"The techno's good and the fucking's good, so why not do them together?"
When Kanye West says he wants to run for President in 2020, he doesn't actually mean he's going to run for President in 2020. But he's still saying something important.
With his debut album, Riot Boi, slated for release this fall on XL Recordings, the hip-hop artist is bringing us something new and radical in everything from his music to his political sensibilities.
Ahead of Carnival, we spoke to the guys behind the Hot Wuk parties about why dancehall has never really had its moment in the British sun.
Does £115 add up to the going rate for an adequate Kiss cover band, a Sebastian Bach meet-and-greet and admission to a San Jose rock club on an off Saturday night? I'm not sure. But I'll tell you what it does get you: a front row ticket to history.
Inside the world of the Fearless Vampire Killers.
From the hallucinogenic to the symbolic, via the straight up surreal.
We caught up with Noisey's 'Hip-Hop in the Holy Land' host to chat about politics, filmmaking and rap.
Stereotypically, rap is known in part for its rampant homophobia and wittily vulgar misogyny. So what happens when queer rappers tackle sex?
How a cramped rock club with no backstage and no liquor license became the unlikely hub of the LA DIY scene.
The US government told Simon Tam that the name of his band the Slants was too racist to trademark, but he thinks a bunch of white people shouldn't be the ones to decide that.
Asking for money is always awkward, but these guys did it, and you can too.
How will Daft Punk's relationship survive one of them turning into a shark?
For the first time, Afropunk is charging admission. Does its continued expansion compromise its identity?
Mike travels to the Tel Aviv compound of mythical rapper Subliminal, the first to rap in Hebrew and achieve big commercial success with it, and whose political views still divide rap fans.
The noise of a quiet revolution.
Following the release of his new – and apparently final – album, we consider the sheer sonic importance of Andre Young.
Who or what is to blame for nearly half of the country's nightclubs closing in the last 10 years?
"Some of the most redneck, right-wing people have come around to accepting me."
The fluid-in-every-way French pop star is taking America.
Meeting the guys behind Kool, London's longest-running jungle pirate station.
i-D and Tim and Barry meet the producers and DJ's twisting African pop into the beautiful and brash sound of Batida.
"You can be famous for being a serial killer but that doesn't mean you're cool or happening."
This rapper / stripper / spitfire's song wound up on a recent episode of Broad City, and we've got the premiere of her new cut with Thor Rixon and Okmalumkoolkat.