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Chance the Rapper Misses Coachella Set While Hospitalized

Chance the Rapper had to cancel his second performance at Coachella after rushing to the hospital today. Chance’s management tweeted from his account that he first became sick on Friday night and, while no one … read more »

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Nas Invited Lauryn Hill and Damian Marley to His Coachella Set

Nas‘ 20th anniversary celebration of Illmatic continued this weekend at Coachella. Jay Z didn’t make an appearance this time but Lauryn Hill did, joining Nas to perform their collaborative track “If I Ruled the World … read more »

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Watch HAIM and MGMT Perform with Kid Cudi at Coachella

Kid Cudi might not have worn his divisive crop top for his second Coachella set but he got people talking in another way this weekend by bringing out special guests. HAIM came out to perform … read more »

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Download Gucci Mane and Young Thug’s Long-Awaited Young Thugga Mane La Flare Mixtape

We’ve been expecting Gucci Mane and Young Thug‘s Young Thugga Mane La Flare mixtape since April 1, when Gucci tweeted it was due out, but, as it turns out, the pair had an even more … read more »

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Pharrell Brings Out Jay Z and More for His Second Coachella Set

Pharrell didn’t skimp on guests for his second Coachella set. While he brought Snoop Dogg, Diplo, Tyler, the Creator and more last weekend, this time around he was joined by Jay Z for “Frontin,” “Excuse … read more »

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Stream: Ab-Soul, “Tree of Life”

TDE associate Ab-Soul has kept a relatively low profile since the release of his 2012 album Control System but on “Tree of Life” he announces his return. “Imma bout to go on tour,” he proclaims … read more »

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Inside James Ferraro’s Elevator at MoMA PS1

What a musician’s major museum debut can tell us about the art of muzak James Ferraro (b. 1988): musician, jokester, conceptual artist. Currently “on display” at MoMA PS1 in Queens is Ferraro’s installation, 100%. “On … read more »

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Download DJ Drama and Don Cannon’s Boondocks-Inspired Mixtape

On April 21, Adult Swim’s staple series The Boondocks — “the wittiest, most ruthless satire of Black culture on television since Chappelle’s Show” — will return for a fourth and reportedly final season. And to … read more »

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Video: Lucas DiPasquale Covers Popcaan Shockingly Well, Jamaicans Rejoice

It may be the slight dip into summer temperatures New York experienced this past weekend, or the wave of debate following Vybz Kartel’s conviction, but I’ve been on a vintage dancehall binge, crossfading between tabs … read more »

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Video: Sky Ferreira, “I Blame Myself”

Sky Ferreira just released a video for the most undeniable song on Night Time, My Time, “I Blame Myself.” The Grant Singer-directed clip winks at ’90s gangster rap videos and Ferreira’s real-life arrest, and features … read more »

POSTED April 16, 2014 10:23AM IN MUSIC NEWS, MUSIC VIDEO 0 Comments TAGS: ,