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“Tom’s Diner” is one of those songs you know even if you don’t realize it. Suzanne Vega’s signature song — written about the same NYC diner they used for exterior shots in Seinfeld — has been remixed, covered, and sampled so many times by so many musicians that its melody is basically imprinted on our… More »

Seeing as we gave you a mid-year countdown of 2014’s best albums so far earlier this week, now seems like a good time to step back and assess the best and worst of what the pop sphere has given us this year. More »

The CMT Awards began with what passes for traditionalism these days: ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons and Dusty Hill, beards out, grooving through “La Grange,” a Texas blues-rock boot-scooter recorded 41 years ago. But before the opening medley was over, it quickly morphed into what passes for country these days. First came Florida Georgia Line, the… More »

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Jay Z Will Testify In Epic “Big Pimpin'” Copyright Trial

In 1999, Jay Z released the Timbaland-produced "Big Pimpin'," one of the definitive songs of either man's career. The track came out on Vol. 3
Gabriela Tully Claymore | August 12, 2015 - 11:19 am
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Download Tink Winter’s Diary 3

Tink is one of the most promising musicians out of Chicago right now and has been known locally for years. At the top of 2014,…
Caitlin White | July 30, 2015 - 11:49 am

Tink – “I Like”

Tink continues to release new tracks as she works on her full-length debut album, ThinkTink, with Timbaland, but for her last two songs she's enlisted…
Caitlin White | June 22, 2015 - 2:11 pm
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Courtney Love Explains How Timbaland Dealt With Her Limited Vocal Range On Empire

Girls star Jemima Kirke interviewed Courtney Love for the latest issue of Citizens Of Humanity, and if you're familiar with Kirke's character Jessa on the…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | June 9, 2015 - 4:49 pm
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Emerson Windy – “Come Get It” (Feat. Pusha T & P Money) Video

Emerson Windy is a rapper from Oceanside, California who released the incredulously titled mixtape Herojuana last year. Today, he's shared a video for "Come And…
Caitlin White | April 16, 2015 - 12:08 pm
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Tink – “Ratchet Commandments” Video

Tink and Timbaland continue their partnership in the video for her latest song "Ratchet Commandments." The Chicago rapper dons a series of costumes from choir…
Caitlin White | March 25, 2015 - 12:47 pm
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Photos: SXSW 2015

SXSW 2015 has come and gone. As Scott noted over the weekend, it was an altogether less corporate, less celebrity-infused, less insane experience than i…
Chris DeVille | March 23, 2015 - 2:14 pm
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Tink – “Ratchet Commandments”

It's been so fun to watch Tink emerge. Ever since her Timbaland co-sign, plenty of people have been hailing her as the next Aaliyah or…
Caitlin White | March 2, 2015 - 6:03 pm
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Gunplay – “Scuffed Timbs” (Feat. Rick Ross) (Prod. Timbaland)

Gunplay's debut studio album has been perpetually in limbo for a few years now, but it looks like it could finally be getting a release.
James Rettig | December 17, 2014 - 6:29 pm

Tink – “Around The Clock” Video

Tink is poised to become rap's next big thing, especially now that Timbaland has taken her under his wing. But if "Around The Clock" prove…
James Rettig | December 16, 2014 - 7:09 pm
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Tink – “UFO” (Feat. Timbaland & André 3000)

Timbaland signed Chicago up-and-comer Tink to his label a few months back, and they've been working with some pretty big names so far, including Jay…
James Rettig | December 7, 2014 - 2:46 pm

Timbaland Blasts Lifetime’s “Bullshit Aaliyah Movie”

On Saturday night, Lifetime aired Aaliyah: The Princess Of R&B, its furiously maligned biopic about the late R&B legend. The assembled masses of the internet…
Tom Breihan | November 17, 2014 - 9:29 am
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Rick Ross – “Movin’ Bass” (Feat. Jay Z)

Rick Ross has shared another track from his second album of the year, Hood Billionaire. So far, we've heard "Elvis Presley Blvd.," the R. Kelly-assisted…
James Rettig | November 11, 2014 - 8:22 pm
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Michael Jackson – “Loving You” & “Blue Gangsta”

We're edging ever closer to next week's release of Xscape, Michael Jackson's second posthumous album, and we've already heard "Chicago" and "Love Never Felt So
Sam Behrens | May 8, 2014 - 2:47 pm
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Michael Jackson – “Chicago” (Prod. Timbaland)

Michael Jackson never released a Timbaland-produced song while he was alive, which is too bad. Tim was peaking right when MJ was attempting a comeback…
Tom Breihan | May 5, 2014 - 1:44 pm
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“Contemporized” Michael Jackson Outtakes Album XSCAPE Coming In May

Michael Jackson has been dead for almost five years, but there's no shortage of unused material in the vaults, and the latest posthumous Jackson project…
Chris DeVille | March 31, 2014 - 12:49 pm
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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 collaboratio…
Scott Lapatine | December 13, 2013 - 12:31 am
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