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There’s Only One Way To Find Out If The Grammys Will Suck Again This Year

Remember last year when it seemed like the Grammys might turn out OK and then they sucked as usual? They will probably suck again this…
Chris DeVille | February 9, 2017 - 1:22 pm

The Week In Pop

The 2017 State Of Pop Address

Pop music is fluid. Like any vibrant creative field, it exists in a constant state of flux. It has to, or else it would cross…
Chris DeVille | January 5, 2017 - 10:45 am

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Get In Formation: Some Thoughts About The 2017 Coachella Poster

The arrival of the Coachella lineup is a big moment for music dorks for a few different reasons. For one thing, if you're making the…
Tom Breihan | January 4, 2017 - 1:49 pm

More Kendrick Lamar stories

Thundercat – “Walk On By” (Feat. Kendrick Lamar)

On Friday, the dazed soul-music hybrid Thundercat will release his lovely, spaced-out new album Drunk, and we've already posted a couple of its tracks: "Show
Tom Breihan | February 22, 2017 - 11:11 am

Watch Alex Trebek Rap Lyrics By Kanye West, Kendrick Lamar, Drake, Lil Wayne, & Desiigner On Jeopardy!

Perhaps because Jeopardy! is in the middle of its collegiate tournament right now, the game show featured a rap category tonight with humorous results. The…
Chris DeVille | February 20, 2017 - 7:46 pm

Big Sean Still Thinks He Held His Own Against Kendrick Lamar On “Control”

Big Sean's 2013 single "Control (HOF)" will always be remembered for the merciless guest verse in which Kendrick Lamar called out his peers by name…
Chris DeVille | February 10, 2017 - 10:41 am

Watch Rae Sremmurd Debut Their New Song With Kendrick Lamar And Gucci Mane In Prague

"Black Beatles," Rae Sremmurd's first collaboration with Gucci Mane, became a world-dominating meme and both artists' first #1 single. And it looks like the Brothers…
Peter Helman | February 5, 2017 - 11:42 am

Watch Kendrick Lamar, The Weeknd, & Young Thug Make Surprise Appearances At Yams Day 2017

The A$AP Mob held their second annual Yams Day concert in memory of the late A$AP Yams last night at New York's Terminal 5. In…
Chris DeVille | January 19, 2017 - 1:33 pm

Sounding Board

Get In Formation: Some Thoughts About The 2017 Coachella Poster

The arrival of the Coachella lineup is a big moment for music dorks for a few different reasons. For one thing, if you're making the…
Tom Breihan | January 4, 2017 - 1:49 pm

Watch The Weeknd Perform “Sidewalks” With Kendrick Lamar In LA

The Weeknd played a Vevo Presents concert in Los Angeles last night, and he brought along a little surprise guest. Kendrick Lamar joined the singer…
Peter Helman | December 18, 2016 - 11:36 am

Watch A Fan Get Booed Offstage Trying To Freestyle For Kendrick Lamar In Brooklyn

Kendrick Lamar has been known to bring the occasional fan onstage to show off their rap skills. And near the end of his American Express-sponsored…
Peter Helman | December 17, 2016 - 2:20 pm

2016 In Review

The Top 40 Pop Songs Of 2016

Pop pop pop pop pop: It does not stop, even when your spirits drop. Sometimes it's pretty good, too! Sometimes it can comfort you in…
Chris DeVille | December 15, 2016 - 3:20 pm

Kendrick Lamar To Play AMEX Show In Brooklyn Friday

Kendrick Lamar has teased an appearance in Brooklyn this Friday (12/16) as part of his partnership with American Express. He starred in some commercials with
James Rettig | December 14, 2016 - 3:38 pm

2016 In Review

The 25 Best Rap Verses Of 2016

Nas proclaimed Hip Hop Is Dead 10 years ago. He had to raise the stakes on the album with a grandiose title and statement to…
Collin Robinson | December 8, 2016 - 12:07 pm

2016 In Review

The 40 Best Rap Albums Of 2016

The larger societal events of the past year had an interesting effect on rap music. Even more than usual, black Americans had to insist, as…
Tom Breihan | December 7, 2016 - 10:25 am

2016 In Review

Stereogum’s 100 Favorite Songs Of 2016

Is anything more personal than a favorite song? Even with our thinking caps on, we all experience music through unrelentingly individual ears. When evaluating entire…
Stereogum | December 6, 2016 - 10:00 am
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