The New York Times reviews Madonna's new album, MDNA. [via NewYorkTimes]

Consequence of Sound speaks with Andrew W.K., who explains playing the piano with his middle fingers. [via ConsequenceOfSound]

Hip-hop takes on the slaying of Trayvon Martin. [via HipHopDX]

Debating the Most Valuable Rapper in hip-hop right now. [via RefinedHype]

MTV Hive breaks down the anatomy of a beef with Madonna. [via MTVHive]

A review of Fiona Apple's performance at the Bowery Ballroom in New York last night. [via VillageVoice]