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  1. Lightning Round: It Took D’Angelo 15 Years to Create His Ne...

    Grantland Staff

    Last night, D'Angelo rose. After a 15-year wait (and with just three days' warning), the soul maestro released his third album, the titanic Black Messiah, a collaboration with his band, The Vanguard. It's impossible to measure a releas...

    Blog | December 15, 2014
  2. Grantland Recommends: ‘The Honorable Woman,’ ‘E...

    Grantland Staff

    Welcome to Grantland Recommends, in which Grantland staff members share some of their favorite discoveries and obsessions of the month, whether new, old, or new again. This month we're loving spy novels, nautical novels, high fantasy, and m...

    Blog | October 08, 2014
  3. Lightning Round: Kendrick Lamar’s New Single, ‘i&rsqu...

    Grantland Staff

    After releasing one of the most critically acclaimed major-label debut albums in recent pop music history, Kendrick Lamar spent most of the last year becoming a household name, being anointed the next big thing in...

    Blog | September 23, 2014
  4. The Summer Songs Canon: A Modern Songbook of Perennial Hot-Weathe...

    Grantland Staff

    Juliet Litman: The passing of summer is melancholy. September will surely bring some hot days, but the sun sets increasingly early, kids are back in school, Halloween candy floods the grocery store, and the radio stations begin plugging fall events....

    Blog | August 28, 2014
  5. The Grantland 2014 Summer Jam Playlist

    Grantland Staff

    It's summer! It's a long weekend! Break out the weed rap, power chords, divas, drops, and all things OVO. Here's what the Grantland staff will be listening to all summer, compiled for your convenience in a Spotify playlist. ...

    Blog | July 01, 2014
  6. ‘The Blue Album’ at 20: Looking Back at Weezer’...

    Grantland Staff

    On May 10, 1994, a four-piece rock-and-roll band clad in sweaters and khakis and led by a bespectacled dude with a bowl cut dropped their debut album. In a world still reeling from the death of Kurt Cobain, they proceeded t...

    Blog | May 08, 2014
  7. Grantland Recommends: Cloud Nothings, Dr. Katz, ‘Love &...

    Grantland Staff

    Welcome to Grantland Recommends, in which members of the Grantland staff share some of their favorite discoveries and obsessions of the month, whether new, old, or new again. This month we're loving an everyman revenge thriller, ri...

    Blog | May 07, 2014
  8. Songs of the Year 2013

    Grantland Staff

    In 2013, it seemed music was finally devoured by the Internet, for better or worse. It was a year when memes became hits and vice versa, when a viral video could launch you to the top of the charts. And just like the Internet, weirdness was a commodi...

    Blog | December 17, 2013
  9. YouTube Hall of Fame: Worst Music Videos 2

    Grantland Staff

    Long ago, in the early days of the HOF, the Grantland staff got together and honored the "worst music videos of all time," from Billy Squier to Sisqo. But, of course, there will always be more worst music videos of all time, as demonstrated this week...

    Blog | November 20, 2013
  10. Enter the Wu-Tang, 20 Years Later: Who Ya Got?

    Grantland Staff

    Tomorrow marks the 20th anniversary of one of the most important cultural documents of a generation: the Wu-Tang Clan's Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers). The album was crafted in a dojo in Staten Island, New York — better known as Shaolin &#8212...

    Blog | November 08, 2013
  11. These Songs Could Have Changed Your Life: The Best Rejected Songs...

    Grantland Staff

    In which 20 Grantland writers wipe their eyes, put on their headphones, take a walk, and attempt to process the most egregious omissions from the final Top 64 Best Songs of the Millennium list. [Scroll to the bottom for the NIT Spotify Playlist.] ...

    Blog | August 23, 2013
  12. The Grantland 2013 Summer Jam Playlist

    Grantland Staff

    Just in time to send you off into your holiday weekend in style, we asked the Grantland staff to pick some songs for our 2013 Summer Jam Playlist and say a few words about what makes them so darn summery and jammy. There's a little of something for e...

    Blog | July 03, 2013
  13. The Book of Yeezus: A Song-by-Song Analysis of Kanye West's New A...

    Grantland Staff

    On Friday, Kanye West's seventh album, Yeezus, was revealed to the world. In celebration of this holy event, members of the Grantland staff seized one song each and reflected upon its beauty, truth, and awesomeness. Or made jokes about it. 1. "On ...

    Blog | June 17, 2013
  14. The Grantland staff on the best of 2012 in sports, movies, TV, mu...

    Grantland Staff

    The best in sports, movies, TV, music and more.

    Story | Conversation | December 20, 2012
  15. YouTube HOF: The Year in Internet

    Grantland Staff

    As the Grantland staff looks back this week on the highlights of the year in music, TV, film, and sports, we would obviously be remiss if we left out the one medium to rule them all: the Internet. Here are our picks for the best (and worst) of the In...

    Blog | December 19, 2012
  16. From Frank Ocean to Fiona Apple, the Grantland staff looks back o...

    Grantland Staff

    From Frank Ocean to Fiona Apple, the Grantland staff looks back on the most notable tracks of 2012.

    Story | Conversation | December 18, 2012