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Obvious Dating Study Reveals Democrats Like To Smoke Weed, Republicans Like Guns

The juiciest and most important piece of information I gleaned from this lite-study is that while Democrats are 30% more likely to have casual sex (hell yeah), Republicans are 50%…

Bronwyn Isaac | February 11, 2016 - 5:30 pm

Oh Hey, The “Straight Outta Compton” Trailer Is Here — And It Looks Pretty Great

I would like to hereby apologize for wrongly assuming that “Straight Outta Compton,” the sorta-biopic about late-’80s/early-90s rap group N.W.A., would be a bad movie better suited for Lifetime. By…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 9, 2015 - 4:40 pm

Rapper J. Cole Is Turning His Childhood Home Into A Rent-Free Haven For Single Mothers

The cover of J. Cole’s 2014 Forest Hills Drive album features a photo of the rapper sitting on the roof of his childhood home, the single-family dwelling that he and…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 27, 2015 - 3:40 pm

Eminem Threatens Iggy Azalea In Leaked Lyrics

A leaked clip of an upcoming Eminem song called “Vegas” includes lyrics that allude to raping Iggy Azalea. Iggy, whose little brother is a big Eminem fan, struck back…

Claire Hannum | November 20, 2014 - 6:30 pm

Watch Eminem Rap About Domestic Abuse And Punching Lana Del Rey

A new freestyle rap video released by Eminem to promote his upcoming compilation album Shady XV has sparked controversy over lyrics that reference domestic violence and punching singer Lana Del Rey

Rob Price | November 11, 2014 - 9:55 am

The Stages Of Reaction To Playz-N-Skillz’s “Literally, I Can’t” Video In GIFs

Above, the new music video from Playz-N-Skillz, featuring featuring Redfoo, Lil Jon and Enertia McFly, for the song “Literally, I Can’t.” Watch and then let’s digest together, after the jump…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 10, 2014 - 5:00 pm

New Jam: Kendrick Lamar’s Single “i” Is All About Self-Love

Beyonce’s “I woke up like this, flawless” will forever be my self-love mantra, but Kendrick Lamar’s new single “I” is a worthy addition to the list of awesome…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 23, 2014 - 12:30 pm

Nicki Minaj Is All About That Ass In The Music Video For “Anaconda”

Is it fair to say that Nicki Minaj’s “Anaconda” is the female counterpoint to Sir Mix-A-Lot’s “Baby Got Back”? The song samples heavily from the original track, while the video…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 20, 2014 - 10:30 am

Frisky Rant: The Real Problem With Nicki Minaj’s “Anaconda” Cover Art & Her “Black Jezebel” Brand

Last week, Nicki Minaj released the artwork for her new single “Anaconda,” featuring the rapper in a squat position with her large posterior aimed directly at viewers. The image was…

Tiffanie Drayton | July 28, 2014 - 11:30 am

T.I. & Iggy Azalea’s “No Mediocre” Collaboration Is A Bunch Of Sexist Crap

Hip-hop is probably my favorite genre of music, but goddamn, sometimes the lyrics can go and ruin a perfectly great song. Such is the case with T.I.’s collaboration with Iggy…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 20, 2014 - 3:30 pm

Listen Up: Nicki Minaj’s New Ballad, “Pills N Potion,” Will Give You Life

I’ve always been a little meh on Nicki Minaj, but today the rapper dropped a ballad that is knocking my socks off. “Pills N Potion” is an uplifting,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 21, 2014 - 11:30 am
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