Billboard’s New Chart is Smart Like a Velocirapotor (Watch out, Kids!)


Here’s a round-up of music stories we’re reading this week, clever girl.

Billboard’s new chart is smarter now; it can open doors like a velociraptor. Get out of the kitchen, kids! [The Atlantic Wire]

Why So Serious: Where’s the Humor in Music Journalism? [Noisey]

NYU Local talks to Questlove about his Classic Albums course. [NYU Local]

Long Before the Harlem Shake, We Did the Shimmy [NPR]

The 100 Best Opening Lines in Rap History, Part 1: 100 – 51 [Complex]

An Open Plea to Harmonix: Please Don’t Stop the Rock Band [Popdust]