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Kendrick Lamar Will Release His New Album This Month

We’ve been expecting news about Kendrick Lamar’s much-anticipated new album and out of nowhere, Lamar has given us our first detail, and a huge one at that. Taking to Twitter this afternoon, the rapper tweeted a... Read more »

Prince’s U.S. “Hit And Run” Tour Will Consist Of Only Surprise Shows

After Prince released both his new solo album Art Official Age and debut effort with 3rdEyeGirl, Plectrumelectrum, the singer embarked on a string of surprise shows across the U.K. and Europe. Now Prince has revealed that... Read more »

Madonna Confirms Appearance on Kanye West’s Next Album

Allan Kingdom showed us what the power of a Kanye co-sign can do for an up-and-coming artist. But Mr. West is also capable of reaching into the past to mine new material. Exhibit A: Paul McCartney.... Read more »

Watch Pete Doherty Play “Amazing Grace” Underneath a Life-Size Sculpture of Himself Being Crucified

Wait, what? Well, as part of Art Below’s Stations of the Cross exhibition at St Marylebone Parish Church in London, a life-size sculpture of Pete Doherty being crucified, made by Nick Reynolds, is being displayed. The marble... Read more »

Charles Hamilton: “I wanted to commit career suicide, physical suicide, spiritual suicide—I didn’t care anymore.”

When we were first introduced to Charles Hamilton nearly a decade ago, the opinions on him were split down the middle. Some forward thinking music lovers really understood where he was coming from, while many others... Read more »

Jack White Bought Elvis’ First Record For $300k and Plans to Reissue It For Record Store Day

Collecting rare recordings from well known artists is something some people dedicate a lot of time to. So when it was announced that the first vinyl record Elvis Presley ever cut was going to be auctioned... Read more »

Apple’s Streaming Service is Reportedly Scheduled to Launch in June

If for whatever reason you feel like you don’t have enough streaming service options, you’re in luck because another one may be available very soon. According to Music Week, Apple is expected to launch their streaming... Read more »

You Can Now Add a Full Keyboard of Drake Quotes to Your Phone

If you’re an iPhone user, you already know the various additional keyboards that are available for your use. You can add different languages, emojis and now Drake quotes. Yes, an additional keyboard loaded with Drake quotes... Read more »

Death Grips Plan to Announce Tour and Release New Album This Month

Remember how strange it was when Arcade Fire announced the release date for Reflektor via Twitter? Well it looks like Death Grips just upped the ante a little bit by responding to a stranger on Twitter with... Read more »

Bandcamp Has Raised $100 Million For Artists

Back in the end of 2013, Bandcamp announced that they raised 50 million dollars for artists through their site. At the time, they promised to double this over the next eighteen months. Today the platform revealed... Read more »

Kanye West IS Fashion, At Least According To This Instagram

Something I’m not proud to admit: I follow approximately nine different Kardashian fan accounts on Instagram. It started when I was addicted to Kim’s Hollywood game and they offered secret tips on how to get my... Read more »

Listen To Zane Lowe’s Final BBC Radio 1 Broadcast

Last month, Zane Lowe revealed he’d be leaving his longtime role at BBC Radio 1 for a new position with Apple’s Beats-powered streaming service. Tonight, only a few weeks after this announcement, Lowe’s final broadcast aired.... Read more »

Watch Eminem, Dr. Dre, and 50 Cent in the “Shady Records” Documentary

Eminem’s story has been well-documented: immortalized in 8 Mile, and described with incredible detail throughout his rhymes. What had not, until now, been fully explored is Em’s relationship with his lawyer Paul Rosenberg. You know Paul... Read more »

Watch Purity Ring Perform “Begin Again” on Seth Meyers

With their sophomore album Another Eternity freshly released, Purity Ring has begun making the late night rounds. Seth Meyers was last night’s host, and the band debuted a new look. Corin Roddick’s spidery drum setup has... Read more »

SoundCloud’s Premier Partners Have Received Over $1 Million in Advertising Revenue Since August

Last August, SoundCloud introduced the idea of advertisement and paid subscriptions to help generate more revenue for the site. Although at first, the sound of another once ad-free space being flooded with ads just like everywhere... Read more »