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Album Review: Lil Nas X Proves More Than a 10-Gallon Novelty Act on 7 EP

The Lowdown: In case you fell asleep four months ago and have just now woken up, Atlanta rapper Lil Nas X became a divisive figure in March when his country-trap breakout hit, “Old Town Road”, was pulled from Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart for “not embrac[ing] enough elements of today’s country music.” This move from

Scott Aukerman on Why He Loves Prince’s Batman Soundtrack

This interview was originally published in June of 2014 for the 25th anniversary. Scott Aukerman is a busy guy. He’s been pumping out a weekly episode (or two) of The Comedy Bang Bang podcast for the last five years (overlapping with a long run hosting a live show of the same name) and just wrapped production

The Notorious B.I.G.’s “Juicy” one-room shack is available to rent for $4,000 a month

Notorious B.I.G. in the Juicy video Hip-hop fans searching for a place to live, look no further. Notorious B.I.G.’s childhood home is currently available to rent in Brooklyn. As Brooklyn Vegan points out, the late legend’s 972-square-foot Clinton Hill apartment is up for grabs at a steal of $ 4,000 a month. Although Biggie called

Live Review: The Rolling Stones Shake Off Rust During Tour Opener at Chicago’s Soldier Field (6/21)

21st Century Physical Breakdown: Things didn’t look too hot for The Rolling Stones earlier this year. Back in April, the rockers were forced to postpone their tour only days ahead of its original kickoff so that frontman Mick Jagger could undergo heart valve replacement surgery. There admittedly concerns by fans — especially since that procedure sounds more

Stephen King’s The Stand series eyeing James Marsden, Whoopi Goldberg, and more: Report

Casting has reportedly begun on CBS All Access’ adaptation of Stephen King’s apocalyptic opus, The Stand. According to a new report by Collider, writer and director Josh Boone is amidst pre-production and beginning to eye stars for the story’s many, many names. Those already being discussed include James Marsden, Amber Heard, Whoopi Goldberg, Greg Kinnear, Odessa

Ranking: Every Jack White Album from Worst to Best

Welcome to Dissected, where we disassemble a band’s catalog, a director’s filmography, or some other critical pop-culture collection in the abstract. It’s exact science by way of a few beers. This time, we follow Jack White’s career from his 1999 eponymous debut with The White Stripes to his most recent effort with The Raconteurs, 2019’s

Stranger Things 3 score announced, preview two new tracks: Stream

Stranger Things 3 will once again see the return of Survive’s Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein. The two have announced the release of their original score for the upcoming third season. It’s due out digitally on June 28th via Lakeshore/Invada with a CD/vinyl release to follow. “With the Season 3 soundtrack, we’ve made an album