With last year's head-nodding "Work" A$AP Ferg became the most visible member of A$AP Mob not named Rocky or A$AP Yam's birthmark. Now, the remix is here, and it, as they say, go hard. How hard? Well, at one point "Pakistan" is rhymed with "Columbine." We'll let you guess whose stroke of genius that ... More >>
The argument against gun control should've gone out the window the moment 20-year-old Adam Lanza walked up to Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, and with completely legal firearms he plucked from his mother sometime before shooting her multiple times in the head, blew through a wa ... More >>
Welcome to Sound of the City's scouring of the many hip-hop songs that drop every week in hopes of finding a couple of songs that stand out. This week we managed to get our hands on three and three-quarters of themnot bad at all.
On Friday, America witnessed true terror on the television - in Aurora, Colorado, over 70 people were shot by a madman at a midnight premiere of The Dark Knight Rises. James Eagan Holmes, the suspect now in custody, had been planning the attack for months and, inside of his apartment yesterday, poli ... More >>
As we all know by now, yesterday marked the largest mass shooting in America's history, as suspect James Holmes, who is now in police custody, gunned down a total of 71 people, leaving 12 dead and 59 injured at a midnight showing of The Dark Knight Rises in Aurora, Colorado - a t ... More >>
A mass shooting took place at a midnight screening of The Dark Knight Rises in Aurora, Colorado last night. Aurora is a suburb of Denver, a short distance from the suburb Columbine, where 13 people were killed in a mass shooting in 1999.
Although initial stories reported 14 dead, WNYC's The Takeawa ... More >>
N.W.A.'s "Fuck Tha Police" burst into Awkword's life thanks to his baby-sitter. The Manhattan-based rapper visibly remembers the day when his part-time watchdog turned up with a copy of Dr. Dre and Ice Cube's anti-establishment rant; hearing the song kick-started his first forays into writing his ow ... More >>
via NYDNAn art teacher at Fort Hamilton High School in Bay Ridge has been charged with making terrorist threats after saying that she would take a "machine gun under a trench coat and it would be Columbine all over again" in the teachers' break room. The teacher, 34-year-old Sabrina Milo, was cr ... More >>
via EV GrieveRemember that mysterious novel that was appearing, page by page, in locations around the East Village? Alas, those pages seem to have disappeared without a trace, perhaps due to rain, perhaps to a novelist abandoning efforts (or, dare we hope, a book deal?). But our East Village ... More >>
Tame by comparison, believe it or not.
Odd Future, a/k/a OFWGKTA, a/k/a Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All, are a teenage L.A. rap collective who've been raising a ruckus for a few months now. Tonight they hit Santos Party House for their second-ever NYC performance, but tomorrow's the big one: Th ... More >>
Pew ResearchThis graphic shows the overall even split in opinion from the Pew Research Center poll about gun control. It's about 50-50. But read on for the detailed breakdown, touted today by the pretty rigorously nonpartisan and pro outfit. Just be warned: The poll, taken before assassin Jared L ... More >>