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Every few years, a musician achieves that rare combination of commercial dominance and critical acclaim -- and therefore inspires lots of copycats -- only to willfully retreat from the spotlight.…   Read Story »
It's not a proper music video, so it's not on this list, but Yours Truly's series of videos from the Young Turks new years festival in Tulum, Mexico is the greatest marriage of music and moving…   Read Story »
With her massive piano ballad "Stay," Rihanna proved to the universe, beyond any doubt, that she can actually sing. Anyone who has heard Horses already knew that Patti Smith is one of of the most…   Read Story »
My first exposure to Sugarland was the video for "Stuck Like Glue," a 2010 single that injected a shot of unexpected quirk to the heavily codified country radio landscape. I hadn't paid close…   Read Story »
Welcome to The Week In Pop, Stereogum's new weekly pop column. I'll be here every Thursday with a look at mainstream pop music via essays, track reviews, chart updates, and more. The phrase…   Read Story »
Eminem scored a massive hit when he teamed up with Rihanna on "Love The Way You Lie" a few years ago, so when he brought her back for the Marshall Mathers LP 2 track "The Monster," you already knew…   Read Story »
In 2010, Eminem and Rihanna went to No. 1 for seven weeks straight with "Love The Way You Lie," an evocative duet that, uncomfortably, seemed to capitalize on Rihanna's widely known status as a…   Read Story »
Eminem is set to release his new album The Marshall Mathers LP 2 next month, and there's a pretty good chance it'll keep the entire music business afloat for another year or so. We've already seen…   Read Story »
"Fashion Killa" is a fundamentally silly song; it's the Long.Live.A$AP track where A$AP Rocky spends the entire song rattling off the names of fashion brands. But with that gasping Friendzone beat,…   Read Story »
You might remember earlier this summer Low covered Rihanna's "Stay" at Pitchfork Festival. Now you can hear a studio version of the song. Listen below and check out our ranking of the band's…   Read Story »