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Lil Uzi Vert Is Working With Nicki Minaj on Video for 'The Way Life Goes' Remix

After several delays, due to issues with Atlantic Records, Nicki Minaj and Lil Uzi Vert finally released the remix to Luv Is Rage 2 standout “The Way Life Goes” on Nov. 2. Back in August, Nicki pleaded with Uzi on Instagram to send her the beat so she could get to work on the track's remix.

Kelela Proves Her Breakthrough Has Arrived With Transcendent Concert at NYC's Bowery Ballroom

In 2012, rising R&B singer-songwriter Kelela opened for Solange at New York City's Bowery Ballroom. On Monday night, she returned to the same stage — this time on her own headlining tour.  After releasing her commanding debut LP, Take Me Apart, early last month, Kelela has gained a larger, more mainstream following. The combination newfound fans with those who have followed her since her

Macklemore Protege Travis Thompson on 'Tonight Show' Performance: 'I Had Hella Fun'

Thompson came up through Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ Seattle-based music mentorship program The Residency. Imagine making your network TV debut on The Tonight Show. Now imagine doing it alongside multi-platinum hip-hop star Macklemore, who took a chance on you when you were just a cocky teen from the small Seattle suburb White Center. That's basically

Tory Lanez Serves Up New Single 'I Sip'

Tory Lanez might drop his new album, Memories Don't Die, any time now but it seems he wants to build up some anticipation first. After a few weeks consecutive releases, Lanez unveiled another cut from his upcoming album titled “I Sip” on Zane Lowe's Beats 1 radio show on Thursday (Nov. 16).  Lanez's previously released singles find the rapper toying

Singles Club: Nicki Minaj and Cardi B take the wheel on Migos' 'MotorSport'

Each week on the FACT Singles Club, our writers rate and slate the biggest new tracks the last seven days. This week, Nicki Minaj and Cardi B are in the driving seat on Migos’ first single from CULTURE 2, ‘MotorSport’, while Dawn Richard drops a new track titled ‘Stopwatch’. Elsewhere, Avalon Emerson pulls another belter out

Karen Gwyer and more turned Braga into an audio-visual utopia for Semibreve

The seventh edition Portugal’s Semibreve festival saw performances from Gas, Karen Gwyer, Rabih Beaini, Lawrence English and more. April Clare Welsh headed down to Braga for a relaxed experimental music festival with a radical streak; a festival that asks its audience for complete focus. “What is ambient music?” David Toop asks at the beginning Ocean

Kelsea Ballerini Is Already Country Music’s Biggest Star

For several years now, the country-radio format has been notoriously stingy toward new female acts seeking airplay. Only one woman who’s arrived on the scene this decade has been able to establish a pattern radio success, and that’s 23-year-old Kelsea Ballerini. She got her most significant exposure beyond the country world when a Best New

Algebra Teacher Remixes Cardi B's "Bodak Yellow" For Students

Joliet, IL – Joliet, Illinois math teacher Cassie Crim is making algebra and geometry fun by turning its concepts into the tune Cardi B’s Hot 100-topping hit “Bodak Yellow.” Spitting lyrics going about exponents, ratios and encouraging her students to do their reviews before taking a test, the rapping teacher’s song has gone viral since

Nicki Minaj's Brother's Underage Victim Testifies in Rape Trial –

It’s no wonder Nicki Minaj has decided to stay away from her brother Jelani Maraj’s child rape trial. The former stepdaughter Maraj gave chilling details what Maraj did to her during testimony yesterday. She explained that the abuse began in 2015, when she was 11. He then had sex with her and ejaculated in her

In The Lab with Roc Marciano (Rosebudd Edition)

Words by Daniel Isenberg (@StanIpcus) Last time we were In The Lab with Roc Marciano, it was 2013, and he was in Los Angeles cooking up Marci Beaucoup, his self-produced, collabo-heavy compilation album featuring a who’s who rap fan favorites (Action Bronson, Freeway, Ka and Blu to name a few). Now, almost four years later,

Space is the Place: A Somewhat Comprehensive Guide to Sun Ra’s Cosmic Jazz

Every few years, jazz visionary Sun Ra returns like a comet on an elliptical course with pop culture, his blinding brilliance experienced anew by the next generation listeners. While the man born Herman Poole Blount in Birmingham, Alabama (though he would later cite Saturn as his true home), left his terrestrial form back in 1993,

Why Losing Tom Petty Feels So Deeply Personal

A week after my mom died, I tried to return a shirt I had bought her for Christmas that she had refused to accept. (My mother was an incredibly generous giver gifts, but could not stand receiving them.) I went to Lord & Taylor with the shirt and my receipt, but the woman at the

Analyzing Chart Topping Hits From Cardi B, Post Malone, and Taylor Swift

She really did it. Cardi B now has the biggest song in the country. After weeks leveling up its stream and sales numbers, “Bodak Yellow,” Cardi’s chilly anthem impeccable contempt, finally climbed to the very top the Billboard Hot 100. If it’s not the song summer (that honor belongs to “Despacito”), “Bodak” is assuredly the

8 Best New Songs of the Week: BTS, Björk, Wizkid, Son Little, More

Every week Vulture highlights the best new music. If the song is worthy your ears and attention, you will find it here. Read our picks below, share yours in the comments, and subscribe to the Vulture Playlist for a comprehensive guide to the year’s best music. Björk, “The Gate”What’s better than Björk performing an autopsy

8 Best New Songs of the Week: Tove Lo, St. Vincent, Sam Smith, Jamie xx

Every week Vulture highlights the best new music. If the song is worthy your ears and attention, you will find it here. Read our picks below, share yours in the comments, and subscribe to the Vulture Playlist for a comprehensive guide to the year’s best music. St. Vincent, “Los Ageless”If you have a sick romance