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The ‘Black Panther’ Soundtrack Could Have Been So Much More, GOTDAMMIT

The Kendrick Lamar-curated album dropped the ball on giving a more wide-ranging look into what music the African diaspora has to offer.
Lawrence Burney
a day ago
Holy Shit
Holy Shit

Drake's "God's Plan" Video Finds the 6 God Feeling Generous

Drake gives back to the community in the Miami-shot video.
Phil Witmer
a day ago
New music
New music

Mob Heavily to A$AP Rocky, Gucci Mane, and 21 Savage's New Song "Cocky"

The A-list posse cut, produced by London on Da Track, is from the soundtrack to the comedy film 'Uncle Drew.'
Phil Witmer
a day ago
Holy Shit
Holy Shit

Jay Rock, Kendrick Lamar, and Future's "King's Dead" Video Is a Big Meme

The 'Black Panther' cut gets a new video that is far less serious than the typical Top Dawg or Kendrick Lamar fare.
Phil Witmer
2 days ago
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

A German Rapper Went Viral on YouTube and Everyone in America Is Confused

“Bro, what? This man is doing cocaine off an iPhone!”
Julius Wußmann
2 days ago
Major Keys
Major Keys

Soulja Boy's "Kiss Me Thru the Phone" Warned Us That Phone Sex Is a Chore

The song was ten years ahead of its time, but its counterpart "Turn My Swag On" suggests a different kind of love that's equally relevant to now. It also totally borrows from Toto's "Africa."
Phil Witmer
3 days ago
New music
New music

Kendrick Lamar Lends a Hazy Hook to Cozz's "Hustla's Story"

K Dot's vocal elevates proceedings to a slow state of the sublime.
Lauren O'Neill
5 days ago
New music
New music

Stream 2Chainz's New EP, 'The Play Don't Care Who Makes It,'

Tity Boi just surprise released a new four song EP Thursday night.
Kristin Corry
2.8.18
Premieres
Premieres

Nue's "Nightfall" Gives a Drowsy Tour Through Toronto's East End

The Scarborough rapper also releases "Deadman" from his forthcoming tape on 300.
Lawrence Burney
2.8.18
True Laurels
True Laurels

Young Moose Warned Us About Baltimore Police Corruption

Details emerging from the current trials for Baltimore's indicted Gun Trace Task Force underscore the importance of listening to local artists.
Lawrence Burney
2.8.18
New music
New music

Tasha the Amazon's Flexing Knows No Borders on "Intercontinental"

The Toronto spitter teams up with the label Kitsuné for a rattlingly good trap walloper.
Phil Witmer
2.8.18
Noisey News
Noisey News

Kendrick Was Only Meant to Do “a Few Songs” for ‘Black Panther’

Then he watched it and decided it was so good he had to curate the whole soundtrack.
Lauren O'Neill
2.8.18