Drake Meme Appears In NYC Parks Department Proposal

Before Aubrey Graham was Drake, he was Jimmy Brooks, a wheelchair-bound teen on the Canadian soap Degrassi: The Next Generation. And to the New York…
Peter Helman | September 19, 2017 - 11:04 pm

WizKid – “Everytime” (Feat. Future)

Drake significantly boosted WizKid's profile in America by having him guest on "One Dance," and the Nigerian singer put out his major-label debut, Sounds From
Peter Helman | September 19, 2017 - 9:59 pm

Canadian Punk Band Zex Dropped From Label Amid Sexual Assault Allegations

Yesterday, news surfaced that some copies of the recent vinyl release of Beyoncé's Lemonade had mistakenly been pressed with the first side of Canadian punk…
Peter Helman | September 19, 2017 - 9:43 pm

Ezra Koenig Shares Update On New Vampire Weekend Album

Vampire Weekend's Ezra Koenig has been busy working on Neo Yokio, his new anime series for Netflix starring Jaden Smith. But in an interview with
Peter Helman | September 19, 2017 - 9:14 pm

Rebecca Black’s “Wasted Youth” Sounds An Awful Lot Like The Julia Michaels Song She Covered A Few Months Ago

Rebecca Black of "Friday" fame has a new EP out. It's called RE/BL and, as Popheads points out, it features a song titled "Wasted Youth,"
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 19, 2017 - 4:54 pm

Watch The War On Drugs Debut A Deeper Understanding Songs At Maine Tour Opener

The War On Drugs kicked off their world tour in support of A Deeper Understanding at the State Theatre in Portland, Maine last night. The…
Julia Gray | September 19, 2017 - 4:44 pm

Bent Shapes Break Up

Ben Potrykus and Andy Sadoway started making music together in Boston back in 2009 under the name Girlfriends, and by the time they got around…
James Rettig | September 19, 2017 - 3:42 pm

Avey Tare Cancels Shows

Avey Tare was set to embark on a tour next month to promote his new album, Eucalyptus, which was released in the summer. The shows…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 19, 2017 - 3:36 pm

Interview

Q&A: Moses Sumney Delves Into Solitude His Own Way On Aromanticism

Nothing about Moses Sumney is ordinary. When you set out to solve for x in the equation of two strict Ghanaian parents who also happen…
Collin Robinson | September 19, 2017 - 2:50 pm

Downtown Boys – “Somos Chulas (No Somos Pendejas)” Video

Last month, Downtown Boys released their excellent new album, Cost Of Living, and today they've shared a video for its lead single "Somos Chulas (No
James Rettig | September 19, 2017 - 1:02 pm

Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: The Blow Brand New Abyss

There are weeks when the "Album Of The Week" idea seems entirely ridiculous and insufficient, when there are so many great records flooding in that…
Tom Breihan | September 19, 2017 - 1:01 pm

Watch Paramore’s Hayley Williams Cover Jawbreaker

Paramore's Riot Fest set time clashed with the weekend's big Jawbreaker reunion, and Hayley Williams was sad about that. "the fact that our set time…
James Rettig | September 19, 2017 - 12:13 pm

Investigators Looking Into Fire That Damaged Neko Case’s Home

Fire investigators are looking for the cause of a fire that heavily damaged Neko Case's 225-year-old Vermont home. Barnet firefighters were called to…
Associated Press | September 19, 2017 - 12:05 pm

Watch Gucci Mane Talk About Spring Breakers & His Kiss-Cam Proposal On The Daily Show

Back when Gucci Mane was at his circa-'09 artistic peak, he couldn't even get booked as a performer on a late-night show. But with his…
Tom Breihan | September 19, 2017 - 11:49 am

Mai Lan – “Pas D’amour” Video

Earlier this year, French pop artist Mai Lan released her Vampire EP, which opened with a shadowy and tense track called "Pas D'amour." Today, she's…
James Rettig | September 19, 2017 - 11:22 am

