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Wal-Mart seems to know things -- things that might go beyond how to make billions of dollars by destroying small-town America. For instance: Wal-Mart may have learned, before the rest of the world,…   Read Story »
Take it from someone who started a weekly pop column last year: 2014 was a bad year for pop music. I write this knowing that there are still many self-satisfied blowhards in the world -- sometimes…   Read Story »
This makes two years in a row now that an actual Album Of The Year contender has been released in the pre-holiday murk, a time traditionally reserved for Christmas compilations and extensive box…   Read Story »
Next year, YouTube will celebrate its 10th anniversary. For nearly a decade, then, music videos have belonged almost entirely to the internet. Once upon a time, video directors made their work for…   Read Story »
Two weeks ago we looked at the year's biggest pop songs; now let's run down the best ones. There will be a lot of overlap, of course, partly because sometimes great songs get popular and partly…   Read Story »
Kendrick Lamar performed an untitled new song on The Colbert Report tonight. His appearance was announced last week as part of the talk show's final week, and he's the show's last musical guest. The…   Read Story »
To celebrate the final week of the Colbert Report, Stephen Colbert has lined up some exciting guests for his last four shows, the first of which airs on Monday. According to New York Times reporter…   Read Story »
Terrence "Punch" Henderson is the president of TDE, the California rap label that's brought us people like Kendrick Lamar and Schoolboy Q. Obviously, the man has some strong executive instincts. But…   Read Story »
You know a rapper has reached a rarefied level of fame when a goddam sneaker company is enlisting him for a commercial. It's not exactly a surprise that Kendrick Lamar is a star on the rise, but it's…   Read Story »
UPDATE: Read our breakdown of the nominations here. // The Academy Of Recording Arts And Sciences has been announcing Grammy nominations one-by-one this morning on CBS This Morning.…   Read Story »