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Kirk Knight Went Platinum at 22—Now He Has To Figure Out What’s Next

The rapper and producer scored a hit with his beat for A$AP Ferg’s “Plain Jane” in 2017. With his new album ‘IIWII,’ he’s trying to figure out how to stay in the spotlight. Or if he even wants to.
Colin Joyce
11.30.18
Travel

Is Berlin Still Cool?

Because who better to ask than the residents of the coolest place in London, according to multiple property developers and estate agents.
Drew Schwartz
4.19.16
Op-Eds

Tame Impala, Chillwave, and Other Dispatches from the Vibe Generation

What caused our generation to be obsessed with music made with largely synthetic sounds and carrying the emotional pliability of a mood ring?
Larry Fitzmaurice
12.18.15
history

Archaeologists Plan on Using Cosmic Ray Muons to Peer Inside the Pyramids

The ScanPyramids project plans on using muon tomography to unravel the 4500-year-old mystery of how pyramids were made.
Emiko Jozuka
10.29.15
FIGHTLAND

John Danaher Returns to BJJ after Major Surgery, Defying Our Mutual-Suffering Pact

Two different paths to enlightenment.
Josh Rosenblatt
10.20.15
Tales of Heroic Bravery

I Tried to Sell Air from Williamsburg, Brooklyn on eBay for $20,000

“Air from Williamsburg, Brooklyn! HIP COOL BROOKLYN LENA DUNHAM 11211”
Dan Ozzi
7.13.15
Words

Ghostly Collaborated with Warby Parker Glasses to Cure Your Shitty Merch Blues

The often repulsive idea of buying anything from a label's online store has been turned on its head.
Ziad Ramley
12.1.14
Words

6 Essential Electronic Acts at FYF Fest

The line-up is easy on the neon, but classily on beat.
Jemayel Khawaja
8.20.14
Motherboard Blog

Meet A1 MoufPiece, the Search-Optimized Rapper

You probably haven't heard of A1 MoufPiece. But if you're not careful, you might accidentally listen to his music.
Abraham Riesman
2.27.13
Music

A$AP Ant and Young Shaka Want Internet Thugs to Know It's "On Sight"

Internet thugs beware. Baltimore-bred MCs A$AP Ant and Young Shaka explained to us the meaning behind their new song "On Sight," and it doesn't bode well for trash talking nerds who are too afraid to scrap face to face.
Wilbert L. Cooper
8.14.12
Music

A$AP Rocky Plays JFK in Lana Del Rey's New Video

We have the new music video for Lana Del Rey's "National Anthem," and an interview with President A$AP Kennedy.
Andy Capper
6.28.12
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".
Joshua Haddow
5.22.12
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