Nine DOOM rarities from the untouchable enigma's vaults

Hot on the heels MF DOOM’s aborted The Missing Notebook Rhymes project, Hugh Leask rounds up the acclaimed rapper’s finest deep cuts, from collaborations with Aesop Rock and Percee P, to under-appreciated loosies and rarities. The Missing Notebook Rhymes, MF DOOM’s recent project with Adult Swim, had just started to gather momentum before it was […]

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RZA says he saw Russell Crowe spit on Azealia Banks

During an appearance on The Breakfast Club. Last October, controversial rapper Azealia Banks accused actor Russell Crowe choking and spitting on her at a party he was hosting in Hollywood. She had been invited to the event by RZA who denied that anything happen to Banks in a lengthy Facebook post. However, on a recent […]

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Maino Drops Off "Party & Pain" Mixtape –

Maino has always been one to put on for and represent his city N.Y. properly. Midnight October 17th, he gave DatPiff the green light to drop his newest mixtape. This sixteen track effort titled “Party & Pain” features Fat Joe, Dave East, and many more. Listen to the full body work, now, below: Are you […]

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RZA admits he saw Russell Crowe spit on Azealia Banks

During an appearance on The Breakfast Club. Last October, controversial rapper Azealia Banks accused actor Russell Crowe choking and spitting on her at a party he was hosting in Hollywood. She had been invited to the event by RZA who denied that anything happen to Banks in a lengthy Facebook post. However, on a recent […]

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Flying Lotus apologizes for "insensitive" comments defending The Gaslamp Killer over rape allegations – FACT Magazine: Music News, New Music.

“I’m having trouble finding my voice in all this. I am truly heartbroken.” Flying Lotus has issued an apology after appearing to defend The Gaslamp Killer following rape allegations made against his former Brainfeeder labelmate. Speaking to HipHopDX, he has now apologized “sincerely” for his “insensitive” comments. “This is a tough time for all us, men and […]

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Singles Club: Will Smith's EDM debut 'Get Lit' is a glorious disaster

Each week on the FACT Singles Club, our writers rate and slate the biggest new tracks the last seven days. This week, Will Smith conjures up an EDM nightmare with ‘Get Lit’ – his first single in over a decade – while rising UK rapper Dave goes in on Theresa May, Donald Trump, those responsible for […]

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Lady Starlight to release Which One Of Us Is Me? EP, shares 'You'

The four-track EP lands in December. US techno artist Colleen Martin aka Lady Starlight will follow up this year’s blistering debut for Stroboscopic Artefacts with an EP for Len Faki’s Figure label in December. Which One Us Is Me? sees the DJ and producer continue her exploration analog hardware, with four raw techno cuts in […]

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FACT mix 623: Jana Rush

Footwork veteran Jana Rush paints a picture the genre in 2017. It was 1996 when Jana Rush released her first 12″ on Chicago’s influential Dance Mania imprint. A split with the legendary DJ Deeon, the 12″ introduced a vibrant young talent billed as “the youngest female DJ,” and she wasn’t even 18 yet. In fact, […]

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South African kwaito veteran Professor Rhythm selects 11 ‘90s house anthems

Kwaito emerged in Johannesburg in the mid-‘90s as the popular dance music a South Africa nearing the end Apartheid, and Pressor Rhythm was one its stars. As the kwaito veteran prepares to reissue his 1995 LP Bafana Bafana on ATFA this month, we asked him to select his 11 favorite ‘90s anthems for a snapshot […]

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Flying Lotus defends alleged rapist The Gaslamp Killer: "The internet is a fucking liar"

The Gaslamp Killer is accused raping two women in 2013. Flying Lotus appeared to defend The Gaslamp Killer at a Los Angeles show last night, following recent rape allegations levelled against his former Brainfeeder label mate. Performing at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery, Flying Lotus closed his set with a Gaslamp Killer track, before telling the audience: […]

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