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Our Blessed Year

The Worst Anti-Trump #Resistance Pop Culture of 2018

The president is bad, but these takedowns of him are somehow almost worse.
Justin Caffier
12.31.18
The Noisey Advent Calendar

Run-DMC's "Christmas in Hollis" Is a Wholesome Alt-Holiday Classic

The trio didn't want to touch a Christmas song at first, but their 1987 single blew up. Part of that was down to its focus on a real good family meal.
Alex Robert Ross
12.8.18
Noisey News

Lil Wayne and Future's 'SNL' Sketch About Consent Was Unexpectedly Hilarious

"Permission" was funny as hell, the two rap icons hitting their cues perfectly.
Alex Robert Ross
11.13.18
Noisey News

Let's All Watch Travis Scott's Weird and Wonderful 'SNL' Performances

Scott was joined by John Mayer, Kevin Parker, and Mike Dean for an "Astrothunder/Skeletons" medley. He then returned for a very dimly lit "Sicko Mode."
Alex Robert Ross
10.8.18
Noisey News

Kanye West Plays Three Songs, Wears MAGA Hat, Rants About Trump on 'SNL'

Lil Pump, Kid Cudi, Teyana Taylor, Ty Dolla $ign, and 070 Shake all showed up, but the evening will probably be remembered for West's testy, characteristically bizarre monologue.
Alex Robert Ross
10.2.18
tv

Kanye on 'SNL' Is the Last Thing the World Needs Right Now

What do they think is going to happen if not a viral offensive controversy to promote his new album?
Taylor Hosking
9.30.18
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Watch Nicki Minaj and Playboi Carti Perform on 'SNL'

Nicki performed 'Chun-Li' and was joined by Carti for 'Poke It Out'.
Shaad D’Souza
5.21.18
Memes

For the Love of God, Don’t Meme Childish Gambino’s ‘This Is America’ Music Video

You're missing the whole point.
Beckett Mufson
5.9.18
New music

Donald Glover Debuts Two New Childish Gambino Songs on SNL

"This Is America" and "Saturday" are the multi-talented Glover's first new songs since 2016's critically acclaimed 'Awaken, My Love!'
Alex Robert Ross
5.8.18
Al Franken

Even if He Didn't Hurt You, That Doesn't Mean He's Innocent

Thirty-six women who worked with Al Franken on 'SNL' wrote a letter supporting him. They shouldn't have done that.
Eve Peyser
11.22.17
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Watch JAY-Z Perform "Bam" and "4:44" on 'Saturday Night Live'

He wore a Colin Kaepernick jersey on "Bam" with Damian Marley before a stark performance of his new album's title track.
Alex Robert Ross
10.2.17
Essays

Sinéad O'Connor Has Never Been Timid

After she uploaded a distressing video this week, it's worth remembering that bravery and vulnerability have always been central to O'Connor's music, just as they have been to her interactions with the public.
Rajeev Balasubramanyam
8.12.17
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