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RIP Woodstock 50, a Disaster of a Festival that Never Was

The beleaguered festival has finally, mercifully called it quits.
Josh Terry
8.1.19
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Don’t Buy Into Beyoncé’s ‘22 Day’ Crash Diet, Even If She Is Beyoncé

We deserve better than encouragement to starve ourselves like Beyoncé did on her ultra-restrictive diet leading up to Coachella.
Anne Gaviola
7.25.19
Weed

Canada Made Its Legal Weed Rules Too Tough and We're Going To Pay For It

Confusing rules around social media and advertising put licensed producers at a disadvantage against U.S. brands signing celebrities like Jay-Z.
Anne Gaviola
7.15.19
News

JAY-Z Is Officially the First Billionaire Rapper

Forbes has valued the rapper's assets in music, real estate, and art at $1 billion.
Kristin Corry
6.3.19
Music

Woodstock 50 Has Been Canceled

Update: The festival's financier says it is done, but Woodstock 50 organizers have denied the claims.
River Donaghey
4.29.19
music festivals

Jay-Z, Janelle Monae, and Other Reasons Woodstock 2019 Might Not Be Disastrous

The festival's 50th anniversary has a lot of past chaos to make up for, but is starting out strong with a stacked lineup.
Taylor Hosking
3.20.19
Internet Exploring

This Bootleg Netflix Drake Documentary Is The Purest Form of Agony

'Drake: Rewriting the Rules' is a new entry in a line of garbage, basic documentaries about Drake without Drake.
Noisey Staff
1.18.19
Noisey

Missy Elliott Will Be the First Female Rapper in the Songwriters Hall of Fame

She will be the second rapper ever inducted into the Hall of Fame. John Prine and Yusuf/Cat Stevens are among this year's other inductees.
Alex Robert Ross
1.14.19
Noisey News

Beyoncé and Jay-Z Helped the Louvre Break Attendance Records

The Louvre believes The Carters got 10 million people to go 'APESHIT' at the museum this year.
Kristin Corry
1.4.19
beef

Man, It Was a Wild Weekend for Beef

In 48 hours, the unthinkable happened: Cardi threw a shoe, Drake and Meek made amends, and Kanye might have announced 'Watch the Throne 2.'
Kristin Corry
9.10.18
extremism

The Strange True Story of the Godfather of Conspiracy Theories

From Ol' Dirty Bastard to Alex Jones and Donald Trump, William Cooper's deranged ideas have been felt insanely far and wide.
Seth Ferranti
8.27.18
tv

Trayvon Martin’s Parents Want More Action, Less Conversation

We spoke with Trayvon Martin’s parents about Trump and their docuseries ‘Rest In Power.’
Noel Ransome
8.7.18
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