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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Back when he was releasing music, it drove me nuts that David Lynch wasn't directing his own music videos. If you're one of the great…
Tom Breihan | July 14, 2017 - 11:27 am

The Week In Pop

We Are Entering A Golden Age Of Pop Posse Cuts

Who knew the Moulin Rouge-era "Lady Marmalade," which pointed to the past in so many ways, would become such a prescient harbinger of the future?
Chris DeVille | June 29, 2017 - 1:27 pm

The Week In Pop

Halsey Doesn’t Want To Be A Pop Star, But She Made A Pretty Good Pop Album

Do you think Halsey will perform "Closer" on tour this year? Technically, the artist born Ashley Frangipane already had a signature song, 2015's "New Americana,"
Chris DeVille | June 1, 2017 - 5:43 pm

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Major Lazer – “Know No Better” (Feat. Travis Scott, Camila Cabello, & Quavo) VIdeo

Last month, Diplo's Major Lazer crew surprise-released a guest-heavy new EP called Know No Better. Its title track was an especially star-studded affair; it features…
Tom Breihan | July 11, 2017 - 10:29 am

Diplo Opens Up About Eating Boiled Embryos And DJing With Diarrhea

Ahead of Major Lazer's Bonnaroo set this weekend, Diplo has given an intensely entertaining interview to GQ about his life on the road. Diplo estimates…
Chris DeVille | June 9, 2017 - 9:45 am

Stream Major Lazer’s Guest-Heavy Surprise EP Know No Better

Two years after their huge album Peace Is The Mission, and after a run of successful singles like "Cold Water" (With Justin Bieber and MØ)…
Tom Breihan | June 1, 2017 - 9:11 am

Major Lazer – “Run Up” (Feat. PARTYNEXTDOOR & Nicki Minaj) Video

Major Lazer released the Nicki Minaj x PARTYNEXDOOR collab "Run Up" back in January, and today the song's getting the video treatment. In the clip,…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | April 12, 2017 - 12:32 pm

The Week In Pop

When Bygone Pop Stars Attempt An Indie Reboot

When Michelle Branch announced her comeback album at the outset of this year, the name was familiar, but so was the maneuver. Branch, a 33-year-old…
Chris DeVille | March 30, 2017 - 11:31 am

The Week In Pop

Movie Musical Soundtracks Have The Charts Feeling Like La La Land

This is one of my more controversial views, a position so conservative some might call it retrograde, but in light of this past week’s events…
Chris DeVille | January 26, 2017 - 2:27 pm

Major Lazer – “Run Up” (Feat. PARTYNEXTDOOR & Nicki Minaj)

The rise of the producer as a lead artist continues: Major Lazer are back with another aspiring blockbuster single. "Run Up" sets PARTYNEXTDOOR's singing and…
Chris DeVille | January 26, 2017 - 11:08 am

The Week In Pop

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

Major Lazer & Showtek – “Believer” Video

Back in September, immediately after taking over the world with the Justin Bieber collab "Cold Water," Diplo's Major Lazer project teamed up with the Dutch…
Tom Breihan | January 3, 2017 - 8:53 am

Major Lazer Remixes The Year’s Biggest Hits For YouTube’s Rewind 2016 Video

YouTube Rewind is a recap of the year's most popular music and memes, and it's set to an original Major Lazer composition/remix that incorporates songs…
James Rettig | December 7, 2016 - 3:03 pm

Major Lazer & Bad Royale – “My Number”

Diplo's Major Lazer crew has teamed up with Caribbean bass quartet Bad Royale on "My Number," a new track built around reggae legends Toots &…
Peter Helman | December 5, 2016 - 9:32 pm

The Week In Pop

Mr. Loathsome & Mr. Wholesome: The Weeknd & John Legend Are Finding Very Different Ways Over Pop’s R&B Barrier

Poor Usher. Poor Jeremih. Poor Trey Songz. R&B's workmanlike radio superstars churn out jam after jam, some of them truly transcendent, yet only rarely do…
Chris DeVille | December 1, 2016 - 4:07 pm
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