Now that the second decade of the Golden Age of television is solidly underway, everything’s different, right? It’s like ever since Tony Soprano started seeing a shrink, we don’t have to. What can a therapist tell us that a showrunner can’t? Clear eyes, full heart, can’t lose — except when we do lose, because power… Read More 10 TV Moments That Totally Changed Everything in 2012
In Rocawear’s most interesting — and possibly definitive — move since they had every grown-ass woman clad in velour jumpsuit dresses, the Jay-Z-founded streetwear brand is unleashing a capsule line based on the life and times of Jimi Hendrix. Taking the concept beyond track jackets and Tim-style boots, the Roc has introduced tie-dyed denim jackets… Read More Is Rocawear’s Jimi Hendrix Collection Predicting 2013 Rap Fashion?
James Brown’s life was as deep and mythic as his celebrated groove. In the magisterial, rollicking biography The One: The Life and Music of James Brown, former SPIN staff writer RJ Smith goes further than anyone ever has in getting to the formidable, often contradictory essence of the Godfather of Soul. Rich with novelistic detail… Read More 10 Best Music Books of 2012
Remembering a B-boy, the Voice, a Band legend, a godfather, and a disco queen by SPIN Staff It was the year we learned there’ll never be a new Beastie Boys album. Or hear Whitney Houston’s powerhouse voice on a fresh recording again. We lost the Godfather of Go-Go during the past 12 months, American broadcasting… Read More In Memoriam: The Musicians We Lost in 2012
While the NFC playoff picture is still muddy, the AFC playoffs are ready to go. Here are the seeds: Denver Broncos (bye) New England Patriots (bye) Houston Texans Baltimore Ravens Indianapolis Colts Cincinnati Bengals So the Texans will play the Bengals this week in Houston, and the Ravens will play the Colts in Baltimore. Not the juiciest match-ups in… Read More The AFC Playoff Match-Ups Are Set
Lil Wayne’s next album I Am Not A Human Being II, will be released on Feb. 19 and we now have a new single from the album after Cash Money’s DJ E-Feezy dropped it on Twitter tonight. YMCMB!!!!! NO ONE HAS THIS SONG BUT YOU AND ME!!! BRAND NEW LIL WAYNE FEAT. FUTURE! CLICK:box.com/s/c63x9jhywfq1… “Bitches Love Me” (also… Read More Listen: Lil Wayne “Bitches Love Me” F. Drake, Future
We’re three days away from ending 2012– the year the Mayan’s math didn’t quite add up–with a bang. Before we bid this year adieu we’ve documented the Best Ofs for the past 12 months; so during the next predicted Apocalypse rears its false head, we’ll reminisce on theCrunkest Songs of 2012 or 2012′s 8 Most Underated Singles or the Best… Read More Music’s Biggest Breakout Stars Of 2012