Tag Archives: mtv

  • ‘Yo! MTV Raps’ is Coming Back in June

    ‘Yo! MTV Raps’ is Coming Back in June

    2018 marks the 30th anniversary of the classic MTV series Yo! MTV Raps. Since MTV is still around, and rapping is still around, and shouting “yo!” is (nominally) still around, you’d have to be completely nuts to think a revival of the show isn’t on the way. And so it is, and here’s a partial guest list: […]

  • ‘DAMN.': Kendrick Lamar Reveals Album is Better in Reverse Order

    ‘DAMN.': Kendrick Lamar Reveals Album is Better in Reverse Order

    Everybody loved Kendrick Lamar‘s latest masterpiece DAMN. How do I know it’s a masterpiece? Because within a week of its release, fans were already arguing about the merits of playing the record with a reverse tracklist. In a recent MTV News interview, Kung Fu Kenny confirmed this alternative method of listening to the album, even […]

  • ‘MTV Cribs’ is Coming Back … On Snapchat (Video)

    ‘MTV Cribs’ is Coming Back … On Snapchat (Video)

    MTV Cribs was one of the channel’s big hits back in the day, so it was no surprise when MTV announced they were bringing it back last year. But what is a surprise is how the channel is bringing it back – on Snapchat. MTV Cribs was one of the most popular MTV shows to […]

  • MTV Labs: New Development Collaboration Revealed by A$AP Rocky

    MTV Labs: New Development Collaboration Revealed by A$AP Rocky

    A$AP Rocky and MTV are teaming up for a two-year development deal known as MTV Labs, which the rapper recently teased on his official Instagram account. No one knows for sure as of yet what the fruits of this collaboration will be, but the teaser video seems to promise a return to MTV’s music video […]

  • ‘GOAT': Movie About Frat Hazing Gets Trailer (Video)

    ‘GOAT': Movie About Frat Hazing Gets Trailer (Video)

    I was never in a fraternity, and my only knowledge about frat hazing, pledges, “hell week,” and so on is pretty much restricted to the horror stories that come out every year during pledge season. Judging by its trailer – GOAT, an upcoming film starring Nick Jonas and James Franco, seems like all of those […]

  • ‘Pop Icons': Rejected MTV Ads by Le Cube (Video)

    ‘Pop Icons': Rejected MTV Ads by Le Cube (Video)

    MTV has always cultivated an image of being rebellious and cool, but just like every other TV network in the world they have a legal department that sometimes has to axe cool content. That was the unfortunate fate faced by the Pop Icons series by Le Cube, an animation studio commissioned by MTV to do […]

  • ‘Celebrity Deathmatch’ Is Returning to TV (Video)

    ‘Celebrity Deathmatch’ Is Returning to TV (Video)

    Back in the early 2000s, it was common to hear people lament that “MTV doesn’t even play music videos anymore.” But what we didn’t realize back then is that we were actually living in a golden age of MTV programming, thanks in part to shows like  Celebrity Deathmatch. So I’m happy to report that those violent […]

  • ‘Scream': MTV Series Based on Horror Series Gets Trailer (Video)

    ‘Scream': MTV Series Based on Horror Series Gets Trailer (Video)

    We all remember the 1996 horror classic Scream, as well as its less-than-classic sequels. At least, MTV is hoping you do, because their debuting a long-in-the-works TV series based on the films, and now the first trailer for the show has arrived at the internet’s door, holding a knife and wearing a weird mask. The Scream TV series trailer […]