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Lady Leshurr Is Proving The Crossover Success of British Grime

If Lady Leshurr's "Queen's Speech Episode 4" sounds familiar, it's highly likely that you've heard it in a Samsung Galaxy commercial. But long before the Birmingham, England, native could be heard rapping in the background of the ad, she took her music career into her own hands, self-directing a number of music videos for her own songs, including her freestyle series, Queen's Speech…

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Stop Trying To Make Stranger Things About Feminism

Ever since it debuted on Netflix last month, horror series Stranger Things has gotten the hot take treatment. This means there have been countless think pieces devoted to Winona Ryder's portrayal as the ultimate worried mom, to how great Barb is, to the lengths to which actress Millie Bobbie Brown went to transform into her character, Eleven…


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Natasha Lyonne: Unfiltered

After spending an evening with Natasha Lyonne and writing about it for NYLON, I felt like there was still something missing. Here's a not so well-kept secret: Most celebrity interviews are not all that interesting and it takes a ton of writerly work to make them seem that way…




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The Latest 'La La Land' Teaser Trailer Will Melt Your Heart

As summer dwindles down to an end, fall is welcoming us with open arms. One of the most anticipated releases of the approaching season is Damien Chazelle's musical film, La La Land, a compelling love story about a struggling actress (Emma Stone) and jazz musician (Ryan Gosling) determined to make it in Los Angeles…

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Alok Makes The Night Come Alive With "Me & You"

When we first watched the mesmerizing trailer for Netflix's EDM flick XOXO, it was like an internal beam of light was suddenly strobing in sync with the beat of our racing hearts. So obviously, we're pretty stoked today to premiere Alok's "Me & You," featuring Iro, a fresh single straight off of the film soundtrack…




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The Modern Witch’s Guide To Dorm Decor

While it may not be a challenge to add a witch’s touch to your own home, what about to your dorm room? Burning things, like sage, incense, and candles, is prohibited from most dormitories, so how does one get around setting good intentions and cleansing the energy of their cinder-blocked, minimally furnished college home away from home? With back-to-school and move-in day just around the corner, we knew we had to find a way around the college-imposed restrictions—and that's when we turned to healer Erica Feldmann, the founder of HausWitch in Salem, Massachusetts. HausWitch is a shop devoted to helping people heal and love their space, carrying everything one needs in order to “bring good vibes home…






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The New Era Of Crystal Castles Is Here

Alice Glass' departure from Crystal Castles in 2014 left fans wondering where the group would go without its frontwoman. Is Crystal Castles even Crystal Castles with no Alice? After leaving, Glass alluded to the end of the band, but then, in April of 2015, a new song appeared on the band's SoundCloud, featuring founding member Ethan Kath and an anonymous female voice…