Category: Music

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Watch Kanye West’s Full “Made In America” Performance

Bringing the theatrics of his Yeezus tour to Philadelphia’s Benjamin Franklin Parkway this past Saturday, Kanye West closed out day-one of Budweiser’s Made in America festival with a two-hour set that featured songs from his entire catalog—from College Dropout to 808s and Heartbreak, Cruel Summer, and of course Yeezus. In addition to the classics, Kanye included his trademark rants and…

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The Periodic Table of Hip-Hop

In conjuction with A3C, PopChart Labs just created one of the best visual representations of hip-hop’s greatest artist we’ve ever seen. Laid out in the image of a periodic table, each chemical symbol is designated an artist and unique elemental representation in letters. tabular arrangement of eminent MCs catalogues 223…

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The 100 Best Alternative Rock Songs of 1994

In 1994, the distinction between “mainstream” and “alternative” evaporated. Green Day and the Offspring brought hook-heavy punk to the Billboard charts, middle-of-the-road acts such as Soul Asylum and Live helped calcify “alt-rock” into a blockbuster radio format, and Nirvana’s fate as future classic-rock legends was sealed with Kurt Cobain’s death.…

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Best Music Biopics [Link]

With “Get On Up,” the James Brown biopic, coming to theaters August 1 and Andre 3000’s “Jimi: All Is By My Side” following shortly after, now seems like the perfect time to look back at the best music biopics ever made. See if your favorites made the impressive list of 30…

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10 Best Music Videos Of 1994

1994 was an incredible year for music and since MTV was at its height, it was an equally incredible year for music videos. Looking back on these videos, they may not seem so special or innovative, but you have to remember, these are 20 years old. Back then we were…

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These Music Mashups Are Hilarious…And Sound Good, Too

A few months ago, Neil Cicierega released “Mouth Sounds,” a collection of entertaining mash-ups you’d never think of, including an incredible mix of Smashmouth’s “All Star” with Modest Mouse’s “Float On.” Now Neil is back with Mouth Silence. We shared the video for “Crocodile Chop,” featuring Elton John and System…