** The New Yorker's Kelefa Sanneh talked to Earl Sweatshirt. He is in fact, in Samoa, and would like, please, some space and for fans to be nice to his mother. Back in Detroit, the rest of Odd Future was attacked by a crowd in Detroit while on tour.
** A new Drake (!!!) single, "Dreams Money Can Buy," sampled mysterious Brit darling Jai Paul. Plus, Drake hopped on to SBTRKT and Little Dragon's equal-opportunity collab "Wildfire," making an imbalanced love triangle andnew remix."
** FADER founder Rob Stone remembered his road trip with Biggie in 1994, and more, in honor of Big's birthday.