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Nobody Wins in the Story of XXXTentacion

The late 20-year-old rapper was a hero to some, an abusive menace to others, and a sad prophecy of where society is going for all of us.
Lawrence Burney
7 hours ago
Essays
Essays

Daryl Hall's 1994 World Cup Song Was So Bad That It Should Be in a Museum

What can Daryl Hall, Diana Ross, OJ Simpson, and a Mancunian indie band teach us about the summer of 94?
Alex Robert Ross
11 hours ago
Remembering Things
Remembering Things

The Notorious Documentary That Accidentally Killed Hair Metal

Remembering Penelope Spheeris' 'Decline of Western Civilization Part II' 30 years after its release.
Karen Corday
10 hours ago
beefs
beefs

Drake Hid a Damn Child and Still Dodged a Bullet

Drake’s 'Degrassi'-focused “I’m Upset” video was the non-response to Pusha-T that the pop star needed to change the narrative.
Alphonse Pierre
11 hours ago
Interviews
Interviews

Rico Nasty Explains Her Maturation on Mesmerizing New Mixtape 'Nasty'

The rising DMV star talks about growing with her fanbase, the complications of newfound fame, and shares her new video for "Countin' Up."
Lawrence Burney
a day ago
the shape of punk
the shape of punk

Dillinger Four's 'Midwestern Songs of the Americas' Spawned a Scene of Copycats

Released 20 years ago, the debut album from the Minnesota band created a new template for pop-punk that bands are still trying in vain to replicate.
David Anthony
12 hours ago
Essays
Essays

Five Years Later, 'Yeezus' Feels Like Kanye West Made a Deal with the Devil

Kanye's antagonistic sixth studio album pushed hip-hop in bold new directions but began his descent into contrarian shock tactics.
Phil Witmer
a day ago
Interviews
Interviews

Just John Makes Like Goku and Breaks Out of His Hyperbolic Chamber on 'DON'

Producer Dom Dias and the Scarborough rapper talk the death of artist-producer collaborations and the value of always supporting your community.
Corinne Przybyslawski
10 hours ago
Noisey News
Noisey News

Michael Jackson Is Getting His First-Ever Broadway Musical

The still-untitled biographical show will debut in 2020.
Phil Witmer
10 hours ago
Noisey News
Noisey News

XXXTentacion Reportedly Shot Dead in Miami

Earlier reports said the rapper was in critical condition.
Phil Witmer
a day ago
we saw this
we saw this

Beyoncé and JAY-Z's OTR II Tour Is Voyeurism at Its Best

JAY-Z and Beyoncé are either working through some personal shit, or making it look like they are. It all may be totally contrived, but it's working.
Tshepo Mokoena
a day ago
New music
New music

The Mountain Goats Honor a WWE Star on "Song for Sasha Banks"

Banks asked for the song on Twitter three years ago, shortly after John Darnielle released 'Beat the Champ.'
Alex Robert Ross
17 hours ago
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