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The Grammys are on a Monday this year. Sunday is Valentine’s Day and Monday is Presidents’ Day, so the Grammy people figured they’d be better off putting the ceremony at the end of the long weekend. And as it turns out, that means music fans don’t have to choose between the Grammys and Martin Scorsese… More »

In 1966, the National Football League decided to merge with its rival organization, the upstart American Football League. Although the two leagues wouldn’t actually become one until 1970, they decided to begin pitting their champions against each other in an NFL-AFL World Championship Game right away. So on 1/15/67, the NFL’s Green Bay Packers faced… More »

Last October, Jay Z was photographed exiting Samsung’s Silicon Valley offices, where he’d reportedly taken a meeting with Daren Tsui, the vice president of music at Samsung Media Solutions Center. That bit of news led to speculation that Jay was in talks with Samsung to sell his newly acquired streaming service, Tidal, to the South… More »

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Comment Party: Kanye West’s Yeezy Season 3 Fashion Show & The Life Of Pablo Premiere

Yeezy Season 3 at MSG is finally upon us. The hype machine has been working overtime to the point of explosion on this one --…
Collin Robinson | February 11, 2016 - 3:48 pm
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Rihanna – “Work (A$AP Ferg Remix)”

A$AP Ferg is getting ready to release his new album Always Strive And Prosper later this month, and now, as Complex points out, he's hopped…
Peter Helman | February 8, 2016 - 11:30 pm

Rihanna’s ANTI Hits #1 In Week 2

Releasing ANTI via a million free TIDAL downloads may have been enough for Rihanna to weasel her way into a platinum record certification, but the…
James Rettig | February 8, 2016 - 4:01 pm
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Watch Rihanna And George Clooney Play “Never Have I Ever” With Ellen

Fresh off the release of her new album ANTI, Rihanna floated down from heaven and to the Ellen set yesterday to play a game of…
James Rettig | February 4, 2016 - 10:42 am
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Rihanna – “Work (Phantoms Remix)” (Feat. Drake)

LA production duo Phantoms are prolific when it comes to remixing. They are back at it again with their rendition of Rihanna's Drake-assisted single "Work"
Collin Robinson | February 3, 2016 - 5:27 pm

Rihanna Performs At Miguel’s Wildheart Motel In LA

Last night, seven months to the day after releasing Wildheart, Miguel hosted a "Wildheart Motel" party in Los Angeles featuring various live performances going on…
Peter Helman | January 30, 2016 - 12:13 pm
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The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

So much for the return of G.O.O.D. Fridays, huh? We haven't gotten a new one from 'Ye in two weeks. That isn't to say we…
Stereogum | January 29, 2016 - 3:39 pm
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Hear Rihanna’s ANTI Bonus Tracks, Including A Florence + The Machine Remix

We're still trying to absorb ANTI, Rihanna's much-hyped new album that leaked and was consequently released two days ago. Right now, the record is a…
James Rettig | January 29, 2016 - 11:03 am
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(Panic! At The) Disco Sucks

Pray for America. In the early weeks of 2016, a disturbing development has come to pass that exposes some dark truths about the US population.
Chris DeVille | January 28, 2016 - 3:40 pm
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Premature Evaluation: Rihanna ANTI

We've never really anticipated a Rihanna album before, since we've never really had to anticipate one before. For years, she was clockwork, cranking out a…
Tom Breihan | January 28, 2016 - 3:39 pm
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Lionel Richie Tribute Adds Rihanna, Dave Grohl, Chris Stapleton, Florence Welch

Lionel Richie will be honored at a pre-Grammys event next month, and the list of performers has expanded to include Dave Grohl, Chris Stapleton, Florence…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | January 28, 2016 - 1:04 pm
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Rihanna’s ANTI Is Out, And It’s Got A Tame Impala Cover

Tonight, someone who subscribes to Tidal -- possibly Jay Z? -- logged in and noticed that ANTI, Rihanna's imminent new album, had been mysteriously uploaded…
Peter Helman | January 27, 2016 - 7:00 pm
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Rihanna – “Work” (Feat. Drake)

Rihanna has released her long-rumored Drake collaboration "Work," which she bills as the "first single" from her imminent new album ANTI. It's unclear whether that…
Chris DeVille | January 27, 2016 - 8:09 am
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Looks Like Rihanna’s ANTI Is Finished

Rihanna used to crank out a new album every fall like clockwork, but her last one was Unapologetic in 2012, and it feels like she's…
Tom Breihan | January 25, 2016 - 9:46 am
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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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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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The 50 Best Pop Songs Of 2015

That tingling feeling in your cheeks is not Abel Tesfaye's supply kicking in. It's the most wonderful time of the year -- year-end list season…
Chris DeVille | December 17, 2015 - 1:41 pm
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