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Breaks With Tradition

Breaks With Tradition: “A Garden Of Peace”

It happened again: Someone sampled "A Garden Of Peace."
Nate Patrin | March 18, 2019 - 11:55 am

The Week In Pop

Maren Morris Is A Little Bit Springsteen, A Little Bit Teenage Dream

Tucked near the end of Maren Morris' new album GIRL is a lovely little tune called "The Bones." Like many Morris songs, it's not about…
Chris DeVille | March 14, 2019 - 3:38 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

The big music video from this past week, the one that seemed custom-designed to drive conversation, was Ariana Grande's "break up with your girlfriend, i'm
Tom Breihan | February 15, 2019 - 1:55 pm

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The Week In Pop

Maren Morris Is A Little Bit Springsteen, A Little Bit Teenage Dream

Tucked near the end of Maren Morris' new album GIRL is a lovely little tune called "The Bones." Like many Morris songs, it's not about…
Chris DeVille | March 14, 2019 - 3:38 pm

2 Chainz – “Rule The World” (Feat. Ariana Grande) Video

A week and a half ago, Atlanta rap treasure 2 Chainz released his new album Rap Or Go To The League, and he had help…
Tom Breihan | March 11, 2019 - 12:19 pm

Stream 2 Chainz’s New Album Rap Or Go To The League Featuring Kendrick Lamar, Ariana Grande, Travis Scott, & More

2 Chainz first announced his new album Rap Or Go To The League, the follow-up to 2017's Pretty Girls Like Trap Music, over a year…
Peter Helman | March 1, 2019 - 10:13 am

The Week In Pop

Predicting The 2019 Grammy Winners

It's that time of year again: the time when we as a culture must reckon with the insane/mundane prestige-populist fever dream that is Grammy logic.
Chris DeVille | February 7, 2019 - 10:37 am

Ariana Grande – “7 Rings (Remix)” (Feat. 2 Chainz)

Ariana Grande's new single "7 Rings" has only been in the world for two weeks, but it's been an eventful two weeks. The Rodgers and…
Tom Breihan | February 1, 2019 - 9:18 am

Status Ain't Hood

Sada Baby Made 2019’s First Great Rap Album

Sada Baby can sing. This was a pleasant surprise. If all you know about the Detroit rapper is "Bloxk Party," the ridiculously fun 2018 collaboration…
Tom Breihan | January 30, 2019 - 1:17 pm

The Week In Pop

Can Ava Max’s Global Hit “Sweet But Psycho” Take Over America Too?

A non-exhaustive list of American musicians who've hit it big in Europe and the UK before breaking through back home: Jimi Hendrix, Backstreet Boys, NSYNC,…
Chris DeVille | January 24, 2019 - 10:31 am

2 Chainz – “Stay Woke Freestyle”

2 Chainz is back today with "Stay Woke Freestyle." It begins with sample from Ghost Town DJs' "My Boo," and the ensuing beat has lots…
Chris DeVille | January 21, 2019 - 2:51 pm

Kanye West Reportedly Working On New Album With Lil Wayne, Migos In Miami

Kanye West has not exactly been a model of stability lately. He has spent the past year loudly and incoherently embracing Donald Trump. His most…
Tom Breihan | January 7, 2019 - 9:39 am

2018 In Review

The 20 Best Music Videos Of 2018

In the early days of this century, you could still turn on your television and, every so often, catch a music video. It didn't last.
Tom Breihan | December 13, 2018 - 11:46 am

2018 In Review

The Top 40 Pop Songs Of 2018

Y'all wanna hear something crazy? I've been writing this weekly pop column for five whole years now. It seems like just yesterday that I published…
Chris DeVille | December 13, 2018 - 11:00 am

Status Ain't Hood

ALLBLACK Carries The Bay Area Flame

"Thank you, Kenny." That's something the Oakland rapper ALLBLACK says over and over on 2 Minute Drills, his new collaborative EP with the producer Kenny…
Tom Breihan | November 21, 2018 - 11:30 am

The Week In Pop

It’s A Good Time To Be Bad Bunny

The name Ocasio derives from the Spanish "ocasión," which means what you think it means: an occasion, a time. According to Ancestry.com, most people named…
Chris DeVille | November 1, 2018 - 2:23 pm
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