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Do You Remember Rock On Pop Radio: Why Green Day Aren’t Crossing Over Anymore

Once upon a time it was weird to hear Green Day on pop radio. At this late date, when they've long been one of rock's…
Chris DeVille | October 6, 2016 - 5:11 pm

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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

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Blurred Line Dance: Pharrell’s Album With Country Stars Little Big Town Isn’t Good, But At Least It’s Weird

You're Pharrell Williams. As one half of carbonated funk production duo the Neptunes, you spent the '90s and '00s changing hip-hop forever. You helped Justin…
Chris DeVille | June 9, 2016 - 4:55 pm

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Neil Young Asks Obama To Do More To Halt DAPL

Neil Young has been one of the most outspoken celebrity voices against the Dakota access pipeline -- writing a song about it, performing at the
Peter Helman | December 5, 2016 - 8:27 pm

Watch Chance The Rapper Perform “Sunday Candy” At The White House’s Christmas Tree Lighting

President Barack Obama invited one of his favorite rappers, fellow Chicagoan Chance The Rapper, to perform at his final National Christmas Tree Lighting in office.
Peter Helman | December 1, 2016 - 8:10 pm

Chance The Rapper Talks Forthcoming Debut Album, Donald Trump

It's crazy to think that Chance The Rapper still hasn't released an official debut studio album, but it's true -- all of his projects have…
Peter Helman | November 23, 2016 - 7:29 pm

Watch Bruce Springsteen And Diana Ross Receive Presidential Medal Of Freedom, Participate In All-Star Mannequin Challenge

Last week, we found out that Bruce Springsteen and Diana Ross would be among the 21 recipients of the Presidential Medal Of Freedom this year,…
James Rettig | November 22, 2016 - 4:20 pm

Waka Flocka Explains Why Obama “Doesn’t Count” As First Black President

Expert political analyst and dark horse presidential candidate Waka Flocka Flame has spoken, and what he's spoken is "Can't wait to see the day America…
Peter Helman | November 1, 2016 - 10:23 pm

Trump Supporter Joey Kramer Says Bandmates’ Obama Photo “Not Representative Of Aerosmith”

Aerosmith's Steven Tyler and Joe Perry ended up hanging out with Obama on Air Force One the other day after they ran into each other…
Peter Helman | October 30, 2016 - 5:04 pm

President Obama Runs Into Aerosmith, Invites Them Onto Air Force One

Cool Obama content is sadly drawing to a close, so we've gotta enjoy it while it lasts. You know, stuff like Obama randomly bumping into…
Peter Helman | October 29, 2016 - 5:25 pm

President Obama Lists His Top Rappers

Now this is a presidential debate that people would love to see. Sadly, since Hillary Clinton just called Death Row a "fashion source" and the…
Collin Robinson | October 28, 2016 - 1:00 pm

President Obama Dances To “Hotline Bling,” Dabs With Usher At His Final White House Musical Event

The Obamas held the last musical event of Barack's presidency, BET's Love And Happiness: A Musical Experience, on the south lawn of the White House…
Peter Helman | October 22, 2016 - 7:43 pm

Chance The Rapper, Frank Ocean Attending Tonight’s White House State Dinner

Chance The Rapper was one of a number of rappers and musicians who went to the White House in April to discuss criminal justice reform.
Peter Helman | October 18, 2016 - 8:49 pm

President Obama Works Out To Courtney Barnett, Icona Pop, Beyoncé

Our president has some strange musical tastes, and we now have more evidence of just how weird they are. Barack Obama is guest-editing next month's…
Tom Breihan | October 18, 2016 - 1:00 pm

Preview Macklemore & President Obama’s Prescription For Change: Ending America’s Opioid Crisis Special

Tomorrow night, MTV will air a documentary called Prescription For Change: Ending America’s Opioid Crisis in which President Barack Obama discusses his past drug use:…
James Rettig | October 10, 2016 - 4:48 pm

Chance The Rapper To Perform At White House Christmas Tree Lighting Concert

President Obama obviously has love for Chicago, and no one seems to love Chicago more than Chance The Rapper, so their connection is a no-brainer.
Collin Robinson | September 28, 2016 - 10:46 am

White House Fest SXSL Announces Leonardo DiCaprio, Sharon Jones, Stranger Things Cast

Earlier this month, the White House announced that they were teaming up with SXSW to bring a one-day miniature version of the festival to the…
Peter Helman | September 25, 2016 - 5:34 pm
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