Ain’t nobody fresher than my clique.
Collaborator says the forthcoming project “blows the sophomore album myth out of the water.”
No one does their homework like this Canadian DJ, who’s been surprising your favorite musicians since the ’80s.
Christian and Kelly Clancy, who manage the hip-hop collective Odd Future, may represent a new model: the business working for the talent, instead of the other way around. That and other great longform from around the web.
While Odd Future are the face of hip-hop’s DIY audacity and Frank Ocean is R&B’s most compelling ascendant superstar, their managers (and guardian angels) are making the most of the music industry’s slow implosion.
Light it up and take a puff, pass it to me now.
The two rappers couldn’t be more different, except when it comes to drugs and alcohol.
Phoenix with R. Kelly! The Postal Service reunited! Coachella does the “Harlem Shake”! Plus, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Blur, Tegan and Sara, Major Lazer, and more.
Like his hero Eminem, he’s lashing out at his fans and critics — but Slim Shady never got this vulnerable.
Say what you will about his music, but he just seems like he’d be a blast to hang out with.
The Odd Future rapper satirizes hip-hop video clichés in “WHOA.” And it is awesome.
Tyler, The Creator put a picture of himself with “Donald Musty Ass” on his Instagram, and it is amazing.
Basically every human being’s reaction.
“I am not a killer. I am an artist and a modern person.” Ocean released a statement on his blog regarding whether or not he’ll be pressing charges against Brown for last week’s altercation.
It’s time to embrace hip-hop’s new generation gap.
Odd Future’s hardcore/punk pals, Trash Talk, have come out with a 400+ page hardcover titled Book 2 that includes a previously unreleased 7” and plenty of mayhem.
Channel Orange is the best R&B album of 2012, but Ocean’s most impressive accomplishment is keeping total control of his image.
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R&B singer Frank Ocean, who recently came out as bisexual, made a stunning television debut last night performing “Bad Religion” off his new album Channel Orange (out July 17) on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. His album is now streaming on his Tumblr.
In a tumblr entry posted last night, hip-hop artist Frank Ocean shared a text document where he describes his first love, another man who he met four years ago when they were both 19. This frank and beautifully written admission comes on the heels of speculation regarding some of the pronouns used on his upcoming album Channel Orange, which will be released on July 17th.
In honor of SOPA Blackout Day, we’ve made transparencies for RIAA Vice President Jonathan Lamy and MPAA Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Chris Dodd. We want to see where Buzzfeeders want to put them. Remix away everybody!
A 2012 Bachmann presidency would make for an odd future indeed. Are you ready to see the religious right “armed and dangerous?”
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Because it’s Friday the 13th. That’s why!
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Quaint little grandmother is getting quite adept at reading the tweets of hip-hop stars. It’s all cute and funny ‘til someone gets raped.
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Odd Future’s music makes critics feel “weird and awful.”
Odd Future sit down for a meeting at EKG Records.