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“Remember JoJo?” To most of the Western world, that’s a reasonable question. Those who do recall Joanna Noëlle Blagden Levesque probably envision her as an adolescent, delivering the sleek acoustic R&B kiss-off “Leave (Get Out)” with poise and authority beyond her 13 years. That was 2004, and she followed it up two years later with… More »

Historically, American Idol has had trouble producing American idols. The pioneering series was a ratings juggernaut and cultural phenomenon, but you can finish rattling off the number of superstar music careers launched by Ryan Seacrest and friends before you run out of fingers. There’s a case to be made that the show paved the way… More »

Speedy Ortiz played not one, not two, but three shows in San Francisco yesterday. After their Outside Lands festival set, they did a stripped-down performance for Stereogum at the Toyota Tent then at night played the local venue Rickshaw Stop. The Boston-based band’s latest album, Foil Deer, is one of the best of the yearMore »

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Drake Curating Music For Sotheby’s Art Exhibition

If Drake becomes the sort of rapper who brags about his Basquiat collection anytime soon, we’ll know that it started here. Refinery 29 reports that…
Tom Breihan | May 1, 2015 - 1:33 pm

The Week In Pop: From The Earliest MP3 To The Latest Britney Spears, A Pop History Of Suzanne Vega’s “Tom’s Diner”

"Tom's Diner" is one of those songs you know even if you don't realize it. Suzanne Vega's signature song -- written about the same NYC…
Chris DeVille | April 30, 2015 - 12:54 pm
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Drake’s Second Coachella Surprise Was A Silent Nicki Minaj Cameo

After bringing out Madonna for a mini-set and makeout session last weekend, Drake decided to go a little more low-key on the guest front for…
James Rettig | April 20, 2015 - 8:32 am

Drake Recorded A Song With Beyoncé For Views From The 6

In a really great new Drake profile on Four Pins that chronicles the lead-up and aftermath of Drake's Coachella performance, the rapper drops some new…
James Rettig | April 16, 2015 - 9:09 pm

Drake’s OVO Fest Denied Government Grant Money This Year

Last year, the provincial government of Ontario granted Drake $300,000 to help fund OVO Fest through their "Celebrate Ontario" program. Some people thought this was
Gabriela Tully Claymore | April 15, 2015 - 2:15 pm
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Stream OG Ron C’s Chopped And Screwed Drake Mixtape If You’re Choppin’ This It’s Too Late

Drake loves Houston, and to hear Drake tell it, Houston loves Drake. Some evidence to support that second premise: Houston screw legend OG Ron C…
Chris DeVille | April 14, 2015 - 3:21 pm

Drake – “My Side”

Drake's If You're Reading This It's Too Late is getting a physical release next week, and it's being called a special collector's edition that will…
James Rettig | April 13, 2015 - 11:18 pm
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Justin Bieber Reportedly Thrown Out Of Coachella After Scuffle With Security

Justin Bieber spent most of his Coachella flirting with Kendall Jenner, but when he tried to close out his weekend in the desert by going…
James Rettig | April 13, 2015 - 9:27 pm
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Drake Announces Tour With Future, If You’re Reading This Collector’s Edition

What initially looked like just some Future dates quickly became a lot more interesting when Drake announced that the pair would be touring together for…
Caitlin White | April 13, 2015 - 4:16 pm

The 9 Best Moments Of Coachella 2015 Sunday

There were headliners on all three days of Coachella, as there are every year. But this year, there was really only one headliner, and that…
Tom Breihan | April 13, 2015 - 10:37 am
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Watch Drake Recoil From Madonna’s Long Kiss At Coachella

During Drake's headlining Coachella set last night, he brought out Madonna right after, appropriately, debuting his If You're Reading This It's Too Late track "Madonna"…
James Rettig | April 13, 2015 - 8:08 am
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Lykke Li – “Hold On We’re Going Home” (Drake Cover) Video

Last year, Lykke Li began to cover Drake's classic "Hold On We're Going Home" at some of her concerts, but she's just gotten around to…
James Rettig | April 9, 2015 - 8:46 am
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Run Through The 6 With Your Woes In New Drake-Themed Video Game

The only thing better than listening to Drake rap is gleefully diving into the world of Drake ephemera -- there's a lot. The only rapper…
Caitlin White | April 8, 2015 - 4:14 pm
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The Week In Rap: The Great Drake/Kendrick Lamar Rivalry

This year, the best story in rap -- and the best story in music, and maybe the best story in popular culture in general --…
Tom Breihan | March 18, 2015 - 11:08 am
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Drake Says He Has Nothing To Do With The Drake: Homecoming Movie

The night after Drake's surprise mixtape/album If You're Reading This It's Too Late dropped, reports of a concert film chronicling the early years of his
Caitlin White | March 16, 2015 - 11:21 am

River Tiber – “No Talk”

We're still sifting through the rubble from the crash landing of Drake's surprise mixtape/album If You're Reading This It's Too Late, and unearthing new gem…
Caitlin White | March 9, 2015 - 1:31 pm
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Hear The Unreleased Second Verse Of Drake’s “Madonna”

Ronald Coleman, aka OG Ron C, carries on the Houston chopped and screwed tradition that DJ Screw created in the early '90s. Coleman is taking…
Caitlin White | March 9, 2015 - 9:59 am

Madonna Will Appear On Kanye West’s So Help Me God And Is Working With Drake

We already knew Kanye West was involved with Madonna’s new album Rebel Heart, but now it turns out she’ll be on Kanye’s So Help Me
Chris DeVille | March 6, 2015 - 3:52 pm
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Most of us have better video-watching experiences by falling into YouTube wormholes than we do by keeping up with new music videos as they come…
Tom Breihan | March 6, 2015 - 9:46 am
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Big Sean – “Blessings” (Feat. Drake & Kanye West) Video

Last week, Big Sean released his shockingly OK new album Dark Sky Paradise. Its greatest moment is probably "Blessings," the churning event-rap banger that feature…
Tom Breihan | March 3, 2015 - 3:22 pm
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