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NXNE Cancels Free Action Bronson Show Following Controversy Around Violent Lyrics

Action Bronson has only fairly recently hit hip-hop’s mainstream — though he’s 31, he was a member of XXL’s freshman class just two years ago. Now, some of the lyrics and videos from his more underground... Read more »

These People are Way Too Excited that ‘Surf’ Dropped

Donnie Trumpet & The Social Experiment ended a long, long wait last night when they finally decided to release Surf. The album is beautiful, a cohesive, complex piece of art that is as ambitious as it... Read more »

Arcade Fire’s Win Butler Played New Kanye West Last in a DJ Set Last Night

Arcade Fire’s Win Butler DJs under the name DJ Windows 98 (because why the hell not), and last night his crowd where in for a very special surprise. Butler dropped (what sounds 99.9% like) some unreleased... Read more »

Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch is On the Market for $100 Million

By now, it’s a fairy tale, albeit a dark one: Michael Jackson’s life, once so filled with joy and talent, was mired by accusations of child abuse once he reached adulthood. It all ended tragically in... Read more »

Beyoncé’s Discography Could Soon Be Removed from TIDAL

For better or for worse, Jay Z’s streaming service TIDAL continues to make headlines. However, the most recent news may not go over well with many fans. Sony and TIDAL have been in ongoing negotiations over... Read more »

A$AP Rocky Actually Freestyles on Sway in the Morning

Rappers are often put to the test of freestyling at radio stations, but not all actually kick a flow off the top of the dome. Most spit something they wrote before the show or a verse... Read more »

D.R.A.M. Speaks on Beyoncé’s “Cha Cha” Co-Sign

D.R.A.M. received one of the biggest co-signs possible when Beyoncé made a video of herself dancing to “Cha Cha” and shared it on Instagram with the caption, “This song makes me happy!” Speaking with Genius, the Virginia... Read more »

Odd Future Hasn’t Disbanded, Tyler The Creator Was Just Reminiscing on Old Times

Just when you thought another rap collective was inching towards its demise, it turns out it was all just a false alarm and Internet assumptions based off cryptic tweets from Tyler, The Creator. Last night, the rapper was... Read more »

Christian Rich Announce ‘FW14′ Album, Drop New Song With JMSN

As much Christian Rich music as we’ve heard in the past, it’s crazy to think that there debut album has yet to be released. After years of waiting, the effort is finally on the horizon, with... Read more »

Who Is Drake Going at In This Freestyle From His Detroit Show Last Night?

Drake’s Jungle Tour kicked off in Texas this past weekend with Houston Appreciation Weekend, but it was during the second show that he decided to get something off his chest. Performing in Detroit at The Palace of Auburn... Read more »