Chance The Rapper Is Looking for an Intern

Timothy Hiatt, Getty s Chance The Rapper is hiring. The Chicago MC announced that he is looking for an intern with experience in writing proposals. “I’m looking for an intern, someone with experience in putting together decks and writing proposals,” Chance wrote on Monday (March 27). “I want intern resumes formatted as creative decks, pitches or proposals ctrinternsubmissions@gmail.com.” Chance’s search […]

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Pulling Back the Curtain on the Great Drake Page View Grab Article

On March 18, Drake released More Life, a 22-track album that he insists we call a “playlist.”  It has been nine days since the project premiered, and in those nine days, DJBooth has published eight Drake- or More Life-related pieces content, including a 1 Listen album review; news stories about the project's record-breaking stream totals, the rise certain album-related keywords in Google […]

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Ray Davies on His New Album of Kinks Covers and What It Would Take to Get a Kinks Reunion

Ray Davies, former lead singer the Kinks, has a new album out today called See My Friends, in which he rerecords fourteen songs, duetting with the likes Spoon, Metallica, Lucinda Williams, Bruce Springsteen, and … Jon Bon Jovi? Vulture spoke with Davies about how he picked his partners, who on his wish list didn’t work out, and one life’s big […]

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Cartoon Lizard ‘All in the Cards’

Victoria psych-pop unit Cartoon Lizard brings together five multi-instrumentalists, each contributing their own eccentric influences and talents to the collective. They’re gearing up to release their debut EP Not Punk Not Raw later this spring, but Exclaim! is giving you an early idea what to expect with the premiere a cut called “All in the Cards.”   “Essentially the song […]

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It Took 11 Years & 9 Albums, But the Real Rick Ross Finally Stood Up Article

Rick Ross has finally solved the biggest hold-up  his career and it only took him 11 years and nine projects to figure it out. Despite his remarkable ability to craft a trap banger and his impressive ear for soul-sampled beats, Ross has always been haunted by authenticity—or lack there. Without wasting time rehashing the whole narrative, Ross' previous employment in law enforcement […]

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SMH: Racist Wendy’s Worker Fired After Writing “Ni**er” On Customer’s Receipt

Racist Wendy’s Employees Gets Put On Blast By Florida State Trooper One Wendy’s employee was kicked to the curb this week, after a Florida Highway Patrol Trooper discovered a disgusting racial slur printed on someones receipt. The trooper walked up to place his order and spotted the receipt laying casually near the register. The trooper immediately asked who was responsible […]

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Father John Misty Says He Does LSD Daily

After writing an entire album about the current ills the world and society with Pure Comedy, one would wonder how Father John Misty deals with such weighty topics. Rather than take prescribed medication, the songwriter born Josh Tillman has revealed that a daily microdose LSD does the trick. In an interview with Rolling Stone, Tillman revealed the drug “helps with my depression and anxiety,” […]

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Makonnen Says Drake Made Him Look Like a “Fucking Fool” Article

Makonnen's rise to fame in 2014 was largely due to Drake jumping on his hit single “Tuesday,” and later signing a record deal with OVO, but as he revealed to The FADER's Amos Barshad in a new interview, his experience “working” with Drake and being signed to OVO wasn't exactly a dream come true. According to the Los Angeles native, who now […]

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This Is What Investing in an Album as an Indie Artist Really Looks Like Article

In 2012, Brooklyn-based rapper Radamiz had an idea for an album. Roughly four years later, on April 18, 2016, weighing in at 11 tracks and too many slick lines to count, Writeous was born into the world. The album is good. Really good. Since Radamiz is an underground artist with no label backing and no one writing him a meal ticket, […]

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From Boy to Beast: How Paranoia Transformed Drake’s Persona Article

Trust and betrayal, paranoia and skepticism, fake love and scheming peers―Aubrey Graham is all too familiar with these concepts as if he was more mob boss than rapper. He believes in keeping the family close and keeping away from new friends, but these thoughts stem from the many blades being lunged into his spinal column. Think back on the confrontation with […]

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