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Hip-hop's blue period: how rappers are tackling depression

Rappers once shied away from exposing their vulnerabilities, but a new generation, from Drake to Kendrick Lamar, are embracing an emotional realism<p>Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp a Butterfly is the most-praised album of the year, but a good-time barrel of laughs it is not. One of the most prominent issues …

Rap & Hip-Hop

10 Unbelievable Music Conspiracy Theories

As these musicians can attest, conspiracy theories aren't just reserved for UFOs.<p>1. Jay-Z is in the Illuminati<p>Conspiracy theorists believe that Jay-Z …

Can Music Be Used as Medicine?

Biometric trackers are helping scientists tap into the body's response to songs and sound.<p>“Because you listened to Drake, how about Future next?”<p>Pandora, Spotify, and other music-streaming services try to predict what users might like to listen to, based on their tastes and what’s popular with …

The Brain

8 Mysterious Van Gogh Theories That Haunt Us To This Day

Today is the birthday of one of the art world's most beloved outsiders, the iconic post-Impressionist whose melancholic spirit and rapturous paintings forever colored our notion of the "tortured artist." Yes, we're talking about Vincent van Gogh, a man whose life is as widely renowned as it is …

Modest Mouse might call its 2016 record 'Whateber'

There will (probably) not be another eight-year gap between albums from Modest Mouse, who released <i>Strangers to Ourselves</i> earlier this month. Speaking …

Cover Art

Zayn Malik Abandons One Direction's World Tour

One Direction's Zayn Malik is taking a hiatus from the band's world tour. <i>Billboard</i> has confirmed the singer's return to his home in the UK as the …

Music

'Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck' will get a theatrical release

In advance of its May 4 HBO debut, Brett Morgen’s highly-ancticpated documentary <i>Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck</i> will receive limited theatrical runs in …

Film Festivals

Muse say new album ‘Drones’ is ‘a modern metaphor for what it is to lose empathy’

Matt Bellamy speaks to Radio 1's Annie Mac following new single 'Dead Inside'<p>Muse have opened up about their new album ‘Drones’, following the …

Album Review: Modest Mouse - Strangers to Ourselves

When I were a lad, the five-year-gap between the first and the second Stone Roses album was an almost mythic thing, a part of their legend.</i> …

Modest Mouse Performs on 'Fallon'

With eight years since 2007’s <i>We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank,</i> anticipation was high for the this week’s release of new Modest Mouse album</i> …

Wu-Tang Clan

Modest Mouse Brought ‘Strangers To Ourselves’ Tracks to ‘CBS This Morning’

After years of rumors and false starts, Modest Mouse are finally back in the public eye thanks to their new album <i>Strangers To Ourselves</i>. Hot off …

Recording Modest Mouse's new album almost made Isaac Brock go crazy

Eight years... that's the length of time a successful president might serve, or the time it takes on average to make it through high school and …

Modest Mouse Throw a Crazy Party With Natasha Lyonne in "Lampshades on Fire" Video

Modest Mouse have shared the video for "Lampshades on Fire", from their new album <i>Strangers to Ourselves</i>. Directed by Jorge Torres-Torres, it shows the band playing an increasingly surreal party. (Natasha Lyonne from "Orange is the New Black" appears, too.) Check it out below.<p>Watch Pitchfork.tv's …

Hear Thompson Square's Vivacious 'Trans Am'

From the opening line of Thompson's Square's turbo-charged "Trans Am," it's obvious Keifer and Shawna Thompson are still a fun-loving married couple. …

Music

Arctic Monkeys' Alex Turner and Topless Women Star in Mini Mansions' "Vertigo" Video

Mini Mansions, the L.A. band featuring Queens of the Stone Age's Michael Shuman, released their new album <i>The Great Pretenders</i> today. It features guest spots from Brian Wilson and Arctic Monkeys' Alex Turner. Watch the video for "Vertigo", which features Turner and a bunch of topless women, …

A$AP Rocky on A$AP Yams: 'I Don't Feel Alone. I Just Miss Him'

Just days after it was revealed that Steven "A$AP Yams" Rodriguez died from "an acute mixed-drug intoxication," his friend and protégé A$AP Rocky …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Pitchfork SXSW Parties 2015

Photographers Daniel Cavazos, Katrina Barber, and Erez Avissar captured moments with Speedy Ortiz, Courtney Barnett, Shamir, Rae Sremmurd, Natalie Prass, Vince Staples, and more at this year's Pitchfork SXSW day parties at the House of Vans.

Hozier releases video for 'Work Song'

Slanting light, beautiful couples, mezmerizing dancing—did Hozier just out-do his last video? “Work Song” is the Irish singer-songwriter’s new …

Ireland

Jaden Smith - Fire

Track lives on Jaden Smith’s new surprise album, <i>CTV2</i>, which he dropped on his brand new app, “Jaden Experience.”

Jaden Smith

Beyonce – 7/11 (Official Music Video)

Coachella season has returned and most of this year’s performers have opted to live stream their sets. Peep the schedules and tune in below….<p>2 months …

The 25 Best Hip-Hop Instagram Pictures Of The Week

This week on Instagram, <b>Nicki Minaj</b> shared some photos from her upcoming music video, "Only," <b>Big Sean</b> linked up with <b>Chance the Rapper</b> in Chicago, and</b> …

10 Ways to Tone Up Without Killing Yourself at the Gym

<i>Every Monday we tap an industry expert for tips that only insiders know. This week Brooke Siler, Pilates pioneer and author of 'The New York Times' best-seller 'The Pilates Body: The Ultimate At-Home Guide to Strengthening, Lengthening and Toning Your Body- Without Machines', explains that it is</i> …

Nutrition

The evolution of Taylor Swift, as told by her song lyrics about cars

In announcing <i>1989</i>, Taylor Swift declared that she was done with country music, explaining that it was her “very first documented, official pop …

10 Recent Music Releases To Listen To That Aren't Taylor Swift

It's getting hard to escape Taylor Swift since the release of <i>1989</i> -- in addition to conquering radio, she's also taken over the entirety of New York City. But even though it seems like whole world is swept up in Swift-mania, the music world has been quietly pumping out some amazing, non-Taylor …

Meet the Two Besties Who Dress Up Exactly Like Kim Kardashian and Kanye West

Photo: What Would Yeezus Wear<p>We'll admit it: We have an unhealthy obsession with all things Kimye. So we were both comforted and insanely jealous (why didn't we think of this!?) when we stumbled upon What Would Yeezus Wear, a genius new Tumblr in which Katie Burroughs and Kathleen Lee, two friends …

Clothing

A-Listers Strut Their Stuff: In Pictures

The 25 Best Inventions of 2014

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Redbox to End Instant Streaming Service

The streaming service of the popular video kiosk Redbox is shutting down on Tuesday, the company said, a disappointing end for a service backers …