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When Ellie Goulding announced her new album, Delirium, over the summer, the press release included this quote from the British singer: “A part of me views this album as an experiment — to make a big pop album. I made a conscious decision that I wanted it to be on another level.” This is a… More »

“We’re not a pop band.” When frontman Matthew Healy utters those words at the outset of the 1975’s sleek, dolled-up “Girls” video, we’re to take it as a joke. He doth protest too much, we think, knowing full well what sort of luxuriantly glossy neon guitar music his band specializes in. Never mind the bollocks,… More »

This week’s list is necessarily going to be incomplete, since Joanna Newsom and Paul Thomas Anderson made a video for “Divers” and it’s already been pulled down from the internet. The last time these two made a video, for “Sapokanikan,” it was an instant classic. To see the new one, though, you’ll have to go… More »

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Status Ain’t Hood: Drake, Rap’s Leading Curator

This past weekend, I was driving my family back from the beach, where we'd been on vacation, and I had to contend with Maryland's Bay…
Tom Breihan | July 15, 2015 - 12:51 pm

Watch Drake & Hannibal Buress Attempt To Play Softball

As part of his recent Houston Appreciation Weekend, Drake set up a charity softball game that pitted his Team OVO against Team Houston, a crew…
Tom Breihan | July 14, 2015 - 2:59 pm

Hear 3 New Drake-Featured Tracks Debuted On Beats 1’s OVO Sound Radio

Drake's OVO Sound Radio premiered on Apple Music's Beats 1 last night. Drake, OVO co-founder Oliver El-Khatib, and Austin producer Eric Dingus hung out, talked,…
Peter Helman | July 12, 2015 - 11:27 am

Majid Jordan – “My Love” (Feat. Drake)

Right before Drake shared his own "Energy" video during his phone interview with Beats 1's Zane Lowe, he was around to debut his new team-up…
James Rettig | July 10, 2015 - 12:52 pm

Drake – “Energy” Video

The Drake "Energy" video has arrived! Looks like Future isn't the only one dropping new material today. Drake just went on Beats 1 radio and…
Caitlin White | July 10, 2015 - 12:42 pm

Future’s New Album DS2 And Documentary Like I Never Left Out Next Week

Future announced that he will drop his new album, Dirty Sprite 2, next Friday. The record went up for pre-order last night on iTunes, which…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | July 10, 2015 - 10:13 am

Preview Drake’s “Energy” Video

The only visuals we've gotten from If You're Reading This-era Drake has been the 14-minute Jungle short film, but it looks like that's about to…
James Rettig | July 6, 2015 - 11:35 am

Preview A New Kendrick Lamar Verse, Possibly From A Collaboration With The Game

While The Game is better known these days for his sexually explicit Instagram phraseology, he's been teaming up with big names for his forthcoming album…
Caitlin White | July 6, 2015 - 11:34 am

The Week In Pop: Instead Of Going Big, Kacey Musgraves Goes Home

Chris is out on paternity leave so I'm taking over The Week In Pop for a couple of weeks...
Caitlin White | June 25, 2015 - 3:55 pm

St. Vincent, Josh Homme, Disclosure Hosting Beats 1 Radio Shows

Apple Music already poached Zane Lowe to help establish their new internet radio component, Beats 1. The company also signed on Drake and Pharrell as…
Caitlin White | June 25, 2015 - 10:38 am

The Game – “100” (Feat. Drake)

Drake has lately been doing an acapella live freestyle that turns out to be his verse from "100," a new single from L.A. rap veteran…
Tom Breihan | June 25, 2015 - 10:35 am

Mitski & Ryan Hemsworth Predict The Song Of The Summer 2015

The song of the summer is a slippery, ephemeral thing. You can try to predict it, labels can (and will) try their hardest to make…
James Rettig | June 24, 2015 - 11:07 am

The 50 Best Albums Of 2015 So Far

The amount of great music in the past six months has been almost unfair. As in: How are we supposed to process all this? How…
Stereogum | June 16, 2015 - 11:08 am

Watch Drake And Nas Star In A New Sprite Commercial

Drake and Nas appear side-by-side in a new commercial for Sprite, made up of footage from their February co-headlining show at Irving Plaza in NYC…
James Rettig | June 15, 2015 - 10:10 am

Drake Turned Down Mark Ronson’s Request To Collaborate

British producer Mark Ronson's new album Uptown Special is packed with collaborations, from the legendary Stevie Wonder to the bug-eyed flow of New Orleans rapper…
Caitlin White | June 12, 2015 - 10:42 am

Watch A Promo For Drake’s Sotheby’s Exhibition

Sotheby's announced that Drake would curate a playlist to accompany their exhibit "I Like It Like This," which seeks to explore the relationship between music…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | June 8, 2015 - 4:11 pm

Apple Music Announces Streaming Service, Beats 1 Radio, Connect Social Network

Buzz going into Apple's presentation today at the Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in San Francisco was that the company would unveil its new streaming service,…
Chris DeVille | June 8, 2015 - 3:22 pm

The 8 Best Performances Of Governors Ball 2015 Friday

For being the biggest city in America, it took a hell of a long time for New York to lock down a festival. Sure, we…
Stereogum | June 6, 2015 - 3:17 pm

Apple Hires Drake, Pharrell As iTunes Radio DJs

According to The New York Post, Drake is in talks with Apple to be featured as an iTunes Radio guest DJ, for which the rapper…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | June 1, 2015 - 3:40 pm

Drake Was Used In A Sentence During Scripps National Spelling Bee

God bless the cool English teacher, the one who sits on his desk chair backwards and cusses in class twice a year. In some sort…
Tom Breihan | May 29, 2015 - 8:34 am
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