9 Films Passed the Bechdel Test So Far This Year: Links You Need to See

Lily Allen hosted her first ever Reddit AMA, and it had a little gem for Game of Thrones fans. Find out what the creepy fact is in today’s links! … Read More

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Drake Goes Undercover to Find Out What People Think About Drake

Drake, who apparently hasn’t suffered enough abuse yet, dressed up in a disguise for Jimmy Kimmel and interviewed pedestrians… Read More

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The 6 Best New Songs We Heard This Week: Drake, Lana Del Rey, Parquet Courts

It was a busy week in the mainstream, with two new Drake tracks, some old-new Lana Del Rey, Janelle Monae covering Bowie, Icona Pop partying with Ty Dolla $ign, Conor Oberst still trying to make fetch happen, and more. Some of them make the cut here. Let’s go. … Read More

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Flavorwire Interview: ‘Broad City’ Music Supervisor Matt FX Talks Last Night’s Epic Drake/Missy Elliott Tribute

The cold open on last night’s Broad City was easily one of the best TV moments of the year so far. In a nod to Missy Elliott’s iconic Hype Williams video for “The Rain (Super Dupa Fly)” — you know, the one where she wears a trash bag onesie — protagonists Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson hit up the bank for a fat deposit by making it rain, ’90s rap video style. But the song heard in the scene is not Missy’s, nor is it a sound-alike. It’s a track perhaps better known to Broad City‘s core demographic: Drake’s “Started From the Bottom.” … Read More

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Drake Jealous of Philip Seymour Hoffman’s ‘Rolling Stone’ Cover

Drake reached new heights of tweeted immaturity and egotism; already incensed by Rolling Stone’‘s inclusion of his critiques of Yeezus, Drizzy… Read More

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The Best and Worst of Last Night’s ‘SNL’ with Drake

SNL’s diversity problem has dominated the headlines for the past several weeks. The issue came to a head when the hiring of six white (and almost all male) cast members for the show’s 39th season rubbed audiences the wrong way. The situation was aggravated by comments from Kenan Thompson. There was buzz about a secret audition, which turned out to be true — and SNL welcomed Upright Citizens Brigade regular Sasheer Zamata as a featured player, and added LaKendra Tookes and Leslie Jones to the writing staff. … Read More

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The 5 Best New Songs We Heard This Week: Nicki Minaj, Drake, Vampire Weekend

New year, new music. This week, a surprising number of artists released new material despite the holiday and ensuing recovery. Ryan Hemsworth unearthed an entire mixtape of previously unreleased remixes, Nicki Minaj and Drake posted some excellent one-off tracks, and Vampire Weekend refreshed a months-old song. Listen to all of them for free after the jump. … Read More

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What Pitchfork’s Top 10 Songs of the Year Say About Us

It’s become something of an end-of-year tradition to look at what’s probably our generation’s most representative end-of-year list — Pitchfork best songs of the year — and ponder what it says about its readership. After all, the music we’ve found ourselves listening to over the course of a year is a pretty good indication of where our heads have been at. And so, with the publication of this year’s list, it’s time once more to over-analyze the top 10 and see what it has to say about the year gone by. … Read More

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