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Run The Jewels Invade NPR's 'Tiny Desk Concert'

Run The Jewels Invade NPR’s ‘Tiny Desk Concert’

NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert is off to a thunderous start in 2017. The year has already seen stripped-down performances from Gallant, D.R.A.M. and BADBADNOTGOOD. Today, Killer Mike and EL-P invade NPR’s offices for a quick Run The Jewels set, no band needed. With three tracks (and, of course, a few swigs of E&J) in the bag, their…

The Simpsons Predicted Lady Gaga's Very Predictable Super Bowl Halftime Show 5 Years Ago
‘The Simpsons’ Predicted Lady Gaga’s Very Predictable Super Bowl Halftime Show 5…
8.66 Performers We'd Rather See at The Super Bowl LI Halftime Show
8.66 Performers We’d Rather See at The Super Bowl LI Halftime Show
Frank Ocean Disses Grammy Producers In Angry Tumblr Post
Frank Ocean Sued By His Father For $14.5 Million

UPDATE: A full copy of Calvin Cooksey‘s complaint against his son, Frank Ocean, has been obtained…

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Jidenna Announces Debut Album ‘The Chief’, Shares New Single “The Let Out”…

[UPDATE: The Chief has also just revealed the artwork for his debut. See it up…

Anna Wise Announces 'The Feminine: Act 2' EP, Shares New Single "Coconuts"
Anna Wise Announces ‘The Feminine: Act 2’ EP, Shares New Single “Coconuts”

Fresh off the launch of her month-long Brooklyn residency, Anna Wise is back with a…

Here's Our First-Take Listen To Syd's "Fin" Album
Here Are The Full Credits For Syd’s Solo Album ‘FIN’

Phase 2 of The Internet‘s piece-by-piece proliferation was initiated at the strike of midnight on…

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Anderson .Paak Talks Grammys, Solange, Adele + More With Billboard

Billboard interviewed the explosively talented Anderson .Paak for their cover story. Anderson spoke on a wide range of…

Wiki and Your Old Droog Release Surprise 'What Happened To Fire' EP
Wiki and Your Old Droog Release Surprise ‘What Happened To Fire?’ EP

While the world waits for another Ratking project to make its way to the masses,…

Hannibal Buress Joins The Party in Vulture St Tape Gang's "1st World Problems Solved" Video [Premiere]
Hannibal Buress Joins The Party in Vulture St. Tape Gang’s “1st World…

Giant axes, Hannibal Buress, cocaine, toy instruments and expressionless babies are all summoned in the…

Raekwon Returns In True Form on New Single "This Is What It Comes To"
Raekwon Returns In True Form on New Single “This Is What It…

It was just a few weeks back that Raekwon announced his next “masterpiece.” The Wild, Chef’s seventh…

Hear 17-Year-Old J Dilla's Early Demos In Amp Fiddler's Dissection Of 'Welcome 2 Detroit'
Watch Rare Footage of J Dilla and Slum Village in Clip From…

You know us. And you know when it comes to digging up rare J Dilla…

Watch Sampha Cover a Chicago House Classic on BBC Radio 1 Xtra Live Lounge
Watch Sampha Cover a Chicago House Classic on BBC Radio 1 Xtra…

Just days out from the arrival of his debut album, Sampha, is spoiling us with new…

Toro Y Moi Performs "Grown Up Calls" Live In The Middle Of The Desert + Announces 2016 Tour
Toro y Moi Shares Poignant Anti-Trump Single “Omaha”

While Chaz Bundick struts his psych-rock stylings with The Mattson 2, alter-ego (and “chill-wave” pioneer) Toro…

New Habibi Funk Mix Gathers Deep Cuts From Countries In Trump's Muslim Ban
New Habibi Funk Mix Gathers Deep Cuts From Countries Subject To Trump’s…

This past weekend, the Trump administration was met with the vitriol of the progressive arm…

Watch D.R.A.M. Bring The Hits To NPR's 'Tiny Desk Concert'
Watch D.R.A.M. Bring The Hits To NPR’s ‘Tiny Desk Concert’

The charm and influence of D.R.A.M. has been undeniable over the last year. He parleyed…