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A palm springs playlist

A palm springs playlist

  from Mint Love Social Club

We are heading out to Palm Springs this weekend along with some friends from Chicago so of course I have been making a little poolside playlist to accompany our day-drinking festivities. [...]

Wu-Tang Forever: The Clan Signals ‘A Better Tomorrow’ with New Album

Wu-Tang Forever: The Clan Signals ‘A Better Tomorrow’ with New Album

  by Angel Lenise

Wu-Tang Clan ain’t nuthing ta f___ wit. Now, 20 years after the Staten Island set’s formation, all nine members (sans late rapper ODB) crashed The Daily Show for a comeback of historic proportions. Ghostface [...]

Tags: A Better Tomorrow, Jon Stewart, music musings, the daily show, wu-tang clan
Watch the Throne: Beyonce to Receive Vanguard Honor at the VMAs

Watch the Throne: Beyonce to Receive Vanguard Honor at the VMAs

  by Angel Lenise

There are plenty of reasons to tune in to the MTV Video Music Awards. The risky sartorial choices on the red carpet. The candid, comedic acceptance speeches. The chance that Kanye West will storm the stage. This year, there’s an even [...]

Tags: Angel Lenise, Beyonce, mtv, mtv video music awards, notable nominations, On the Run Tour, Star Scoop
Lana Del Rey’s “Ultraviolence” Music Video Is Here

Lana Del Rey’s “Ultraviolence” Music Video Is Here

  by Lauren Kaplan

Lana Del Rey’s music video for “Ultraviolence” debuted on Noisey, and it involves a wedding dress, a blood red manicure, a man’s fingers and an orange. Random, you might say—and, yes, random it is. The singer wanders through an [...]

Tags: bride, lana del rey, music video, Ultraviolence
Shoot Em Up: Jessie J, Ariana Grande, and Nicki Minaj Drop ‘Bang Bang’

Shoot Em Up: Jessie J, Ariana Grande, and Nicki Minaj Drop ‘Bang Bang’

  by Angel Lenise

Nicki Minaj may have pushed back the release date for “Anaconda,” but she still has new music to share. After Monday’s leak of her bodacious “Bang Bang” collaboration with high-powered crooners Jessie J and Ariana Grande, the [...]

Tags: Angel Lenise, Ariana Grande, Jessie J., music musings, nicki minaj, Star Scoop
Flashback Friday: Watch a 19-Year-Old Kanye West Freestyle at Fat Beats

Flashback Friday: Watch a 19-Year-Old Kanye West Freestyle at Fat Beats

  by Angel Lenise

Before his near-fatal 2002 car accident, before he was producing beats for Jay Z, before he was combating classism and krushing on Kim K., Kanye West was an aspiring rapper, in an ill-fitting polo, looking for a chance to make it [...]

Tags: Angel Lenise, Hip-Hop, Kanye West, Kim Kardashian, Music, Star Scoop