Is Avril Lavigne Dead? The Avril Lavigne Imposter Conspiracy Explained

Avril Lavigne performing in 2008

Best known for her 2002 singles “Complicated” and “Sk8er Boi,” Avril Ramona Lavigne is a Canadian pop singer who rose to fame at the age of 16. With career accolades that include five top-ten hits, three platinum albums, and eight Grammy Awards nominations, she has distinguished herself as a seminal figure in pop. But what […]

Paula Abdul and the Plane Crash That (Probably) Never Happened

While we at YEDE typically steer clear from celebrity gossip, the story of Paula Abdul’s supposed plane crash was too engrossing to pass up. These days, Paula Abdul is mostly known for her role as a judge on American Idol. Many don’t even know that she had her own successful singing career. Even less people […]

7 of the Best Hip Hop Instrumentals

Behind every great rapper are great producers, whose compositions can make lyrics truly come alive. Today we’d like to acknowledge some of hip hop’s most brilliant instrumentals. This is not a “Greatest Beats of All Time” list, as such a thing is not possible to determine. Instead, we’d simply like to share some beats that […]

The 10 Best Radiohead Songs

Setting aside their reputation as the quintessential /mu/core band, Radiohead has made some objectively beautiful music. Today, we’re going to count down what are in our opinion the 10 best Radiohead songs. First, here are some honorable mentions: “Street Spirit (Fade Out),” “Sail to the Moon,” “I Will,” “Nude,” and “Identikit.” 10. “Let Down”Album: OK […]

5 Beautifully Strange Outsider Music Songs

What is outsider music? Put most simply, it is music created by artists who have minimal familiarity with the so-called rules of musicianship (i.e. rhythm or theory). Many of the best known outsider musicians are afflicted with mental illnesses or intellectual disabilities. While the majority of the genre does not conform to the socially accepted […]