Kendrick Lamar, SZA, Schoolboy Q and more announce massive full-label tour

When a new tour is announced featuring two of the artists in The A.V. Club’s five best albums of 2017, it’s cause for us to get excited. But when that same tour includes other great musicians, including the guy who rapped, “Missus Piggy want her Biggie back...I’ma keep on eating till my ankles fat”? Perfection.

Today, in airline PR nightmares: United flies ScHoolboy Q’s dog to the wrong city

As far as airline PR person nightmare scenarios go, “accidentally putting 2,000 miles between a famous rapper and his cute new dog” probably falls somewhere in the middle, below stuff like “physically assaulting your passengers” or “scorpion surprise,” but definitely above running out of snacks, or the usual,…

Chance The Rapper and Tool will headline this year’s Governors Ball

The Governors Ball Music Festival has just announced this year’s full lineup, which Chance The Rapper, Tool, and Phoenix will headline. That all sounds pretty great, and we’ll share the rest of the performers below, but we also want to remind the younger festival attendees that, while tickets might go on sale this…

Comedy Bang! Bang!: “Schoolboy Q Wears A Patterned Bucket Hat And Glasses”

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Now there’s that uncomfortable line between “ironic hipster comedy” and just plain nonsense. With the first two episodes of this fourth season of Comedy Bang! Bang! being a return to the form, it makes sense to assume that streak would continue. Rapper Schoolboy Q is an out-of-left-field choice for a guest, but…

St. Vincent, Cloud Nothings, and more added to the 2014 Pitchfork Music Fest

The rest of the lineup for this year’s Pitchfork Music Festival has been released, and it’s pretty good. Previously confirmed headliners Beck, Kendrick Lamar, and Neutral Milk Hotel will be joined by St. Vincent, ScHoolboy Q, Earl Sweatshirt, Cloud Nothings, Danny Brown, Avey Tare’s Slasher Flicks, Real Estate, and…