Can Cardi B Save the VMAs?

The MTV VMAs have increasingly become a sinking ship irrelevance, save for whenever Taylor Swift does a thing or Rihanna makes Drake looks foolish. But this year, perhaps one woman can keep it afloat: Cardi B. She leads the 2018 nominations with ten — including for Artist the Year, Video the Year (with Bruno Mars), […]

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How Veggie Burgers Helped Gang Gang Dance Make a Record

One the most appealing qualities New York City experimental band Gang Gang Dance is their magpie-like ability to incorporate a vast spectrum references and styles. Over the last 15 years they’ve released music that touches on everything from dancehall to J-pop, without succumbing to hoary world-music clichés. Their brand polychromatic electro-pop hews closer to M.I.A. […]

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Mandy Moore Announces Her Glorious Return to Music

You’ve been missing her like some kind good thing that you enjoy very much. Fries? In a new Instagram video, Mandy Moore teases her return to music with a teeny tiny bit audio. ’“Getting back to it. It’s time. I miss it,” the 47 Meters Down actress captioned the clip. “I’m not scared anymore. No […]

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The Handmaid’s Tale Sabotaged Itself With a Single Song

The ending The Handmaid’s Tale’s second season was already frustrating enough. After two seasons desperately trying to escape Gilead — where Elisabeth Moss’s June was forced into a life rape, physical and emotional abuse, imprisonment, and being ripped from her daughters — she finally has a chance to get out. She stands by a truck […]

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Rick Ross and Dave East Really Love The Fresh Prince

You work a job long enough, and you start to pick up certain occupational perks. Doctors have steady hands. Shippers are great drivers and routers. Rappers are geniuses with words, but a more fascinating perk they possess is the ability to look cool in any environment, both literally and figuratively. Think all the great hip-hop […]

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Ariana Grande’s Wild New Video Has Madonna Quoting Pulp Fiction

Except actually, just check your Big Dick Energy at the door before entering Ariana Grande’s video for her new single “God Is a Woman,” which is essentially a master’s thesis on Big Pussy Energy. (And, it’s directed by actual god Dave Meyers.) Set in her own version Themyscira, the video sees Ariana as the master […]

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Listen to Ariana Grande’s New Song ‘God is a woman’

When all is said and done, Ariana Grande has a very strong, very late entry to the 2018 song the summer race, and she had to get it out as soon as she possibly could. Initially teased for next week, Grande dropped her new single “God is a woman’ late Thursday night. Which means, like the […]

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