1999

Film

1999 Did the End of the World Right

It was a year when filmmakers sent out their last dispatches before the apocalypse—full of failing, dying and learning.
Noel Ransome
4.5.19
Film

'The Limey' Did the Revenge Movie Right

Steven Soderbergh’s 20-year-old crime drama is a masterful bit of vengeance cinema, especially when compared to other entries in the genre, like 'Taken.'
Frederick Blichert
3.26.19
the people vs.

Charli XCX on Draco Malfoy, "1999," and Your Dumb Comments

In the latest episode of Noisey's 'The People Vs.,' Charli responds to a few YouTube comments that make little sense.
Noisey Staff
1.18.19
Interviews

Charli XCX Tells Us About "1999," Her Glossy New Troye Sivan Collab

The British pop retro-futurist is back with an Eminem- and Jonathan Taylor Thomas-referencing new banger. We spoke to her about her favourite 90s music, meeting Troye and the 'Reputation' tour.
Shaad D’Souza
10.5.18
Essays

Eavesdropping on Prince

The first full-length release of new material since Prince's death provides a glimpse of the artist at his most vulnerable.
Alex Robert Ross
9.24.18
New music

Listen to Prince's Intimate, 35-Year-Old Cover of "Mary Don't You Weep"

It's the first single from a new album of solo recordings, ‘Piano & a Microphone 1983,′ to be released by the late singer's estate on September 21.
Alex Robert Ross
6.7.18
we saw this

Joey Bada$$ Celebrated the Anniversary of '1999' with Shows in Three Cities

The rapper looks back on the mixtape that jumpstarted his career with a mini-tour that stopped in London, New York, and LA.
Noisey Staff
6.28.17
Interviews

Prince’s Flaws Only Made Him More Captivating

We sat down with Ben Greenman, author of 'Dig If You Will the Picture: Funk, Sex, God and Genius in the Music of Prince,' to talk about the late artist's legend and legacy.
Alex Robert Ross
4.21.17
Holy Shit

Dearly Beloved, Gather Here to Listen to a New Posthumous Prince Song Called "Moonbeam Levels"

Initially recorded during the sessions for '1999.'
Phil Witmer
11.22.16
In Memoriam

'1999' to Infinity: Robert Christgau Remembers Prince

Prince Rogers Nelson was the most gifted artist of the rock era.
Robert Christgau
4.25.16
Op-Eds

A Post-Mortem for The Weeknd’s Genre-Defining Mixtapes

If The Weeknd is this generation's Prince, then 2015 may be his '1999.'
Brian Josephs
7.23.15
Holy Shit

Paul McCartney Whistled the Melody to Kanye’s “All Day” in a Parkinson Interview in 1999

It was inspired by a Picasso painting in a hospital corridor, apparently.
Joe Zadeh
5.21.15
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