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Lil Mama's "Sausage" Party is Beautiful, in Every Single Way

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The internet went crazy for Lil Mama's new track, "Sausage." It's not hard to see why. (Hard not to see, really, if you've watched the video.) It's an old-school hip-hop safe sex anthem about breakfast foods, piggybacking off the "sausage...… Read Full Story

Kool A.D. Forecasts Your June Horoscopes

Trouble with love? Work problems? Mercury retrograde? Don't worry. Rapper, author of the forthcoming novel O.K. (Sorry House), and expert astrological navigator, Kool A.D. will safely guide you through the coming month. GEMINIBUY GOLD. BUY BUTTER. BUY STEEL. BUY APPL.... Read Full Story

Stream Surf (Not an Album by Chance the Rapper)

What a week for sudden releases of somewhat formless, drugged-out rap music. First, A$AP Rocky was forced to drop At. Long. Last. ASAP in response to a leak, and now Surf, the long-awaited follow-up to Chance the Rapper's massively acclaimed,... Read Full Story

Meet Your Favorite New Twitter Account, "Zayn As Flowers"

Zayn Malik is many things to many people: Zayn is a "beautiful outsider, the misunderstood bad boy," Zayn is fireproof, Zayn is still using Mac filters you thought were cool when you were 12. And now, Zayn is flowers. New... Read Full Story

Willis Earl Beal Gives Us Surreal, Lo-Fi Vibes with "Flying So Low"

Lo-fi crooner Willis Earl Beal is back to break your heart with his newest song "Flying So Low."The first single off of his upcoming Nocturnes LP, Beal's forlorn croon gives a whole new dimension to a track that's startling in... Read Full Story

Vinnie's Pizzeria Has Created a Meta Pizza

So I'm not one to usually consider fast food gimmicks "adorable" (The Chicken Corsage is a gimmick only a mother could love), but these baby 'zas used to top this meta pizza slice at Williamsburg's Vinnie's Pizzeria are just... Read Full Story

Hudson Mohawke Talks "Maximalism" and Sonic Textures Ahead of His NYC Show Tonight

(photo by Lauren Gesswein)Hudson Mohawke arrives 20 minutes late to our interview, a bottle of orange Fanta tucked under an arm, clear-rimmed glasses slightly askance and one very tired look spread across his face. Though who could blame him. The professional pseudonym... Read Full Story
art There's a Kickstarter to Get Descartes Translated Into Bro-Speak

There's a Kickstarter to Get Descartes Translated Into Bro-Speak

The popular blog Philosophy Bro is basically Cliff Notes for frat stars, consistently conveying complicated philosophical and intellectual ideas in language that is not only extremely plain and easy to understand but also funny. Now, there's a Kickstarter for the publication... Read Full Story
art The 10 New Art Shows to See This Week

The 10 New Art Shows to See This Week

The big event this week is the third edition of New Museum's IDEAS CITY Festival, running from May 28th to the 30th in downtown New York City.  This year's theme, "The invisible City," honors the 1972 book by the Italian... Read Full Story

The Coolest Person In the Room: Queen Sateen

Queen Sateen. (Photo via Instagram)In our new column, "The Coolest Person In the Room," we're asking our favorite nightlife pros (hosts, DJs, door people, promoters, bar/club owners, club kids, bartenders, socialites) to tell us about who they think is the... Read Full Story