Yasiin Bey Announces Three New Albums as He Enters Retirement

Yasiin Bey (the artist formerly known as Mos Def) announced last week that he would release a new album with producer Ferrari Sheppard under the moniker December 99th. But one new album is simply not enough, as Bey has just announced that he will unveil a grand total of three new full-lengths by year’s end. In…

Watch Pharrell Perform His Funky New Single “Able”

In following up on the releases of “Runnin’” and “Surrender,” Pharrell Williams returns this week with another new tune from the Hidden Figures soundtrack. P chose to debut “Able” during this year’s Toronto International Film Festival. Pharrell is the composer and producer for the Hidden Figures soundtrack, as on “Able” he displays more of the…

Watch A$AP Rocky Get High With Snoop Dogg

Over the years, Snoop Dogg has built up a reputation for being a weed connoisseur and since the launch of his GGN web series, smoking with the rap legend has become a coveted achievement. In his latest episode, the Doggfather invited A$AP Rocky on the show, whom he referred to as ‘nephew’, to smoke with him….

Pusha T Talks Mass Incarceration, Donald Trump & More in New ‘Complex’ Cover Story

Complex has chosen Pusha T to grace the cover of their December 2016/January 2017 issue. During the interview for the publication’s new issue, the G.O.O.D. Music President spoke with renowned author Mychal Denzel Smith about mass incarceration, racial inequalities, Donald Trump, his #SchoolsNotPrisons campaign, the current status of hip-hop and more. On Trump’s Presidential victory:…

Shia LaBeouf Disses Drake, Lil Yachty, Peter Rosenberg & More in New Freestyle

Actor and performance artist Shia LaBeouf certainly opened some eyes with his surprisingly fire freestyle that he spit for Sway in the Morning less than a month ago. Now the 30-year-old entertainer is back with some fresh bars, premiered today on The Breakfast Club. LaBeouf’s pre-recorded freestyle in turn finds him sending shots at Drake,…

Daft Punk Win the Holidays With Limited Edition Ornament Set

Fresh from working with The Weeknd on his new Starboy album, Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter are looking to get in the holiday spirit with their new Daft Punk ornament set. The limited edition ornaments are in turn replicas of the famed duo’s iconic helmets, fabricated using molded resin and featuring electrostatic plated metallic…

This Is Why Justin Bieber Is Not Returning to Instagram

Justin Bieber’s Purpose World Tour has been one of the most eventful runs of the year (perhaps second only to Kanye West’s now cancelled Saint Pablo Tour.) Across a spread of shows in the ongoing European leg of the tour, he has done everything from storming off stage, crying mid-song, and having his glass of…

Watch Noisey’s New Documentary on the Controversial Rise of Blackpool Grime

For their latest music documentary, Noisey takes a look at UK grime, specifically in England’s seaside resort of Blackpool. During the nearly 30-minute presentation, film host Poet gets a look at three key players from Blackpool’s grime scene, thus delving into the genre as a whole, its controversial rise, beef from artists and more. Accordingly,…

Frank Ocean, Arcade Fire & More Announced for Primavera Sound 2017

The internet is currently buzzing like mad over the rumor that the cataclysmic trio of Beyoncé, Kendrick Lamar and Radiohead will be the headliners of the upcoming 2017 edition of Coachella. But, as promising as that sounds, it remains unconfirmed from the festival organizers. But what has been officially announced is next year’s lineup for…