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In honor of the first anniversary of Junglepussy‘s debut album, Satisfaction Guaranteed, we’re giving you the lowdown on the artist being hailed as “New York’s most exciting new rapper.” If you don’t already know JP, you should. The 23-year-old Brooklyn native released her first single, “Cream Team,” over two years ago and has been rapping about sex, […]

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, these past 24 hours have been filled with nothing but chatter, debates, and discussion surrounding Kendrick Lamar’s highly anticipated new album To Pimp A Butterfly. While there’s still confusion surrounding its release, To Pimp A Butterfly is officially available on iTunes (after being published, unpublished, and published again) […]

She’s only 19-years-old, but it’s looking like singer/rapper Tink may be experiencing the beginning of a lengthy and fruitful career, thanks to legendary producer Timbaland. The Virginia-based producer most notably known for championing the career of late great R&B singer Aaliyah, has discovered a new “apple of his eye,” and her name is Tink. The […]

If you’ve been to a hot party recently, you’ve probably heard “No Flex Zone” blaring through the speakers, and if you haven’t, well, step your party game up. The adolescent-sounding voices you hear rhyming in rapid succession are the voices of not one, but two young rappers – Rae Sremmurd. Reigning from the Deep South, Rae […]

Pokemon cards, pizza, Polo caps, Arizona Iced Tea, Nintendo 64, weed. What do all these things have in common? They’re all on Yung Lean‘s long strange list of favorite things. Most American hip-hop fans would look at the 17-year-old Swedish teenager dancing awkwardly, rapping about Mario Kart and think, “He’s trolling, right?” Nope. That’s just how Yung Lean […]

Listen up. We’re going to need you to stop what you’re doing right now and just salute. Salute to fucking freedom and salute to a mothafuckin America Hero. Salute to goalkeeper Tim Howard, the man who, by himself, almost willed the United States to a win against Belgium yesterday during the round of 16 stage in […]

From Katy Perry to Miley Cyrus to Lady Gaga, 2013 has been stacked with pop music heavyweights. And, yet, they are all being overshadowed by a 16-year-old little giant. Her name is Lorde, and she has the biggest song on the planet right now. The song is called “Royals,” and it’s the first single off […]

Authorities are still investigating the tragic mass shooting that took place at the U.S. Navy Yard in Washington D.C., however, they have identified the suspected gunman who shot and killed 12 people on Monday morning. Aaron Alexis, 34, was identified by his fingerprints and an I.D. badge on his person by police this afternoon after […]