He may not been the most hyped rapper of the year. That is, until everyone heard that this underdog has made the best rap album of the year.
The zealous response to the announcement of new album Hummingbird seems like the L.A. band were gone for years. It's only two, which speaks to just how popular they've become.
Tis the season for another box set of original and classic carols from the chamber pop experimentalist.
Azealia Banks (pictured)
Not sure who to feel more sorry for, Azealia because the album was pushed to 2013 or Spin and Dazed & Confused for putting her on the cover when it was supposed to come out.
Guided By Voices
With a third album set for 2012, GBV have proven too much music isn't always a good thing.
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Oddisee Talks Crowdsourcing Inspiration and Baltimore Politics
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Wale Enjoys 'Album About Nothing' Success but Still Feels Slept On
In 2013, Wale announced that, in collaboration with Jerry Seinfeld, he'd be crafting a follow-up album based on a 2008 mixtape titled, The M...
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Little Simz Talks Upcoming Projects and Dinner with Yasiin Bey
In many ways, UK MC Little Simz is a young veteran. While the North Londoner has released a slew of online mixtapes and EPs, she is still a ...