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QUIZ: Can you match the hip-hop song to the rock track it samples?

Lil Peep stood out with relatable lyrics, often blending hip-hop flow with samples of his favorite emo and pop-punk artists. November marks the release...
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QUIZ: Which iconic 2010s vocalist are you?

The 2010s brought us a new wave of alternative music. From the rise of pop-punk revivalists, including State Champs and Neck Deep, to modern...
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QUIZ: Is this a blink-182, MGK or YUNGBLUD lyric?

The blink-182 universe is expanding fast, with the trio often collaborating with fast-rising musicians. Two recent beneficiaries of Travis Barker’s percussion and producing talents...
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Why Friday Pilots Club don’t need a genre to make good music

In a society that’s constantly obsessed with image and keeping up appearances, it’s easy to forget to be who you are. Decked in black...
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Bonelang explore love and loss in the no-genre landscape of “Newlian”

Rapper Samy and vocalist/producer Matt Bones are the duo behind Bonelang, whose smooth grooves and lyrical flow are couched in some modern-pop attitudes. Today...
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17 rising Black alternative bands who are leading the next generation

Black musicians are at the heart of alternative music’s history. Whether it’s punk, emo, metal or pop punk, Black people have played an integral...
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Billie Eilish backs Tyler, The Creator’s critique of Grammys “urban” awards

Billie Eilish is backing Tyler, The Creator in his comments about the Grammys' use of the term "urban" in their awards categories. Back at the beginning of the...
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Anonymous disrupts Chicago police radios with N.W.A.’s “Fuck Tha Police”

As the protests over the death of George Floyd and continued police brutality carry on throughout the country and across the globe, the notorious hacker group...
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Musicians react following the death of George Floyd in police custody

On May 25, Minneapolis resident George Floyd was tragically killed by police after one of the four police officers involved in his arrest knelt...
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G-Eazy dropped an indie song and the internet doesn’t know how to react

G-Eazy is best known for being a rapper but his latest song sees him branching away from hip-hop beats into melodically-tinged indie rock. He revealed "Free Porn,...