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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

More Barack Obama stories

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

White House & SXSW Team For South By South Lawn Festival

Both Barack and Michelle Obama were keynote speakers at this year past year's SXSW, and it seems like they enjoyed the experience because the White…
James Rettig | September 2, 2016 - 12:15 pm

President Obama Listens To Chance The Rapper, Courtney Barnett, Fiona Apple

We already know that Barack Obama has better taste in music than any previous President of the United States of America. Honestly, it's not even…
Tom Breihan | August 11, 2016 - 11:13 am

Watch Obama Pump Himself Up With Eminem Song Backstage At The DNC

Once again, Obama proves himself to be our chillest POTUS ever. Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign has just released some behind-the-scenes footage from last month's Democratic…
Peter Helman | August 6, 2016 - 6:49 pm

Watch Obama Get Dubbed To Rap “FDT (Fuck Donald Trump)”

One of the great time wasters of the Obama era, the Baracksdubs YouTube channel, has finally made a video of President Barack Obama saying what…
Collin Robinson | July 26, 2016 - 12:47 pm

Watch President Obama, Kendrick Lamar, & Janelle Monáe Sing Happy Birthday To Malia Obama

Yesterday, President Barack Obama hosted a Fourth of July barbecue on the White House lawn, inviting thousands of military veterans and their families. And as…
Tom Breihan | July 5, 2016 - 9:27 am

Watch Kendrick Lamar & Janelle Monáe Perform Live At The White House

The Obamas are hosting a Fourth Of July barbecue for military veterans and their families at the White House tonight, and the festivities include a…
Peter Helman | July 4, 2016 - 7:48 pm

Watch President Obama Slow Jam The News With The Roots, Madonna Sing “Borderline” On The Tonight Show

Last night's episode of The Tonight Show was a bit one. Barack Obama made what will presumably be his final appearance on the show, at…
Tom Breihan | June 10, 2016 - 8:50 am
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