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Young Thug’s ‘Barter 6′ Will Keep Fans Happy, But It Won’t Win Any New Ones

As 2014 came to a close, it was still impossible to predict what Young Thug’s next steps would be. “Stoner” and “Danny Glover” started the momentum, and he dominated the end of the year with a... Read more »

Courtney Love on Kurt Cobain: “He’s A Hard Act To Follow”

Courtney Love spoke with Brett Morgan, the director of upcoming documentary Kurt Cobain: Montage Of Heck (which airs May 4 on HBO) in a recent interview for V Magazine. She was (as always) remarkably candid on... Read more »

Watch Behind the Scenes Footage from Kendrick Lamar’s “King Kunta” Video

No leaks this time around. TDE posted official footage from the making of Kendrick Lamar’s “King Kunta” video earlier today, following Kendrick from the streets to the Compton Swap Meet. We don’t hear too much from... Read more »

Tidal is Firing Employees and Replacing Their CEO

TIDAL’s rollout has been nothing if not eventful. There have been a bevy of WTF moments—the press conference led by Alicia Keys, the blood oath signing, the increasingly vague statements about royalties and tiers, and the... Read more »

15 Songs to Kickstart the Weekend

With Friday winding down, you might need a little lift to see you into the weekend. We can help.... Read more »

Watch A$AP Rocky’s On-Screen Debut in the “Dope” Trailer

With his next album barreling down the pipe (A.L.L.A. arrives May 12) and bagel shop assaults coming from all sides, A$AP Rocky is ready for his next move: an appearance on the silver screen. Dope is... Read more »

Young Thug’s Debut Album is Coming in August, and ‘Barter 6′ is a Mixtape

If you thought Barter 6 was Young Thug’s debut album, get ready to be confused. A new press release refers to it as a mixtape and announces that Thug’s debut album, called Hy!£UN35, is coming August 28.... Read more »

Vinyl Sales Have Risen 260% in the U.S. Since 2009

There’s no denying that vinyls have made a major comeback in the past few years and the numbers show that things only continue to improve. According to Nielsen, sales of vinyl records have increased a whopping... Read more »

Hip-Hop’s Peter Pan: In Search Of… The Adult Tyler, the Creator

Tyler, the Creator’s persona has always been tied to reckless youth, which generally errs on the side of bombastically puerile rather than peach fuzz cute. His latest effort, Cherry Bomb, has some bright moments, but shows... Read more »

If You Signed Up for Tidal You May Receive a Call from Jay Z

Anytime a new service, website or app comes along there always seems to be a lot of perks in the beginning to grab the attention of new customers. Tidal gained many new users by releasing new... Read more »