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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Here's the thing about Justin Timberlake's "Supplies" video: It's fucking hilarious. The little kid telling us to die? The guy with the collar made out…
Tom Breihan | 11:49 am

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Tommy Edwards’ “It’s All In The Game”

The Number Ones is a new column where I'll review every single #1 single in the history of the Billboard Hot 100, starting with the
Tom Breihan | 11:11 am

Dreezy – “2nd To None” (Feat. 2 Chainz)

Chicago sing-rapper Dreezy is an underrated figure, a low-profile major-label back-burner type even though she's made great singles with people like Jeremih ("Body") and Gucci…
Tom Breihan | 10:49 am

Beth Ditto – “I’m Alive” (Tommy James & The Shondelles Cover)

Last year, the former Gossip singer Beth Ditto released her solo debut Fake Sugar, a strong and underrated album of sleek and modernized blues-rock. Today,…
Tom Breihan | 10:29 am

Stream Closer All This Will Be

This week's reigning Album Of The Week is All This Will Be, the crashing, expressionist debut from the New York screamo trio Closer. It's a…
Tom Breihan | 10:11 am

Kodak Black Arrested On Weapons And Child Neglect Charges While Livestreaming

Kodak Black has been arrested again. Complex reports that Broward Sheriff deputies raided the 20-year-old Florida rapper's house last night and arrested him on charges…
Tom Breihan | 9:54 am

Def Leppard Finally Stream Their Classic Albums

Long-running pop-metal greats Def Leppard were, until today, one of the last multi-platinum titans whose music still wasn't available on streaming platforms. But Musically reports
Tom Breihan | 9:36 am

Yams Day Shut Down Amid Brawls And Reports Of Gunshots

For the past two years, the members of A$AP Mob have honored their late mastermind A$AP Yams with Yams Day, an all-star New York rap…
Tom Breihan | 9:05 am

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: The Elegants’ “Little Star”

The Number Ones is a new column where I'll review every single #1 single in the history of the Billboard Hot 100, starting with the
Tom Breihan | January 18, 2018 - 2:06 pm

The Sea And Cake – “Any Day”

We haven't heard from sophisticated Chicago pop tinkerers the Sea And Cake in a while; their last album, Runner, came out about six years ago.
Tom Breihan | January 18, 2018 - 12:17 pm

Jermaine Dupri Says That He Influenced Atlanta Hip-Hop Culture More Than OutKast Did

As a producer and a label boss, Atlanta rap veteran Jermaine Dupri had a huge impact on a whole lot of careers, helping to introduce…
Tom Breihan | January 18, 2018 - 12:00 pm

U2 – “Get Out Of Your Own Way” Video

Big morning for vaguely political music videos from superstars! Earlier today, Justin Timberlake dropped his shooting-for-topicality clip for "Supplies." And now U2 have followed with…
Tom Breihan | January 18, 2018 - 11:30 am

Offset Denies That His Homophobic Lyric Was Homophobic

Back in December, Migos member Offset rapped a guest verse on "Boss Life," a new single from the Atlanta street-rapper YFN Lucci. Yesterday, a video
Tom Breihan | January 18, 2018 - 11:06 am

Watch The Killers Cover “Runnin’ Outta Luck” With Alex Cameron

Last year, Alex Cameron, the cheerfully sleazy and '80s-indebted Australian singer-songwriter, released his Forced Witness album. One of its highlights was "Runnin' Outta Luck," a…
Tom Breihan | January 18, 2018 - 10:42 am

Hot Snakes – “Six Wave Hold-Down”

Hot Snakes are fully back! Back in 2000, former Drive Like Jehu co-leaders John Reis (also of Rocket From The Crypt) and Rick Froberg formed…
Tom Breihan | January 18, 2018 - 10:22 am

Comments from Tom Breihan

Gotta save the good numbers for the shit that actually bangs. That's why there won't be a 10 until "Lean Back."
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January 17, 2018 on The Number Ones: Domenico Modugno’s “Nel Blu Dipinto Di Blu (Volare)”
Centennial, class of '98, go Eagles.
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January 15, 2018 on Merriweather Post Pavilion Roof Collapses
Best Columbia street name is Fox Grape Terrace. Also there's a whole subdivision in Columbia called Hobbit's Glen, and all the streets are named Old Dragon Path and shit like that.
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January 15, 2018 on Merriweather Post Pavilion Roof Collapses
Oh no shit! Did Good Throb break up?
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January 11, 2018 on Stream BB And The Blips Demo
I think we will! Islah went platinum, and we are not exactly suffering from a glut of platinum rappers.
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January 10, 2018 on Kevin Gates Is Out Of Prison
New album is cool to say but I didn't have a whole lot more to say after this: https://www.stereogum.com/1907528/on-the-triumphant-nastiness-of-cupcakke/franchises/status-aint-hood/
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January 10, 2018 on Drakeo The Ruler Is Different, And Different Is Good
I don't know if you guys know this, but music critics get advance albums sometimes.
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January 5, 2018 on Stream Summoning With Doom We Come
Been thinking about this. What producer could *possibly* make Timberlake make sense in 2018? Antonoff? Kygo? Metro Boomin?
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January 5, 2018 on Remember When Justin Timberlake Was Good?
I've got a list of names, and yours is in red, underlined.
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January 5, 2018 on Remember When Justin Timberlake Was Good?
You clearly didn't read the Summoning post of like 2 hours ago.
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January 5, 2018 on Remember When Justin Timberlake Was Good?
I thought about posting this, and then I listened to it.
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January 2, 2018 on Stream The Alchemist French Blend & French Blends Pt. 2
My Bandcamp subscription emails been piling up since the last day I worked.
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December 26, 2017 on Stream Booji Boys Weekend Rocker
your writing advice is butt.
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December 18, 2017 on The 50 Best Music Videos Of 2017
It's been happening for a long time, but there's a sudden and notable increase. Also, it's also an excuse to talk about three albums that might've otherwise gone undiscussed. Also, fuck off.
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November 29, 2017 on Welcome To The Collaborative Rap Album Boom
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=79DijItQXMM
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November 28, 2017 on This Is What Has To Happen At The Grammys
We can't get a new masterpiece every week.
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November 28, 2017 on Album Of The Week: Miguel War & Leisure
Haven't heard it yet. Haven't heard Post Malone either.
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November 28, 2017 on Album Of The Week: Miguel War & Leisure