A meditation on the return of Odd Future's Earl Sweatshirt. [via eMusic]

The Hall of Fame of inappropriate child rap choruses. [via RefinedHype]

The closure of MegaUpload and the industry's conflicted view of digital distribution services. [via HipHopDX]

Party Supplies provides a guide for making music off YouTube. [via VillageVoice]

Here are five ways Adrien Brody almost went hip-hop. [via MTVHive]

The New York Times reviews new indie-dance albums from Ital and Kindness. [via NYTimes]

Pitchfork investigates New York's "queer rap" scene. [via Pitchfork]

Meet Mat Cothran of Gremlins, a super-group featuring members of Coma Cinema, Toro Y Moi, Braids and more. [via Prefix]

 

Find out why 10 Canadian Music Fest bands picked their weird names. [via Spinner]