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Why Nirvana Chose All Women to Lead at the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Reunion

When Nirvana was chosen to be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, the idea of a reunion performance at the ceremony raised a lot of questions: Who should step in to lead the... Read more »

Watch Haim’s Full Coachella Set

A lot can happen in a year. Haim finished Days Are Gone in June of 2013, and the album was released three months later. Now the Los Angeles sisterhood of Este, Danielle, and Alana Haim (plus... Read more »

The Week on Twitter With Questlove, Childish Gambino, and Hudson Mohawke

This week on Twitter: - Questlove weighs in on Outkast’s performance - Childish Gambino reveals his favorite day of the week - Hudson Mohawke shares a hilarious childhood picture Here is the week on Twitter. And... Read more »

Watch Nas Perform “Illmatic” in Full at Coachella

In celebration of the fast-approaching 20th anniversary of Illmatic, Nas performed the entirety of the album last night at Coachella. Nas also brought out his once-rival Jay Z to perform the Nas-sampling track “Dead Presidents.” Thankfully Nas didn’t... Read more »

Watch Girl Talk Bring Out Busta Rhymes and More During Coachella Set

There are other acts besides Outkast at Coachella, as hard as it is to believe. In fact, Girl Talk may have grabbed the biggest guest so far at the festival during his set, albeit for the... Read more »

See the Original Locations of These Classic Album Covers in Google Street View

Google Street View is both awesome and weirdly invasive. You can see detailed images of specific locations, immortalizing those places you search for. In a sense, some album covers, like The Beatles’ Abbey Road, have been... Read more »

It Looks Like MF DOOM is “Just About Done” With Madvillainy 2

When we talked to Peanut Butter Wolf, founder of Stones Throw Records, we asked what we could do to make Madvillainy 2 happen. He replied, “I guess someone could start a petition.” So we started a... Read more »

Watch Nirvana Perform With Lorde, Joan Jett, St. Vincent, and Kim Gordon at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction

Last night was the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Ceremony, which honored Nirvana, Kiss, Peter Gabriel, Hall and Oates, Cat Stevens and Linda Ronstadt, who were all inducted this year. Towards the end of the... Read more »

Vintage Ads Remade With Kanye, Pharrell, Beyoncé, and More

Back in the “Mad Men” era, print ads with bright, colorful pictures and catchy, clever slogans were the backbone of any successful product launch. Though the means of attracting buyers has greatly changed in the years... Read more »

Evian Christ is Working on the Next Kanye West Album

In an interview with Self-Titled, producer and Yeezus collaborator Evian Christ gave some details on what it’s like to work with Kanye West. “Kanye is the one dude who’s like, ‘This is not experimental enough. This... Read more »

The Key to Writing a Flo Rida Song

Want to write a hit single for Flo Rida? Well first of all, don’t be all soft and feminine. FACT got their hands on an email from Flo Rida’s team that details exactly what they’re looking... Read more »

This Dad Recreated Classic Album Covers With His Adorable Sons

My dad is the best, even though he doesn’t know who Beyoncé is. Everyday he endorses me for new skills on LinkedIn, and he really respects a good chicken salad sandwich. He’s just the best. Lance Underwood is... Read more »

Kanye West, Lykke Li, Disclosure, Haim, Run The Jewels, Atmosphere, and More to Perform at Outside Lands 2014

This year’s Outside Lands Festival, which takes place at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, may not have Outkast in their line-up like (literally) every other music festival, but they’re definitely making it up in other... Read more »

Listen to Heems of Das Racist Soundtrack a Japanese Vitamin Water Commercial

In case you’ve been wondering what Heems has been up to since Das Racist broke up, here’s a quick lowdown: he dropped two underrated mixtapes, toured around the world, recorded his debut solo album in India (due later... Read more »

Saul Williams is Starring in the Tupac Shakur-Inspired Broadway Musical

When it was revealed that a musical featuring the music of Tupac Shakur was going to hit Broadway, the first question was obvious: Who would play Tupac? The answer is nobody. According to The New York... Read more »