Tag Archives: Kanye West

New York Fashion Week parties: Rihanna, Future, Cardi B, Lizzo, more

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The semi-annual New York Fashion Week is upon us once again, and with it a bunch of secret, invite-only, and otherwise hard to get into shows and appearances from notable musicians.

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Mary J Blige releases “Love Yourself” ft. Kanye West (listen)

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The song is off her upcoming album ‘Strength of a Woman,’ which also features Quavo of Migos, Missy Elliott, DJ Khaled, Kaytranada, and more.

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stream Drake’s new 22-song ‘More Life’

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‘More Life,’ Drake’s new full-length project that he refers to as a “playlist,” includes his big single “Fake Love” and guest spots from Kanye, Young Thug, Travis Scott, Quavo, and more.

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Mateo Akhi releases new album, to play SOB’s on 2/22

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Mateo Akhi releases new album, to play SOB's on 2/22
Main Artist covered in the blog (for charts): 
Mateo Akhi
Facebook ID: 
mateoakhi
Genres (for charts): 
Hip Hop
Region (for charts): 
NYC

With artists like Chance the Rapper serving as living manifestations of Kanye West’s legacy, it’s hard not to evaluate contemporary rappers according to how to relate to and differ from West in terms of music, persona or both. A rapper that invites this kind of comparison is Mateo Akhi. The Jersey City rapper’s most recent LP, veyebes, features a potent mix of rootsy hip hop reminiscent of West’s earlier stuff and the ...

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New York Fashion Week 2017: Thom Yorke/Nigel Godrich, Sky Ferreira, Kanye, Richie Rich, Andy Warhol auction & more

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New York Fashion Week is upon us, which begins today (2/9) and runs through February 16, bringing a whole lot of directly/indirectly fashion related cool things to do in that city…that you probably aren’t invited to.

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Bowie & Beyonce top 2016 Pazz & Jop poll

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The annual Pazz & Jop poll tallies top ten lists from over 500 music critics around the globe.

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we look back at 2016 on this week’s BrooklynVegan Blog Radio on Sirius XMU (playlist)

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Today (12/28) is the last episode of BrooklynVegan Blog Radio on SiriusXMU for 2016 and host Nick Masi spends it counting down his favorite records of the year, which include many records that ended up on BV’s year-end list.

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Kenny of White Lung discusses his favorite albums of the year

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From big pop like Kanye and Rihanna to small post-punk like Soft Kill and Lust For Youth.

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The Guardian’s Top 40 Albums of 2016

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As always, the UK publication gradually rolls out its end-of-year list, and now the whole thing is here.

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FACT’s Top 50 Albums of 2016

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As always, FACT’s list shines a line on a lot of artists that most year-end lists don’t. Their #1 may surprise you.

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FACT’s Top 50 Albums of 2016

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As always, FACT’s list shines a line on a lot of artists that most year-end lists don’t. Their #1 may surprise you.

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Wild Beast covered Madonna’s “Frozen”; Hayden tells us his Top 10 Songs of 2016

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Hayden’s favorite songs include tracks from Nick Cave, Frank Ocean, Nicolas Jaar, Solange and more.

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Tiny Mix Tapes’ favorite 50 music releases of 2016

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As always, Tiny Mix Tapes’ list is one of the more unique lists you’ll see this year.

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The Upperclass Men release new track, play SOB’s on 12/28

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The Upperclass Men release new track, play SOB's on 12/28
Main Artist covered in the blog (for charts): 
The Upperclass Men
Facebook ID: 
TheUpperclassMen
Genres (for charts): 
Hip Hop
Region (for charts): 
NYC

On their Soundcloud profile, The Upperclass Men describe themselves as a mix between The Roots, The Beastie Boys and recent Trump confidant Kanye West. Self-written or PR-written band descriptions are often bogus, but this one, despite its apparent haughtiness, really does offer some insight into The Upperclass Men’s abrasive hip-hop sound. On their latest release, "Recipe," the emcees of the band trade jabbing lyrics about partying, reminiscent of the early Beasties. The ...

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Pitchfork’s Top 50 Albums of 2016

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Both Knowles sisters are in the top 3. Can you guess which one is #1?

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Spin’s Top 50 LPs of 2016

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The 1975 are at #5.

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Pitchfork’s Top 100 Songs of 2016

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Kanye West, Beyonce, Solange, Chance the Rapper, Radiohead, Angel Olsen, Frank Ocean, A Tribe Called Quest, Bon Iver, and David Bowie all make multiple appearances.

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this week’s playlist for BrooklynVegan Blog Radio on Sirius XMU

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This week’s episode features songs from Mitski, Solange, Blood Orange, ANOHNI, Leonard Cohen and more.

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Complex’s Top Albums of 2016

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The rap/R&B-heavy list has indie rock representation from Mitski and Angel Olsen, and guess who’s #1?

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NPR’s Top 100 Songs of 2016

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From Oathbreaker to Fifth Harmony to Mitski to Beyonce, here’s NPR’s 100 favorite songs of the year.

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Pitchfork’s Top 20 Rap Albums of 2016

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The ‘best of 2016′ lists keep coming. After having rolled out their best music videos list, Pitchfork now published The Top 20 Rap Albums of 2016…

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