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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
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Drake, Win Butler Team Up For NBA Celebrity All-Star Game

Last year, as part of the NBA's All-Star Weekend, Arcade Fire co-leader Win Butler played in the NBA All-Star Celebrity Game. He scored eight points
Tom Breihan | January 14, 2016 - 9:58 am
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Watch Jimmy Fallon Sing “Hotline Bling” As ’70s Bob Dylan

Jimmy Fallon has a recurring bit in which he impersonates Neil Young covering various modern pop hits including Willow Smith's "Whip My Hair" and Iggy…
Chris DeVille | January 14, 2016 - 9:20 am
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Dilly Dally – “Know Yourself” (Drake Cover)

We first heard Dilly Dally cover Drake's "Know Yourself" at CMJ last year, and ever since then they've included the song on setlists fairly regularly.
Gabriela Tully Claymore | January 12, 2016 - 12:10 pm
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The 2016 State Of Pop Address

The US president's annual State Of The Union address is always a loaded subject because no one can agree exactly what state the union is…
Chris DeVille | January 7, 2016 - 1:54 pm
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Kendrick Lamar And Mainstream Rap’s Growing Conscience

Chicago drill spitter King Louie was shot in the head two weeks ago. His vehicle was riddled with 22 bullets total. Seven of them hit…
Collin Robinson | January 5, 2016 - 9:29 am
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Lil Wayne & Birdman May Have Ended Beef

The rap world was surprised in late 2014 when Lil Wayne declared himself a prisoner on Cash Money Records and vented his frustrations with Bryan…
Chris DeVille | January 1, 2016 - 3:39 pm
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Getting The Drop On Us: The Year In Surprise And/Or “Surprise” Releases

Here in the future, we now know Andy Warhol was right about everyone getting their 15 minutes of fame, but it comes with some unexpected…
Chris DeVille | December 29, 2015 - 11:23 am
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Browns QB Johnny Manziel Keeps Getting In Trouble For Rapping Future’s “March Madness” On Instagram

Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel, the former Heisman Trophy winner who earned the nickname Johnny Football for his on-field heroics at Texas A&M, has long…
Chris DeVille | December 29, 2015 - 10:16 am
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Your Weekly Chart Update AKA What Record Did Adele Break This Time?

We usually cover the weekly music charts in The Week In Pop, but that column remains on hiatus until January. Yet the charts keep on…
Chris DeVille | December 28, 2015 - 3:09 pm
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Sondre Lerche – “Hotline Bling” (Drake Cover)

Every year, right around Christmas, the Norwegian singer-songwriter Sondre Lerche likes to keep himself amused by covering one of the year's biggest pop songs. Last…
Tom Breihan | December 23, 2015 - 11:28 am
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The 50 Best Pop Songs Of 2015

That tingling feeling in your cheeks is not Abel Tesfaye's supply kicking in. It's the most wonderful time of the year -- year-end list season…
Chris DeVille | December 17, 2015 - 1:41 pm
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The 15 Biggest Band Beefs Of 2015

Beefs! All hail beefs! Every year we start off with a blank slate, and every year our favorite (and least favorite!) artists bring all of…
James Rettig | December 15, 2015 - 1:35 pm
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Watch Amy Schumer, Bryan Cranston, Kristen Wiig, & More Recite The Lyrics To “Hotline Bling”

ICYMI, our very own editor-in-chief Scott Lapatine made an excellent supercut of every known cover of Drake's first-ever #1 single, "Hotline Bling." We published that…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | December 15, 2015 - 12:20 pm
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The “Hotline Bling” Supercut

It never topped Billboard's Hot 100, didn't receive any Grammy nominations, and wasn't among YouTube's 10 most popular music videos this year, but in 2015…
Scott Lapatine | December 14, 2015 - 2:23 pm
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Prosecutor Says Drake Fans Were Begging Her To Arrest Meek Mill

Right now, Meek Mill is facing probation-violation charges stemming from a 2008 gun-possession conviction. Meek served eight months in prison for that, and he served…
Tom Breihan | December 11, 2015 - 11:17 am
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Patrick Stickles Reviews 2015: The Titus Andronicus Frontman On Grimes, Tidal, Trump, Drones, & More

This was a good year to be a Titus Andronicus fan. Their new album, The Most Lamentable Tragedy, wound up being something of a masterpiece:…
Ryan Leas | December 10, 2015 - 2:29 pm
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Stereogum’s 80 Favorite Songs Of 2015

One of music's finest qualities is that, for all its unifying power, it strikes different people in radically different ways. There is value in recognizing…
Stereogum | December 9, 2015 - 11:51 am
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The 2016 Grammys Are Gonna Be Alright

This time last year we were perturbed with the Grammys for generating a slate of 2015 nominees that honored a bunch of mediocre white musicians…
Chris DeVille | December 7, 2015 - 2:29 pm
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The 40 Best Rap Albums Of 2015

Things got hot in 2015. After 2014, when most of rap's biggest names took the year off, everyone was suddenly locked into a brutal competition…
Tom Breihan | December 7, 2015 - 9:50 am
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