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Earl Sweatshirt Returns, Releases New Song, ‘Home’
Ironically, Earl Sweatshirt was one of the most visible members of OFWGKTA when the group catapulted to fame a year ago, simply because he was fully off the radar at the time.
His absence was well chronicled -- most notably by the New Yorker -- and while Tyler the Creator was off being a lunatic, and…
Game, Tyler the Creator in ‘Martians vs. Goblins’ Video
Game enlists fellow L.A. oddball Tyler, the Creator for the visual for his all-but-forgotten 'Martians vs. Goblins' single, from his August LP 'The R.E.D. Album.'
Drawing from 'One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest,' 'Saw' and 'The Exorcist' equally, the Matt Alonzo-directed video depicts a straightjacket-…
Best Videos of 2011 — Hip-Hop and R&B
The best videos of 2011 all have one thing in common: they're visual eye candy. With Beyonce snagging African dancers for 'Run the World (Girls),' Lil Wayne taking a cue from a blockbuster hit for '6 Foot 7 Foot' and Frank Ocean's hallucinogenic clip for 'Novacane,…
Cypress Hill, Paid Dues Announce 2012 Headliners
Two of the West Coast's best hip-hop festivals will be returning in 2012.
First up, Cypress Hill have announced the date and lineup for their 2012 Smokeout Festival, which is set to take place on March 3, in San Bernardino, Calif.
The all-day music festival will feature over 20 artists on two stages, …
Best Albums of 2011: Hip-Hop and R&B
Hip-hop and R&B had a big showing in 2011, with the genre controlling the No. 1 spot on the Billboard 200 for about 12 non-consecutive weeks by 11 different artists. Take that, country music! There was a lot to sift through when compiling The BoomBox's Best Albums of 2011 list, and it s…
Frank Ocean Named ‘Rookie of the Year’ by GQ Magazine
GQ has named Odd Future crooner Frank Ocean its Rookie of the Year, in the magazine's annual Men of the Year issue. The publication recounts the singer-songwriter's long road to success via a prophetic message he addressed to himself five years ago, which he shared on Twitter, promising he…
Odd Future’s Left Brain Charged With Battery
After receiving anonymous email threats, Amy Harris, the photographer who claimed Odd Future rapper Left Brain slapped her at the Voodoo Experience festival in New Orleans on Oct. 30, officially pressed charges against the MC on Friday (Nov...

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