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Hey Violet: When Going Pop Goes Right

If all songs are mirrors, revealing something about each listener depending on their reaction, "Guys My Age" is particularly reflective. Hearing 19-year-old Rena Lovelis dismiss…
Chris DeVille | June 15, 2017 - 4:51 pm

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Watching Katy Perry Struggle For Relevance This Year Has Been Painful

Katy Perry opens her new album by singing, "Can I get a witness?" Her promotional tactics for Witness have communicated a similar sentiment, albeit more…
Chris DeVille | June 8, 2017 - 3:42 pm

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“Despacito” Could Signify A Latin Pop Resurgence Or Just Justin Bieber’s King-Making Power

It's not every day a song sung primarily in Spanish goes to #1 in the US. It's not even every decade. But "Despacito," a collaboration…
Chris DeVille | May 25, 2017 - 3:43 pm

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Paul McCartney Describes Recording “FourFive Seconds” With Kanye & Rihanna

As he announced his first tour Down Under in 24 years, Paul McCartney chatted with comic Tim Minchin for a Facebook Live session Wednesday, which…

DJ Khaled – “Wild Thoughts” (Feat. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller) Video

DJ Khaled might not actually do anything, but whatever he's doing, or not, it's working. He's still the best famous-person-wrangler around, and he's managed to…
Peter Helman | June 16, 2017 - 9:17 am

DJ Khaled Shares Absurdly Star-Studded Grateful Tracklist

DJ Khaled has ascended to a new tier of success this year, and with it, a new tier of excess. The Miami hit-maker, whose talents…
Chris DeVille | June 9, 2017 - 1:04 pm

DJ Khaled & Rihanna’s “Wild Thoughts” Samples Santana

"Wild Thoughts," a song from DJ Khaled's upcoming album Grateful that features Rihanna and Bryson Tiller, appears to sample Santana and the Product G&B's 1999…
Peter Helman | June 7, 2017 - 6:52 pm

Rihanna Responds To Body-Shaming Article With A Gucci Mane Meme

Recently, as Revelist points out, the shithead sports website Barstool Sports posted an article, from writer Chris Spags, that, in gross and unfunny fashion, called…
Tom Breihan | June 6, 2017 - 9:56 am

Watch The Kills’ Acoustic Cover Of Rihanna’s “Desperado”

This year marks the 15th anniversary of Black Rooster, the Kills' debut EP. And they're marking that anniversary next month by releasing a new EP…
Tom Breihan | May 24, 2017 - 11:10 am

Rihanna, Lupita Nyong’o Will Co-Star In A Movie Inspired By A Tweet

Just last month, a photo of Rihanna and Lupita Nyong'o sitting next to each other at a 2014 fashion show made the rounds accompanied by…
James Rettig | May 22, 2017 - 4:18 pm

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All Hail Frank Ocean, Pop Musician

Blonde: great album! One of last year's absolute best. Will undoubtedly stand the test of time. Love it. Can't get enough of it. I've never…
Chris DeVille | April 27, 2017 - 3:57 pm

Comment Party: Kendrick Lamar DAMN.

Sit down, be humble, and get y'all shit together -- for real this time -- because damn, DAMN. is here. Following the declaration of war
Peter Helman | April 13, 2017 - 7:13 pm

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John Mayer Wants To Win You Back (Or For The First Time)

One of the first songs John Mayer shared from his new album, The Search For Everything, is called "Moving On And Getting Over." Perhaps not…
Chris DeVille | April 6, 2017 - 11:58 am

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Rap Is Having Another Pop Moment

"Rap is not pop/ If you call it that, then stop." When Q-Tip spoke those words on "Check The Rhime," the most enduring single from…
Chris DeVille | March 23, 2017 - 1:45 pm

Rihanna Livestreamed Herself Watching Her Bates Motel Debut While Getting Drunk

Last night, A&E aired the fifth episode of Bates Motel season five, the show that serializes Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho. Usually, we wouldn't have much to…
Tom Breihan | March 21, 2017 - 9:14 am
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