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Status Ain't Hood

Kendrick Lamar’s Black Panther And The Art Of The Corporate Crossover

There's a moment on "Opps," a track from the Kendrick Lamar-curated compilation Black Panther: The Album, where the South African rapper Yugen Blakrok says, "Stand…
Tom Breihan | February 14, 2018 - 11:59 am

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Guy Mitchell’s “Heartaches By The Number”

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 | February 14, 2018 - 11:22 am

Band To Watch

Band To Watch: Jouska

Doug Dulgarian has lived in Philadelphia for less than a year, and that's long enough for him to embrace the duality of the Philly thing:…
Ian Cohen | February 14, 2018 - 10:43 am

Sounding Board

Ought’s Room Inside The World Is A Rewarding New Chapter

If you go back to the great post-punk bands of the late '70s and early '80s, you'll find plenty of artists who started out avant-garde…
Ryan Leas | February 13, 2018 - 1:59 pm

Interview

All At Once, Screaming Females Discuss New Album All At Once

Elizabeth, New Jersey is as quintessentially suburban as it gets. There’s two main roads, the standard convenience store and fast food chains, and the laundromat…
Layla Halabian | February 13, 2018 - 12:12 pm

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: The Fleetwoods’ “Mr. Blue”

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 | February 13, 2018 - 11:33 am

Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: Superchunk What A Time To Be Alive

There's a song on What A Time To Be Alive, the new album from North Carolina indie originators Superchunk, that's called "Reagan Youth," named after…
Tom Breihan | February 13, 2018 - 11:15 am

Sounding Board

Hip-Hop Is Evolving, And So Is Tyler, The Creator

Tyler Gregory Okonma won the red carpet at this year’s Grammys -- where his fifth and most recent studio album Flower Boy was nominated for…
Pranav Trewn | February 13, 2018 - 10:40 am

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Bobby Darin’s “Mack The Knife”

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 | February 12, 2018 - 11:34 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

It's been cold enough in New York this week that finding the inspiration to leave the office to take a walk and get away from…
Stereogum | February 9, 2018 - 4:24 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This column didn't run last week because I had to go deal with a family emergency. (If you've got a potentially dangerous dog, take the…
Tom Breihan | February 9, 2018 - 3:11 pm

The Anniversary

In The Aeroplane Over The Sea Turns 20

When you were young you were not the king of carrot flowers, but you probably tried to learn "The King Of Carrot Flowers" on acoustic…
Chris DeVille | February 9, 2018 - 12:00 pm

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Santo & Johnny’s “Sleep Walk”

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 | February 9, 2018 - 11:33 am

Sounding Board

Is Microsoft’s Paul Allen The New Jimi Hendrix? An Investigation

The last week and a half has taken a surprising turn, introducing us to Quincy Jones' new "I'm an 84-year-old all-around legend and I've seen…
Ryan Leas | February 8, 2018 - 4:41 pm

The Week In Pop

The Greatest Showman Soundtrack(?) Is 2018’s Biggest Album So Far

We've reached the point where hit movie musicals sound like Imagine Dragons. "The Greatest Show," the opening number on The Greatest Showman's soundtrack album, initiates…
Chris DeVille | February 8, 2018 - 1:00 pm
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