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      Drew Millard

      Drew Millard is the Features Editor of Noisey, VICE’s music channel. His music and culture writing has appeared in GQ, Salon, The Wall Street Journal, and many other fine publications. He has met Drake.

      By Drew Millard May 20, 2014

      What Do Hate Groups Think of Macklemore?

      On Friday night, popular white rapper Macklemore performed in a wig, fake beard, and prosthetic nose making him resemble Jewish caricatures from Nazi propaganda. Macklemore's reputation might take a hit from this controversy, but it could, hypothetically,…

      By Drew Millard May 20, 2014
      By Drew Millard Mar 15, 2014

      Last Night a Pitbull Concert Saved My Life

      It's arguable that Pitbull—human piece of branded content—playing a SXSW event is a symbol of how terrible the festival has become. It's also arguable that people who think this are wrong, because Pitbull is sweet live and anyone who gives people joy is w…

      By Drew Millard Mar 15, 2014
      By Drew Millard Mar 12, 2014

      SXSW Day Two: Seeing Things

      After one full day of SXSW, I'm not sure I understand the purpose of it. Is it to find new bands? Is it to see the bands you could see in Brooklyn in a new context? Is it to find relevant places to charge your phone?

      By Drew Millard Mar 12, 2014
      By Drew Millard Feb 4, 2014

      A Love Letter to Cam'ron on His Birthday

      Cam took hip-hop into uncharted territory, creating a holistic, awe-inspiring dayglo universe that defied conventional thought and reassembled the broken dreams smoldering in crack pipes down on Lenox Avenue into heretofore unseen beasts that fly with the…

      By Drew Millard Feb 4, 2014
      By Drew Millard Oct 31, 2013

      Meek Mill: Born Howling

      Meek Mill is fast, but his is the speed of a man determined to put as much distance between him and the past as possible. Maybe it's the ex-drug dealer in him, wary to stay in one place for too long or put his faith in the wrong person.

      By Drew Millard Oct 31, 2013