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Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

Robert Christgau on CupcakKe's Literotica and Leikeli47's Smokescreens

The Dean of American Rock Critics reviews CupcakKe's 'Ephorize,' 'Queen Elizabitch,' and 'Eden' alongside Leikeli47's 'Wash and Set' and 'Acrylic.'
Robert Christgau
14 hours ago
Op-Eds

Ebro Was Right to Ask Kodak Black the Hard Questions

Yesterday, Kodak Black walked out of an Ebro in the Morning interview after the host mentioned his sexual assault case.
Kristin Corry
a day ago
The Noisey Advent Calendar

The (Christmas) Case Against a Kanye West-Bob Dylan Collaboration

After Kanye sent a tweet into the void saying he wanted to "get together" with Bob Dylan, we must accept that only one thing can save us from any potential collaboration. That thing is 'Christmas In The Heart.'
Alex Robert Ross
2 days ago
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
5 days ago
The Noisey Advent Calendar

Run-DMC's "Christmas in Hollis" Is a Wholesome Alt-Holiday Classic

The trio didn't want to touch a Christmas song at first, but their 1987 single blew up. Part of that was down to its focus on a real good family meal.
Alex Robert Ross
5 days ago
New music

Smino's Silky-Smooth New Album 'Noir' Is Here

Dreezy, Valee, and Ravyn Lenae all feature on the St. Louis rapper's second studio album.
Alex Robert Ross
12.7.18
Noisey News

Cardi B Says She and Offset Are "Broken Up"

Cardi B announced her split with Offset on Instagram last night.
Kristin Corry
12.5.18
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Wu-Tang Clan Did a Tiny Desk Concert to Remind You How Much They Rule

It's a 20-minute-long medley replete with strings and packed with the sort of quick-fire lyrical dexterity you'd expect.
Alex Robert Ross
12.5.18
Noisey News

Noname's First Video Ever Is Right Out of the 1970s

The Chicago rapper is no longer hiding. "Blaxploitation" is a history lesson in black film for one of 'Room 25's' most daring cuts.
Kristin Corry
12.4.18
Noisey Raps

Kris Wu Likes Cars Almost as Much As He Likes Rap

Kris Wu shows us his rare car collection and brings us to the studio while he finishes his debut album, 'Antares,' in this installment of Noisey Raps.
Noisey Staff
12.4.18
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Meek Mill Freestyling Over Drake's "Back to Back" Is Downright Triumphant

It was the Philly rapper's decision to open his 14-minute freestyle with the instrumental of Drake's 2015 diss record aimed at him.
Kristin Corry
12.4.18
The Noisey Advent Calendar

Gucci Mane Is Better Than Santa Claus

Santa keeps tabs on you all year, and nobody's ever asked how much those elves are paid. Put your faith in Guwop instead.
Alex Robert Ross
12.3.18
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