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Essay

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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2015 In Review

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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The Week In Pop

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

2015 In Review

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

Adele & Drake Tease “Hotline Bling” Remix

Although Adele's world-conquering "Hello" was partly responsible for preventing Drake's sleeper hit/meme factory "Hotline Bling" from reaching #1 on the charts, the singer apparently loves…
Peter Helman | November 22, 2015 - 8:42 pm
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Coldplay’s New Album Inspired By Drake, Oasis, DJ Snake & Lil Jon

Coldplay's A Head Full Of Dreams will be upon us in about two weeks, and Chris Martin gave some interviews about it recently. To Rolling
Chris DeVille | November 19, 2015 - 5:28 pm
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This Topical Ballad Suggests Spike Lee’s Chi-Raq Will Be Very, Very Bad

We've been hearing rumblings for a while about Spike Lee's upcoming movie Chi-Raq -- mainly that Lee wanted to cast Kanye West, that Kanye wasn't
Chris DeVille | November 11, 2015 - 11:59 am
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Pusha T Becomes President Of G.O.O.D. Music, Freestyles Over Meek Mill & Drake’s “R.I.C.O.”

Billboard reports that former Clipse rapper Pusha T, who's been part of Kanye West's G.O.O.D. Music roster for years now, has just become president of…
Tom Breihan | November 9, 2015 - 10:37 am
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SNL Put Donald Trump In A “Hotline Bling” Parody

We already proclaimed the "Hotline Bling" meme dead after Ellen DeGeneres superimposed Bernie Sanders into the video, but that didn't stop Saturday Night Live from…
Chris DeVille | November 8, 2015 - 8:44 am
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The Week In Pop

Ellie Goulding Doesn’t Understand What Makes “A Big Pop Album”

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…
Chris DeVille | November 5, 2015 - 4:43 pm
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A Drake Billboard Just Popped Up In Toronto

Drake may have missed his chance to top the Billboard charts, but hey, now he's topping an actual billboard. And, even better, its presence seems…
Peter Helman | November 4, 2015 - 11:07 pm
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Watch Bernie Sanders Step Into The “Hotline Bling” Video On Ellen

Drake's "Hotline Bling" probably will never make it to #1 on the Hot 100, but it's almost certainly the year's #1 music meme. Unfortunately, today…
Chris DeVille | November 3, 2015 - 1:24 pm
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Watch Sufjan Stevens Cover “Hotline Bling”

Even if Drake's "Hotling Bling" has missed its chance to make it to #1 on the charts, it's still ubiquitous, and it's definitely still the…
Peter Helman | November 1, 2015 - 10:48 am
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Call 231-377-1113 To Hear Justin Bieber’s “Hotline Bling” Remix

Justin Bieber has recorded his own version of Drake's monster hit "Hotline Bling," because of course he has. What's Justin Bieber going to do, not
Tom Breihan | October 30, 2015 - 5:16 pm
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The Week In Pop

The Week In Pop: In Praise Of Pop-Not-Rock Bands The 1975 And The Neighbourhood

"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…
Chris DeVille | October 29, 2015 - 5:21 pm
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Watch Mike Tyson Attempt Drake’s “Hotline Bling” Dance On The Tonight Show

Other than the top of the charts, Drake's "Hotline Bling" has been everywhere lately. That extends to The Tonight Show, where guest Mike Tyson attempted…
Chris DeVille | October 27, 2015 - 11:19 am
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