Introducing The Intimate Bedroom Rock of Soccer Mommy

There’s a kind a cliché about the kids who go to college in New York City — that while their pals in Ann Arbor and South Bend are content to fumble through four years sloppily drunken coming–age-stuff, these eager young achievers have put themselves on an accelerated track. Their partying …

All 274 Jay-Z Songs, Ranked From Worst to Best

If Jay-Z had his way back in 1996, this list would be too brief to warrant compiling. The skinny kid from Brooklyn’s Marcy Projects intended to drop just one album — a musical I was here statement — before partnering with a major label and falling back into a comfy …

Lil Uzi Vert's 'Luv Is Rage 2' Album Debuts At No. 1 With Sales Of 135,000. XXXTentacion's '17' Comes In At No. 2

Lil Uzi Vert has reason to celebrate today because his debut album, “Luv Is Rage 2,” debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 chart. According to Billboard, the disc moved 135,000 equivalent album units in the week ending August 31, bouyed by the hit song “XO TOUR Llif3.”  Coming in at number two …

The Best Songs of 2017 (So Far)

Vulture is looking back at the best releases so far in 2017. This list has been updated to include August releases. What is a single supposed to do? Can one song really change an entire worldview? Now that all music is easily available whenever we want it, how do we …

Game of Thrones Is Not What It Once Was

I almost pity Game Thrones at this point — to the extent that one can pity pay cable’s most popular and expensive series. Never before has an ongoing hit found itself in quite this predicament, trying to will its own unique ending to an as-yet-unfinished series novels that provided source …

The Unexpected Rise of America’s Next Great Rock Band

Adam Granduciel is flying down the highway in a rented Jeep Cherokee, A/C blasting to mask the 95-degree heat Philadelphia in mid-July. The radio’s on, too, tuned to a similarly feverish chatter news about dirty tricks and high crimes, but Granduciel isn’t paying attention. His band, the War on Drugs, …