In the full interview from Noisey Bompton, Kendrick Lamar discusses his friends G. Weed and Lil L and explains the role music can play in a community like Compton.
Questlove, Pete Rock, Q-Tip, Just Blaze, and DJ Premier are just some of the legendary names who have turned to Gene Brown for sampling fodder.
With every song available for free the instant of its release, do we still need critics to tell us what's good?
Photos from Blackout 6ix, the sixth installment of King of the Dot's annual Toronto event.
The writer who has made Lady Gaga cry and had Julian Casablancas try to kiss him talks about how he gets his subjects to open up.
From San Francisco's Women's Audio Mission to Brooklyn's Powrplnt, women across the country are using education to reverse industry sexism.
The history of a Toronto basement studio and the unsung pioneers who put it on the world stage.
From predatory industry executives, to sexist and demeaning press coverage of female musicians, to sexually aggressive fans, the indie music scene has a huge sexual harassment problem.
The head Coke Boy is smarter than he gets credit for.
We spoke with Dr. Andy Hildebrand, the Exxon engineer who created the household name in audio processors.
We talk about the ways genres—and Spotify—are restricting our enjoyment of music.
The track and video come from You and I, a new collection of unreleased covers and studio sessions coming out March 11.
On the cusp of the Philadelphia singer's third album 99¢, we had an illuminating conversation that touched on the wild new record, commodification of artists, and audience expectations.
What women are after, at least in their pop idols, isn't the fantasy of a perfect body, but rather the articulation of the complicated language of emotion. And talent.
It was once called "a piss-poor youthquake that will soon go out of fashion," but new rave set a precedent for everything that's going on right now.
Then Noisey meets one of Uganda's biggest music stars, Bobi Wine.
Taylor Swift may have donated $250,000 to support Kesha, but many of Dr. Luke's main collaborators—including Ciara and Pitbull—have stayed silent.
RIP Chinx and A$AP Yams.
Dancehall in Toronto was never dead, but maybe "Work" could be the shot in the arm we needed to give it second life.
A brief history of the country's electronic scene from Cavo Paradiso to crashing euros.
The rapper's highly-anticipated seventh album features everyone from Arthur Russell to Yoko Shimomura.
The court's rejection of Kesha's injunction against Dr. Luke is a cold reminder that sexism in the music industry is deeply institutionalized.
We got everyone's favorite search engine to guide us through a big night out. Guess what? It sucked!
The first beat he ever sold was to Rihanna. The first professional studio he ever walked into was with Kanye West.