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Watch Beyoncé Join Solange at Coachella

If you’ve ever wondered where Beyoncé and Solange get their dance moves, it’s clearly genetic. Last night at Coachella, the Knowles sisters broke it down in a choreographed number during Solange’s finale “Losing You.” Rumors … read more »

POSTED April 13, 2014 12:21PM IN MUSIC NEWS, MUSIC VIDEO Comments (3) TAGS: , ,
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Watch OutKast’s Coachella Reunion Set

Last night, a reunited Andre 3000 and Big Boi closed out opening night at Coachella music festival. A toast to their hometown of sorts, the duo brought out fellow ATLiens Janelle Monae and Future to … read more »

POSTED April 12, 2014 12:21PM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (1) TAGS: , ,
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Download the Mad Decent Block Party 2014 Mixtape

A few days ago, multi-city summer festival Mad Decent Block Party unveiled its 2014 lineup. Today, you can download a new BitTorrent Bundle of the Mad Decent Block Party 2014 mixtape, featuring LIZ, Run the … read more »

POSTED April 11, 2014 10:21AM IN MP3 / STREAMS, MUSIC NEWS 0 Comments TAGS: , , ,
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Watch Nas, Schoolboy Q, and Kendrick Lamar Discuss Illmatic in a New Mini-doc

April 19th is the 20th anniversary of Nas’ Illmatic, and next Tuesday, the seminal hip-hop record is being reissued. To celebrate, Google Play brought together a bunch of characters, including Schoolboy Q, Kendrick Lamar, Jay … read more »

POSTED April 10, 2014 7:00PM IN MUSIC NEWS, MUSIC VIDEO 0 Comments TAGS: , ,
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Chicago Rapper Big Glo, Chief Keef’s Cousin, Shot Dead at 33

The Chicago Tribune reported this morning that Chief Keef’s second cousin, Big Glo, né Mario Hess, was killed last night in Chicago’s Englewood neighborhood after two unknown gunmen opened fire near the intersection of Elizabeth … read more »

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Drake to Host the ESPY Awards

This afternoon on Twitter Drake announced that he’s been picked to play host at this year’s ESPY Awards, ESPN’s annual — and often over-the-top — celebration of the year in sports. The show will be … read more »

POSTED April 9, 2014 9:36PM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (2) TAGS: ,
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Why Michael Jackson’s “New” Record Says More About the Industry Than He Ever Did

MONEY, POWER AND THE POLITICS OF REANIMATION There’s a new Michael Jackson album. You will hear a lot about it. You will hear it a lot. Epic Records head L.A. Reid led the project to … read more »

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Help Fund The Lonnie Holley Story, a Documentary on a Peerless Artist

Donate here. It’s hard to imagine, for the rest of my career, a phone interview as moving as the one I did with the artist Lonnie Holley—speaking in an inimitable style much like his music, … read more »

POSTED April 8, 2014 6:52PM IN MUSIC NEWS 0 Comments TAGS: ,
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Vic Mensa’s European Tour Diary: Amsterdam

Being a 20-year-old rapper on an overseas tour is probably a pretty crazy experience —just ask Chicago’s Vic Mensa. The young MC recently went on a European trek and PUMA tagged along to help film … read more »

POSTED April 7, 2014 5:57PM IN MUSIC NEWS, MUSIC VIDEO 0 Comments TAGS: , ,
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Miley Cyrus Live: A Journey into the Heart of Weird America

Love her or hate her, Miley’s freakdom is distinctly American On Saturday night, in a sports stadium so yuppified it sells $9 artisanal frankfurters to satisfy the gentrifying Brooklyn neighborhood surrounding it, Miley Cyrus, wearing … read more »

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