Ja Rule Is Searching For The Elusive Banksy

I haven’t had the pleasure writing about Ja Rule since the wonderful Fyre Festival fiasco, which may have been unpleasant for the people unlucky enough to attend, but made for some phenomenal entertainment for everyone else. And while Ja does have some great music in his discography, the former Murda Inc rapper has become somewhat […]

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Who’s a Better Painter: Taylor Swift or Britney Spears?

Taylor Swift and Britney Spears represent two vastly different generations pop stars, and yet they’ve recently found common ground in their no-longer-secret passion for a new creative direction: painting. Not your mom’s drunk-on-wine painting — though you know Britney definitely indulges — or your kid’s paint by numbers. We’re talking about the distinguished, pinkie-up fine […]

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Happy 50th Birthday, E-40: The King Of Slang

Rapping is a young man’s game, which makes E-40’s accomplishments all the more significant. Today is his 50th birthday; he is an ageless wonder, the rap game Kareem Abdul-Jabbar who has been schooling youngbloods for the better part three decades. Indeed, it is not a stretch to say that your favorite rapper was probably conceived […]

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The Songs on Taylor Swift’s Album That Definitely Diss Kanye and Kim

The moment that makes Taylor Swift’s new album comes roughly two minutes and 30 seconds into “This Is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things,” the third to last song. She’s claiming to find reconciliation with her greatest foe Kanye West and extend an olive branch, when — psych! — she interrupts her own attempt at […]

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