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Behind The Song: Vampire Weekend’s ‘Diane Young’

Frontman Ezra Koenig on about how their hit single from the GRAMMY-nominated ‘Modern Vampires of the City’ went through a rough ugly duckling stage until they figured out that vocal effect—you know the one.

01/14/2014

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Behind the Song: Darius Rucker’s ‘Wagon Wheel’

“When I heard ‘Wagon Wheel’ at my daughter’s high school talent contest, I just thought, ‘Man some day I’m going to cut the song for a record.’ It was one of those lightning bolt things that I can’t even explain.”

01/09/2014

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Radio Feedback: T-Pain’s Radio Fever Dream

The first time T-Pain heard his song on the radio, he was dreaming. Not in some “OMG, it’s all coming true” kind of way, but actually dreaming.

01/07/2014

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Kanye West Deems His Recent Jewish Comment an ‘Ignorant Compliment’

Kanye West recently got himself into some hot water with the Anti-Defamation League, but he claims he actually was trying to give a compliment.

12/19/2013

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R. Kelly Responds to ‘Village Voice’ Story About Past Allegations of Sexual Assault

In an interview with V-103 in Atlanta (a Radio.com station) Kelly talked about ‘Black Panties’ and addressed a recent story in ‘The Village Voice’ that focuses on past allegations of sexual assault by numerous minors.

12/17/2013

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GRAMMY Gourmet: Josh Homme On His Kinship With Anthony Bourdain

For this installation of GRAMMY Gourmet, we spoke with Homme about his relationship with Bourdain, his favorite recipe (sorry folks, recipe’s secret), and advice for all those aspiring chefs out there.

12/11/2013

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Kanye West Wants To Be the ‘Obama of Clothing’

Kanye West stopped by Atlanta’s V-103 (a Radio.com station) to talk about his new deal with Adidas and his past fashion exploits with Nike and Louis Vuitton.

12/03/2013

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Kanye West Calls Out Nike & Louis Vuitton, Lays Out His Plans for Fashion World Domination

Yesterday, while at 92.3 NOW in New York, Kanye explained that the root to his perceived anger comes from repeated bouts of frustration with those in the fashion industry.

11/26/2013

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What If Michelle Obama Wrote an Open Letter To Kanye West?

Grantland writer Rembert Brown decided to pen a letter to Kanye West in First Lady Michelle Obama’s stead, complete with struck-through asides and a whole lot of shade. Read satire at its best.

10/31/2013

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Kanye West on Co-opting the Confederate Flag, Miley Twerking, God, DONDA & His Soccer Dad Aspirations

In his latest sit down with 97.1 AMP in L.A. (a Radio.com station), Kanye spouts some more knowledge including why he doesn’t rant, why people should start listening to him and why he’s going to end up a soccer dad.

10/28/2013

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