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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 »

Questlove Explains Why Iggy Azalea’s “Fancy” is a Game-Changer

In an interview with TIME, Questlove explains how Australia is killing it right now, speaks on his new SoundClash show on VH1, and breaks down what makes a good cover song. But perhaps most interestingly, Questlove... Read more »

SBTRKT’s New Album Features Sampha, Jessie Ware, Raury, A$AP Ferg, and Chairlift’s Caroline Polachek

Yesterday, SBTRKT released a new song with Ezra Koenig of Vampire Weekend, and announced that his second album, Wonder Where We Land, was on the way. Last night, at Log Cabin Studios in New York, we got to... Read more »

“You’re Dead!”: Flying Lotus Announces New Album and Tour Dates

Flying Lotus is back! The Brainfeeder label boss, experimental producer, and man behind Captain Murphy has announced his fifth studio album and an extensive accompanying tour. The new album will be called You’re Dead! and will come out... Read more »

Stream Lollapalooza Live on Red Bull TV This Year

This year, on August 1-3, Lollapalooza will stream live exclusively on Red Bull TV and Red Bull TV’s distribution network of partners including Apple TV, Xbox 360, Amazon Fire TV and Kindle Fire, Chromecast and Samsung Smart... Read more »

Faces in the Crowd: Portraits From The Forecastle Festival 2014

Since its conception 12 years ago, Forecastle has changed from a small community based event into what is now a massively recognized music festival that attracts some of todays and yesterdays biggest acts. Its odd location... Read more »