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A brief timeline of the past week inside the bizarre media Bermuda Triangle that is Taylor Swift, Ryan Adams, and Father John Misty:… More »

Chris already wrote some words about Macklemore’s mind-boggling new “Downtown” video. That’s good, because my writeup of it would pretty much just be: “Umm… like… what?” It’s one of the slickest, most over-the-top music videos of the year, and yet its most enduring image is Macklemore grabbing his crotch and then rotating it. It attempts… More »

Chris is out on paternity leave so I’m taking over The Week In Pop for a couple of weeks… More »

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Divergent Soundtrack Pairs Tame Impala & Kendrick Lamar, A$AP Rocky & Gesaffelstein

Following in the footsteps of Twilight and The Hunger Games, Divergent is the next teen blockbuster to have a stacked soundtrack featuring a bunch of…
James Rettig | February 24, 2014 - 4:26 pm

Watch A$AP Rocky Play Football With Models In A DKNY Ad

Before scoring his internet-rap breakthrough, A$AP Rocky worked as a model. And in a new DKNY commercial, Rocky returns to his model roots, playing football…
Tom Breihan | January 30, 2014 - 10:08 am

Watch A Fan Plummet From Stage Tower At A$AP Rocky’s New Year’s Eve Concert

On New Years Eve, A$AP Rocky was playing his headlining set at the Origin Festival in Perth, Australia when a fan climbed a lighting rig…
Tom Breihan | January 2, 2014 - 1:42 pm

The 10 Dumbest Azealia Banks Beefs Of 2013

There's no better example of unrealized potential than Azealia Banks. It's been over two years since "212" dropped and we're still not sure when (or…
James Rettig | December 20, 2013 - 3:57 pm

The 40 Best Rap Albums Of 2013

Last year, there was one album -- Kendrick Lamar's Good Kid, m.A.A.d. City -- that united virtually the entire rap-listening public in adoration. This year,…
Tom Breihan | December 16, 2013 - 8:35 am

The 50 Best Albums Of 2013

Earlier this year, New York Times pop critic Jon Caramanica wrote a piece about pop's Summer Of Smooth, about how many of this year's big…
Stereogum | December 3, 2013 - 10:58 am

Kid Writes A+ Fan Letter To A$AP Rocky

So Graceson is a kid in North Carolina who sent a fan letter to A$AP Rocky, except he somehow accidentally sent it to the streetwear…
Tom Breihan | December 3, 2013 - 10:22 am

Justin Timberlake – “TKO (Black Friday Remix)” (Feat. J. Cole, A$AP Rocky, & Pusha T)

Here's one of the stranger -- and most strangely satisfying -- remixes of the year. Justin Timberlake's "TKO" was originally a workable but underwhelming second-tier…
Chris DeVille | December 2, 2013 - 11:33 am

A$AP Rocky – “Phoenix” Video (Feat. Michael K. Williams)

Michael K. Williams played Omar on The Wire, which will always make him one of the greatest human beings on the planet. He last appeared…
Tom Breihan | November 13, 2013 - 4:57 pm

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This past weekend's YouTube Music Awards presented an interesting conundrum for this column. The show labeled its performances as "live music videos," and pulled in…
Tom Breihan | November 8, 2013 - 10:34 am

A$AP Rocky – “Angels” Video

A$AP Rocky's album Long.Live.A$AP is nearly a year old now, but Rocky's still making videos for his tracks. And since Rocky's videos are generally stylish…
Tom Breihan | November 1, 2013 - 9:42 am

Watch BET Hip-Hop Awards 2013 Highlights: Kendrick Lamar, A$AP Rocky, Meek Mill

Every year, during the BET Hip-Hop Awards, the show airs little black-and-white vignettes of people rapping in warehouses -- sometimes in crews, sometimes in random-as-fuck…
Tom Breihan | October 16, 2013 - 9:40 am

Watch A$AP Ferg & A$AP Rocky Play Arsenio

A$AP Ferg, who slotted on our 40 Best Bands Of 2013 list, made his late night television debut last night when he appeared on the…
Claire Lobenfeld | October 1, 2013 - 10:11 am

A$AP Rocky – “Fashion Killa” Video (Feat. Rihanna)

"Fashion Killa" is a fundamentally silly song; it's the Long.Live.A$AP track where A$AP Rocky spends the entire song rattling off the names of fashion brands.
Tom Breihan | September 25, 2013 - 9:19 am

The Music of Grand Theft Auto V Is Now On iTunes

The makers of Grand Theft Auto V have released a three-volume album of the game's original score and soundtrack. With 59 tracks in total, the…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 24, 2013 - 3:37 pm

Drake – “Hold On, We’re Going Home” Video

"Hold On, We're Going Home," the big hit from Drake's new album Nothing Was The Same, is a soft, sensitive new-wave love-ballad. So naturally, the…
Tom Breihan | September 24, 2013 - 1:59 pm

Photos: Made In America 2013

The second annual Budweiser Made In America festival, which is curated by Jay-Z, took place over the weekend in Philadelphia with performances by Phoenix, Beyoncé,…
Miles Bowe | September 3, 2013 - 5:04 pm

A$AP Rocky – “Thuggin’ Noise (It’s Hemsworth, Bitch Edit)”

Canadian producer Ryan Hemsworth's latest remix sees A$AP Rocky rapping over a Britney Spears track. On "Thuggin' Noise (It's Hemsworth, Bitch Edit)," Hemsworth interpolates Rocky's raps on…
Elliah Heifetz | August 7, 2013 - 1:15 pm

Stereogum Monthly Mix: July 2013

I don't want to bum anybody out, but summer's almost over. With an emphasis on almost, meaning anything can still happen (aside from reclaiming that…
Amrit Singh | July 31, 2013 - 11:32 am

A$AP Ferg – “Shabba” (Feat. A$AP Rocky) Video

Virtually every A$AP Mob video flips old rap-video cliches, pushing them into luxuriant absurdity, and the video for "Shabba," the new track from A$AP Ferg…
Tom Breihan | July 15, 2013 - 10:36 am