The Revolver cover.On Thursday Jive Records announced that T-Pain's fourth album rEVOLVEr would be out on December 6. That same day, the rappa ternt sanga's single "5 O'Clock" reached a new Hot 100 peak of No. 25 . The timing wasn't exactly coincidental. The track, on which T-Pain is supporte ... More >>
VH1 spent last week counting down what the channel, and its panel of celebrities and "experts," consider The 100 Greatest Songs of The '00s. They certainly haven't been the first to assemble such a listRolling Stone and Pitchfork and every blog under the sun had their say about two years ago, ... More >>
Tuesday, August 16
Better than: Waiting in line outside of the frathouse bathroom.
When I was in college, people would party to music by Lil' Jon. (Yes, I'm old.) They said his catchphrases, as learned through Dave Chappelle DVDs. (Like I said: old.) They danced to his s ... More >>
The lineups for this year's Gathering included Vanilla Ice, George Clinton (in sequence!), Lil Jon, and a disgruntled Juvenile, to name a few. For more, check out our in-depth coverage of the weekend.
All photos by Nate "Igor" Smith.
The fleet-tongued Alabama MC Yelawolf has been making the rounds on the Warped Tour in advance of his major-label debut Radioactive, which comes out next month, and last night that album's first single leaked. "Hard White (Up In The Club)" is a flip of the club-jam with Yela using the settin ... More >>
Juggal-uh-ohs will never dieYesterday, Charlie Sheen took to Twitter to confirm that the Access Hollywood creature would be hosting one night of this year's 12th annual Gathering of the Juggalos. Soonafter Sheen's four-million followers learned that Sheen is Down with the Clown, Psychopathic Records ... More >>
Michael Becker/FOXA deeply frustrating season of American Idol is over now, having discovered exactly zero future stars, and last night we got the massive glitzathon finale, an annual event that reliably has little or nothing to do with the rest of the season. Scotty McCreery barely even look ... More >>
You may know him as the host of an ongoing shit (we mean, talk) show, but really, Jerry Springer is about love. The man behind 20 seasons of such important learning experiences as "Lesbian Sisters at War," "You Won't Steal My Man," and "I Spent It All on the Hooker," is also bringing folks to ... More >>
Corin Tucker, closet Twilight fan. Photo by John Clark.In this week's Village Voice, we present our annual Best of NYC issue! Relevant to SOTC readers will be Rob Harvilla's sublime essay on Nicki Minaj and our fulsome Arts & Entertainment and Bars & Clubs sections, but be sure to consult Peo ... More >>
New York City: The Best in the World, no doubt. And every year, the Village Voice is as close to the eye of the swirling chaos that it is, and every year, we take one step back to say: this is the best shit in the best city in the world. Normally, 2010 would be no different, but this year, gu ... More >>
Via Kelly Reeves.GARY BUSEY'S HEAD! One can only imagine how Donald Trump's "Negative Contributions to Society" list compares to his "Positive Contributions to Society" list, but mark one down for the former. Evidence?
One of these dudes is noticeably less enthusiastic than all the other dudes. Photo by Nate "Igor" SmithIn the week we interviewed an actual fitness instructor about the theoretical plausibility of exercising to Sleigh Bells, we also penned a Twitter-based ode to Erykah Badu's habitual latenes ... More >>
Lil Jon and Susan Sarandon, reenacting the Twins poster. Photo via Complex/Say_WordYoA love of skateboarding, apparently. Both were at yesterday's Maloof Money Cup at Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens, a pro skating competition sponsored by the infamous Maloof brothers, owners of the Sacra ... More >>
Vice, New York's Canadian-grown media company built on a carefully cultivated proto-punk reputation has certainly had an interesting year! A Times profile. A partnership with CNN. A party in which they made lots of noise about that time they spent a quarter of a million dollars on a party whi ... More >>
The Wall Street Journal reports that bling sales are way down, citing "the recession" and "Internet piracy" as reasons why rappers are increasingly turning to "cubic zirconia, the synthetic diamond stand-in and QVC staple" and other completely fraudulent materials. Although the article also points o ... More >>