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Listen to ASTR's Cover of Rae Sremmurd's "No Type"

Listen to ASTR's Cover of Rae Sremmurd's
Rae Sremmurd's ode to bad bitches, "No Type," got a recent makeover from electro-pop duo ASTR and, just like Young Guv's new video, it really speaks to us during these lousy winter days. Band members Zoe Silverman and Adam...… Read Full Story

Here's the First Look at Kanye West's Spike Jonze Directed Music Video for "Only One"

Kanye West made an appearance on Ellen earlier today to premiere the music video for "Only One," his first collaboration with that British guy Paul McCartney. As the modern fable goes, West channeled his late mother to write this tender... Read Full Story

Young Guv's "Crushing Sensation" Music Video Perfectly Sums Up Our Winter Feels

Winter is bleak. We all know this and Fucked Up's former guitarist turned indie-pop solo act, Young Guv knows this too. In the music video for "Crushing Sensation," Young Guv finally gets out of bed at about 12pm, eats... Read Full Story
art Steve Buscemi + David Bowie = Perfection

Steve Buscemi + David Bowie = Perfection

Now that Boardwalk Empire is over, what to do for your Steve Buscemi fix? You can only watch the "People to Kill" Billy Madison scene on YouTube so many times and the evil wrongdoers at Netflix Instant refuse to... Read Full Story

The 10 Most Annoying Fashion Statements

My heart always goes out to a victim -- unless it's a fashion victim. They are messes purely of their own making, their unsightliness totally stemming from the wrath caused by their misbegotten choices. So fie on them, and on... Read Full Story

2 Chainz Wants to Run For Mayor of College Park, Georgia

Public intellectual 2 Chainz, neé Tauheed Epps, has his sights set on running for mayor in his hometown of College Park, Georgia. The rapper told XXL, "I'm supposed to be running for mayor in College Park. I got everybody wishing.... Read Full Story

Here's Charli XCX Effortlessly Singing "Boom Clap" in Japanese

Not only is Charli XCX fluent in road trip references, but she's also fluent in Japanese. The British pop star re-recorded her hit song, "Boom Clap" for a special release of her new album, Sucker out from Warner Music... Read Full Story

What's the Matter With Cara Delevingne?

Cara Delevingne's sheer expressiveness as a model is pretty much unmatched by her peers. True, dem brows do about 30% of the heavy lifting, but when you're able to effectively steal the spotlight from Kim Kardashian (and possibly her... Read Full Story

We Can't Stop Watching This Video of Yung Lean Smoking a Blunt

Swedish teen rap sensation and leader of the Sad Boys crew, Yung Lean, has been seducing the dark corners of the weirdo Internet hip-hop scene for a little while now and today he's given the web another gem in... Read Full Story

Watch Run The Jewels' Trippy "Lie, Cheat, Steal" Video

As much as Run The Jewels has brought us moments of pure, cat-related frivolous joy, they've never shied away from serious issues. "Lie, Cheat, Steal" perfectly showcases both the duos unrelenting charisma and political leanings against the backdrop of... Read Full Story