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The 'Old Town Road' Video Is Better Than 'The Godfather'

Chris Rock, Vince Staples, and Rico Nasty join Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus for an epic five-minute video for the song.
Kristin Corry
2 days ago
expert witness with robert chrisgtau

Robert Christgau Reviews Quelle Chris' Crisis Raps

The Dean of American Rock Critics also offers his take on a pair of records by alt-rap mainstays Epic Beard Men.
Robert Christgau
2 days ago
News

Nardwuar’s Lil Nas X Interview Is the Must-Watch Cultural Event of 2019

The “Old Town Road” singer posted in the interview’s YouTube comments, “sorry learning how to talk in my grill u guys. don’t hate me.”
Josh Terry
5 days ago
Film

The Real Story of Wu-Tang Clan's 25-Year Career Is Finally Being Told

In Showtime's docuseries 'Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics and Men' we learn what made one of rap's most important groups nuthing ta fuck wit.
Alex Zaragoza
5.10.19
Internet Exploring

Jesse Lingard Is a Coward for Not Doing the Blueface Dance

The Manchester United midfielder may have tried to do the Shoot Dance, but he means nothing to me until he hits the bust down.
Trey Smith
5.9.19
PROFILES

Nav Is Finally Self-Aware

The Punjabi-Canadian rapper may be a frequent target of maligning memes and industry plant accusations, but The Weeknd’s homegrown favorite now has a Billboard chart-topping album.
Gary Suarez
5.8.19
Noisey News

Tink Returns With New Project, 'Voicemails'

The Chicago artist follows up 2018's 'Pain & Pleasure' with 'Voicemails,' a 12-track project released independently.
Kristin Corry
4.29.19
we saw this

Kanye West's Sunday Service Is Not a Redemption Story

What happened at the religious spectacle Kanye staged on the last morning of Coachella.
Paul Thompson
4.22.19
Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

Robert Christgau on Khalid's Textured Anxiety

The Dean of American Rock Critics reviews Khalid's 'Free Spirit' and 'Suncity,' as well as recent albums from 6LACK, Kyle, and Fat Tony.
Robert Christgau
4.19.19
Noisey Raps

The Story of 03 Greedo, a Genius in Exile

We followed the West coast rapper one week before he turned himself in for a 20 year prison sentence, halting his rise as the standard-bearer of L.A.'s rap scene.
Noisey Staff
4.16.19
Los Angeles

LA's Black Food Entrepreneurs Remember Nipsey Hussle's Lasting Influence

To revitalize Crenshaw, Nipsey bought a fish market and a Fatburger—and uplifted local business owners by preaching the importance of ownership.
Daniel Barna
4.15.19
Noisey News

Read Barack Obama’s Heartfelt Letter Celebrating Nipsey Hussle’s Life

“I hope his memory inspires more good work in Crenshaw and communities like it.”
Josh Terry
4.11.19
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