We seem to be awfully excessively protective of 9-year-olds recently. The Onion ate a shit ton of crow. And barely hours later another brilliant 9-year-old became the center of an unnecessary moral panic. We are, of course, talking about hip-hop phenomenon Lil Poopy.
The pint-sized rapper Luie Riv ... More >>
On December 31, BET showed their Top 100 videos of the year. It was a block of television that ended at 10 p.m. and began, if I'm remembering accurately, around 48 BC.
I'd planned on watching all of it, absorbing the videos and then using that information to reach some grand, great point about rap ... More >>
Greystone Manor is the trendy WeHo nightclub usually filled to capacity with A-listers, desperate housewives, Arabian sheiks, ball players, dot-com CEOs and others who have something to do with reality television. Any given Sunday night you might witness Drake buying twenty bottles or Rihanna and Ch ... More >>
10:00 PM, Monday, Oct 8: I'm standing outside Paramount Recording studios on Santa Monica Boulevard waiting for the publicist for rapper Ty Dolla $ign -- aka Ty$. The plan is for me to hang out with the Hollywood denizen, who rolls with the Pushaz Ink label crew (YG, DJ Mustard, Fuego). Ty$'s blowin ... More >>
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Tonight rapper French Montana is hosting a party at a strip club, L.A.'s King of Diamonds Sin City. More specifically, it's a "'Pop That' Event," during which dancers will compete by twerking to Montana's wildly catchy summer anthem "Po ... More >>
[Editor's note: Weekly scribe Jeff Weiss's column, "Bizarre Ride," appears on West Coast Sound every Wednesday. His archives are available here.]
Forget phrenology, both the overrated Roots album and the 19th-century pseudo-science. Ignore palmistry, psychotherapy and Rick Warren. The best way to b ... More >>
Were I an ideal parent, there'd be no real need for a television in our home. My boys and my wife and me, we'd just read books and ride bikes and learn new languages and talk about heavy philosophical shit all day.
But I am not. So there is.
I mean, kids ask somewhere around, like, 4,000 questio ... More >>
[Editor's Note: Fuck Guilty Pleasures celebrates the over-produced, commercial, artless, lowbrow music that we believe is genuinely worthwhile. Like, among the best music ever.]
In March, Mac Miller put out a mixtape. It is called Macadelic. It features "Ignorant," a collaboration between Miller an ... More >>
Rick Ross feat. Busta Rhymes
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Better than: Actually being Big Meech. Or Larry Hoover. At least in 2012.
"Schindler and I are like peas in a pod! We're both factory owners, we both made shells f ... More >>
Now you're hungry. Or grossed out. Das Racist might be genius. Or a big joke. Or maybe both. "We're not joking, just joking-we are joking, just joking- we're not joking," they intone dully on "hahahaha jk?," the funniest track from last September's very funny mixtape Sit Down, Man. But it's p ... More >>