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Kala Turns 10

Sixteen years before we elected the most embarrassing president in US history, we elected the second most embarrassing president in US history. The climate of…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | August 18, 2017 - 11:50 am

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Kesha Shows Her True Colors On Rainbow, And It’s Beautiful To Behold

"I could fight forever, but life's too short." Every lyric on Rainbow -- Kesha's first album in five years and the first since initiating a…
Chris DeVille | August 10, 2017 - 4:05 pm

The Week In Pop

There’s Still Room On The Khalid Bandwagon

The first thing you need to know about Khalid is that he is not DJ Khaled. Different guy. Khaled, with the "e" in his name,…
Chris DeVille | July 13, 2017 - 12:48 pm

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Kesha Shows Her True Colors On Rainbow, And It’s Beautiful To Behold

"I could fight forever, but life's too short." Every lyric on Rainbow -- Kesha's first album in five years and the first since initiating a…
Chris DeVille | August 10, 2017 - 4:05 pm

Rihanna Semi-Apologizes For Saying Diplo’s Music “Sounds Like A Reggae Song At An Airport”

In a new interview with GQ, Diplo details his unsuccessful quest to collaborate with Rihanna. "I played her 'Lean On.' She was like, I don't…
Peter Helman | August 8, 2017 - 8:25 pm

Diplo Wants “R Kelly Sex Cult Membership”

Here’s a refresher: Yesterday, BuzzFeed posted a disturbing article about R. Kelly, who allegedly runs what parents describe as a "cult" of young women who…
Jeremy Gordon / Spin | July 18, 2017 - 2:04 pm

Watch James Van Der Beek As Diplo In What Would Diplo Do? Trailer

Last year, James Van Der Beek of Dawson's Creek fame played Diplo in a jokey video to announce some Mad Decent Block Party dates. Viceland…
Peter Helman | July 5, 2017 - 10:00 pm

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In The Future, All Albums Will Be Produced By Jack Antonoff

A certain nervous tension arose when young New Zealand pop visionary Lorde announced that her new album Melodrama would be entirely co-produced by Jack Antonoff…
Chris DeVille | June 22, 2017 - 5:14 pm

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Hey Violet: When Going Pop Goes Right

If all songs are mirrors, revealing something about each listener depending on their reaction, "Guys My Age" is particularly reflective. Hearing 19-year-old Rena Lovelis dismiss…
Chris DeVille | June 15, 2017 - 4:51 pm

Diplo Opens Up About Eating Boiled Embryos And DJing With Diarrhea

Ahead of Major Lazer's Bonnaroo set this weekend, Diplo has given an intensely entertaining interview to GQ about his life on the road. Diplo estimates…
Chris DeVille | June 9, 2017 - 9:45 am

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Watching Katy Perry Struggle For Relevance This Year Has Been Painful

Katy Perry opens her new album by singing, "Can I get a witness?" Her promotional tactics for Witness have communicated a similar sentiment, albeit more…
Chris DeVille | June 8, 2017 - 3:42 pm

A-Trak Announces New DJ Contest With Diplo, Just Blaze, Mannie Fresh, And More As Judges

A-Trak has announced a new DJ contest called the Goldie Awards. The competition will consist of a DJ battle and a beat battle judged by…
Peter Helman | June 6, 2017 - 7:25 pm

Stream Major Lazer’s Guest-Heavy Surprise EP Know No Better

Two years after their huge album Peace Is The Mission, and after a run of successful singles like "Cold Water" (With Justin Bieber and MØ)…
Tom Breihan | June 1, 2017 - 9:11 am

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“Despacito” Could Signify A Latin Pop Resurgence Or Just Justin Bieber’s King-Making Power

It's not every day a song sung primarily in Spanish goes to #1 in the US. It's not even every decade. But "Despacito," a collaboration…
Chris DeVille | May 25, 2017 - 3:43 pm

Diplo – “Bank Roll” (Feat. Justin Bieber, Rich The Kid, & Young Thug)

Diplo has released a new single called "Bank Roll" that features an all-star lineup that includes Justin Bieber, Young Thug, and Rich The Kid. Hear…
James Rettig | May 11, 2017 - 4:45 pm

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When Bygone Pop Stars Attempt An Indie Reboot

When Michelle Branch announced her comeback album at the outset of this year, the name was familiar, but so was the maneuver. Branch, a 33-year-old…
Chris DeVille | March 30, 2017 - 11:31 am
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