It might be a good time to turn off your Chris Brownout plugin, because we found some footage of him being a drunken goofball. After causing quite the stir by hanging out with Rihanna in public, and subsequently breaking up with his long-term girlfriend, Chris Brown posted a pseudo-artistic video to Vimeo.
October 5, 2012 | Aaron Zorgel
September 17, 2012 | Dave Hodgson
You may have heard that a British activist has struck out across London record stores, placing advisory labels on Chris Brown albums that read “WARNING: DO NOT BUY THIS ALBUM! THIS MAN BEATS WOMEN.” But we thought: why stop at Chris Brown?
September 14, 2012 | Dave Hodgson
At the end of each week, #Top40Tweets lists a cross-section of artists on the current pop charts and puts their tweets on display (along with their current chart number) for your enjoyment/scrutiny. This week, we look at 5 artists on the Billboard Music Charts.
September 12, 2012 | Dave Hodgson
We’ve learned that Chris Brown’s “battered Rihanna” tattoo was not his first idea for neck art; he tossed out five ideas that he eventually decided weren’t awful enough. So we helpfully mocked them up.
September 5, 2012 | Aaron Zorgel
The stars of popular music will certainly be out in full force tomorrow, as can be seen in the snapshots BuzzFeed took of the VMA celebrity seating charts. We’re veritable social butterflies here at Pop Hunter, so we decided to give these seating charts a gander, and provide some cordial icebreakers for any potentially awkward pairings.
August 28, 2012 | Aaron Zorgel
He doesn’t make beats. He doesn’t sing. He only raps occasionally. So what exactly does DJ Khaled do that has allowed him to sell over twelve million singles so far? We decided to pull together every time Khaled opens his mouth on Kiss The Ring, just to see how many of his first-week sales can be attributed to his own talent.
August 16, 2012 | Aaron Zorgel
The company behind W.i.P. night club has filed a law suit against both Chris Brown and Drake, seeking $16 million in damages relating to a brawl that broke out between their respective entourages back in June. That’s a pretty expensive night out at a club. What kind of a party could you throw for $16 million?
FRIDAY MIXTAPE: The Best Of Hip-Hop Producers The J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League (Rick Ross, Mary J. Blige, Young Jeezy & More)
August 3, 2012 | Aaron Zorgel
J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League stands for “Just undeniably some of the illest composers ever.” This might be a pretty boastful moniker, if they didn’t have the hits to back it up. The special thing about a J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League production is the undeniable musicianship involved. For this edition of the Friday Mixtape, let’s check out some of the best work from these three Tampa natives, including music by Rick Ross, Mary J. Blige, Young Jeezy, and more.
August 2, 2012 | Aaron Zorgel
With the third annual OVO Fest just a few days away, there’s a lot of speculation about what kind of special guests Drake has in store for his hometown crowd. Last year, Drake surprised the crowd with guest appearances by J. Cole, Nas, Lil Wayne, and Stevie Wonder. Let’s add to the speculation with this list of ten super secret special guests we’d like to see join Drake on stage this Sunday at the third annual OVO Fest.
July 27, 2012 | Aaron Zorgel
Andrew “Dru Brett” Harr and Jermaine “Mayne Zayne” Jackson first met when they were both in kindergarten in Vero Beach, Florida. Flash forward by roughly twenty years, and a rap anthem about the drug trade would put these producers on the map. For The Runners, a chopped up three-word vocal loop changed everything for them: “Everyday I’m hustlin’ / Everyday I’m hustlin / Everyday I’m hustlin’.”