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The Week In Pop

The 2016 State Of Pop Address

The US president's annual State Of The Union address is always a loaded subject because no one can agree exactly what state the union is…
Chris DeVille | January 7, 2016 - 1:54 pm
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Watch Previews Of Kendrick Lamar’s Austin City Limits Debut

Much has been said about Kendrick Lamar's lyrical prowess, willingness to give others creative control, and flair for great music videos. But all of these…
Collin Robinson | January 7, 2016 - 11:24 am
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Sounding Board

Kendrick Lamar And Mainstream Rap’s Growing Conscience

Chicago drill spitter King Louie was shot in the head two weeks ago. His vehicle was riddled with 22 bullets total. Seven of them hit…
Collin Robinson | January 5, 2016 - 9:29 am
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Justin Vernon: Kendrick Lamar Is The Most Important Musician Alive, Peanut M&M’s The Most Important Snack

Apparel company Billy Reid invited Justin Vernon and celebrity chef Ashley Christensen to participate in their Fan Club series, "wherein we invite chef and musician…
Chris DeVille | January 1, 2016 - 1:18 pm
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Kendrick Lamar – “God Is Gangsta” Short Film (NSFW)

"God Is Gangsta" isn't the name of a song on To Pimp A Butterfly, but it is the title of a new video that Kendrick…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | December 31, 2015 - 10:13 am
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2015 In Review

Getting The Drop On Us: The Year In Surprise And/Or “Surprise” Releases

Here in the future, we now know Andy Warhol was right about everyone getting their 15 minutes of fame, but it comes with some unexpected…
Chris DeVille | December 29, 2015 - 11:23 am
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Watch Kendrick Lamar’s “Hard Work” Grammys Promo

After snubbing good kid, m.A.A.d. city in favor of Macklemore in 2014, the 2016 Grammys are attempting to make up for their mistake by rewarding…
Peter Helman | December 23, 2015 - 8:19 pm
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Watch Kendrick Lamar Bring Out Big Sean & Ty Dolla $ign At TDE Toy Drive

Kendrick Lamar: Whatta guy! As if he hadn't already done enough in this ridiculously busy year, he finished things off yesterday by headlining TDE's annual…
Tom Breihan | December 23, 2015 - 3:11 pm
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2015 In Review

The 50 Best Music Videos Of 2015

When I put this list together last year, the big story was the emergence of auteurs in the online era of the music video. For…
Tom Breihan | December 16, 2015 - 11:08 am
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Terrace Martin – “Alright (11)” (Feat. Kendrick Lamar)

LA producer and multi-instrumentalist Terrace Martin was part of the team responsible for Kendrick Lamar's explosive, expansive To Pimp A Butterfly sound. But he didn't…
Chris DeVille | December 15, 2015 - 11:46 am
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Watch Joanna Newsom Talk To Larry King About Spotify, Andy Samberg, Kendrick Lamar

Joanna Newsom does so little mainstream media that it's absolutely fucking bizarre to see her sitting down with American fossil Larry King, a man who…
Tom Breihan | December 14, 2015 - 10:58 am
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Obama’s Favorite Song Of 2015 Is By Kendrick Lamar

Alongside the rest of the Stereogum staff, President Barack Obama has shared his favorite song of the year with us: Kendrick Lamar's "How Much A…
James Rettig | December 9, 2015 - 12:42 pm
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2015 In Review

Stereogum’s 80 Favorite Songs Of 2015

One of music's finest qualities is that, for all its unifying power, it strikes different people in radically different ways. There is value in recognizing…
Stereogum | December 9, 2015 - 11:51 am
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Essay

The 2016 Grammys Are Gonna Be Alright

This time last year we were perturbed with the Grammys for generating a slate of 2015 nominees that honored a bunch of mediocre white musicians…
Chris DeVille | December 7, 2015 - 2:29 pm
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2015 In Review

The 40 Best Rap Albums Of 2015

Things got hot in 2015. After 2014, when most of rap's biggest names took the year off, everyone was suddenly locked into a brutal competition…
Tom Breihan | December 7, 2015 - 9:50 am
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Here Are The 2016 Grammy Nominations

The Grammy nominations have arrived, and the major categories are pretty stacked! Of particular indie-rock interest is a Best New Artist nomination for Courtney Barnett.
Chris DeVille | December 7, 2015 - 8:17 am
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Watch Kendrick Lamar And Pharrell Perform “Alright” At Power 106 Cali Christmas

Christmas came early at Power 106 LA's annual Cali Christmas show in Inglewood last night. After giving a speech about social issues, including police brutality,…
Peter Helman | December 5, 2015 - 10:58 am

Watch Kendrick Lamar Perform “Alright” On Austin City Limits

"Alright" will end up going down as one of the most important and best songs of the decade, and you can tell that from Kendrick…
James Rettig | December 3, 2015 - 11:23 am
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2015 In Review

The 50 Best Albums Of 2015

We heard it again and again in 2015: This year in music is so good that any attempt to make sense of it is going…
Stereogum | December 1, 2015 - 8:58 am
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Kendrick Lamar’s Sister Accidentally Reveals His Upcoming J. Cole Collaboration

Rumors of a collaborative album between Kendrick Lamar and J. Cole have been swirling around the internet for a while now. Yesterday, the two rappers…
Peter Helman | November 28, 2015 - 6:03 pm
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