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Frank Ocean and a Short History of Spite Albums

Frank Ocean's Endless, the decidedly less commercial of his two recent releases, might just be a victory for artists who've been forced to release music to fulfill contractual obligations. Here's a look at some of history's more significant spite albums.

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A$AP Rocky: At. Long. Last. A$AP.

If Live. Love. A$AP. was the start of Rocky's trip, then At. Long. Last. A$AP. makes for one hell of a disappointing comedown.

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Raekwon: Fly International Luxurious Art

The world of top-40 rap proves to be to Raekwon what dry land is to Aquaman.

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Overdoz.: Boom

Misogyny and sub-par bars are such a winning combination.

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A$AP Rocky: Goldie

Goldie threw a bone to the A$AP Rocky fans eagerly awaiting his official debut.

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Taking It All In: The Pitchfork Music Festival 2012 (Friday)

The first day of Pitchfork delivered a broad sampling of genres from art rock to hip-hop and was capped by a surprisingly muscular set from Feist.

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Sweetlife Food & Music Festival: 28 April 2012 - Columbia, MD

In its second year, Sweetlife seems to be establishing strong roots for it to develop into an original, appealing and noteworthy festival choice.

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Coachella 2012: The Weeknd + A$AP Rocky + Azealia Banks

Coachella streamed live this past weekend and here you can catch entire sets sets from the Weeknd, A$AP Rocky, and Azealia Banks.

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The Best Hopes to Break Out in 2012

The year ahead looks to be an exciting one with the emergence of wealth of great new music waiting in the wings. Will Alabama Shakes be the toast of 2012? Will 2012 be a banner year for forward-thinking hip-hop and R&B? And let's not forget all the great new bands expected to break big in 2012.


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