By Caitlin White Earlier this month Phonte dropped much knowledge about which rappers correspond to which classic television shows. To wit: Jay is The Wire; Nas is Breaking Bad; Kanye is Lost; East Bound and Down is Action Bronson, etc. It's a fun game, and anyone who thinks too much about hip-hop ... 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.] For a true country aficionado, mentioning Tim McGraw in the same breath as Waylon Jennings, Merle Haggard, or any country ... More >>
Prediction: fifteen years from now, at a random hotspot in Hollywood, Rebecca Black's "Friday" will be the song that gets everybody on the floor. Club kids will grind to Gaga and they'll cut it to Kanye, too, sure, but the tracks that'll incite screams and singlalongs and dancing in unison wi ... More >>
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Chely Wright tells her truthWe told you last week that, despite rampant speculation, the "major music star" coming out of the closet today was NOT Queen Latifah, who for some reason was widely guessed as the person coming out. (We don't know for sure if she's indeed in any kind of closet abou ... More >>
NOT coming out on 5/5: Queen LatifahWord got out that a celebrity will be coming out on May 5, possibly on the cover of People magazine. Rampant speculation started on popular site Jezebel and other internet founts of gossip and innuendo. Then, the Queer Town column in the LA Weekly's LA Dail ... More >>
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