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John Legend To Share The Stage With Handpicked Talent At SXSW

SPIN and AXE join forces to help spread their magic on stage at SXSW.


Interview: Kelis Talks ‘Milkshake,’ Feminism, and Inspirational Love

Over the past 15 years, the singer has gone from raspy, soulful R&B to David Guetta house anthems. With her latest funk-laden release 'Food,' she's…


Spin Cover Story: Future Is Now

From the streets of Atlanta to 'The Wendy Williams Show,' the OutKast-educated rap-and-R&B innovator has spent the past few years building an arsenal of hits.


SXSW: Future Performs ‘Good Morning’ For The First Time

Spin Media's 2014 SXSW festivities brought tons of exclusive action yesterday afternoon at Stubbs in Downtown Austin. For Spin's day party, Future headlined…


3 New Rappers You Must See at SXSW 2014

There’s been a transformation at SXSW over the last few years. Somehow, the indy artists have taken a backseat to the rising talent. Well, VIBE…


Spin’s 50 Albums You Gotta Hear in 2014

Hey, 2013: Don't let the door hit ya where the Good Lord split ya! And no, we're not quoting a member of the Cyrus family.


Keep on Deepin’ On: The 40 Best Deep House Tracks of All Time

Blood (and Tears) on the Dance Floor by SPIN Staff…


Sampha Talks His Distinct Voice, Working With Drake And Upcoming Collaborations

South London start-up Sampha has penetrated music working alongside notable artists across genres like SBTRKT and Drake but has kept a low profile despite such…


Watch: Kanye West’s Unaired HBO Pilot Footage

Back in 2008, Kanye West deemed himself "the black Larry David" and filmed a Curb Your Enthusiasm-style pilot for HBO. The untitled show never made…


Andre 3000 Releases Statement on New “Outkast” Remixes

Outkast stans were overjoyed when the remixes to Frank Ocean's "Pink Matter" and T.I.'s "Sorry" pit an estranged Andre 3000 and Big Boi together on…


How EDM Maverick Dillon Francis Went From Dick Artist to Skrillex Signee

Chris Martins over at Spin offers up some noise on the noisemaker, Dillon Francis...


Santigold Shines in ‘Spin’

--If you know anything about Santigold, you’re aware that she’s a woman who doesn’t fit into a mold when it comes to her artistry or…