Azealia Banks Working With M.I.A.

According to her Twitter feed, Azealia Banks has a project cooking With M.I.A.

Following yesterday’s report that the debut full-length from Azealia Banks is called Broke With Expensive Taste and will be out via Universal in September (according to Nylon), Banks noted on Twitter today that she is currently working on a collaboration with M.I.A.

We’ve enjoyed what we’ve heard so far:

New Summer Camp: Losing My Mind

The Dub Police invaded NYC and no one got arrested

The Dub Police invaded NYC and no one got arrested … but we did get a lot of wobble wobble wobble and this video recap:

EXTRA CREDIT: View scintillating party photos from this event!

NYC’s 15 Most Beloved Old-Timer Restaurants

Eater has a great list and was wise enough to choose Bamonte’s.

At Williamburg’s favorite old-timer Italian joint, you can’t go wrong with any of the pastas or dishes made with red sauce. The clams casino and the tilapia francese are two of the menu’s sleeper hits.

The food can be questionable, but if you choose the homemade pastas with red sauce (they always have several) you cannot go wrong.

Also on the list is that other old-timer favorite. [Read more…]

Neon Indian: Fallout

Watch the Trailer to Odd Future’s New Show “Loiter Squad”

WHAT I LEARNED ABOUT LIVING IN WILLIAMSBURG FROM LAST NIGHT’S 2 BROKE GIRLS

I’ve spent years living in North Brooklyn but I really didn’t know anything about it until I was able to see how it was portrayed by 2 Broke Girls, a hackneyed, LA-filmed sitcom created by the “brain” behind Sex and the City and the “brain” behind Whitney. This column will keep track of all the knowledge dropped and questions answered, like: Why do hipsters wear knit hats? Because of Coldplay…of course (seriously, this was one of the first jokes of the series).

This week I learned…

Our Birthday Parties Stink

Earlier in its run, the show argued: 1) Hipsters love karaoke 2) Hipsters will pay anything if a party is exclusive 3) Hipsters love theme parties. So what happens when it’s the blond broke girl’s birthday? Obviously, Kat Dennings throws a party in which the principle cast just sits around and then takes her on a bus (the “bang bus”—more on that later) to visit jail. [Read more…]

New Girls Video: ‘My Ma’