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Lauren Levy

  1. controversies
    Here’s What Wedding, Radio, and Event DJs Think About R. Kelly Song RequestsIt has never been easier to just remove his existence, and his music, from listeners’ ears.
  2. soundcloud rap
    The Gatekeepers of SoundCloud RapThe music industry is transforming to accommodate stream-focused, controversial, and very popular new rappers. Here’s how.
  3. backstories
    What Does Nicki Minaj’s Promo Art Say About Her Upcoming Album?Kind of a lot, actually.
  4. vulture guides
    These Are the Drugs Influencing Pop Culture NowFrom Xanax to Adderall, there’s a medicine cabinet’s worth of intoxicants that are influencing, inspiring, and, in some cases, destroying artists.
  5. nightlife
    Can a ‘Nightlife Mayor’ Rescue New York’s DIY Music Venues?Quasi-legal nightclubs were on the verge of extinction — until the city realized how crucial it is to have an underground.