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IDK details upcoming IWASVERYBAD soundtrack LP with Adult Swim, featuring DOOM, Swizz Beatz, Chief Keef, and more

<i>Photo by Jora Frantzis</i><p>Last month, DMV-area rapper IDK announced a full-length soundtrack LP entitled, <i>IWASVERYBAD</i>, to be released in conjunction with …

Random kid becomes instant rap legend after joining Run the Jewels onstage at Lollapalooza: Watch

The award for this year’s Lollapalooza breakout star wasn’t even on the announced lineup. Instead, Jacob Powell was in the audience, holding up a …

Jewels

André 3000 Does What He Wants

At 42 years old and with a sterling reputation as one of rap's most gifted geniuses, André 3000 can do what he likes. Today, he’s a model. On this …

Windowlick This: Aphex Twin Uploads Discography, Unreleased Tracks

Richard D. James loves to clear the vaults. A couple years ago, he sent Aphex Twin fans on a scavenger hunt through a series of anonymous SoundCloud accounts, where he had uploaded 200 old tracks and demos leading up to the release of <i>Syro</i>. Then he deleted them.<p>On Thursday, James put up his entire …

Seven Years On, Red Dead Redemption's Greatest Mystery Remains Unsolved

You can probably remember your favourite character from <i>Red Dead Redemption</i>. Most likely, it’s good ‘ol straight-talking, gun-slinging John Marston. …

Vince Staples Returns With a New Album

THE PLAZA IN FRONT of San Francisco’s City Hall is thronged with people on a warm, bright afternoon in June, the air sweet with the smell of food-stand barbecue and marijuana. Cheers and pumping fists erupt from the crowd as Vince Staples, the 24-year-old rapper—one of the fastest-rising stars in …

25 Outrageous Quotes from Salvador Dalí

Salvador Dalí, a leader of the Surrealist movement, is arguably one of the world’s most famous artists—but his creative talents went far beyond the …

Coney Island

Wynton Marsalis Gives 12 Tips on How to Practice: For Musicians, Athletes, or Anyone Who Wants to Learn Something New

<i>Photo by Eric Delmar, Wikipedia Commons</i><p>Practicing for countless hours before we can be good at something seems burdensome and boring. Maybe that's …

Goodbye internet privacy: U.S. House of Representatives just killed FCC privacy rules

No surprises here. Last week, the U.S. Senate voted along party lines to stamp out strong FCC privacy regulations introduced in 2016. And today, the …

Hey Shaq? Here's How You Can Figure Out The Earth Is Round For Yourself

If you step outside anywhere on the surface of the Earth, there’s no obvious signs that tell you the Earth isn’t flat. It looks flat pretty much anywhere you go, including — as Shaq recently noted — if you drive all the way from Florida to California along Interstate 10. Sure, there’s a good chance …

The Tracklist for Kendrick Lamar's Next Album Has Leaked

The tracklist for Kendrick Lamar’s fourth studio album has appeared to lead ahead of it’s expected April 7th release date. According to HotNewHipHop …

How to unlock Netflix to watch every movie and TV show using these secret codes

With this simple trick, Netflix users can unlock a whole new world of content.<p>Netflix users are already in treat with a wide range of movies and TV …

RJD2 Writes Passionate Rejection of Trend Followers, Embraces Artistic Rebels

The outspoken producer finds the advantages in everyone making the same music.<p>In recent years, Twitter has become a notable platform for artists to share their views about current events and the contemporary music scene. On Saturday, producer RJD2 utilized the platform to discuss "the pack," or …

How Run the Jewels Became Hip-Hop’s Most Intense Truth-Tellers

El-P was riding through a downtown L.A. intersection, shotgun in Jonah Hill’s Audi, when another car materialized seemingly out of nowhere and – <i>bam!</i> …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Kendrick Lamar Talks to Rick Rubin About “Alright,” Eminem, and Kendrick's Next Album | GQ

Believe it or not, Kendrick Lamar and Rick Rubin had never met before GQ Style brought them together. We knew the conversation would inspire us, but we never thought it would compel them to go straight into the studio together.<p>Here’s where Kendrick Lamar stands as 2016 comes to a close:<p>He is …

This Horror Film About Evil White People Looks Absolutely Bonkers

Get Out was written and directed by Jordan Peele—but don’t expect a lighthearted romp.<p><i>Key and Peele</i> alum <b>Jordan Peele</b> has described his directorial debut, <i>Get Out</i>, as a straight horror film about “the fears of being a black man today”—and boy, he wasn’t kidding. The film’s very first trailer ably …

Read an Exclusive Excerpt From Lil Wayne’s Prison Journal, Gone ’Til November

‘Damn, I Really Don’t Deserve This’<p>In 2010, Lil Wayne spent an eight-month jail sentence at Rikers Island, where he prayed, worked out, and kept a …

Sisqo Cleared Up A Common ‘Thong Song’ Misunderstanding

After 16 years, the nation’s leading etymologists and linguists can finally divert their attention to other projects. Because Sisqo finally cleared up exactly what he meant when he sang “dumps like a truck” on his 2000 hit “Thong Song.”<p>The one-time Dru Hill member finally put to bed a question that …

Classical Music

Fantastic Negrito: the drug-dealing hustler who became Bernie Sanders' favourite bluesman

When he realised his life of guns, knives and hustling was getting too dangerous, Fantastic Negrito grew his sideburns long – and gatecrashed music school<p>“You wanna hear my robbery tactics?” says the rangy 48-year-old sitting opposite me in a Soho ramen house. “I’d make friends with the kid that …

How Screen Addiction Is Damaging Kids' Brains

"I've worked with hundreds of heroin addicts and crystal meth addicts, and what I can say is that it's easier to treat a heroin addict than a true screen addict," says Dr. Nicholas Kardaras, author of 'Glow Kids.'<p>In the 80s, Graham Nash from Crosby Stills & Nash appeared on MTV for an interview. …

Drug Addiction