-Run

It’s been reported that Suge Knight was involved in a fatal hit-and-run earlier today. The incident occurred after a fight with a crew member on a film set where Game, Dr. Dre, and Ice Cube were also present.... Read more »

GoldLink on Meeting Rick Rubin, Touring With SBTRKT, and Performing For André 3000

It’s been a crazy year for GoldLink. He went from catching a little buzz on SoundCloud to meeting with Rick Rubin, touring with SBTRKT and Flume, traveling the world, and performing in front of André 3000.... Read more »

Jeff Bridges Edges Closer to Becoming “The Dude” With New Ambient Album

Jeff Bridges wants to sleep with you. The legendary American actor, musician, painter, and wordsmith is getting into the nocturnal music business with Jeff Bridges Sleeping Tapes. Cuddle up with Jeff’s bemused, reassuring baritone over a... Read more »

How Lil Wayne Decided on $51 Million

We learned last night that Lil Wayne was making good on his threat to sue longtime business partner Birdman. He officially filed suit for $51 million, and the Fader obtained scans of the lawsuit that detail... Read more »

“In A Previous Life, I was Napoleon:” Unreleased ASAP Yams Interview Footage Surfaces

Video surfaced today of an ASAP Yams interview from June of 2014. The uploader, video collective Montreality, released a statement with the video: This interview was originally uploaded on June 19th 2014 and after only a... Read more »

Kanye West Debuts “Only One” Video, Talks Marriage and New Album on Ellen

Kanye West was a guest on The Ellen Degeneres Show last night, debuting the “Only One” video and talking to Ellen about fatherhood, marriage, and the freedom to create given to him by Adidas. The “Only One” video, directed by... Read more »