The year’s best new singers, songwriters, and producers. In no particular order.
Let us be your DJ tonight.
“This is not a culture that white people started.”
Let’s go back to the source.
Let’s get this party started.
Also real? God, apparently.
“It’s gonna be more pressure.”
Does this mean her long-delayed album Broke With Expensive Taste is actually on the way?
After Banks insulted T.I.’s wife, Tiny, T.I. took to Instagram and threatened to “end” her. “People fall down stairs daily.” NSFW language.
The singer’s new video is a lesson in how quickly an attempt at irony can become a part of the problem.
A new addition to your pregame playlist is here.
So there you go. She’s so good at tweeting things that are so bad.
Rappers are scrambling to fire off a rebuttal track to Kendrick Lamar’s scene-stealing, name-checking verse on Big Sean’s “Control (HOF).” But let’s be honest, they’re not all necessary, are they?
She just deleted almost all tweets referencing the March 26th release date of “Yung Rapunxel,” the first single off her debut album Broke With Expensive Taste. What’s going on?
I don’t know why this is happening, but I’d absolutely listen to every one of these albums on repeat.
Jay-Z is Obi-Wan Kenobi, Drake is Luke Skywalker, and Kanye West is Han Solo. Sorry, but it’s totally true.
When it comes to sexuality, these actors, writers, and icons all fall somewhere in the middle.
In response to the bisexual rapper’s insistence on using the word “f*gg*t,” Ryan James Yezak makes a thoughtful and unexpectedly moving case for thinking about the impact of our language.
Less than a month after a gay-slur laden rant on Twitter sparked outrage, Azealia Banks has gone on another rant about the word “faggot.” Statements from GLAAD, and essays on why she’s disappointing her fans just don’t seem to be working. There’s just nothing left to do at this point but side-eye Azealia Banks to the ends of the internet.
The rapper lost the goodwill of her many queer fans in two homophobic Twitter beefs this weekend.
Adult language. Just another Friday night on Twitter for someone whose debut album is due out on February 12th.
The best hip-hop that was given away for free, from Rick Ross to Azealia Banks.
No more Grindr?! It’s the end of the world as we know it.
From Frank Ocean to Jay-Z, the genre made major leaps forward with the LGBT community in 2012.
Pop stars are getting called out by Tumblr artists, seapunks, and fashion mavens for stealing their style.
It supposedly took over 10 hours to create. Fab or drab?