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We’re Going To Have To Live With Meghan Trainor Forever, Aren’t We?

"All About That Bass" had one-hit wonder written all over it. The sound, concept, and visual aesthetic were all gimmicky as hell, and even though…
Chris DeVille | March 10, 2016 - 4:27 pm
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Corny Pop-Rap Will Never Die

Macklemore flopped. We won't have official figures until a few days from now, but This Unruly Mess I've Made is only projected to sell about…
Chris DeVille | March 3, 2016 - 5:06 pm
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An Honest Attempt At A Fair Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Review

I leave the panel I just attended. I walk through the New York streets. I get to the 6 train. I transfer to the 4…
Collin Robinson | February 26, 2016 - 11:31 am
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Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – “Buckshot” (Feat. KRS-One) (Prod. DJ Premier)

Mere days ago, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis gave us "Spoons," the worst song in the entire history of recorded music. But even after foisting an…
Tom Breihan | February 18, 2016 - 10:57 am
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A Lot Of Really Fantastic Artists Agreed To Be On Macklemore’s New Album

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis have released the tracklist for their imminent new album This Unruly Mess I've Made, and the guest list is extremely impressive.
Chris DeVille | February 15, 2016 - 12:00 pm
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Macklemore’s “Spoons” Is The Worst Song Ever Recorded

Even the world's biggest apologists have spent some of the past week wondering what the fuck Kanye West is doing. He seems to be in…
Tom Breihan | February 15, 2016 - 10:02 am
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Iggy Azalea Responded To Macklemore’s “White Privilege II” And Talib Kweli’s Not Having It

Well this may be the first instance of the pot calling the kettle white. Macklemore and Iggy Azalea, two masters of appropriation, may have a…
Collin Robinson | January 22, 2016 - 5:48 pm
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Will “Indie Pop” Ever Become Pop, Period?

A lighthearted mid-'90s romantic comedy starring Tim Robbins, Meg Ryan, and Walter Matthau does not seem like the most obvious place to learn about the…
Chris DeVille | January 21, 2016 - 4:43 pm
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Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – “Kevin” (Feat. Leon Bridges)

Ascendant retro-soul singer Leon Bridges joined Macklemore & Ryan Lewis onstage at the American Music Awards tonight for the debut of a new song called…
Peter Helman | November 22, 2015 - 11:17 pm
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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 NoĆ«lle Blagden Levesque probably envision her as an…
Chris DeVille | August 27, 2015 - 4:47 pm
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Here Are The 2015 MTV VMA Performers

MTV has just announced that Pharrell, Demi Lovato, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Tori Kelly, A$AP Rocky, Twenty One Pilots, and the Weeknd will be performing…
Peter Helman | August 25, 2015 - 7:56 pm
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The Week In Pop: A New Dad Weighs In On Macklemore’s New-Dad Song

If you want to approach Macklemore as a human being and not a sanctimonious rap-Muppet bent on world domination via free love and cheap clothing,…
Chris DeVille | August 6, 2015 - 3:45 pm
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Watch Ryan Lewis Ask Macklemore Fans Who Ryan Lewis Is

You might recall when Jimmy Kimmel sent Drake around in disguise to ask pedestrians what they thought of Drake. Last night Jimmy Fallon commissioned Macklemore's…
Chris DeVille | June 3, 2014 - 4:42 pm
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The Week In Pop: Meet The New Wave Of British Pop Stars

We at Stereogum have the UK on the brain this week. And while there's a big difference between "Britpop" and "British pop," this seems like…
Chris DeVille | April 24, 2014 - 5:11 pm
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