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Kanye West VMA 2015 presidential bid 2020

Here’s a transcript of Kanye West’s 2020 presidential bid announcement

Aug 31, 2015

Why do we always let Kanye finish?

Venetian Snares Bandcamp Top-selling Albums

Venetian Snares just got every top-selling album spot on Bandcamp with a one-sentence Facebook post

Aug 28, 2015

The Winnipeg-based electronic musician asked for help and his fans came to the rescue — big time.

Dr. Dre Straight Outta Compton

Dr. Dre: “I apologize to the women I’ve hurt”

Aug 21, 2015

In response to the Dee Barnes Gawker article detailing her assault, the producer issues an apology

Broken Social Scene

The Polaris Prize for old music has arrived

Aug 20, 2015

The Slaight Family Heritage Prize will recognize albums from four distinct time periods before the Polaris Music Prize began.

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Dr. Dre’s abuse victim Dee Barnes: “I found myself a casualty of Straight Outta Compton’s revisionist history.”

Aug 19, 2015

The journalist attacked by Dr. Dre in 1991 writes a piece for Gawker about N.W.A.'s history of misogyny and abuse.

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ClickHole just bought Bob Dylan a Sleep Number bed

Aug 18, 2015

Everyone's favourite satirical website has successfully crowdfunded a splashy adjustable mattress for "The Man in the Hat." Yes, this is real life.

Straight Outta Compton N.W.A.

Cops are afraid of the N.W.A. biopic, just as they feared the real N.W.A.

Aug 17, 2015

L.A. police are concerned that Straight Outta Compton could jeopardize their safety.