An Ode to Lil' Kim's 'Ladies Night,' One of the Best Posse Cuts of All Time
With seven female rappers in the US's Hot 100 for the first time in a decade, we revisit the 1997 single that pioneered rap's sisterhood.
Gallows Predicted Fractured Brexit Britain, Ten Years Early
The Watford punks filled their second album 'Grey Britain' with what felt like nihilism at the time, and now looks like the typical news cycle.
20 Years After "No Scrubs," We Look Back at the Song's Best (and Worst) Covers
The TLC track topped the charts two decades ago this week – since then artists of all stripes have offered up their takes.
Eddie Murphy's 'Life' Shows How Complicated Cancelling R. Kelly Can Be
Twenty years after the buddy comedy first debuted in cinemas, its soundtrack proves problematic in the wake of serious new allegations against executive producer R. Kelly.
We Talked to Woodstock Attendees About the 50th Anniversary Lineup
"I have no idea who most of these artists are, to be honest," one woman who was there in 1969 told Noisey.
'Like a Prayer' Was Madonna's First Masterpiece
By the time it was released in 1989, Madonna was already a bona fide superstar. Thirty years after its release, we look back at the album that established her as a meaningful artist.
People Told Us The Worst Songs They Uploaded to MySpace
They’ve lost more than 50 million songs by over 10 million artists. Here are some of the tracks our staff thought would make them famous.
Noisey UK Staff
Remembering 'Summerteeth,' the Album Where Wilco Became Wilco
'Summerteeth' turns 20 this week, and while it is a flawed album, it established the confessional lyrics and studio magic that would go on to become the band's signature.
Prince's Final Top Ten Hit Is Pretty Creepy in Retrospect
Twenty-five years after reaching No. 3 on the Billboard Hot 100, “The Most Beautiful Girl In The World” feels complicated.
Looking Back on the 10 Underrated Moments of Giggs’ Career So Far
With new album 'Big Bad', it's clear the UK rapper is a legacy act – one who bridged the gap between UK and US, and influenced hundreds.
How ‘The Sebadoh’ Killed Sebadoh
Twenty years later, 90s indie rock icons Lou Barlow and Jason Loewenstein reflect on the tumultuous times surrounding their ill-fated and short-lived major label record deal.
Without Bloc Party There'd Be No Skrillex, HARD Parties or EDM
We speak to Steve Aoki, and other musicians and promoters from the time, about how nu rave pretty much gave America pop-dance music.
Daniel Dylan Wray