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The Glory And The Irony Of “Mad At Disney”

Everything about "Mad At Disney" is catchy, not least of all the title. Before you even hear the song, its name has you wondering why,…
Chris DeVille | September 14, 2020 - 3:43 pm

The Week In Pop

The Dream Of The Late ’90s Is Alive With Dominic Fike

Dominic Fike was born at the end of 1995, and so was his musical aesthetic. Fike, a singer, guitarist, and rapper from Naples, Florida, looks…
Chris DeVille | August 3, 2020 - 5:49 pm

The Week In Pop

John Legend Made A More Interesting Album Than He Had To

The cognitive dissonance is strong. "The Edge" is a 1967 instrumental by David McCallum, the Scottish actor who once starred in the '60s spy show…
Chris DeVille | June 22, 2020 - 4:10 pm

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The Week In Pop

The Dream Of The Late ’90s Is Alive With Dominic Fike

Dominic Fike was born at the end of 1995, and so was his musical aesthetic. Fike, a singer, guitarist, and rapper from Naples, Florida, looks…
Chris DeVille | August 3, 2020 - 5:49 pm

6ix9ine Has The #1 Song In America

Pop music is an unpredictable beast. A year and a half ago, Tekashi 6ix9ine was a rap pariah who was looking at a possible life
Tom Breihan | June 22, 2020 - 2:18 pm

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Four Years And One Remix Later, SAINt JHN’s “Roses” Is A Global Smash

For months it's been approaching from afar, like some dot on the horizon growing larger as it comes careening into focus. Remixed into an electronic…
Chris DeVille | June 15, 2020 - 5:34 pm

Nicki Minaj Defends “TROLLZ” Collaboration With 6ix9ine

Tekashi 6ix9ine's successful comeback is really one of the strangest, most unpredictable stories to come out of rap music in the last few years. Just…
Tom Breihan | June 12, 2020 - 10:40 am

Ariana Grande & Justin Bieber Address 6ix9ine’s Claim That They Bought #1 Spot

Ariana Grande and Justin Bieber's collaborative charity single, "Stuck With U," debuted at #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 this week. Tekashi 6ix9ine also had…
James Rettig | May 18, 2020 - 5:07 pm

The Week In Pop

20 Years Ago, Eminem’s “Stan” Predicted The Dark Side Of Modern Fandom

Eminem must have been trembling. It was 4 o'clock in the morning sometime last month, and he'd been awakened by a blaring alarm in his…
Chris DeVille | May 18, 2020 - 3:19 pm

No Kid Hungry Rejects Donation From 6ix9ine

Although still facing legal trouble in the form of a lawsuit for being a bad brand ambassador, the always controversial Tekashi 6ix9ine has been out
Chris DeVille | May 12, 2020 - 9:17 pm

6ix9ine Released From Prison

The New York rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine has been released from prison. The New York Daily News reports that the New York judge Paul Engelmayer ordered…
Tom Breihan | April 2, 2020 - 4:55 pm

R. Kelly, Tekashi69 Denied Prison Release Amid Coronavirus Fears

High-profile celebrities are attempting to get themselves released from prison early amid coronavirus fears. R. Kelly, who has been at Chicago's Metropolitan Correctional…
James Rettig | March 31, 2020 - 5:40 pm

Fashion Nova Sues 6ix9ine For $2.25M For Being A Bad Brand Ambassador

Daniel Hernandez, the rapper known as 6ix9ine or Tekashi69, is expected to be released from prison on 8/2. When he gets out, he may be…
Chris DeVille | March 17, 2020 - 10:00 pm

6ix9ine Sentenced To 2 Years In Prison

The bizarre spectacle of Tekashi 6ix9ine's federal trial has come to an end. Today, as TMZ reports, a federal judge sentenced 6ix9ine to 24 months…
Tom Breihan | December 18, 2019 - 1:20 pm

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If Only Camila Cabello’s Romance Were As Transfixing As The Love That Inspired It

It's one of the most exhilarating, terrifying human experiences: a friendship suddenly accelerating into an all-consuming passion. Maybe you've secretly fantasized about it, or maybe…
Chris DeVille | December 5, 2019 - 12:55 pm

Status Ain't Hood

The Wild Ride Of Rap Music In The ’10s

"From doing records from sampling, I started learning the science about what happened to soul music," the Alchemist told me 13 years ago. One evening,…
Tom Breihan | November 6, 2019 - 12:41 pm
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