Lil Baby "Harder Than Ever" Review

In Lil Baby’s own words, he had never even considered himself a rapper. Growing up in a single parent household with two sisters and a mother he felt compelled to provide for, the Zone 4 native had always envisioned himself…

Jimmy Kimmel Live & NBA Partner Up For "Game Night" During 2018 Finals

For the eleventh consecutive year, the American Broadcasting Company will air “Game Night Episodes” in conjunction with the NBA playfs.  Jimmy Kimmel Live: Game Night will aim to balance entertainment value in both sporting and television programming, for those up late enough…

Rita Ora’s “Girls” Is About Kissing Up On Supermodel Cara Delevingne

Rita Ora has nothing to hide. Even though she’s boo’d up with rocker Andrew Watt, her new single “Girls” is about sexy encounters with supermodel Cara Delevingne. According to British newspaper The Sun, the two were definitely more than friends. The…

A$AP Rocky Announces His New Album Testing Is Finally Done

Ever since he released three songs back in late January, A$AP Rocky fans have been waiting for the rapper to drop his much-anticipated third studio album, reportedly titled Testing. A long, slow burn and a Tonight Show performance later, A$AP…

Courtney Barnett Seeks Out Harsh Truths on Tell Me How You Really Feel

I watch more cable news now than I have since the ’90s, when my high-school poli-sci and history classes dovetailed with a juicy impeachment scandal and the rise snappy political debate shows like Hannity and Colmes. I like to tell…

Every SNL Opening Monologue This Season, Ranked by the Backing Band’s Reactions

As a weekend Vulture employee, Sunday mornings have become ritualistic when it comes to writing about daily news: I start my day by watching new Saturday Night Live clips on YouTube and subsequently write up the sketches that seem most…

Spotify, R. Kelly, and the Music Industry’s Slow Push Toward Change

Last week, in accordance with its new Hate Content and Hateful Conduct policy, Spotify announced that it had removed the music R. Kelly and XXXTentacion from its curated and algorithmically generated playlists. This decision arrives on a tidal wave institutional…

The Internet Has Already Devoured ‘This Is America’

“It is a terrible thing, simply, to be trapped in one’s history, and attempt, in the same motion (and in this, our life!) to accept, deny, reject, and redeem it — and, also, on whatever level, to prit from it.…