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Will.i.Am Defends Iggy Azalea, Iggy Azalea Responds To Will.i.Am, Q-Tip

Over the past week there’s been a lot of back and forth regarding Iggy Azalea and her place in hip-hop. To recap, Azealia Banks opened the door for the discussion when she reacted to Iggy’s Grammy... Read more »

Check Out Lil Wayne’s New Face Tattoos

When times are rough, tattoo your face. Last time we heard from Lil Wayne, he was still pissed off about his label situation and hoping to release Tha Carter V for the fans. Until that gets... Read more »

Tyler, the Creator and Adult Swim’s “Black Dynamite” are Making a Police Brutality Musical

“Black Dynamite” is one of Adult Swim’s best and most daring shows. Michael Jai White stars as the shows titular crimefighter, and they’ve pulled in stars like Chance the Rapper (as Bob Marley) and Erykah Badu... Read more »

Bob Marley’s Estate is Opening Up the Vault

The mass of unreleased Bob Marley material is unfathomable. There’s a world of concert footage, B-sides, and photographs known only to the Marley estate. They run a tight ship. But: ’tis the season. Bob would have... Read more »

Watch Björk Tell The Nativity Story on Icelandic TV Age 11

Happy Holidays! The video, which comes from 1976, sees Bjork telling the story of Jesus’ birth, accompanied by music played by students from the Reykjavík Children’s Music School. It came from a Christmas special for Icelandic TV station RUV. Watch the... Read more »

T.I. Responds to Q-Tip, Defends Iggy Azalea

After Q-Tip delivered a hip-hop history lesson to Iggy Azalea via Twitter, Grand Hustle boss T.I. steps in to defend the artist he helped make famous and give his thoughts on race, hip-hop, and the importance... Read more »

The Week On Twitter With Kid Cudi, Sky Ferreira, and O.T. Genasis

This week on Twitter: – Kid Cudi notices a trend – Sky Ferreira discusses her videos – O.T. Genasis remembers some advice from 50 Cent Here is the week on twitter. And a GIF of a... Read more »

Listen to Music From Grimes’ First Ever Myspace Page

Ah, the days of Myspace. As the first social network to be adopted by the public at large, Myspace used to be full of artists trying to share their music with the world. In fact, Lil... Read more »

Q-Tip Breaks Down Hip-Hop For Iggy Azalea

There has been a lot of discussion around Iggy Azalea and her role in hip-hop. Earlier this week, Azealia Banks chimed in, reacting to Iggy’s Grammy nomination for Best Hip-Hop Album. Iggy responded, basically dismissing Banks... Read more »

Decade Old Jack White Vinyl Discovered Inside Furniture

Ten years is a long time for something to stay hidden, but it seems Jack White somehow managed it with an old single of his. An old single that he recorded with a friend of his... Read more »

These Daily Illustrations of Little Kanye West Will Be Your New Favorite Thing on the Internet

Every once in a while you come across something so brilliantly random that you have no idea how someone even came up with it. But you’re thankful they did. The latest gem we’ve discovered on the... Read more »

P&P Presents: Skepta, Taking Grime From The Streets of London to the Studios of New York

Skepta has had a big year, and he’s all set to take things to the next level with the release of his new album Konnichiwa on March 1, 2015. With “That’s Not Me,” the MC made... Read more »

Guess Who the Most Googled Artist of 2014 Was

By now, it is impossible to deny the fact that the internet and the music industry work hand in hand. The amount of times a person is searched on Google is often a clear display of... Read more »

Watch Jungle Perform “Busy Earnin'” and “Julia” on Late Night with Seth Meyers

All seven members of Jungle stopped off at Late Night with Seth Meyers last night. It was probably a stark contrast to how they went into the holiday season last year—it’s been 12 months of firsts... Read more »

Watch Rich Homie Quan Sing Christmas Carols

Rich Homie Quan got into the holiday spirit this week with some heartfelt renditions of classic Christmas carols. He’s doing a series of carols for XXL. “Silent Night” follows a virtuosic performance of “Rudolph the Red-Nosed... Read more »