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Noisey News

6ix9ine Arrested on Federal Racketeering and Firearms Charges

The rapper and two of his associates were arrested in New York City last night. Their arraignment is set for later today.
Alex Robert Ross
an hour ago
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
3 days ago
Noisey Guide To

The Guide to Getting into Mariah Carey, the Originator of All This Pop Shit

Mariah Carey brought hip-hop to a pop audience not out of necessity, but because it was a part of her identity.
Kristin Corry
3 days ago
Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

Robert Christgau on Some Inventive, Alternative Hip-Hop

The Dean of American Rock Critics reviews Homeboy Sandman & Edan's 'Humble Pi' and Open Mike Eagle's 'What Happens When I Try to Relax.'
Robert Christgau
3 days ago
Festivals

Stormzy Deserves to Headline Glastonbury

So what if he only has one album? He's evolving, which is important for fans who enjoy seeing their faves level up—and for music in general.
Ryan Bassil
3 days ago
New music

Alright, Here's the Whole of That 'Grinch'-Inspired Tyler, The Creator EP

The weirdly bright-eyed 'Music Inspired by Illumination & Dr. Seuss' The Grinch' makes an early claim for Christmas collection of the year.
Alex Robert Ross
3 days ago
Noisey News

Tyler, the Creator's New 'Grinch' Track Is Christmas Music for Pranksters

The Odd Future rapper is releasing an EP, 'Music Inspired by Illumination & Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch.' There's also a new song, "Lights On," featuring Santigold and Ryan Beatty. Man, it's good.
Kristin Corry
4 days ago
Essays

Lil Peep’s First Posthumous Album Is Haunted By What Could Have Been

'Come Over When You're Sober Pt. 2' was put together by close collaborators in the year following the rising musician's tragic death. It's beautiful, and so hard to listen to.
Colin Joyce
11.12.18
Noisey News

How Much of 'Scorpion' Did You Actually Listen To?

A report from Rolling Stone says Drake's Spotify numbers for 'Scorpion' largely come from six of the record's 25 songs.
Kristin Corry
11.12.18
Noisey News

Lil Wayne and Future's 'SNL' Sketch About Consent Was Unexpectedly Hilarious

"Permission" was funny as hell, the two rap icons hitting their cues perfectly.
Alex Robert Ross
11.12.18
New music

Fuck It, Let's Listen to a New Ice Cube Song Called "Arrest The President"

He suggests that Donald Trump is Satan before dismissing your "vape sticks." It is, in some sense, heroic.
Alex Robert Ross
11.9.18
New music

Saba and Mick Jenkins Link Up Wonderfully on New Single "Stay Right Here"

The new song also features R&B singer Xavier Omär.
Alex Robert Ross
11.9.18