Stream Prawn Run

Run is the first album from Ridgewood, NJ emo heroes Prawn since 2014's Kingfisher, though there have been occasional bursts of new music like their
Chris DeVille | September 19, 2017 - 11:11 am

Premiere

The She’s – “Heartache”

The She's have been making music together since they were young teens; their 2011 debut, Then It Starts To Feel Like Summer, is built around…
James Rettig | September 19, 2017 - 11:06 am

Torres – “Helen In The Woods” Video

Mackenzie Scott, the singer-songwriter who makes music under the name Torres, is following up her powerful 2015 LP Sprinter with Three Futures, her first album…
Peter Helman | September 19, 2017 - 11:03 am

Westside Gunn & Conway – “RIP Bobby”

Over the weekend, Bobby "The Brain" Heenan, the legendary pro-wrestling heel manager and commentator, died at the age of 73. Heenan might be the greatest…
Tom Breihan | September 19, 2017 - 11:01 am

Hollywood Bowl Announces Willy Wonka Concert With Weird Al As The Oompa Loompas

Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory will be brought to life at the Hollywood Bowl starting 11/3. While the film plays, a live cast will…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 19, 2017 - 10:45 am

Weaves – “Scream” (Feat. Tanya Tagaq) Video

Toronto Band To Watch Weaves and Inuk throat singer Tanya Tagaq were both up for the 2017 Polaris Music Prize last night, and they joined…
Peter Helman | September 19, 2017 - 10:44 am

Justice – “Pleasure” Video (NSFW)

French blog-house veterans Justice released their Woman album last year, and after getting Susan Sarandon to be in their "Fire" video, they've gone for psychedelic…
Tom Breihan | September 19, 2017 - 10:39 am

Premiere

Kacey Johansing – “Do You Want Me” Video

Artfully dreamy singer-songwriter Kacey Johansing is a Michigan native, but she resides in a California small town so reclusive that it's only accessible by unmarked…
Chris DeVille | September 19, 2017 - 10:24 am

Perfume Genius – “Wreath” Video

Perfume Genius' explosively lovely No Shape remains one of the best albums that anyone has given us this year. And earlier this summer, at the…
Tom Breihan | September 19, 2017 - 10:09 am

Watch Missy Elliott, Mariah Carey, A Prodigy Tribute, And More At VH1’s Hip-Hop Honors 2017

VH1 turned the clock back Monday in another nostalgic trek down memory lane for Hip-Hop Honors: The ’90s Game Changers. To kick off the show,…
Latifah Muhammad / Billboard | September 19, 2017 - 9:52 am

Cardi B – “Bodak Yellow (Remix)” (Feat. Kodak Black)

Right now, the #2 song in the United States of America is "Bodak Yellow," an unlikely street-turned-crossover smash from unlikely great rapper Cardi B. Cardi's…
Tom Breihan | September 19, 2017 - 9:45 am

Interview

Q&A: Zola Jesus On Living In The Wilderness, Making Bangers, And Learning To Let Go

There may be better places to see Zola Jesus than a desiccated upstate New York factory full of intense-looking art-goths, but there probably are not…
Tom Breihan | September 19, 2017 - 9:25 am

Avril Lavigne Named “Most Dangerous Celebrity On The Internet”

One-time pop-punk princess Avril Lavigne has beaten superstar Beyoncé at something, but she may not be totally happy with her victory -- she's been named…
The Associated Press | September 19, 2017 - 9:20 am

Leonard Cohen – “Leaving The Table” Video

Last year, only a few weeks before he died, Leonard Cohen released You Want It Darker, a profound and thoughtful goodbye album. In retrospect, songs…
Tom Breihan | September 19, 2017 - 9:18 am

Morrissey – “Spent The Day In Bed”

Last month, Morrissey announced that he'd signed a deal with BMG to launch his own label and that he had a new album called Low
Tom Breihan | September 19, 2017 - 8:59 am
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