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Noisey News

Report: 6ix9ine Has Pleaded Guilty to Nine Criminal Counts

The rapper faces 32 years in jail if convicted.
Alex Robert Ross
2.1.19
Noisey Mix

MoMa Ready’s Noisey Mix Captures the New Energy of New York Techno

The producer and DJ is part of a crew of artists making it an exciting time to live in the city. His set of head-noddy house and techno gives just a small taste of why.
Colin Joyce
1.14.19
Noisey News

Frank Ocean Is in a Hotel, Taking Pictures of Towels, Doing Fine, Thanks

In a rare interview with GQ, Ocean talked about the midterm elections, his life in New York, and skincare routines for lazy men.
Alex Robert Ross
1.10.19
The Noisey Advent Calendar

For the Love of Joey Ramone, Put the Fighting Aside This Christmas

"Merry Christmas (I Don't Want to Fight Tonight)" slowly became a punkish Christmas mainstay, but Joey's raw first demo of the song deserves more attention.
Alex Robert Ross
12.14.18
The Noisey Advent Calendar

Chance the Rapper's "Sunday Candy" Is a Window into a Less Shitty America

The slowed-down, gospel-heavy version Chance debuted on 'SNL' three years ago today—and reprised at the White House a year later—became a small, but important, moment in American history.
Alex Robert Ross
12.12.18
The Noisey Advent Calendar

Kanye West's "Christmas in Harlem" Squashed Some Beef and Became a Classic

Teyana Taylor, CyHi the Prince, Vado, Pusha-T, Musiq Soulchild, and Big Sean each took a turn on the twinkly, lengthy original. But appearances from Cam'ron and Jim Jones added another layer of peace and love.
Alex Robert Ross
12.10.18
Interviews

An Interview in a Nail Salon with Leikeli47 About Her New Album ‘Acrylic’

A morning at a nail salon with Brooklyn rapper Leikeli47 revealed why her sophomore album, 'Acrylic' provides a snapshot of black life and a masterclass on the value of black-owned businesses.
Kristin Corry
11.27.18
Noisey News

Target Apologizes for Building a Fake-Ass CBGB in the East Village

Having been criticized for taking on the legendary punk venue's aesthetic at a new Manhattan location over the weekend, the department store said blah blah blah "guest feedback" or something.
Alex Robert Ross
7.26.18
New Old Music

Ben Stiller's Teenage Post-Punk Band Are Finally Reissuing Their Debut LP

A remastered and expanded version of Capital Punishment's 'Roadkill' will finally come out on Captured Tracks this September. A single from the record, "Muzak Anonymous," came out alongside the announcement.
Alex Robert Ross
7.12.18
Noisey News

Father John Misty Staggers Through his New "God's Favorite Customer" Video

He's drunk at daybreak on the Lower East Side, just as the song promised.
Alex Robert Ross
6.20.18
Noisey News

Woman Accuses R. Kelly of Rape, Imprisonment, and Infecting Her with Herpes

A lawsuit filed yesterday claims that the 51-year-old singer was "mentally, sexually and, verbally" abusive to Faith Rodgers after meeting her last March.
Alex Robert Ross
5.22.18
Noisey News

Glenn Branca, Avant-Garde Pioneer, Dies at 69

The influential and innovative composer died of throat cancer last night, according to his wife and collaborator Reg Bloor.
Alex Robert Ross
5.15.18
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