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The Week In Pop

Feat. Who? Meet The Chart-Climbing Guest Singers Vying To Become Actual Pop Stars

Sometimes pop stars come at you from the side. There are many routes to mainstream music celebrity: Hitting it big on social media…
Chris DeVille | August 18, 2016 - 11:39 am

The Week In Pop

The Rise Of The Producer As A Lead Artist

A new Justin Bieber song debuted at #2 on Billboard's Hot 100 singles chart this week. Except "Cold Water" is not officially a Justin Bieber…
Chris DeVille | August 4, 2016 - 2:41 pm

The Week In Pop

They Don’t Want You To Read This Article About DJ Khaled

What does DJ Khaled do, exactly? …
Chris DeVille | July 28, 2016 - 3:40 pm

More Major Lazer stories

Major Lazer – “Cold Water (Remix)” (Feat. Gucci Mane, Justin Bieber, & MØ)

Last month, Diplo's Major Lazer project teamed up with Justin Bieber and "Lean On" collaborator MØ for the shimmery pop song "Cold Water." And now…
Tom Breihan | August 12, 2016 - 10:41 am

Major Lazer – “Cold Water” (Feat. Justin Bieber & MØ)

We first got word of Major Lazer and Justin Bieber's latest collab "Cold Water" early last month and now the song can be heard. It…
Collin Robinson | July 18, 2016 - 3:58 pm

Major Lazer – “Night Riders” (Feat. Travis Scott, 2 Chainz, Pusha T, & Mad Cobra) Video

Ah, to return to a time when Travis Scott still had the $ in his name. Anyway, remember last year when Mad Decent and G.O.O.D.
Collin Robinson | June 14, 2016 - 3:40 pm

The Week In Pop

Kygo, Mike Posner, And EDM’s Soft-Rock Phase

R.I.P. to the drop; long live the trop. The EDM explosion of this decade's early years is over, but electronic dance music continues to permeate…
Chris DeVille | May 5, 2016 - 5:55 pm

With You. – “Ghost (Major Lazer Remix)” (Feat. Vince Staples) (Stereogum Premiere)

Switch (aka David James Andrew Taylor) co-founded Major Lazer with Diplo but isn't involved with the group anymore. Last year he unveiled his new project…
Collin Robinson | April 21, 2016 - 11:00 am

Major Lazer & Grandtheft – “Number One”

Diplo's Major Lazer crew just played to a crowd of 500,000 kids in Cuba, so they can apparently do just whatever the fuck they want…
Tom Breihan | March 18, 2016 - 2:31 pm

Major Lazer – “Light It Up” (Feat. Nyla & Fuse ODG) Video

Major Lazer somehow became international pop stars on the strength of last year's album Peace Is The Mission and a few of its singles, so…
Tom Breihan | March 1, 2016 - 9:38 am

Katy B x Craig David x Major Lazer – “Who Am I” Video

On her upcoming project Honey, the great London dance-pop singer Katy B teams up with producers and collaborators from across the aesthetic map, including Four…
Tom Breihan | February 23, 2016 - 12:32 pm

Jamie xx, Skrillex, Disclosure, Major Lazer Among Nominees For Fox’s Televised EDM Awards Show

The nominations for the first-ever televised electronic music awards show have been announced. Jamie xx, Disclosure, Skrillex, Diplo, and Major Lazer have all been nominated.
James Rettig | February 18, 2016 - 12:30 pm

Katy B x Craig David x Major Lazer – “Who Am I”

The new songs from Katy B's upcoming new project Honey are coming hard and fast. Just last week, we heard the KAYTRANADA-produced title track, and…
James Rettig | February 4, 2016 - 2:53 pm

Major Lazer – “Be Together” (Feat. Wild Belle) Video

Major Lazer's song "Be Together" (featuring vocals by Wild Belle) is basically just a Lana Del Rey sound-off, which would be an easy thing to…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | January 20, 2016 - 9:51 am

2015 In Review

The 50 Best Pop Songs Of 2015

That tingling feeling in your cheeks is not Abel Tesfaye's supply kicking in. It's the most wonderful time of the year -- year-end list season…
Chris DeVille | December 17, 2015 - 1:41 pm

Major Lazer – “Powerful (D.R.A.M. Remix)”

Major Lazer put out their new album Peace Is The Mission earlier this year, and now Diplo and co. have recruited Virginia sing-rapper D.R.A.M., the…
Peter Helman | November 18, 2015 - 7:34 pm

Major Lazer Plan Weeknd Collab For Spring

Diplo stopped by 103.3 AMP Radio in Boston last week and revealed that Major Lazer will be releasing a collaboration with the Weeknd next year.
Gabriela Tully Claymore | November 3, 2015 - 3:19 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Funny thing about last-minute surprise album releases: They don't necessarily involve music videos. We don't know if there's a single, per se, on Drake and…
Tom Breihan | September 25, 2015 - 2:54 pm

Major Lazer – “Too Original” (Feat. Elliphant & Jovi Rockwell) Video

Major Lazer's album Peace Is The Mission has already been responsible for big hits like "Lean On," with DJ Snake and MØ, and "Powerful," with…
Tom Breihan | September 24, 2015 - 11:13 am

Major Lazer Are The Next Act To Get Their Own Beats 1 Show

Does anyone actually listen to Beats 1? I sure don't, at least not after the first week of novelty wore off. Anyway, I guess someone…
James Rettig | September 18, 2015 - 2:11 pm
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