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On the intro to last week’s 5 Best Videos post, I complained that music videos had not yet shaken themselves to life this year — that, even factoring in the holiday break, we hadn’t seen a single great video. Well, the break is over! Music videos are back, baby! We got a whole mess of… More »

Next year, YouTube will celebrate its 10th anniversary. For nearly a decade, then, music videos have belonged almost entirely to the internet. Once upon a time, video directors made their work for TV, expecting you to run across their images when you were flipping through channels. By the time YouTube hit its second year, that… More »

We did it, everyone! We came up with the least glamorous music video ever made. I don’t know what held the title before this week, but I do know that nothing else will ever hold it again. That piece of beautifully ugly anti-glamor is below, as are our other four picks for the week. More »

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Here Are The 2015 MTV VMA Nominations

Who could've predicted that after wagging a foam finger all over Robin Thicke, two years later Miley Cyrus would end up hosting the VMAs? Gue…
Caitlin White | July 21, 2015 - 11:45 am
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Watch Drake, Haim, & Sia Read Mean Tweets About Themselves On Jimmy Kimmel

Jimmy Kimmel Live aired another edition of its ridiculously popular Mean Tweets series, and it was their second one that focused exclusively on musicians. Drake,…
James Rettig | February 3, 2015 - 12:19 am
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Childish Gambino – “Sober” Video (Dir. Hiro Murai)

As I figured out when I put together my list of last year's 40 best music videos, Hiro Murai has arguably succeeded Nabil as the…
Tom Breihan | January 9, 2015 - 10:19 am
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2015 Grammy Nominees Announced

UPDATE: Read our breakdown of the nominations here. // The Academy Of Recording Arts And Sciences has been announcing Grammy nominatio…
Tom Breihan | December 5, 2014 - 9:02 am
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Lion Babe – “Jump Hi” (Feat. Childish Gambino) Video (Stereogum Premiere)

Lion Babe is quite the duo. Consisting of sassy, lion-maned songstress Jillian Hervey (daughter of Vanessa Williams) and producer Lucas Goodman, the group boasts a…
Ethan Jacobs | November 12, 2014 - 9:30 am

Childish Gambino – “Telegraph Ave” Video

Childish Gambino, aka Donald Glover, just put out a new mixtape and EP in a joint release called STN MTN / Kauai. To mark the…
James Rettig | October 11, 2014 - 12:08 pm
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Childish Gambino – “Secret Track”

Once upon a time, if you wanted to make a secret song, you just had to put it at the end of your CD, after…
Tom Breihan | October 6, 2014 - 1:31 pm
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Download Childish Gambino STN MTN / Kauai Mixtape

Childish Gambino has been in the news lately for making some grandiose claims, and now he gets his chance to back them up. Today, the…
Tom Breihan | October 2, 2014 - 12:23 pm

Photos: Boston Calling

This past weekend brought the second Boston Calling Festival of 2014. This edition featured the Replacements, the National, and Lorde as the major headliners, along…
Miles Bowe | September 9, 2014 - 1:30 pm
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Osheaga 2014: Lorde, The Replacements, HAIM, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, & More

More than most North American cities, Montreal gets it right when it comes to hosting music festivals. Fortunate enough to have a setting like Parc…
Adrien Begrand | August 4, 2014 - 1:30 pm
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Watch The Lollapalooza 2014 Webcast Here

Lollapalooza is starting right now in Chicago, and Red Bull TV has done us all a solid by livestreaming as many of the performances a…
Scott Lapatine | August 1, 2014 - 2:46 pm
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Childish Gambino Thinks He’s Better Than Drake, Kendrick

Kendrick Lamar dropped a nuclear bomb on what had become a peaceful rap climate last summer with his instantly legendary verse on Big Sean's "Control."…
Chris DeVille | July 28, 2014 - 12:21 pm
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The Week In Pop: Sia Steps Out Of The Shadows, Sort Of

You've known Sia Furler for a while whether you realize it or not. The Australian singer and songwriter has been hovering around the music industry…
Chris DeVille | July 3, 2014 - 3:16 pm
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Iggy Azalea & Charli XCX, Little Dragon, Childish Gambino, Chromeo Star In Milk Music Ad

Milk Music isn't just a DIY punk band from Olympia; it's also the name Samsung has given to its entry into the streaming-services wars. And…
Tom Breihan | July 3, 2014 - 11:49 am
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Watch Chance The Rapper Join Childish Gambino At Governors Ball

During his Governors Ball set on Saturday, Childish Gambino was joined onstage by his friend and frequent collaborator Chance The Rapper. They performed two song…
Peter Helman | June 9, 2014 - 11:29 am

Watch Childish Gambino Cover P.M. Dawn’s “I’d Die Without You”

We here at Stereogum have long been accused of not taking Donald Glover seriously. And while it's true that I generally find Childish Gambino, Glover'…
Tom Breihan | February 5, 2014 - 12:28 pm
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Childish Gambino (Feat. Chance The Rapper) – “The Worst Guys” Video

Here's how annoying Childish Gambino is: He lined up a guest appearance from Chance The Rapper, one of the best rappers currently working, on hi…
Tom Breihan | December 6, 2013 - 12:41 pm
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