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.
Royal Headache rules, Hot Chip reminds us that British white dudes can't dance, and the new Mac Demarco mini-LP inspired a hallucinatory experience involving characters from The X-Files.
London Black-Up is a group of friends and musicians who've played a huge role in the capital's hardcore scene over the past 20 years.
Bora Kim is raising questions of race, masculinity, and the importance of teenage girls' taste.
It was a rite of passage that helped me feel empowered enough to defy other people's expectations and follow my own instincts. Every teenager needs something like that.
Jimmy Barnes and John Farnham have vetoed the use of their songs at Reclaim Australia rallies. Here are some possible replacements.
The Canadian He-Man lookalike was almost a rock star before mismanagement, a bizarre kidnapping, and a series of health issues derailed his dreams.
In a Twitter rant last night, the whole rap illuminati was implicated in a global conspiracy to hide the fact that Drake can't rhyme.
Upon the release of her new music video, "Soul Train," VICE talked to the artist formerly known as Princess Nokia about her upcoming mixtape, urban feminism, cultural activism, and intellectual spirit.
Getting UNESCO recognition would be good for the scene, but shouldn't the scene be good to get recognition?
It's not a long-player, but thatgamecompany's perfectly formed adventure is an essential experience, now coming to PS4.
"I feel privileged to be attacked by ISIS because it means the message is as strong as their weapons and their violence."
At a time when all the rockers in Cuba were outcasts, Maria Gattorno made a place for them. Now she heads up the government-sanctioned Cuban Rock Agency and has resurrected the Cuban rock scene.
We found out during an LSDJ high with Chipzel, the musician behind the scores for 'Spectra' and 'Super Hexagon.'
Told largely in her own words, Netflix's new documentary, What Happened, Miss Simone?,
traces the the legendary singer's quest for freedom, from Selma to Lagos.
"They need to bag some Jamaican weed and distribute it amongst ISIS. I guarantee there won't be any more wars out there."
They traipse around Manaus in heavy black bodices and chunky black boots attracting the sun like a moody solar panel.
We talked with Stephen Witt, author of the book How Music Got Free, about finding the patient zero of album leaks. Or, as Witt describes him, "the guy who destroyed the music industry to afford to put souped-up rims on his car."
It's a good time for the conspiracy theorists who think the Nirvana frontman was murdered.
When Rihanna chose Sanam to be her henchwoman in her iconic BBHMM video, she sent her a message: "I think you're so fucking rare."
Like Medieval martyrs before her, Amy fell to a fate that was only inevitable because we willed it so.
Filmed in 1974, A Poem Is a Naked Person is an album on film with an all-star cast, including Willie Nelson, George Jones, and Jim Franklin.
Thanks to mandatory minimum sentencing, Deadheads like Tim Tyler—who has been locked up for almost a quarter of a century—are missing out on the Grateful Dead 50th anniversary shows this weekend.
Stephen Colbert commandeered two nice Michigan ladies' public television show because his own studio space wasn't ready yet.