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Watch Frank Ocean Give Rick Rubin the 'Legendary Genius' Award [VIDEO]

Frank Ocean saluted his good friend Rick Rubin at Spotify’s inaugural Secret Genius Awards. Continue reading…

Frank Ocean & Rick Rubin’s Big Spotify Awards Appearance Was Pretty Anticlimactic

4 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Spotify held their inaugural Secret Genius Awards in Los Angeles yesterday, and the big event of the night was Frank Ocean presenting the "Legendary Genius Award" to famed producer Rick Rubin. Both are men of notoriously few words, so perhaps it shouldn't be too surprising, but it sounds like their much-hyped appearance ended up being…

Rick Rubin, Max Martin, PartyNextDoor and more win big at Spotify’s Secret Genius Awards.

The inaugural event honors songwriters, producers, and the creators behind the biggest songs.

Max Martin, J. Kash, Starrah Top Winners At Inaugural Spotify Secret Genius Awards [Full List Of Winners]

Spotify is often the subject of consternation and criticism from the creative community over unlicensed tracks and low payments. In part to counter the ill will, the music streamer launched Spotify For Artists with free analytics and marketing tools, hired Troy Carter as Global Head Of Creator Services, and last...

Frank Ocean to Present Rick Rubin With 'Legendary Genius Award' at Spotify's Secret Genius Awards

Frank Ocean will present Rick Rubin with Spotify's Legendary Genius Award. Continue reading…

Spotify To Honor 'Legendary Genius' Rick Rubin plus Full List Of Secret Genius Awards Nominees

Spotify will honor super producer Rick Rubin as the first recipient of the Legendary Genius Award at its inaugural Secret Genius Awards. It will be presented to him by singer-songwriter, Frank Ocean. _____________________________ On November 1st at L.A.’s Vibiana Cathedral, Spotify’s Secret Genius Awards will "celebrate the people within the...

Frank Ocean Will Present “Legendary Genius Award” To Rick Rubin At Spotify’s Inaugural Secret Genius Awards

4 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Frank Ocean will make a rare public appearance at Spotify's inaugural Secret Genius Awards to present Rick Rubin with the first-ever Legendary Genius Award. The award's goals are "to celebrate the people within the songwriting and producing community that contribute to the creative work behind some of the most streamed songs on Spotify," per a…

Ta-Nehisi Coates wins a 2015 MacArthur Genius award

2 years agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

The awards -- whose selection process is a closely guarded secret -- come with $500,000 over five years. Coates is an accomplished writer and thinker, whose long-form work has distilled many of the issues of race in America that have come to the fore in the age of #Ferguson and #Blacklivesmatter. Show More Summary

The 2015 Stranger Genius Award Nominees Were All Invited to a Secret Rooftop Taco Party Last Week

3 years agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

If you weren't in this taco line, you probably weren't nominated for a Stranger Genius Award this year. It was raining last Wednesday, but the rooftop of Mezcaleria Oaxaca has shelter and heaters, and the Sparkle Donkey tequila and Hilliard's tallboys were flowing. Show More Summary

Tonight Kary Wayson Promises to "Metaphorically Take Her Pants Off"

4 years agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Kary Wayson, a two-time finalist for a Stranger Genius Award, is a wonderful, bewitching, hard-to-pin-down poet whose genius is seduction—the seduction that secrets and sounds produce, mostly. Asked what she will contribute tonight, she says, “I’m potentially/metaphorically taking my pants off.” (So put her down for that kind of seduction, too.) Continue reading »

Will Ferrell, MTV Movie Awards Comic Genius, Likes To Yell A Lot

It seems our friends over at Next Movie have discovered the secret to Will Ferrell's brand of comedy: he yells a lot. They put together an epic super cut featuring all of Ferrell's yelling scenes in his movies, and it's absolutely hilarious. From "Zoolander" to "Anchorman" to "Elf," Ferrell has certainly stretched out his vocal [...]

Genius Award Photo Booth—Dig In!!

6 years agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Genius alums became drunk. Photos were taken. Sarah Rudinoff: Susan Robb and Susie Lee: The Stranger's Lindy West with Ryan Mitchell of Implied Violence: Find photos of yourself here. Your secret code: Genius2011 [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

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