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WHAT THE HELL IS TIDAL? Get the lowdown...

Last night, music icons Beyonce, Kanye West, Nicki Minaj and Rihanna flooded…

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Exclusive: Stromae, International Man of Mystery

Who the hell is Stromae? This headline was plastered on posters all over SXSW—and if you don’t...

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The Lonely Biscuits: From Frat House to Festivals

From humble beginnings at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee, (a school they are still...

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Watch Tink's Ratchet New Video feat. Timbaland

The no-nonsense teenage vocalist/rapper that has been on everyone’s radar lately, and highly...

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Amnesty International Honors Joan Baez + Ai Weiwei

Mar 25, 2015
Amnesty International, arguably the biggest and most prestigious human rights organization in history, has announced the honorees of their annual award for excellence in human rights. This year…
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Shamir shows us his muppet alter-ego in his latest video

Mar 24, 2015
Although we still have to wait a few more months until Shamir’s album Ratchet debuts, the 20 year old performer isn’t making the…
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Get Ready for Mykki Blanco: investigative journalist

Mar 24, 2015
Our favorite gender-bending icon Mykki Blanco just announced an unexpected change in career – a decision to depart from music and…
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Exclusive: Chromeo, Classically Styled and Full of Funk

Mar 23, 2015
The self-proclaimed only successful Arab + Jewish partnership in history, is also probably the only band that’s ever consisted of an accountant and French Literature professor. Chromeo,…
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Robyn Leads Girls Into Tech With Tekla Festival

Mar 23, 2015
Robyn loves robots. With hyper-dancey songs like “The Girl and The Robot,” “Fembot,” and “Robot Boy,” Robyn is a pop-music machine that…
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St. Vincent Accused of Being a Painting-Killer

Mar 20, 2015
Beloved ice queen St. Vincent is in the news over some less than flattering business. The alien sex goddess allegedly destroyed some artwork with reported “knives and violence” in her dressing…
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Exclusive: Ratking, a New York Renaissance Story

Mar 19, 2015
Though 2014 by all accounts was a barren landscape of new offerings in hip hop, one group in particular emerged from seemingly nowhere to mark the year as the year of their arrival. Their name is…
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Grimes Auctions Off New Art for the Environment

Mar 18, 2015
A couple of days ago, the lo-fi pixie princess Grimes dazzled us with a new single, ‘Entropy’…
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7 things we learned from Azealia Banks' Playboy shoot

Mar 17, 2015
Azealia Banks loves to speak her mind both on and off the stage, and both on and offline– and we love her for it. The Harlem-based…
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Exclusive: Digitalism Hope to Play a Show on the Moon

Mar 17, 2015
Beginning as two friends meeting at a record store, Digitalism has now grown into a veritable electronic sensation. Comprised of Jens Moelle and Ismail Tufekci, the pair have assuredly…
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