Nicki Minaj Jumps on A$AP Ferg's 'Plain Jane,' Twitter Reacts

reactid=”138″> A$AP Ferg’s “Plain Jane” is already a hot street banger and now the song just got hotter thanks to Nicki Minaj hopping on the new remix the song. On the new version, A$AP Ferg keeps his original verse and steps aside for the Queen Barbz to spit bars on the second verse. Per usual, […]

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​Hear the Decemberists Rework a Song from 'Hamilton'

Just when we thought 2017 was finally gonna give us a break and just end already, the Decemberists went ahead and teamed up with Hamilton musical theatre rapper Lin-Manuel Miranda.   Colin Meloy and his folksy band have contributed to a new series that has been embarrassingly dubbed The Hamildrops. It features artists interpreting work […]

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Are You Feelin’ It? Nike Set To Drop ‘Black History Month’ Themed Air Force Ones In 2018

February 2018 is going to be a lit month for Black people. Not only is it Black History Month, but the highly anticipated Marvel film Black Panther drops on February 16th, plus Nike recently revealed their new Nike Air Force 1 High. The new Forces are apart the shoe company’s 2018 Black History Month collection […]

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Chance the Rapper and More React After FCC Repeals Net Neutrality

reactid=”130″> Well, this happened. The Federal Communications Commission, headed by President Trump’s chairman pick Ajit Pai, voted 3-2 on Thursday (Dec. 14) to repeal net neutrality rules passed by the Obama administration that were aimed at protecting consumers from bad behavior by their internet providers. The FCC’s new rules could usher in big changes in […]

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Exclaim!'s Top 11 EPs of the Year Best of 2017

As our annual rollout genre-specific album lists for the Best the Year — which so far has covered the Top 20 Pop & Rock Albums, Top 10 Soul and R&B Albums, Top 10 Metal and Hardcore Albums, Top 10 Folk and Country Albums, Top 10 Hip-Hop Albums and Top Ten Dance and Electronic Albums 2017 […]

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​Vampire Weekend's Next Album Is Inspired by Old-School Country, Kacey Musgraves and Kanye West

Vampire Weekend are continuing to tease their upcoming fourth album, and in a new interview with Entertainment Weekly, frontman Ezra Koenig has shed some more light on the band’s new material.   In addition to once again confirming that former full-time member Rostam Batmanglij co-wrote some the songs, Koenig also confirmed that the band’s previous […]

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Jeezy Announces ‘Cold Summer Tour’

It’s about to be a “Cold Summer.” Jeezy has announced his “Cold Summer Tour” in support his upcoming album, Pressure, which is due Friday (Dec. 15). The six-week, 31-city jaunt kicks f Feb. 7 in Anaheim. The Snowman’s flurry will continue through Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Denver, Chicago, Boston, New York, Nashville, Atlanta, and New […]

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The Killers Take Aim at QOTSA's Josh Homme for Face-Kicking Photographer

The Killers set out to single-handedly restore the Christmas spirit at KROQ’s Almost Acoustic Christmas show over the weekend, after Queens the Stone Age frontman Josh Homme kicked a photographer in the face and Morrissey cancelled his headlining slot due to illness.   The Killers managed to show up as scheduled last night (December 10), […]

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​Terra Lightfoot Plots 2018 North American Tour

Hamilton-based singer-songwriter Terra Lightfoot delivered her latest LP New Mistakes this fall, and she’s just mapped out another round tour dates in support the record.   She’ll kick f the new year with a pair hometown shows alongside the Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra String Ensemble, before heading east through Quebec, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia.   […]

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5 Strategies For Safer Music Spaces, Including Lido Pimienta's

Conversations on making musical spaces more inclusive are far from over; there’s plenty more work to be done. But thanks to several thoughtful initiatives this year, we can continue to inch ever closer to making concert and festival spaces safe for everyone.   Lido Pimienta Colombian-Canadian musician Lido Pimienta achieved international fame after winning the Polaris […]

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