Harlem’s hiphop wunderkind Azealia Banks released a new track today called “Fuck Up The Fun,” and it’s every bit as delightful as her first hit, “212.” Click through to listen! More
Kim Kardashian got her wish: Her divorce is trending on Twitter. But with that extra level of fame comes cruelty–here are the best Twitter reactions to her fake marriage fake falling apart. More
If you’re still blissfully unaware of the phenomenon called “planking,” well, sorry to ruin your day. Planking, also known as the “lying-down game,” is this weird thing to come out of England wherein the participant lies flat on the ground like a plank and gets someone to photograph him. That’s literally the extent of the game. Lying down, photo. Anyway, the best plank we’ve ever seen has to be this one tweeted by Diplo, who made his way to a friendly elephant and planked the shit out of him.
We’d love to have been a fly on the wall (or, more prudently, a passenger on the plane) when this interaction took place. Our favorite dinosaur-tatted DJ, the adorable Diplo, understands that he witnessed the truly miraculous event in the successful stowing of Bobby Brown‘s luggage.
P.S. Friday! More
I went to a party yesterday. Would you like to hear about it? I see no reason why you wouldn’t, because parties are awesome, unless they are lame. But this one was not lame because there was free beer and also tacos. Tacos, you guys, tacos.
Question: If 200 enthusiastic party-goers are each holding a glass tumbler full of Heineken, how long will it take for your super-chill vibe to be disrupted by the sound of shattering glass?
A: Approximately 2.5 minutes, unless the music is especially loud. More
Two awesome dance electro masters are in town to DJ NYC! First up, Diplo is DJing a party tonight (Thursday). It’s a Roxy Cottontail party and DJ Drama, Eli Escobar, and Roxy Cottontail are also spinning. It’s happening at a … More
Image: Amazon DJs Diplo and Switch have a collaboration going, under the moniker Major Lazer. The two will be at Other Music (15 E. 4th St. in Manhattan) tonight (Monday June 15), performing and signing copies of their new album … More
Image: Amazon Filter Magazine has released more bands’ and musicians’ Top Ten Albums of 2008 lists. This week MGMT was the most frequently named artist. Check out who Diplo, the Black Kids, and others named as their favorites: The Faint … More
Diplo has teamed up with Abe Vigoda, Telepathe, and Boy 8-Bit for the Mad Decent Tour. It hits Webster Hall on October 16. All of the tour dates below: 10-16 New York, NY – Webster Hall 10-17 Cambridge, MA – … More
While I am in Chicago this weekend for the Pitchfork Music Festival I’ll be missing plenty great shows in NYC: Friday Mary Weiss of the Shangri-Las @ South Street Seaport (free) Matmos @ (le) Poisson Rouge Deerhoof @ Prospect Park … More
Finally!! June 13: Mavis Staples and Stephanie McKay June 14: Vampire Weekend, Kid Sister, Ecstatic Sunshine June 15: Victor Manuelle and Special Guests June 20: Comedy Night with Stephen Lynch and Mike Birbiglia June 22: Yael Naim, David Donatien, Piers … More