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Bloc Party's Kele Okereke On Being Gay and Black in the Dance and Rock Worlds

“I longed for the danger and the thrill I felt as a teenager when I first started going to raves." The Bloc Party frontman reflects on the vastly different receptions of his race and sexuality in the indie rock and dance music communities.


Troy Ave: Rap Game George W. Bush

Troy Ave is not the savior of New York hip-hop, no matter how many times he tells you he's the savior of New York hip-hop.


Will Stratton Beat Cancer and Wrote a Beautiful Record

Stream 'Gray Lodge Wisdom' in full, and read the songwriters' thoughts on facing death in the face.


Kevin Drew Just Wants to Kiss Somebody

See the premiere of his new video for "Mexican Aftershow Party" and read his thoughts on literally every subject ever.