Longreads Or Whatever

On Their New Album, Japandroids Stop Dreaming About Living, and Start Living the Dream

On 'Near to the Wild Heart of Life,' the Canadian duo finally gets autobiographical between the "WOAH!"s and the "YEAH!"s.
Ian Cohen

PREMIERE: Young Summer's "Alright" Is a Swoon Tune for the Unrequited

It's been two years since the Washington DC artist's last piece of music but this is worth the wait.
Kim Taylor Bennett
Holy Shit

Kendrick Lamar Lit a Fire Under the Grammy's Ass with His Performance Of "The Blacker the Berry," And "Alright"

The most memorable performance to come out of the 58th annual Grammys came from Mr. Kendrick Lamar.
Slava Pastuk

What Does Protest Music Look Like Today?: The Rebellion of Kendrick Lamar and Vince Staples

Two West Coast rappers offered two very different but very valid forms of protest music last year.
Brian Josephs
Breaking News

The Grammy Nominations Are Out, and Kendrick Lamar Is Dominating

The rapper is up for 11 nominations across nine categories.
Noisey Staff
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Watch Kendrick Lamar and Pharrell Perform "Alright" Together for the First Time

P and K Dot shut down Power 106.3 LA's Cali Christmas last night.
Craig Jenkins
Holy Shit

Watch Kendrick Lamar's Video for "Alright"

This video is gon' be all right.
Kyle Kramer
Bonnaroo 2015

Kendrick Lamar at Bonnaroo: Is This Dude Even Capable of Making Mistakes?

Kendrick Lamar was almost too perfect at Bonnaroo last night, but that's alright.
Kyle Kramer
VICE vs Video games

Bleak Video Games Should Remind Us of What Matters in Our Real Lives

Bleak dystopias can be oddly uplifting.
Brad Barrett

The Mob Delusion: A Life According to 'Goodfellas'

I spent my high school years working at an Italian market that I thought was something out of "Goodfellas." And then I realized the mob life was never really for me.
Alex J. Mann
The News From All Over Issue

Barnsley Calling

In a spasm of true British ingenuity, teenage gangs in Barnsley have been stealing, then setting fire to plastic wheelie bins.
Jack Adams