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Originally known as one-third of the now defunct rap group Das Racist, Victor Vazquez (known professionally as Kool A.D.) has emerged as a force to be reckoned with. Rapper, novelist, punk rocker --Victor is a creative wunderkind. Almost maniacally prolific, in 2016 al...

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It’s the mosttttt wonderful timeeee of the yearrrrrr. No, not Christmas, fools. As I explained in my “Best Tracks of 2014,” the only thing that excites me about the holiday season is the opportunity to channel nearly all my energy into my most...

 

 

Yesterday I saw Marielle Heller’s debut feature, Diary of a Teenage Girl. While I didn’t exactly relate to the protagonist Minnie’s teenage sexual awakening (I’m not that cool), the importance of art and music as a means to make sense of her swirling teenage emotions...

Sorry DJ Mustard, but nothing gets this white girl to shake it like my name was Taylor Swift like a Mad Decent banger. My love for all things Diplo began when he put my #1 bad bitch M.I.A. on the map with 2004’s Piracy Funds Terrorism (and, to my utmost jealousy, date...

First and foremost, can someone plz explain The War on Drugs to me? JK, never do that. Ugly white boys from Pennsylvania boring me to tears. And what a fucking dumb name for a band. Either it's an ironic jab at the Reagan era, which, like, how original, or –worse – it'...

Confession: I hate the “holiday season.” I don’t understand the hype over Christmas trees, I have no desire to wear an ugly sweater, Christmas music feels like daggers in my skull, and all of a sudden people are expecting me to bake shit. The word “cozy” makes me nause...

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First off, allow me to introduce myself – my name is HOVVV….

 

Okay, fine, my name is Anna and in most ways I’m just your average, kombucha-sippin, white girl, but in other ways I consider myself a trap lord. My friends at Labeling Men have been...

 

 

I went to college in North Carolina where the girls have round faces and smile all the time. My face is angular and I hardly ever smile and I typically do what I want. I am not the Carolina boy’s ideal woman. But to be fair the Carolina boy is not ideal to me either....

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