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Interviews

Ivy Sole Is the Philly Rapper Who Wants You to Forgive Yourself

The Charlotte-born, Philly-based rapper is turning her growing pains into poetry on her debut album ‘Overgrown.’
Kristin Corry
9.25.18
RAP MAP

The Essential Guide to Toronto Rap

Toronto's rap scene is as diverse as its neighbourhoods and communities so we've made a map to track the best artists coming out of the city.
Jabbari Weekes
Jake Kivanc
11.27.17
Words

SOPHIE and Kyary Pamyu Pamyu Are Working Together - So Who's Next?

Which J-pop stars could team up with Western producers now?
Patrick St Michael
5.27.14
Noisey Blog

Weekly Drop: The Week Kanye West Debuted More Material From Yeezus

Despite no CDQ material having aired, hype for Kanye West's sixth solo record is reaching boiling point.
6.10.13
RAP BEEF ALERT

Joey Bada$$ VS Lil B

There's been so much rap beef in 2013, someone needs to hold a BBQ...ZING!
Ryan Bassil
1.30.13
tech

Here Is What the Urban Dictionary Looks Like on Google Images

It's messy. And probably offensive.
Austin Considine
1.19.13
Features

Is it OK For Middle-Class Rap Fans to Drop the N-Bomb?

Skimming the queue at Watch the Throne to find out if it's "Niggas in Paris" or "[ ] in Paris".
5.22.12
Music

Record Shop Dude Meets the Cockney Rejects

Fat Bob in a room full of people who all look like him.
Noisey Staff
5.9.12
The Sundaes Issue

Aboriginal Headbanging

At the beginning of 2008, the Australian national news reported on a small, isolated Aboriginal community deep in the Northern Territory, aka the middle of nowhere, aka Satan’s Asshole, aka East Bumblefuck.
Jonathan West
8.2.08