Shaad D’Souza

Australian Editor

Premieres

Charli XCX Formed A Pop Band That’s Half Spice Girls, Half Runaways

Today Nasty Cherry make their debut with "Win," a brash, bratty pop-punk track that was co-written by Charli XCX and is a perfect introduction to the four-member all-girl group.
Shaad D’Souza
3.11.19
Noisey Next

Stella Donnelly Is Ready to Piss a Lot of People Off

The Australian songwriter's debut album 'Beware of the Dogs' sticks the knife in misogynists and other regressive bullshit artists. She knows that some won't take too kindly to that.
Shaad D’Souza
3.7.19
Dumb Shit

Ariana Grande's Ridiculous Tattoo Drama Is Killing Me

Ariana Grande accidentally got a tattoo that said "small charcoal grill" in Japanese. Then, she tried to fix it. Except she accidentally made it worse.
Shaad D’Souza
1.31.19
Noisey News

Dr. Luke Still Casts A Shadow Over Kim Petras’ Success

The Charli XCX collaborator was nominated for a GLAAD award. But should organisations like GLAAD be honouring artists who work with alleged abusers?
Shaad D’Souza
1.30.19
Interviews

15 Years Into Her Career, M.I.A. Is Still Telling Hard Truths

We spoke to the iconic British-Sri Lankan rapper about her new documentary 'Matangi / Maya / M.I.A.' and the uphill battle she's faced in America.
Shaad D’Souza
1.24.19
New music

Listen to Weezer Cover TLC, Black Sabbath, and More on ‘The Teal Album’

After their "Africa" cover miraculously came into existence last year, Rivers Cuomo and co have decided to release a whole damn covers album.
Shaad D’Souza
1.24.19
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

"7 Rings" Introduces Ariana Grande: The Rapper

The latest single from 'thank u, next' interpolates 'The Sound of Music,' Princess Nokia and the Notorious B.I.G. Girl's got range!
Shaad D’Souza
1.18.19
Rihanna

Prepare to Be Broke: Rihanna Is Launching a Luxury Fashion Line

After successfully conquering sneakers and makeup, Bad Gal Riri has allegedly been courted by Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessy to start a luxury clothing line.
Shaad D’Souza
1.17.19
Noisey News

Moodymann Shares Video of Distressing Altercation With Police

The iconic DJ, real name Kenny Dixon Jr., posted a distressing video to Instagram of Highland Park officers aiming rifles at him.
Shaad D’Souza
1.17.19
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

This Video of Bad Bunny Performing 'MÍA' in a Parade Is Pure Joy

The Latin trap star took to the streets of Puerto Rico with Jimmy Fallon and Questlove to perform his Drake-assisted hit.
Shaad D’Souza
1.16.19
Coachella

Kanye's Not Playing Coachella Because They Wouldn't Build Him a Big Dome

Kanye originally had Ariana Grande's headlining spot but pulled out over something very, very dumb.
Shaad D’Souza
1.14.19
New music

Hear Lana Del Rey's New Song, the Title of Which Is Too Long for This Headline

"hope is a dangerous thing for a woman like me to have - but i have it" is a beautiful new ballad from Lana's new record 'Norman Fucking Rockwell.'
Shaad D’Souza
1.9.19
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