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Dr. Dre Told DJ Quik He Wanted To Make An Album “Not Using Anything From Earth”

Fans have been clamoring for Dr. Dre’s now-scrapped Detox album for years, but the producer has become notorious for holding off on the release of another solo album. And now we find out he might just be... Read more »

Read Three Poems Written By A Teenage Tupac Shakur

Some of Tupac’s earliest rhymes have seen the light of day. Tupac’s first manager Leila Steinberg has given Noisey a glimpse of history, sharing three poems written over the course of a three years when the... Read more »

“Half Of AM/FM Radio Stations Will Disappear In 10 Years”

50 percent of all AM/FM stations will cease operations by 2024, according to Gordon Borrell, a radio analyst, who told Rain News that this “was one of the toughest predictions to make.” Borrell, who says he’s... Read more »

Kendrick Lamar’s “King Kunta” Lauded By HBO Music Supervisor Scott Vener

Although Kendrick Lamar’s new song, reportedly titled “King Kunta,” has not been released, the track’s already received rave reviews from HBO music supervisor Scott Vener. “I been dying to talk about this,” Vener recently said in... Read more »

Suge Knight Faces Life in Prison After Arrest with Katt Williams

Suge Knight and Katt Williams were arrested and charged with one count of robbery after an encounter with paparazzi. The two allegedly took the camera of an “independent celebrity photographer” after leaving a studio in Los... Read more »

Young Fathers Win Mercury Prize 2014

Young Fathers took home £20,000 Friday night when they won the 2014’s Mercury Prize for Album of the Year. They beat out fellow nominees Jungle, Royal Blood, FKA Twigs, and Damon Albarn in a competition that... Read more »

Will Taylor Swift Be The First Artist To Go Platinum This Year?

Here’s a grim reality in music industry news: there hasn’t been a platinum album released this year. Only Disney’s Frozen has managed to crack the platinum sales mark in 2014 and the soundtrack was released last year.... Read more »

Cozz is Coming to New York City

We’ve been a fan of Cozz ever since we first heard “Dreams.” He just dropped his Cozz & Effect album and proved that, without a doubt, “Dreams” wasn’t luck. Cozz has a rare combination of raw... Read more »

Sorry Kanye, T-Pain Says You’re Not Using Auto-tune Correctly

In a recent interview, T-pain said that he thinks there are very few people who understand how to properly use auto-tune and Kanye West isn’t one of them. But don’t think T-Pain is taking shots at... Read more »

10 of the Coolest Record Players Currently Available

As the internet marches forward with faster downloading and innumerable streaming options, lots of people are turning back to vinyl for all sorts of different reasons. Whether it's the more immersive, tactile nature of records or... Read more »

Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon is Starting a Music Festival in Wisconsin

The city of Eau Claire, Wisconsin has a population of less than 70,000. One of those people is Justin Vernon. The Bon Iver/Volcano Choir frontman was born and raised in Eau Claire, and he still lives there... Read more »

Danny Brown: “I’m the best rapper ever and I need to be respected.”

Danny Brown isn’t short on confidence, but he’s still not feeling like he’s getting the props he should be getting. “I still don’t feel like I have the respect I deserve,” he said in an interview... Read more »

Sia Auctions Off Her Breath in a Jar

Sia fans looking to inhale the singer’s breath can breathe a sigh of relief. The Australian songwriter is set to auction off a jar filled with her breath for the Adelaide Film Festival and organizers couldn’t be happier... Read more »

Jamie xx Says New The xx Album is Coming

Back in April, we got our first signs that The xx were back at work recording their new album when the band posted a few updates to their Facebook, and now Jamie xx gives us more... Read more »

MØ Writes Handwritten Apology After SNL Performance with Iggy Azalea

MØ has been hard at work. The Danish singer has been gaining followers steadily since the release of her “Bikini Daze” EP last year and the full-length No Mythologies To Follow earlier this year. Most recently,... Read more »