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The Week In Pop

The 2017 State Of Pop Address

Pop music is fluid. Like any vibrant creative field, it exists in a constant state of flux. It has to, or else it would cross…
Chris DeVille | January 5, 2017 - 10:45 am

Status Ain't Hood

J. Cole Is Making Comfort-Food Rap, And That’s OK

I'm writing this a few hours after Kanye West visited Trump Tower for a 15-minute meeting and quick photo-op with President-Elect Donald Trump. West says
Tom Breihan | December 14, 2016 - 12:04 pm

Status Ain't Hood

On J. Cole, Wale, And “Pitchfork Rappers”

Talk shit. That's it. That's the best thing you can do. If you're trying to sell a rap album to people in the 21st century,…
Tom Breihan | December 7, 2016 - 12:21 pm

More J. Cole stories

J. Cole – “High For Hours”

Last month, J. Cole came out with 4 Your Eyez Only, probably the strongest album of his career. And today, he's followed it with a…
Tom Breihan | January 16, 2017 - 9:31 am

Status Ain't Hood

J. Cole Is Making Comfort-Food Rap, And That’s OK

I'm writing this a few hours after Kanye West visited Trump Tower for a 15-minute meeting and quick photo-op with President-Elect Donald Trump. West says
Tom Breihan | December 14, 2016 - 12:04 pm

Stream J. Cole 4 Your Eyez Only

The world only learned of the existence of 4 Your Eyez Only, the new J. Cole album, last week. And before releasing the album, Cole…
Tom Breihan | December 9, 2016 - 9:39 am

J. Cole’s “False Prophets” Appears To Be A Kanye West Diss

Yesterday, we learned that J. Cole is probably going to release a new album called 4 Your Eyez Only next week. And last night, Cole…
Tom Breihan | December 2, 2016 - 9:31 am

New J. Cole Album 4 Your Eyez Only Out Next Week

Two years ago, J. Cole released his massively, bafflingly popular album 2014 Forest Hills Drive with virtually no advance notice. Now, it looks like he's…
Tom Breihan | December 1, 2016 - 10:38 am

Jay Z Performs For Clinton, Trump Blasts His Bad Language

Jay Z and Beyoncé headlined a Get Out The Vote concert in Cleveland in support of Hillary Clinton last night. The star-studded event also featured…
Peter Helman | November 5, 2016 - 10:54 am

J. Cole’s Meadows Set Was His “Last Show For A Very Long Time”

The Meadows, the big music festival that came to Queens this past weekend, turned out to be pretty eventful! Kanye West cut his headlining set
Tom Breihan | October 3, 2016 - 10:05 am

The Meadows Drops The Weeknd, Adds J. Cole, Re-Adds The Weeknd

The new Queens-based music festival The Meadows has been a comedy of errors from the beginning, and now there's a new foible to add to…
Chris DeVille | September 22, 2016 - 2:27 pm

Status Ain't Hood

J. Cole Is One Of Rap’s Biggest Stars. Why?

Because of some quirk in ticketing, there was almost nobody on the floor to see J. Cole on Saturday night. All the seats were full…
Tom Breihan | August 24, 2016 - 10:58 am

Chance The Rapper Joined Both J. Cole & Bryson Tiller At Bonnaroo

Chance The Rapper is not on the Bonnaroo lineup this year, but he's already made two appearances at this year's festival. As Miss Info points…
Chris DeVille | June 11, 2016 - 4:14 pm

Obama Meets With Chance The Rapper, Nicki Minaj, DJ Khaled, & Other Artists To Discuss Criminal Justice Reform

President Obama invited a group of rappers and musicians including Chance The Rapper, Nicki Minaj, DJ Khaled, Alicia Keys, Rick Ross, Busta Rhymes, Pusha T,…
Peter Helman | April 16, 2016 - 4:52 pm

Lollapalooza 2016 Lineup

Lollapalooza's 2016 lineup is stacked with icons past, present, and future, but this year is a bit different as the festival is expanding to four
Collin Robinson | March 23, 2016 - 7:01 am

The Week In Pop

Gwen Stefani’s Breakup Album Is Bland, But What Choice Did She Have?

In the entertainment industry, breaking up is good for business. As we've seen from Blood On The Tracks to Vulnicura, divorce and other profound romantic…
Chris DeVille | March 17, 2016 - 12:53 pm
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