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Thundercat Breaks Down Every Track on ‘It Is What It Is’

It was only a matter of time before Thundercat moved out from the shadow of key collaborators like Flying Lotus and Kendrick Lamar and asserted himself not only as a world-renowned warlock on the six-string bass, but a visionary solo artist channeling Bootsy Collins and Jaco Pastorius in the service of his celestial blend of […]

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Future's 'Beast Mode' Mixtape Is Finally Available to Stream

In 2015, Future and iconic Atlanta trap producer Zaytoven released the aptly-titled Beast Mode. While the project was celebrated by hip-hop heads the riotous nine-track mixtape was never officially made available to stream. That is, until today. Future finally released the record on all major streaming platforms. The Zaytoven-produced project originally dropped as part of a mixtape trilogy, following […]

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Thundercat's New Album ‘It Is What It Is’ Is Here: Stream It Now

Thundercat‘s fourth studio album, It Is What It Is has arrived. The 15-track project serves as an existential mediation on mortality, as well as a tribute to his friend, the late Mac Miller. Executive produced by Thundercat and Flying Lotus, It Is What It Is features previously released singles “Black Qualls” with Steve Lacy, Childish Gambino, and Steve Arrington, “Dragonball Durag,” and the Mac Miller […]

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6ix9ine Released Early From Jail, Will Serve Sentence at Home

Tekashi 6ix9ine has been granted early release from federal prison. The judge found that his history of asthma put made him at increased risk of severe medical problems if he were to contract Covid-19 in jail. The 23-year Brooklyn-born rapper, real name Daniel Hernandez, was initially set to get out of jail around early August. Now he’ll serve the remainder of his […]

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Frank Ocean's New Singles "Cayendo" & "Dear April": Stream Now

Frank Ocean has unexpectedly shared the previously vinyl-exclusive singles “Dear April” and “Cayendo” on all digital platforms, and according to fan reactions, the songs will get you deep in your feelings. Both “Cayendo” and “Dear April” were previously premiered during his PrEP+ club party in New York City in October last year. Then last week, the singles were […]

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Drake "Toosie Slide" Video: Best Twitter Reactions & TikTok Dance

As promised, Drake dropped the visuals for “Toosie Slide” last night. The track was already a TikTok hit thanks to a snippet that mysteriously leak online last week and swiftly spurred a new viral a dance challenge — which, as this video proves, was clearly Drake’s intention all along. Donning gloves, a mask, and a Raf bomber, Drake roams his deserted “Embassy” mansion in Toronto, as he […]

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The Funniest Celeb Pranks of All Time: April Fools!

For many, this year’s April Fools’ Day was a welcome distraction from the constant flood of news surrounding the coronavirus pandemic. So, we’ve decided to continue tuning out from the real world a little while longer and unearth some of the best April Fools’ Day pranks of all time — as pulled off by some of […]

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The Story of Beats by Dr. Dre

Alexander Wang. Billie Eilish. Alexander Zverev. Olivier Rousteing. Chances are you know a lot about one of these names, and close to nothing about another, depending on your interests. Try picturing a German tennis champion, a millennial couture designer, and a Gen Z pop star in the same room together. What you might be struggling […]

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Megan Thee Stallion Talks Alleged Beef With Cardi B

Megan Thee Stallion took to Twitter yesterday to address the rumored beef between her and Cardi B. According to speculation, Meg has been knee-deep in the comment section of her YouTube page and liking posts that criticize Cardi, such as, “So I’m guessing y’all females leaving Cardi B in 2019,” and “She exceeded Cardi.” It’s officially confirmed. […]

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Kanye West's High School Was on 'Antiques Roadshow'

A number of artworks Kanye West created as a teenager appeared on a recent episode of PBS’ Antiques Roadshow. The portfolio was brought to the show by the husband of Kanye’s first cousin. In the four-minute clip, art expert Laura Woolley appraises Kanye’s artwork, admiring his various techniques — the use of mediums including graphite, […]