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Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Tom's out so I'm taking on 5 Best Video duty this week, and what a week it has been for good lookin' videos. I left…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 24, 2017 - 1:15 pm

Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: Jidenna The Chief

"Classic Man" is such a weird, great song. An ode to dressing and acting in courtly and old-school ways, "Classic Man" rode a sample of…
Tom Breihan | February 14, 2017 - 12:18 pm

Status Ain't Hood

Young Dolph & Yo Gotti Battle For The Heart Of Memphis Rap

Young Dolph just released the best non-Migos rap album I've heard in 2017. Dolph's new mixtape, Gelato, is a ridiculously solid piece of trap music.
Tom Breihan | February 8, 2017 - 10:35 am

More Jidenna stories

Artist Portraits From SXSW 2017

A lot of bands descend upon Austin for SXSW every year, and this year a lot of those bands rolled through the Mazda Studio At…
Stereogum | March 20, 2017 - 5:01 pm

Watch A Disheveled, Pretend-Drunk Jidenna Sing “Bambi” On Colbert

The R&B charmer Jidenna is not exactly the type to go on TV looking rumpled and sloppy, but that's sort of what happened last night.
Tom Breihan | March 7, 2017 - 9:21 am

Jidenna – “Bambi” Video

Jidenna released his debut album, The Chief, last week, and we named it our Album Of The Week when it came out. Today, he's sharing…
James Rettig | February 23, 2017 - 1:03 pm

Watch The Roots Perform NBA Musical The Evolution Of Greatness At All-Star Game

The Roots opened up this year's NBA All-Star Game in New Orleans with a star-studded production of an NBA-themed musical. Entitled The Evolution Of Greatness,…
Peter Helman | February 19, 2017 - 10:06 pm

Stream Jidenna The Chief

Today, Jidenna -- the fascinating rap/R&B hybrid-beast and Janelle Monáe protege who had a hit with "Classic Man" a couple of years ago -- finally…
Tom Breihan | February 17, 2017 - 8:57 am

Jidenna – “The Let Out” Video

On Friday, the slippery and fashionable singer/rapper Jidenna will release his debut LP The Chief, our current reigning Album Of The Week. And today, he's…
Tom Breihan | February 15, 2017 - 9:27 am

Jidenna – “Bambi”

Jidenna is releasing his debut album, The Chief, later this month, and he just shared a new Quavo-featuring track from it, "The Let Out," at…
James Rettig | February 9, 2017 - 4:32 pm

Jidenna – “The Let Out” (Feat. Quavo)

"Classic Man," the signature hit from the impeccably dressed R&B polymath Jidenna, is about to turn two years old, and finally -- finally the man…
Tom Breihan | February 3, 2017 - 10:52 am

Watch Janelle Monáe Speak And Perform At The Women’s March On Washington

The Women's March On Washington is the biggest event in our nation's capitol this week, drawing an estimated half million people to support women's rights…
Chris DeVille | January 21, 2017 - 2:46 pm

Jidenna – “Chief Don’t Run” Video

Jidenna has had a nice string of singles and accompanying videos for Long Live The Chief. And while each of them has been good, the…
Collin Robinson | August 18, 2016 - 10:34 am

The Week In Pop

The Rise Of The Producer As A Lead Artist

A new Justin Bieber song debuted at #2 on Billboard's Hot 100 singles chart this week. Except "Cold Water" is not officially a Justin Bieber…
Chris DeVille | August 4, 2016 - 2:41 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This week, there were things to watch way more important than any music video -- and that was some good timing, since the week's music…
Tom Breihan | July 29, 2016 - 2:17 pm
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