Noisey News

Hell Yeah, Kendrick Lamar and SZA Might Win a Damn Oscar

The TDE members are in the running for Best Original Song for "All the Stars" at this year's Oscars.
Kristin Corry
New music

Jay Rock's "Win" Is Victorious As Hell

Like, there are trumpets. Plus: it features Kendrick Lamar on the ad-lib.
Lauren O'Neill
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Watch SZA and Kendrick Fight Ninjas in New "Doves In The Wind" Video

SZA's released a new martial arts-themed video for her Kendrick Lamar-featuring 'Ctrl' cut "Doves In The Wind."
Shaad D’Souza
coachella 2018

SZA Is the Pop Star of the Future, Long Live the Queen

SZA wasn't technically Coachella’s Friday night headliner, but her set felt like a damn coronation.
Shaad D’Souza
Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

Robert Christgau on the Star-Studded, Kendrick-Helmed 'Black Panther' OST

The Dean of American Rock Critics reviews 'Black Panther: The Album,' three records from Rapsody, and one each from ​Rhiannon Giddens and Talib Kweli.
Robert Christgau

'Black Panther' Was Great Because of Women, But Its Soundtrack Sidelined Them

Women played a large role in ‘Black Panther,’ but they were sorely missing from the music incorporated in the film.
Kristin Corry
New music

The 'Black Panther' Soundtrack Got 'Chopped Not Slopped' and It Slaps

The Kendrick Lamar and TDE curated ‘Black Panther’ soundtrack sounds even better slowed down.
Kristin Corry
Noisey News

An Artist Is Suing Kendrick Lamar and SZA Over Their "All the Stars" Video

British-Liberian artist Lina Iris Viktor has formalized her accusations of plagiarism, issuing a lawsuit for copyright infringement.
Lauren O'Neill

The ‘Black Panther’ Soundtrack Could Have Been So Much More, GOTDAMMIT

The Kendrick Lamar-curated album dropped the ball on giving a more wide-ranging look into what music the African diaspora has to offer.
Lawrence Burney
black panther: the album

A Brief Review of the ‘Black Panther’ Soundtrack Based on Its Tracklist

Yeah, we've only heard two of the songs in full but there's enough to work with here.
Tshepo Mokoena
grammys 2018

SZA Enters the Matrix for "Broken Clocks" at This Year's Grammys

The TDE singer performed "Broken Clocks" for the 2018 Grammys.
Noisey Staff
New music

Kendrick Lamar and SZA Go Big Screen on “All The Stars”

It's the first single from 'Black Panther: The Album,' produced and curated by Lamar and TDE chief Anthony Tiffith.
Alex Robert Ross