Keep the 808s & Heartbreak Renaissance Going with Christine and the Queens' 'Paradis Perdus'

Fall is the season of blue and bluster: a time to reflect on all the things you’ve done, the things you wish you wouldn’t have, the things you’re never going to get to do. Kanye’s doing 808s at the Hollywood Bowl; at home, you’re bringing the heartbreak in hot. And Christine and the Queens, the elegantly subversive »10/01/15 6:20pm10/01/15 6:20pm


Hear Me Out: This Chainsmokers Song Is the Best Thing I've Ever Heard

Hear me out. Just listen to it. That’s right—you’re peaking. The sunrise is coming slowly across the tree line, flickers of electric pink are lifting the deep blue haze from the cloud cover, and someone you love is smiling at you and everything you’ve ever been asked to do is dissolving and everything you want to do… »7/10/15 5:50pm7/10/15 5:50pm

Kanye Covers Queen's 'Bohemian Rhapsody' at Glastonbury 

Glastonbury hasn’t been easy for Yeezy. After the long-running festival announced that he would headline, a online petition calling for his replacement attracted over a 100,000 signatures. Then, last night, he was out-Kanyed by a British comedian who interrupted his performance of “Black Skinhead.” But Kanye soldiered… »6/28/15 12:45pm6/28/15 12:45pm

Kanye & Future Debut Incredibly Sexist Video Game; World Rolls Eyes

Yesterday, hip-hop artist Future took a break from being autotuned to within an inch of his life to release a video game designed to be played while listening to his latest single "I Won." The game involves two men in lounge chairs on a beach throwing gold necklaces at bikini-clad women passing by. Once the women are… »5/09/14 2:40am5/09/14 2:40am

Shakira Needs Her Boyfriend's Permission To Do Her Own Music Videos

Oh dear. In an interview with Billboard last week, Shakira let on that her boyfriend, Spanish footballer Gerard Piqué, is pretty domineering. On top of simply not allowing her to film music videos with men (no more 'La Tortura?!'), she had to ask him permission to film the steamy faux-lesbian music video for "Can't… »3/09/14 11:30am3/09/14 11:30am

14 Life Lessons From an Awesomely Batshit Interview With Kanye West

Kanye West, America's tantrum-throwing beat-dropping id, gave an interview to the Times this week so overflowing with self-aggrandizing proclamations practically begging to be ironically cross stitched onto a $30 Etsy throw pillow that it made Muhammad Ali sound like Mahatma Gandhi. But when you strip away the… »6/12/13 5:15pm6/12/13 5:15pm