Reports of Jay Electronica's affair spark more Illuminati talk. [via Grantland]

Justin Bieber tries growing up on his new album. [via NY Times]

In the era of YouTube and Internet memes, it only takes a few brand-damaging moments for people to stop caring about your music altogether. Take Canibus, for example. [via HipHopDX]

GZA talks wrestling, his hip-hop beginnings, and chess metaphors. [via Village Voice]

The contenders for Indie Song of the Summer 2012. [via Stereogum]

5 songs that sample Rush. [via MTV Hive]