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Let's All Go Ahead and Agree to Make "No Problem" the Song of the Summer

This summer, it’s your duty to leap over like 12 picnic tables listening to these verses.<p>I’m already comfortable saying that Chance the Rapper’s new album <i>Coloring Book</i> is something of a masterpiece: It’s a thoughtful ode to Chicago, a gorgeous vision quest through the realm of gospel and jazz and …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Something Weird Happens to Your Brain When You Start Improvising

This is what creativity looks like.<p>The best musicians are somehow able to come up with a song or piece of music on the fly that no one has ever heard …

Creativity

This Resume For Elon Musk Proves You Never Need to Use More Than One Page

If it works for him...<p>Let’s say you are Elon Musk, one of the most influential entrepreneurs in tech history whose career spans two decades of …

How to tell if other people think you’re hot, according to science

One of the most pressing and mysterious questions for humans, the self-centered beings that we are, is what other people think about us. We expend a huge amount of time and mental energy wondering if our date finds us attractive, or if our co-workers noticed that stupid thing we said in the meeting …

Psychology

The 10 Best Video Game Samples in Hip-Hop

By now, the general public understands that when Kanye West announces a potential album title, it has the possibility to twist and shift like a …

Brit Awards 2016: The winners and highlights from the ceremony, in pictures - Telegraph

A Track Tupac Produced & Wrote For MC Hammer Surfaces & It’s Too Tight (Audio & Video)

To describe Tupac as prolific in the eleven months after his release from prison and before his death would be a gross understatement. According to …

Kanye West Played a New Track Called "Closest Thing to Einstein" Featuring Sampha Last Night

He also gave a speech about Taylor Swift, Amber Rose, and supporting Tidal.<p><i>Screenshot via YouTube</i><p>Kanye West stopped by 10AK in Los Angeles last night for Yo Gotti's album listening party and a low-key show of his own. All the usual 'Ye fanfare took place—he talked about Taylor, chatted about Amber, …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Kanye West: ‘She Never Stick No Fingers in My Ass!’

Kanye West really, <i>really</i> wants the world to know: He does not partake in ass play, nor has he ever. During his appearance at at Yo Gotti’s album …

Making it up as you go along: how your brain improvises

When your brain becomes ‘quieter’, remarkable things can happen. It’s time to go with the flow<p>Have you ever been at a concert and seen a musician or rapper start to improvise? It can often seem effortless or even magical. Few people can freestyle like Kendrick Lamar and Notorious BIG, or improvise …

Creativity

Just like violence in any other medium, there are times in gaming where certain bloody depictions cross the lines of taste. In many cases, these …

​an audio clip of kanye’s saturday night live rant has been leaked

And you thought his Twitter was controversial...<p>At first they were just rumours, but now an audio clip has surfaced, claiming to record Ye's <i>Saturday Night Live</i> backstage breakdown, over the weekend, and it isn't pretty. Seemingly livid that someone removed his stage from SNL without asking him, he …

Pablo Picasso

Game Room Ideas: Turn Your Entire Wall Into a Giant Nintendo

One Imgur user turned his kid's playroom into a giant recreation of the Nintendo Entertainment System.<p>If you're going to build a game room for your family, you may as well make it look like one. One Imgur user, going by tylerfulltilt, did just that, redecorating the room to look exactly like the …

Watch Kanye West Freestyle on Tim Westwood's Show in 2004

Watch West rap over top of "Slow Jamz," Jay Z's "Change Clothes" and "Encore," and "Stand Up" by Ludacris.<p>Kanye West is currently locked away in LA working on <i>Waves</i> and tweeting more than he ever has, but it wasn't that long ago that West was able to hop on any microphone and bring the quotables. …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Brothers Couldn't Afford Pokemon Cards, So They Made Their Own Game

Redditor one23abc and his little brother couldn’t afford card games like <i>Pokemon</i> and <i>Yu-Gi-Oh</i> when they were younger, so they made their own, and it’s …

Pokémon

Jhené Aiko and Gallant Get Together for Slick New Track "Skipping Stones"

Magic in the ears.<p>Since last fall we've been casually crushing on rising LA singer Gallant—purveyor of low-lit R&B—fabulous on his own, sure, but now he's applied his dexterous falsetto to this marvelously mellow tune, "Skipping Stones," luring in Jhené Aiko for a sultry duet. Their vocals, …

Entertainment

Kendrick on His 11 Grammy Nominations: "I Want to Win Them All" "For Hip-Hop Culture"

