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  1. ‘Serial’ Season 2: Funkmaster Flex and the Curious Ca...

    Rembert Browne

    Tell Flex to drop a bomb on it, indeed. One-hundred-and-four times in eight minutes and 18 seconds. Last night, on New York's Hot 97, DJ Funkmaster Flex spent a portion of his show getting some things off his chest. Things about...

    Blog | January 16, 2015
  2. Who Won 2014?

    Rembert Browne

    A quote from last year's bracket, appropriately titled "Who Won 2013?" With every passing year, I'm closer and closer to trashing the "Who Won" bracket model in exchange for "Who Lost." Or &quot...

    Blog | December 30, 2014
  3. We Went There: Solange Knowles’s Wedding (on Twitter and In...

    Rembert Browne

    The idea of celebrity is slightly depressing. In a perfect world, our own lives are so interesting and full and captivating that we don't have six to eight hours a day to focus on the details of someone else's life -- a someone whom&a...

    Blog | November 17, 2014
  4. Lecrae: Christian Rappers, Christian Rap, and the No. 1 Album in ...

    Rembert Browne

    There is a scene in 2004's Fade to Black in which Kanye West is presenting beats to Jay Z for his "last" album, The Black Album. Eventually, Kanye plays him the beat for the song that would soon become "Lucifer...

    Blog | September 19, 2014
  5. Let’s Get Free: ‘Don’t Shoot,’ Hip-Hop&rs...

    Rembert Browne

    Every morning, for the past 18 mornings, I've listened to "Murder to Excellence." The song is the climax of Jay Z and Kanye West's Watch the Throne. Its peak arrives right in the middle of the song, as the sto...

    Blog | August 28, 2014
  6. The Bey-Jay On the Run Tour: Briefly Reimagined

    Rembert Browne

    A very short timeline: In case "On the Run: Imagined" doesn't mean anything to you, know that it's an important document written the day after the tour announcement, imagining what the On the Run Tour would be like, includ...

    Blog | June 27, 2014
  7. The Carters Make a Real Trailer for a Fake Movie With Real Celebr...

    Rembert Browne

    Last week, The Event That Shall Not Be Named almost jeopardized everything we've worked so hard to build. Two empires, joined by the sanctity of marriage, run by Chief Family Officer Tina Knowles, were almost ripped apart a...

    Blog | May 19, 2014
  8. The Bey/Jay ‘On the Run’ Tour: Imagined

    Rembert Browne

    The true Captain & Tennille of our time, Jay Z and Beyonce Knowles, are going on tour together. This summer. Billed as the On the Run Tour - a reference not only to their song "Part II...

    Blog | April 29, 2014
  9. From Jay and Ye to the Mohawk: When SXSW’s Fantasy Turned T...

    Rembert Browne

    South by Southwest, more than any other festival, is all about hedging your bets, negotiating time conflicts that seem important in the moment, and then deciding which option will bring you the most fulfillment. More often than not, the winner is the...

    Blog | March 13, 2014
  10. 10 Years Later: What If Jay Z Had Stayed Retired After Releasing ...

    Rembert Browne

    The Black Album came out on a Friday. It was supposed to be a later Friday, November 28, 2003, but by the early days of that month, tracks on the album began to leak, much to the delight of the Kazaa-affiliated populace. "Due to individuals illega...

    Blog | November 14, 2013
  11. Let's Run Through the Forbes Hip-Hop Cash Kings List

    Rembert Browne

    Every year, Forbes puts out a ton of pop culture wealth lists and they're among my favorite things to read and write about. One of the best is annually curated by the champion of hip-hop wealth journalism, Forbes’s Zack O'Malley Greenburg. The ...

    Blog | September 27, 2013
  12. Best Song of the Millennium, Round 5: What the Hell Just Happened...

    Rembert Browne

    This is ridiculous. I received an e-mail on Wednesday afternoon, made possible only by finding the one RV at Burning Man with a wireless signal strong enough to open Gmail. It was from Sean Fennessey. Of Grantland.com. "It's looking like 'He...

    Blog | August 29, 2013
  13. Alpaca Rugs, Cap'n Crunch, and Looking for Rick Rubin: The 8 Best...

    Rembert Browne

    Hip-hop's very cool summer camp counselor, Jay-Z, did something extremely out of the ordinary yesterday. He responded to a tweet. This sent the Internet into a frenzy, with Twitter users far and wide attempting to get Jay's attention, get him ...

    Blog | July 09, 2013
  14. Jamie Foxx Is Playing a Character Named 'Benjamin Stacks' in the ...

    Rembert Browne

    1706: Benjamin Franklin is born. 1885: James Whitcomb Riley writes the poem "Little Orphant Annie." 1914: Benjamin Franklin's face makes first appearance on $100 bill. 1924: The New York Daily News begins running Harold Gray's comic strip "Little ...

    Blog | April 30, 2013
  15. President Obama's WHCD Pop Culture References: Best and Worst Cas...

    Rembert Browne

    There is an event that takes place in Washington, D.C., every year, traditionally the last Saturday of April, officially titled the White House Correspondents' Dinner and unfortunately hashtagged as #NerdProm. An observation: This event is not a p...

    Blog | April 29, 2013
  16. Your Somewhat-Skeptical Preview of the Jay-ZProduced Great Gatsb...

    Rembert Browne

    Within one second of the public's first viewing of Baz Luhrmann's take on F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby, it's clear music will be a centerpiece. Leonardo DiCaprio as Jay Gatsby Tobey Maguire as Nick Carraway, saying "New York ... 1922...

    Blog | April 22, 2013