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Frank Ocean Offers Early Release Of “Channel Orange”

Fans anticipating Frank Ocean’s Channel Orange album received a treat on Tuesday (July 10) morning. The left field R&B singer’s major label debut hit iTunes 12:30am, a full week before the project’s original release date.

07/11/2012

Indie Rock Meets Rap

Indie Rock Meets Rap in This Summer Playlist

Sometimes when you put two vastly different things together, magic happens. Salted caramel, ketchup and scrambled eggs, bacon and ice cream… the list goes on.  This playlist celebrates the best of music’s most unlikely collaborators: Hip […]

06/29/2012

SurferStephen

Jimmy Fallon, Carly Rae Jepsen, & The Roots Sing “Call Me Maybe:” Surfer Stephen’s Viral Video Of The Day

Today’s video is yet another reason why Jimmy Fallon is the best Late Night host of our generation. When we lost the great MCA of the Beastie Boys, I knew that night that Jimmy would […]

06/08/2012

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Carson Daly Gears Up For New Year’s Eve In New York City!

[photogallerylink id=82665] 2012 is rapidly coming to a close and like clockwork, preparations for the big celebration in Times Square are reaching a fever pitch. Our very own Carson Daly is set to ring in […]

12/30/2011

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Jimmy Fallon Parodies Justin Bieber In “(It’s Not My) Baby”

[photogallerylink id=84235] With a song like “Baby,” we knew it was only a matter of time until comedians started poking fun at [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Justin Bieber[/lastfm] and the paternity lawsuit he was slapped with this week. […]

11/03/2011

AMP Artists Represent on Rolling Stone Albums Of The Year List

You all know that we love our AMP favorites, but this year they’ve been getting love across the country. Rolling Stone Magazine, one of the most respected music publications in the country, released its Top […]

12/08/2010

Kid Cudi Performs Maniac With The Roots Live On Late Night With Jimmy Fallon

We like [lastfm]Kid Cudi[/lastfm] for a lot of reasons.  He’s adorable, has a great sense of style and we admit, we’re under the impression that he’s a great kisser, but outside all of those reasons […]

11/05/2010

Justin Timberlake Gives Us The History Of Hip-Hop

Tomorrow, The Social Network goes from being the most anticipated movie of the fall to the biggest movie in theaters. AMP favorite (and, according to no less than Roger Ebert, awesome actor) [lastfm]Justin Timberlake[/lastfm] stopped […]

09/30/2010

Kanye West’s ‘G.O.O.D Ass Mixtape’ Featuring Tons of Amp Artists

In true [lastfm]Kanye West[/lastfm] fashion, Yeezy disappears for almost a year and then comes back with a vengeance: super-legit Twitter account, hilarious pics of horses and gold chalices, and the G.O.O.D ASS Mixtape remixed by [lastfm]Perojak[/lastfm] and featuring […]

08/17/2010

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