Click Track: Die Antwoord


Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 10/28/2010

Riffs: How "zef" is Washington D.C.?

So So Zef! Die Antwoord at 9:30 Club, Wednesday night. (Josh Sisk/FTWP) By Chris Richards Nearly all of the lyrics that spew from the mouths of South African rave-rap surrealists Die Antwoord aren't printable on the website of a family...

By Chris Richards  |  12:15 PM ET, 10/28/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Riffs | Tags:  Die Antwoord

Posted at 02:46 PM ET, 10/18/2010

Week ahead: Nicki Minaj and Lil B hit D.C.; Dylan's latest bootleg; Die Antwoord weirds up "Kimmel"

Nicki Minaj is scheduled to perform at DC Star on Saturday. (REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni) By David Malitz If you go to one concert this week, make it: One of the young, bizarre, up-and-coming rappers visiting our city. You've got on-the-verge superstar...

By David Malitz  |  02:46 PM ET, 10/18/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Bob Dylan, Die Antwoord, Lil B, Nicki Minaj

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 10/12/2010

Album review: Die Antwoord, "$O$"

It's hard to get a read on Die Antwoord, which is entirely the point. (Courtesy of the artist) By Sean Fennessey Never trust a viral video. The members of South African trio Die Antwoord (English translation: The Answer) are hilarious....

By Click Track  |  10:00 AM ET, 10/12/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Quick spins | Tags:  Die Antwoord

Posted at 10:15 AM ET, 09/23/2010

Katy Perry deemed too hot for "Sesame Street"; Don't judge Jay-Z's forthcoming book by its cover

By Chris Richards - Katy Perry is too hot for "Sesame Street." The pop singer recently joined Elmo to film a spot for the long-running kids television show but producers later deemed the clip un-airable due to Perry's revealing...

By Chris Richards  |  10:15 AM ET, 09/23/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Die Antwoord, Jay-Z, Katy Perry, T.I., Virgin Mobile FreeFest

Posted at 02:15 PM ET, 09/02/2010

FreeFest updates: No Die Antwoord, no word on T.I.

No South African hip-hop at this year's FreeFest -- Die Antwoord has bailed (Photo courtesy of the artist.) By Chris Richards We're fixated on Virgin Mobile FreeFest today and have two new updates about the line-up for the Sept. 25...

By Chris Richards  |  02:15 PM ET, 09/02/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Local news | Tags:  Die Antwoord, T.I.

Posted at 05:17 PM ET, 07/22/2010

Taking sides: Which FreeFest non-headliner will steal the show?

Trombone Shorty is a FreeFest opener who's not to be missed. We were pretty excited by the line-up for this year's Virgin Mobile FreeFest when promoters announced it earlier this week. Sure, M.I.A.'s new album is a clunker, but we're...

By Chris Richards  |  05:17 PM ET, 07/22/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Taking sides | Tags:  Die Antwoord, Joan Jett, Trombone Shorty

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 07/20/2010

Polls: Are you psyched for Virgin Mobile FreeFest?

M.I.A. is coming! M.I.A. is coming! (AP Photo/Jim Cooper) By Chris Richards Considering last year's line-up felt a little "meh," today's Virgin Mobile FreeFest line-up announcement was a super-stoker. So many great acts! And for zero dollars! Whether your favorite...

By Chris Richards  |  01:30 PM ET, 07/20/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Polls | Tags:  Chromeo, Die Antwoord, Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros, Jimmy Eat World, Joan Jett, LCD Soundsystem, Ludacris, M.I.A., Matt & Kim, Pavement, Sleigh Bells, T.I., The Temper Trap, Thievery Corporation, Virgin Mobile FreeFest, Yeasayer

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 07/20/2010

M.I.A., LCD Soundsystem, T.I., Pavement to perform Virgin Mobile FreeFest

M.I.A. will perform the Virgin Mobile FreeFest on Sept. 25 at Merriweather Post Pavilion. (By Jaime Martinez) By Chris Richards Virgin Mobile FreeFest has announced a line-up that’s sure to delight both pop-omnivores and text message enthusiasts. M.I.A.! LCD! T.I.!...

By Chris Richards  |  11:30 AM ET, 07/20/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Local news | Tags:  Chromeo, Die Antwoord, Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros, Jimmy Eat World, Joan Jett, LCD Soundsystem, Ludacris, M.I.A., Matt & Kim, Pavement, Sleigh Bells, T.I., The Temper Trap, Thievery Corporation, Virgin Mobile FreeFest, Yeasayer