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The Week In Pop

All Hail Frank Ocean, Pop Musician

Blonde: great album! One of last year's absolute best. Will undoubtedly stand the test of time. Love it. Can't get enough of it. I've never…
Chris DeVille | April 27, 2017 - 3:57 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Today we ran a lot of features. Like, A LOT of features. Since it's the one year anniversary of Prince's death, we gathered some of…
Stereogum | April 21, 2017 - 5:50 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

If Kendrick Lamar had not released an actual music video this week, then the week's best music-related video would surely be the shaky camera-phone footage…
Tom Breihan | April 21, 2017 - 5:12 pm

More Kendrick Lamar stories

Thanks To Kendrick, U2 Become The 4th Act With A Top 40 Hit In Each Of The Last 4 Decades

U2 debuts at No. 33 as featured on Kendrick Lamar's "XXX." Kendrick Lamar commands multiple Billboard charts this week, and his domination helps…
Gary Trust / Billboard | April 27, 2017 - 4:03 pm

Kendrick Lamar’s “HUMBLE.” Beat Was Intended For Gucci Mane

Mike WiLL Made-It produced the first two singles from Kendrick Lamar's DAMN., both the current #1 song in America "HUMBLE." and our pick for the
Pranav Trewn | April 25, 2017 - 3:05 pm

Even Kendrick Lamar’s DAMN. Intro Skit Charted On The Hot 100

An entire album charting on the Hot 100 isn’t an extreme rarity in the streaming era. The Weeknd’s feckless Starboy accomplished the feat last December…
Brian Josephs / Spin | April 25, 2017 - 2:25 pm

Kendrick Lamar Has The #1 Song In America

It's Kendrick Lamar's world, and we're just lucky enough to be living in it. Last night he wrapped up his pair of incendiary Coachella headlining
Pranav Trewn | April 24, 2017 - 4:05 pm

Kendrick Lamar Announces North American DAMN. Tour

Kendrick Lamar is on top of the world right now. His DAMN. is arguably the best album that anyone has released this year, and it's…
Tom Breihan | April 24, 2017 - 8:50 am

Kendrick Lamar Earns Third #1 Album With Biggest Debut Of 2017

Kendrick Lamar’s DAMN. blasts in at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart with 2017’s biggest week for an album: 603,000 equivalent album units earned…
Keith Caulfield / Billboard | April 23, 2017 - 10:30 am

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

If Kendrick Lamar had not released an actual music video this week, then the week's best music-related video would surely be the shaky camera-phone footage…
Tom Breihan | April 21, 2017 - 5:12 pm

Kendrick Confirms He’s Not Dropping Another Album

Kendrick Lamar released his new album, DAMN., last week, but rumors have been flying from every which direction that he may follow it up with…
James Rettig | April 21, 2017 - 2:33 pm

Kendrick Lamar Reveals All About DAMN. To Zane Lowe

Kendrick Lamar sat down with Beats 1 Radio's Zane Lowe to give the first interview on his new album DAMN., which was released last week.
Gabriela Tully Claymore | April 21, 2017 - 12:51 pm

Kendrick Lamar Hosting Album Signing In Compton Today

If you purchased one of those autographed vinyl bundles a few days ago for Kendrick Lamar's zeitgeist-capturing DAMN., then congrats to you. If not, you…
Pranav Trewn | April 20, 2017 - 1:12 pm

Kendrick Collaborator Don Cheadle Just Learned He Was The Original Kung Fu Kenny

As you're probably aware, Kendrick Lamar's new nickname is Kung Fu Kenny. He refers to himself as Kung Fu Kenny multiple times over the course…
Peter Helman | April 19, 2017 - 9:36 pm

Kendrick Lamar Announces DAMN. Vinyl

DAMN., Kendrick Lamar's powerful new statement of an album, is still sinking in. And soon, it'll get a chance to sink in on another format.
Peter Helman | April 18, 2017 - 9:58 pm
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