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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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How Will Adele’s Astronomical Sales Influence The Music Industry?

Funny story: My sister-in-law was watching TV with her boyfriend recently when Adele appeared, as she has been wont to do this autumn, and the…
Chris DeVille | December 3, 2015 - 4:50 pm
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Drake Announces OVO LA Flagship With Moody Promo

Drake's OVO clothing line is getting a flagship store in LA. The shop opens on 12/5 in Hollywood at 11 AM PST. Here's the address:…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | December 3, 2015 - 12:45 pm

Rick Ross Seems To Target Drake On New Track “Color Money”

During this past summer's Drake/Meek Mill feud, Rick Ross stayed neutral. Meek is part of Ross' Maybach Music crew and label, and he's collaborated with…
Tom Breihan | December 2, 2015 - 10:06 am

The 50 Best Albums Of 2015

We heard it again and again in 2015: This year in music is so good that any attempt to make sense of it is going…
Stereogum | December 1, 2015 - 8:58 am
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Santa’s Dabbing On 2 Chainz’ Ugly Christmas Sweater

At his online store, 2 Chainz is selling a line of what he's calling "ugly Christmas sweaters" and sweatshirts. Some of them are just regular…
Tom Breihan | November 25, 2015 - 1:47 pm
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Album Sales Were Already Booming Last Week Even Before Adele

The Week In Pop will not run this week due to Thanksgiving, so let's check in on this week's chart action before the holiday is…
Chris DeVille | November 23, 2015 - 4:22 pm
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