FlyLo’s latest a matter of life and death

When an artist such as Flying Lotus warns Rolling Stone that his new album might “mess up the game a little bit,” fans are wise to take notice. In the eight years since his debut, FlyLo has progressed from a jagged, minimalistic blend of trip-hop to something more layered and
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Sparks fly with Gaga and Bennett’s ‘Cheek to Cheek’

More often than not, a similar response is elicited when a big name in music releases a crossover or cover album: “Why?!” There’s always the notion of self-indulgence, like when an artist’s fanboy admiration for another’s work simply cannot be contained within their own back catalogue — see The Flaming
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Kanye West: Yeezus Review

“Yeezy season approaching,” announces Kanye West. “Fuck whatever y’all been hearing.” And indeed, you may as well check your assumptions — and sensibilities — at the door. In contrast to the straightforward hip-hop of the Kanye bear era, the auto-tuned emoting of 808s & Heartbreak or the excruciatingly balanced braggadocio/rap-god
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Yelawolf: Radioactive

Yelawolf has had an unconventional rise to stardom. After purchasing his first car, he traveled to the Bay Area to pursue professional skateboarding. Spending a lot of his time in Berkeley, he would often spend nights at abandoned frat houses while eating at Food Not Bombs because he was too
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