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Waka Flocka Flame is Willing To Pay Someone $50,000 a Year to Roll His Blunts

Celebrities are very busy people and are often in need of a little help to get things done. Seeing a celebrity with a personal assistant is nothing out of the ordinary these days but what some... Read more »

Killer Mike and El-P Will Re-Record “RTJII” with Cat Sounds If This Kickstarter Reaches Its Goal

The internet really loves cats. Like, really, really fucking loves cats. So, someone has started a Kickstarter project to raise enough money to pay for one of the Run The Jewels II “Bonu$ Package” options offered by Killer Mike and... Read more »

Lorde is More of a Rapper Than Most Rappers

Ed. note: Ro Ransom is a rapper. We’ve posted him here on Pigeons & Planes. When he emailed saying he wrote an article about why Lorde is more of a rapper than most rappers, we had to... Read more »

Frank Ocean Now Shares Management With Deadmau5, Is Working With Hit-Boy and Rodney Jerkins

In June, we reported that Frank Ocean had parted ways with Christian and Kelly Clancy and 4 Strikes, the management agency that had been with him since before Channel Orange and still works with Tyler, Earl and rest of Odd... Read more »

Watch Kanye West Deliver a Message to the Media: “Pick a new target”

For the past few days, one of the biggest news stories in the world of entertainment was about Kanye West demanding that a person in a wheelchair stand up at his concert in Australia. According to... Read more »

Apple Made a Website Dedicated to Removing the U2 Album From Your iTunes

Wondering how to remove the U2 album from your iTunes? There’s a website for that. Apparently Tyler, The Creator isn’t the only one unhappy that he has a free U2 album in his iTunes library. U2 released Songs of Innocence in conjunction with... Read more »

Grimes Shares Bedtime Mix, Talks New Album

Grimes went on BBC Radio 1 to talk shop with Annie Mac this weekend. With her next album fully in the works, the Vancouverite stopped by via telephone to give us an update on her life... Read more »

The Story of a Sad Boy: Looking Back at Arcade Fire’s “Funeral” 10 Years After its Release

There are three things in life that universally suck: death, taxes, and middle school. I don’t know much about the first two, but I can tell you, empirically, that the third is especially true. In 2004,... Read more »

The Best New Mixes Streaming Right Now

The pleasure of making yourself an awesome mixtape or playlist will never fade, but sometimes it's nice to let someone else do the work. Luckily, every week there are hundreds of mixes being made across all... Read more »

Watch the Unveiling of a Life-Size Amy Winehouse Statue in London

Today would have been Amy Winehouse’s 31st birthday. She tragically passed away a little over three years ago, and today her life is celebrated with a life-size statue unveiled in London. Fans gathered by the hundreds... Read more »

The Week on Twitter With BANKS, Kid Cudi, and Chance The Rapper

This week on Twitter: - BANKS celebrates her debut album in a special way - Kid Cudi sends his fans some love - Chance The Rapper reveals he’s been doing stand-up, and he’s pretty good at... Read more »

Here’s What Happened When Tyler, The Creator Realized He Had a U2 Album on His Phone

By now, you’ve probably realized that you now have a U2 album in your iTunes library. It’s called Songs of Innocence, and U2 got really sneaky with it. They decided to drop it as a surprise and give it... Read more »

The Bullitts Tease Collaboration With Jay Electronica and MF DOOM

Late last night, The Bullits and Jay Electronica began teasing some sort of collaboration with MF DOOM, using the hashtag #3TheHardWay. What does it all mean? We don’t know for sure, but The Bullitts (a project... Read more »

Grimes on Her New Album: “It sucked, so I threw it out and started again.”

Grimes’ new song “Go” didn’t sit well with a lot of her fans, who were used to the slightly more experimental sound of Visions. “Go” was a song Grimes originally wrote for Rihanna (she turned it down),... Read more »

This is What Over 500 Years of Music Sharing Looks Like

Music sharing has been around for almost as long as music itself. Prior to the 15th Century, well before recording musical performance was a technological possibility, monks and priests would painstakingly copy music, note for note,... Read more »