We Ranked All the Songs on Spotify’s ‘Life Sucks’ Playlist

The rapper Cyhi the Prynce once said on Kanye West’s “So Appalled,” “If God had an iPod, I’d be on his playlist.” The method music storage might be outdated now, but playlists loom larger than ever in the streaming era music-listener culture, with subscription services like Apple Music and Spotify acting as the presumptive deities. […]

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Bebe Rexha’s Expectations Explores Weird, Bad Feelings

Last year, I complained because I felt that pop music was consolidating values from outside genres into a bland mixed vegetable soup, that with everyone grasping after the same ingredients, the same mix light EDM and rock production values served over the same trap drums, listening to everyone’s records and to radio and streaming service […]

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Koko, The Gorilla Who Mastered Sign Language, Dead At Age 46

Koko the Gorilla, who was world-renowned for her ability to communicate with sign language and show empathy, has been found dead at age 46; she died in her sleep at the Gorilla Foundation’s preserve in California’s Santa Cruz mountains. “Koko touched the lives millions as an ambassador for all gorillas and an icon for interspecies […]

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Yung Lean x Converse One Star "Toxic" Releasing Again

During the NBA’s All-Star Weekend in February, Yung Lean and Sadboys Gear released a limited edition “Toxic” colorway the Converse One Star. Next, week those kicks will be up for grabs once again exclusively through sadboysgear.com. The special edition Converse One Star sports a premium, black suede upper, complete with starry detailing, as well as slime […]

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XXXTENTACION Breaks One-Day Spotify Streaming Record

XXXTENTACION‘s death has led to even more success for his music, specifically when it concerns streams. According to Spotify Charts, X’s “SAD!” broke a global record on the streaming service with the most streams in a single day. The ? record received 10.4 million streams globally on Tuesday (June 19), the day after the South […]

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Nas Calls For Electric Chair For Cop Who Shot Antwon Rose

The country mourns the death yet another black teen. Seventeen-year-old Antwon Rose was shot in the back by local police in East Pittsburgh while he was running away after being suspected being involved in an earlier shooting. Rose was in a Chevy Cruze on Tuesday (June 19) when the Allegheny County Police pulled him and […]

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Logic, KYLE & More Featured On Sprite's Limited Edition Collection Of Cans

Every now and then, beverage companies come up with new campaigns to convince us to hydrate with their products over the summer. In this spirit, Sprite is launching a new collection cans. The limited edition collection feature cartoon illustrations the campaign ambassadors: rapper/singer KYLE, MadeinTYO, female producer extraordinaire Wondagurl, social media personality Jay Versace and the consistently biracial Logic. Wondagurl’s inclusion is particularly […]

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