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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

The Week In Pop

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

Obama: “I Am Not The Lead Singer From Korn”

In a ceremony at the White House today, President Obama awarded the Medal of Honor to Florent Groberg, a former Army captain who saved several…
Peter Helman | November 12, 2015 - 9:25 pm

Watch Barack Obama Give Kanye West Some Campaign Advice At DNC Fundraiser

Barack Obama and Kanye West both appeared at a Democratic National Committee fundraiser in San Francisco today, and before Kanye performed, the President took the…
Peter Helman | October 10, 2015 - 5:38 pm

Watch Morrissey Talk Suicide, Airport Assault With Larry King; Perform On James Corden

When Morrissey appeared on The Tonight Show back in June, it was his first American television appearance in more than a year. But now, Moz…
Tom Breihan | August 19, 2015 - 8:55 am

Obama Shares Vacation Playlists Featuring Florence + The Machine, Beyoncé, Okkervil River

Let's not bury the lede here: President Obama seems to be siding with Spotify in the streaming wars. POTUS tweeted a pair of vacation playlists…
Chris DeVille | August 14, 2015 - 12:13 pm

Obama, Black Keys Exchange Jokey Tweets

Yesterday, President Obama did a Q&A session on Twitter. When asked what his favorite song was right now, he responded: …
James Rettig | July 2, 2015 - 3:11 pm

Morrissey: “Obama Seems To Be White Inside”

Morrissey has again shared some political observations with the public in the form of an interview with Alternative Nation. The interviewer asked Morrissey about his…
Chris DeVille | June 10, 2015 - 11:57 am

R.I.P. B.B. King

The Associated Press reports that the great bluesman B.B. King, a man who rose from humble beginnings to become the undisputed and massively influential face…
Tom Breihan | May 15, 2015 - 9:31 am
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