<i>Photo by Jordi Vidal / Getty Images</i><p>Kendrick Lamar received more nominations than any other artist at the 58th Annual Grammy Awards, which take place on February 15. (He's also set to perform at the ceremony.) In a new interview with <i>Billboard</i>, Kendrick was plain about his Grammy hopes: "I want to …

Rap & Hip-Hop

My surreal 1980 interview with Michael Jackson: ‘Direct your questions to Janet; she’ll put them to Michael’

He was topping the charts with Off the Wall, and already being hailed as a genius – but even aged 21, the young musician was showing worrying signs of what was to come<p>In January 1980, the gates of 4641 Hayvenhurst Avenue in Encino, California, were open, unguarded. The record-company PR greeted me …

Michael Jackson

Resting Bitch Face Is Real, Scientists Say (and Here's What It Means)

If you've ever been told you have resting bitch face, here's some good news: Scientists just discovered that it's a very real thing and that those who look generally discontent have more emotions than those who, well, don't suffer from RBF.<p>Weird, right? Here's a breakdown: CNN reports that …

Anna Kendrick

The Science Behind This Mesmerizing Color-Changing Tea

Wooooooahhhh.<p>Brewing a cup of butterfly pea flower tea, made from a Southeast Asian flower, is like seeing a glow stick turn from a boring translucent-gray tube into a glimmering neon cylinder for the first time. Just add water and it's a deep midnight-cobalt blue. Squeeze in lemon, and it …

Hip-Hop

How One Line Derailed Ludacris' Rap Career<p>Aaron Williams 03.23.18 1 day ago 8 Comments<p>Lil Skies Has The Stage Presence Of A Seasoned Rap Veteran Already<p>Aaron Williams 03.22.18 2 days ago 3 Comments<p>A-Trak Explains How His Team Pulled Off The 'Impossible' Young Thug Video<p>Aaron Williams 03.20.18 4 …

Rap & Hip-Hop

14 Wildly Wonderful Egg Tricks To Make Breakfast A Breeze

Eggs are a perfect food. They're packed with protein, exceptionally versatile (eggs for dinner, anyone?) and Kevin Bacon loves them.<p>There are endless ways to cook eggs; whether you like them scrambled or soft with a runny yolk (poached à la Julia Child), it's pretty simple to prepare the oval …

Breakfast

Official Tickets and Your Source for Live Entertainment

Events Near You<p>Mar<p>11<p>Sun<p>The National Theatre, Washington, DC<p>Mar<p>15<p>Thu<p>MGMTMatthew Dear<p>The Anthem, Washington, DC<p>Top Events<p>Apr<p>24<p>Tue<p>Rams Head Live!, …

Bungie Outlines Destiny's Crota’s End Patch, Hard Mode 'Almost Ready'

Crota’s End Hard Mode: "You’ll need to learn a new trick or two"<p>Hard Mode for Destiny’s Crota’s End raid is going through the “final few stages of …

Gaming

Before you see the last Hobbit movie you really need to watch this amazing explainer

Even with tearing apart a single book and turning it into three movies, Peter Jackson doesn't scratch the surface of J.R.R. Tolkien's rich lore.<p>The backstory to <i>The Hobbit</i> and the tale in <i>The Lord of the Rings</i> all take place in a mythology that isn't that deeply explored even in the books unless you …

Alienware Alpha Review: A Gaming PC In A Tiny Package

For a long time, if you wanted to get into PC gaming and experience the highest quality models, textures, and shaders that developers could come up with, you had to buy an overpriced gaming rig from someone like Alienware, a more affordable PC from a shady OEM, or build a machine yourself. It was …

Super Smash Bros. plus Jackie Chan: Watch a fight scene with Super Smash Bros. sound effects

Realistic audio can bring a movie to life, but so can sound effects from Super Smash Bros.<p>Vimeo user Saruken uploaded a video today that he made for an audio-editing class where he silenced the Jackie Chan action flick <i>Police Story 2</i> and completely replaced the audio with effects lifted from …

Nas Learns About His Ancestors on PBS' "Finding Your Roots"

Nas appeared on the PBS show "Finding Your Roots", which helps celebrities learn more about their ancestry. The rapper is taken through five generations, and most poignantly, shown a bill of sale for a slave—his great great great grandmother, Pocahontas. "A receipt for a human being," he says. …

PBS

Kanye West and Theophilus London Share a New Track "Can't Stop"