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Is Hard Rock About To Roar Back Into The Mainstream?

Hard rock is not dead; it has merely retreated to the range to plot its comeback. …
Chris DeVille | May 26, 2016 - 2:10 pm

Watch Herbie Hancock, Aretha Franklin, Terrace Martin, & More Cover Prince At The White House For International Jazz Day

Yesterday was International Jazz Day, and last night, ABC broadcast an edited version of the All-Star Global Concert that took place on the South Lawn…
Peter Helman | May 1, 2016 - 12:31 pm

Watch Larry Wilmore Joke About Beyoncé And Killer Mike At The White House Correspondents Dinner

Larry Wilmore of The Nightly Show hosted this year's White House Correspondents' Dinner, President Obama's last, which took place last night. In his monologue, Wilmore…
Peter Helman | May 1, 2016 - 11:33 am

President Obama Mourns Prince

President Barack Obama has offered a statement in reaction to Prince's death earlier today. Last year, Prince played a private concert at the White House…
James Rettig | April 21, 2016 - 4:13 pm

Obama Meets With Chance The Rapper, Nicki Minaj, DJ Khaled, & Other Artists To Discuss Criminal Justice Reform

President Obama invited a group of rappers and musicians including Chance The Rapper, Nicki Minaj, DJ Khaled, Alicia Keys, Rick Ross, Busta Rhymes, Pusha T,…
Peter Helman | April 16, 2016 - 4:52 pm

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This Is The Zayn Malik We’re Getting, So Deal With It

Can you believe it's only been four months since Zayn Malik launched his solo career with a juicy Fader cover story and a tantalizing instrumental…
Chris DeVille | March 24, 2016 - 2:47 pm

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Gwen Stefani’s Breakup Album Is Bland, But What Choice Did She Have?

In the entertainment industry, breaking up is good for business. As we've seen from Blood On The Tracks to Vulnicura, divorce and other profound romantic…
Chris DeVille | March 17, 2016 - 12:53 pm

Watch Hamilton’s Lin-Manuel Miranda Play A Freestyle Rap Game With President Obama

The cast of Hamilton visited the White House today, and the hit musical's star and creator Lin-Manuel Miranda met up with President Obama in the…
Peter Helman | March 14, 2016 - 10:30 pm

SXSW Books Barack & Michelle Obama As Keynote Speakers

Barack and Michelle Obama are going to SXSW this year. (Come to our show! We'll try to squeeze you on the list, but no promises.)…
James Rettig | March 2, 2016 - 11:48 am

Obama Says Kendrick Lamar Would Beat Drake In A Rap Feud

Drake and Kendrick Lamar have been throwing subliminal shots -- and even, from time to time, outright disses -- but tensions between them have never…
Tom Breihan | January 15, 2016 - 3:47 pm

Watch Kendrick Lamar Meet President Obama In Mentorship PSA

Kendrick Lamar is appearing in a new PSA/promo to support Obama's My Brother's Keeper initiative and MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership. Directed by Dave Meyers…
Peter Helman | January 11, 2016 - 8:23 pm

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Elle King Is Swaggering Out Of Her Father’s Shadow

When you're related to a celebrity, it's easy to get attention but hard to earn respect. So when Elle King shared her "Ex's & Oh's"
Chris DeVille | December 10, 2015 - 5:23 pm

Obama’s Favorite Song Of 2015 Is By Kendrick Lamar

Alongside the rest of the Stereogum staff, President Barack Obama has shared his favorite song of the year with us: Kendrick Lamar's "How Much A…
James Rettig | December 9, 2015 - 12:42 pm

New Coldplay Album Samples Obama Singing “Amazing Grace”

The most famous voice on Coldplay's new album A Head Full of Dreams won't belong to Chris Martin. It also won't belong to any of…
Tom Breihan | November 23, 2015 - 9:43 am
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