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I haven’t written any of these lists since Christmas, which means I’ve got three weeks’ worth of videos to pick through. And even though it’s not like a ton of heat was coming out over the holidays, we now have enough really, really good videos that I had to push David Bowie’s latest freakout all… More »

Earlier this week, we shared our favorite songs of 2015 — 80 in total. It’s been a hell of a year! So many good songs! But it ain’t over yet, and there are still good songs arriving every week. Here are the five best we heard this week. … More »

Zayn Malik’s departure from One Direction was announced the only way it could be in 2015, via an official statement on the group’s Facebook page. (I suppose a series of Snapchats would also have been appropriate.) The crucial sentence and obvious pullquote is this: “I am leaving because I want to be a normal 22-year-old… More »

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The-Dream – “Black”

R&B auteur and songwriter-to-the-stars The-Dream just shared a new song called "Black," a slow and stately song about oppression and the feeling of disenfranchisement. It's…
Tom Breihan | April 30, 2014 - 9:50 am

Beyoncé Just Released A Surprise Album

Bey just surprised everyone by releasing her self-titled fifth solo album exclusively on iTunes. The BEYONCÉ "visual album" includes 14 songs -- featuring musical collaborations…
Scott Lapatine | December 13, 2013 - 12:31 am
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The-Dream – “Too Early” (Feat. Gary Clark Jr.) Video

Back in May, we saw two new videos from The-Dream, for "High Art" and "Pussy." Now The-Dream are back with another video, this time for…
Liz Pelly | August 17, 2013 - 5:20 pm

The-Dream – “High Art” & “Pussy” Videos (NSFW)

This week, the sorta-lost genius hitmaker Terius Nash was in NYC to perform and celebrate the release of IV Play, which is his fourth album…
Amrit Singh | May 31, 2013 - 2:45 pm

Watch The-Dream & Kelly Rowland Play Leno

The-Dream's new album IV Play is now a week away from release, and on its latest single, the slippery but heartfelt "Where Have You Been,"
Tom Breihan | May 21, 2013 - 11:08 am
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Stream The-Dream IV Play

We've been waiting a while to hear a new album from the sex-obsessed, hitmaking R&B weirdo The-Dream, and that album, IV Play, is finally here.
Tom Breihan | May 21, 2013 - 10:02 am
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The-Dream – “IV Play” Video

The-Dream made a video for his absolutely bananas track "IV Play" -- one of the best songs of the year, for my money -- and…
Claire Lobenfeld | May 16, 2013 - 1:13 pm
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Mixtape Of The Week: August Alsina The Product 2

The-Dream has a knack for pulling out a variety of things from the artists he works with. Just today, Destiny's Child member Kelly Rowland released…
Claire Lobenfeld | May 15, 2013 - 6:10 pm
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Preview The-Dream IV Play

The-Dream's fourth studio album IV Play is now available for preview on iTunes. The record features "Slow It Down" with Fabolous, "High Art" with Jay-Z,…
Claire Lobenfeld | May 14, 2013 - 11:27 am

The-Dream – “High Art” (Feat. Jay-Z)

One of the first things The-Dream says before getting into any singing on his Jay-Z-featuring cut "High Art" is "girl, I'm missing you like bitches…
Claire Lobenfeld | May 9, 2013 - 4:52 pm
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Stereogum Monthly Mix: April 2013

After experimenting with three formats for the Monthly Mix -- MP3 zip, Spotify playlist, Soundcloud set, etc. -- in March we finally came upon a…
Amrit Singh | April 30, 2013 - 12:30 pm
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The-Dream – “IV Play”

As with most music from The-Dream, hearing this for the first time on computer speakers is not recommended. I got to hear "IV Play," along…
Claire Lobenfeld | April 8, 2013 - 6:17 pm
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The-Dream – “Slow It Down” Video (Feat. Fabolous)

"Slow It Down" is the new single from the human R&B song factory The-Dream, and it's about how everyone should stop making fired-up top-40 EDM…
Tom Breihan | April 3, 2013 - 9:15 am

The-Dream – “TRON”

I'm not sure anyone saw this one coming, but The-Dream's latest track -- on which he repeatedly insists, "I am R&B" -- isn't an R&B…
Tom Breihan | March 14, 2013 - 1:07 pm
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The-Dream – “Slow It Down” (Feat. Fabolous)

For the sake of full disclosure, I am a super fan of The-Dream. I have been waiting for this single since he promised a fourth…
Claire Lobenfeld | February 15, 2013 - 12:30 pm
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The-Dream – “Wake Me When It’s Over” Video

Last year, The-Dream, recording as real name Terius Nash, released the free mixtape 1977. And later this month, he'll release a commercial version of it,…
Tom Breihan | December 6, 2012 - 4:21 pm
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The-Dream – “Tender Tendencies”

Here's another bonus cut from the forthcoming deluxe physical release of 1977, a slow-burning ballad called "Tender Tendencies." "My tendencies go off like alarms," Nash…
Corban Goble | November 26, 2012 - 1:07 pm

The-Dream – “AK-47″

Radio Killa & Def Jam will release a commercial version of The-Dream's 2011 mixtape 1977, a collection that will feature two new songs. One of…
Corban Goble | November 15, 2012 - 1:28 pm
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

If you need a quick crash-course in why music videos are not what they once were, have a look at Alex Pappademas's celebration of the…
Tom Breihan | July 20, 2012 - 3:15 pm
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The-Dream – “Dope Bitch” Video (Feat. Pusha T)

The-Dream's new video for the breezy summer single "Dope Bitch" has a bunch of submachine guns, a few mountains of cocaine, and a group of…
Tom Breihan | July 17, 2012 - 12:32 pm
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