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DOOM and Bishop Nehru Meditate on “Om”

Every year, we’re forced to sift through rumors of collaborative projects with the ever-elusive DOOM: Madvillain 2, that Ghostface joint—to name a few. Believe it or not, we do have an official release date for … read more »

POSTED July 25, 2014 4:30PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , ,
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Lil Wayne to Start Sports Agency, Sign Cristiano Ronaldo

Lil Wayne hasn’t done much to conceal his obsession with professional sports. The New Orleans emcee has rapped over the SportsCenter instrumental, dedicated a song to Kobe Bryant, appeared as a guest debater on ESPN’s … read more »

POSTED July 25, 2014 11:49AM IN ART+CULTURE NEWS, MUSIC NEWS 0 Comments TAGS: ,
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Kreayshawn’s New Chokers Are Very Necessary

Since her rise to Internet celebrity with “Gucci Gucci,” Kreayshawn has used her many talents to build an online empire that spans from swagged-out music videos to home-made baby food. These days she’s working as … read more »

POSTED July 25, 2014 11:37AM IN STYLE NEWS Comments (1) TAGS: ,
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Hear Spooky Black’s Ice Cold “Reason,” Featuring The Weeknd Producer Doc McKinney

Even though it’s the middle of summer, I still imagine Spooky Black bobbing his durag-covered head alone in the snowy forest of St. Paul, Minnesota, perpetually in the winter of his own discontent. Four months … read more »

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Lungu Lungu: An Interview with Noura Mint Seymali, the Artist Taking Mauritanian Music to the World

“It’s always been my ambition to put Mauritania on the map musically.” Ghana-based Benjamin Lebrave speaks fluent French and English, and can schmooze in Spanish and Portuguese. He’ll report on new African music every month. … read more »

POSTED July 25, 2014 10:00AM IN COLUMNS, Lungu Lungu Comments (1) TAGS: ,
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Watch the Vampiric Video for Chelsea Wolfe’s “The Waves Have Come”

Vampiric ballad-maker Chelsea Wolfe sits somberly in her evening gown, nearly blending into the blood-colored walls of the ominous room that her whispery vocals fill up. It’s the kind of scene that her recent album … read more »

POSTED July 24, 2014 2:37PM IN MUSIC VIDEO Comments (1)
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How To Dress Well Shares Hidden Track from “What Is This Heart?” Deluxe Edition

Die-hard fans of How To Dress Well have likely already heard “Let U Know,” one of two tracks that accompany the deluxe version of Tom Krell’s latest emotionally-charged album, “What Is This Heart?” For anyone … read more »

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Visual Identity: Meet BFFA3AE, the Duo Exploring the Art of Communication in the YouTube Age

How two NYU film graduates turned their friendship into an art practice In his monthly column Visual Identity, Harry Gassel will highlight emerging voices in the ever-shifting worlds of art and design. Daniel Chew and … read more »

POSTED July 23, 2014 10:30AM IN ART+CULTURE INTERVIEWS Comments (2) TAGS: ,
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Flying Lotus Is Releasing a New Album Called You’re Dead!

Flying Lotus is a man of many talents. Quite aside from cementing the LA beats scene with his label Brainfeeder, over the last couple of years he’s collaborated with Earl Sweatshirt under his rapper alias … read more »

POSTED July 22, 2014 1:24PM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (2) TAGS: , ,
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Browse Photos from Reggae Sumfest 2014: Montego Bay’s Largest Dancehall Party

Last week, we sent a photographer to the warm waters of Jamaica to capture Reggae Sumfest in Montego Bay. The six days of nonstop jamming featured artists like Busy Signal, Sean Paul, Jason Derulo, Future, … read more »

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