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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

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Get In Formation: Some Thoughts About The 2017 Coachella Poster

The arrival of the Coachella lineup is a big moment for music dorks for a few different reasons. For one thing, if you're making the…
Tom Breihan | January 4, 2017 - 1:49 pm

2016 In Review

The Top 40 Pop Songs Of 2016

Pop pop pop pop pop: It does not stop, even when your spirits drop. Sometimes it's pretty good, too! Sometimes it can comfort you in…
Chris DeVille | December 15, 2016 - 3:20 pm

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Watch Kendrick Lamar, The Weeknd, & Young Thug Make Surprise Appearances At Yams Day 2017

The A$AP Mob held their second annual Yams Day concert in memory of the late A$AP Yams last night at New York's Terminal 5. In…
Chris DeVille | January 19, 2017 - 1:33 pm

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Get In Formation: Some Thoughts About The 2017 Coachella Poster

The arrival of the Coachella lineup is a big moment for music dorks for a few different reasons. For one thing, if you're making the…
Tom Breihan | January 4, 2017 - 1:49 pm

Watch The Weeknd Perform “Sidewalks” With Kendrick Lamar In LA

The Weeknd played a Vevo Presents concert in Los Angeles last night, and he brought along a little surprise guest. Kendrick Lamar joined the singer…
Peter Helman | December 18, 2016 - 11:36 am

Watch A Fan Get Booed Offstage Trying To Freestyle For Kendrick Lamar In Brooklyn

Kendrick Lamar has been known to bring the occasional fan onstage to show off their rap skills. And near the end of his American Express-sponsored…
Peter Helman | December 17, 2016 - 2:20 pm

Kendrick Lamar To Play AMEX Show In Brooklyn Friday

Kendrick Lamar has teased an appearance in Brooklyn this Friday (12/16) as part of his partnership with American Express. He starred in some commercials with
James Rettig | December 14, 2016 - 3:38 pm

2016 In Review

The 25 Best Rap Verses Of 2016

Nas proclaimed Hip Hop Is Dead 10 years ago. He had to raise the stakes on the album with a grandiose title and statement to…
Collin Robinson | December 8, 2016 - 12:07 pm

2016 In Review

The 40 Best Rap Albums Of 2016

The larger societal events of the past year had an interesting effect on rap music. Even more than usual, black Americans had to insist, as…
Tom Breihan | December 7, 2016 - 10:25 am

2016 In Review

Stereogum’s 100 Favorite Songs Of 2016

Is anything more personal than a favorite song? Even with our thinking caps on, we all experience music through unrelentingly individual ears. When evaluating entire…
Stereogum | December 6, 2016 - 10:00 am

Here Are The 2017 Grammys Nominations

The Grammys announced their 2017 nominees this morning, with Grammy darling Meghan Trainor on CBS This Morning to unveil the big four categories: Album Of…
Chris DeVille | December 6, 2016 - 8:32 am

2016 In Review

Word Is God: 2016 Was Rap’s Come-To-Jesus Moment

For more than a decade I carried a shame within me, a secret so embarrassing I kept it hidden from anyone new I met for…
Justin McIntosh | December 5, 2016 - 9:50 am

2016 In Review

The 50 Best Albums Of 2016

This has been such a bullshit year. We've seen gun massacres. We've seen wild political turmoil across the world. We've seen countless icons, musical and…
Stereogum | December 1, 2016 - 9:30 am

The Weeknd Talks Working With Daft Punk & Kendrick Lamar In New Interview

The Weeknd's new album Starboy is imminent, and he recently sat down with Zane Lowe to discuss the LP on Beats 1. He's already talked
Peter Helman | November 23, 2016 - 9:50 pm

Watch Maroon 5 & Kendrick Lamar Close The AMAs With First Joint “Don’t Wanna Know” Performance

Guesting on Maroon 5's "Don't Wanna Know" is the brilliant Kendrick Lamar's latest corny career decision. He didn't appear in the song's goofy, Pokemon Go-themed
Chris DeVille | November 20, 2016 - 11:08 pm
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