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Grammys 2018 Nominations: Lorde, Father John Misty, The National, The War on Drugs, and More

Plus Kendrick Lamar, Childish Gambino, JAY-Z, Bruno Mars, Arcade Fire, Leonard Cohen, LCD Soundsystem, and Others Get Nominations

Nov 28, 2017

The 2018 Grammy Awards nominations have been announced. Childish Gambino, JAY-Z, Kendrick Lamar, Lorde, and Bruno Mars are all vying for Album of the Year. Arcade Fire, Gorillaz, LCD Soundsystem, Father John Misty, and The National compete for Best Alternative Music Album. More

Under the Radar’s 15th Anniversary: Jay-Z’s “The Blueprint”

Celebrating Under the Radar's 15th Anniversary and the Best Albums of 2001

Jan 05, 2017

Under the Radar's very first print issue came out in December 2001. In honor of our 15th Anniversary some of our writers are reflecting on some of their favorite albums (and movies and TV shows) from 2001. More

Watch: Jay-Z Plays Obama Rally

Performs "99 Problems"

Nov 06, 2012

Making the final push for his re-election yesterday President Obama brought out a very special guest last night for his closing campaign rally: Jay-Z. More

Coachella 2010 Line-Up Announced

Jay-Z, Muse, and Gorillaz to Headline Three-Day Festival

Jan 19, 2010

One of North America's most anticipated music festivals, Coachella, has announced its 2010 line-up. The three-day festival, which takes place in the California desert near Palm Springs April 16 - 18, will feature Jay-Z, Muse, and Gorillaz as the headliners. Other highlights include: Public Image Limited, The Specials, Grace Jones, Echo and the Bunnymen, Pavement, Sly and the Family Stone, Devo, LCD Soundsystem, Vampire Weekend, Grizzly Bear, Fever Ray, She & Him, Yeasayer, MGMT, Hot Chip, Dirty Projectors, Mew, Camera Obscura, Edward Sharp and the Magnetic Zeros, Thom Yorke????, Phoenix, Spoon, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Yo La Tengo, Deerhunter, The Big Pink, Florence and the Machine, Owen Pallett, and Local Natives.

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News Roundup: Thom Yorke, Robert Downey Jr. and Jon Favreau, Jay-Z, Oasis, Patrick Wolf

Also Headlights, Phosphorescent, Cailfone, Bad Lieutenant, Brian Jones

Sep 01, 2009

Our News Roundup briefly reports on various entertainment news stories that are circulating the web: Thom Yorke's upcoming limited 12" release, the possible reinvestigation of Brian Jones' death, Bad Lieutenanta project formed by New Order members Bernard Sumner and Phil Cunningham, Patrick Wolf's missing cape, Jay-Z's album has leaked and is streaming, Oasis' demise, Robert Downey Jr. and Jon Favreau teaming up again for Cowboys & Aliens, and upcoming tours from Headlights, Phosphorescent, and CalifoneMore

MGMT To Collaborate With Jay Z On Blueprint 3

Other Guests Include Rihanna, Kid Cudi, Drake and Mr. Hudson

Jul 22, 2009

First there was Jigga's new hair do and then "D.O.A. (Death of Auto-Tune)" (which debuted on Billboard's Hot 100 at No. 24). And now this? According to this Reuters news piece, the psychedelic synth duo MGMT will be one of the many musicians appearing on Jay-Z's upcoming, long-awaited LP, The Blueprint 3. More