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the ultimate frank ocean reference guide
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We comb through the goldmine that is "Damn" to unearth some of the album’s very best lyrics.
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This is some of the best advice ever offered from a banger.
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In celebration of pop culture’s finest one-liners, here are 18 of i-D’s favorite lyrics in pop.
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these handwritten david bowie lyrics could be yours
The single page, expected to fetch up to $70,000, is the only set of Bowie's complete handwritten lyrics to ever have come to auction.
king krule, if the crown fits, wear it
King Krule may only be 19, but his debut album 6 Feet Beneath The Moon introduces him as an exciting talent far older than his years.
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growing up is childish
Writer, actor, rapper, comedian and philosopher, Childish Gambino is introverted, yet world famous. Here he answers life’s most complicated questions.