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We Asked a Scientist Why People Keep Seeing Aliens in the Pictures from the Mars Rover

This phenomenon, in which the brain recognizes objects in a field of visual noise, is called pareidolia.
Skinny Friedman
9.4.15
Premieres

Let Loyal Duce and FameSchool Telli's "Finesse" Video Finesse You into Liking Them

Loyal Duce and Fame School show what hip-hop in Bed-Stuy looks like in 2015.
Skinny Friedman
8.6.15
Stuff

Some Days, I Feel Like Letting a Talking Horse Talk for Me

Bojack Horseman is the unlikely vehicle for our generational ennui.
Skinny Friedman
7.17.15
Interviews

"Mollywood Is a Place That You Go to When You Feel That Way": Problem Is Back with a Splash

We talked to Compton rapper Problem, who is making his grand return with 'Mollywood 3.'
Skinny Friedman
7.10.15
Op-Eds

Dom Kennedy's 'By Dom Kennedy' Is the Stress-Free Party Rap Record California Needs Right Now

The Leimert Park MC offers a laid back counterpoint to Vince and Kendrick's somber reality rap.
Skinny Friedman
7.5.15
tech

Pop Culture Is Warping Our Perception of Space-Time

I'm going to prove this using quantum physics and the Full House reboot.
Skinny Friedman
7.2.15
Premieres

PREMIERE: Key Nyata's "Spark the Night" Is a Woozy, Boom-Bap Mind Screw

The former Raider Klan and current ThraxxHouse member spits over a classic beat from producer Sango.
Skinny Friedman
6.29.15
Premieres

PREMIERE: Stream Boogie's Moving New Cut "Make Me Over"

The Compton rapper delivers the second track from his upcoming album 'The Reach.'
Skinny Friedman
6.17.15
Objectively Correct Lists

Lil Boosie Is No Longer Lil: A Brief History of Rappers Rebranding

You don't land a cameo on '2 Broke Girls' as "Tity Boi."
Skinny Friedman
5.26.15
Interviews

Don't Try to Pigeonhole Asian-American MC and Badass Hip-Hop Bandleader Lyrics Born

The Northern California funk master talks about his new album, NOLA, and reimagining the role of the MC as the bandleader in the style of James Brown or George Clinton.
Skinny Friedman
5.16.15
Premieres

If It's Bricc Baby Shitro's "Choppa Music" You Want (It Should Be), Then It's "Choppa Music" You'll Get

The rapper formerly known as MPA Shitro is all about Europe in 2015, a trend that continues with this weird, Belgian-produced shootout anthem.
Skinny Friedman
3.27.15
Interviews

Slim Thug Told Us the Stories of His Favorite Houston Rap Songs

The Houston rap legend is putting out four albums this year and celebrating the tenth anniversary of "Still Tippin'."
Skinny Friedman
3.12.15
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