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Hey! People Still Like The Lumineers

The year was 2012. Mumford & Sons, whose slow-burn 2009 blockbuster Sigh No More was still selling like crazy, released a sophomore full-length called Babel
Chris DeVille | April 21, 2016 - 5:37 pm
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The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

It's been a long week, but it closes on a high note: Coachella Weekend 1! Stereogum's own James Rettig is there, on the scene. Look…
Stereogum | April 15, 2016 - 5:22 pm
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Hood Pope Confessional

The recirculated air of the Riverside Church's main chapel seems to grow more stale by the minute. Sunlight shines polychrome through stained glass windows. The…
Collin Robinson | March 8, 2016 - 11:00 am
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A$AP Ferg – “Strive” (Feat. Missy Elliott) (Stereogum Premiere)

Next week, A$AP Ferg will release his much-anticipated sophomore album Always Strive And Prosper, and it's shaping up to be a monster. We've already heard…
Tom Breihan | April 14, 2016 - 11:00 am
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Watch Michelle Obama’s Keynote Address At SXSW

The hot ticket at SXSW this week isn't some buzz band; it's the First Lady of the United States of America. Right now, Michelle Obama…
Tom Breihan | March 16, 2016 - 12:00 pm
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Michelle Obama Enlists Missy Elliott, Janelle Monaé, Kelly Clarkson, & More For Charity Anthem “This Is For My Girls”

We already know that Michelle Obama, the First Lady of the United States of America, will give a keynote address at SXSW tomorrow, and that…
Tom Breihan | March 15, 2016 - 3:13 pm
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Michelle Obama’s SXSW Keynote To Feature Special Guests Missy Elliott, Diane Warren, & Queen Latifah

It was announced at the beginning of the month that both Barack and Michelle Obama would be giving keynotes at SXSW, but more details have…
Collin Robinson | March 14, 2016 - 5:36 pm
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Missy Elliott – “Pep Rally”

Sadly, Missy Elliott won't be performing at the Super Bowl halftime show again this year. But she's still getting you pumped up for the big…
Peter Helman | February 7, 2016 - 1:35 pm
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A$AP Ferg’s Always Strive And Prosper Out Next Month, Features Missy Elliott & Chris Brown

It looks like A$AP Ferg's follow-up to 2013's Trap Lord is coming out next month: He said as much in a new interview with Revolt,…
James Rettig | January 22, 2016 - 4:00 pm
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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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Watch Missy Elliott & Pharrell, The Weeknd, Coldplay Perform On The Voice Season Finale

NBC trotted out a bastion of big stars for last night's The Voice finale. Topping the bill was Missy Elliott joining Voice judge Pharrell for…
Chris DeVille | December 16, 2015 - 9:21 am
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Missy Elliott’s 10 Best Videos

It's the summer of 1997. I'm crashed out at a friend's house, waiting out the three days between sessions at the summer camp where I…
Tom Breihan | November 17, 2015 - 10:39 am
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The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Grimes gave us Art Angels a week ago today, meaning we had 10 new Grimes songs eligible for this week's 5 Best (everything except the…
Stereogum | November 13, 2015 - 3:42 pm
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Up until yesterday morning, this was a pretty bleak week for music videos. Then an American hero came along to save us all. Her video…
Tom Breihan | November 13, 2015 - 1:09 pm
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Missy Elliott – “WTF (Where They From)” (Feat. Pharrell Williams) Video

It's now been more than 10 years since Missy Elliott, the great late-'90s/early-'00s rap futurist, released her last album, and a whole generation has been…
Tom Breihan | November 12, 2015 - 9:19 am
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Hear A Preview Of Missy Elliott & Pharrell’s “WTF” Debuted On Monday Night Football

During halftime on Monday Night Football tonight, Missy Elliott debuted a snippet of her new single with Pharrell, "WTF" -- which stands for "where they…
Peter Helman | October 27, 2015 - 12:24 am

Janet Jackson – “BURNITUP” (Feat. Missy Elliott)

The Janet Jackson comeback train rolls on. Following "No Sleeep" and the title track to her upcoming album, Unbreakable, the next single in the wings…
James Rettig | September 24, 2015 - 5:14 pm
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Janet Jackson’s Unbreakable Details Revealed

Janet Jackson is dropping her first album in seven years, as we reported several months ago, and today she's shared details about Unbreakable. …
Caitlin White | September 3, 2015 - 10:31 am
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Watch Janet Jackson Debut A New Song Feat. Missy Elliott At Vancouver Tour Opener

Janet Jackson is planning a fall release for Unbreakable, her first album since 2008. Thus far, she's only shared first single "No Sleeep" and a…
Tom Breihan | September 1, 2015 - 8:57 am

The Week In Pop: JoJo, A Pop Star For The Post-Hits Era

"Remember JoJo?" To most of the Western world, that's a reasonable question. Those who do recall Joanna Noëlle Blagden Levesque probably envision her as an…
Chris DeVille | August 27, 2015 - 4:47 pm
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