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The Week In Pop

16 Artists Who Should Make Their SNL Debut This Year

After having its 45th season derailed by the pandemic, Saturday Night Live returns to Studio 8H this weekend for its first in-person broadcast since March.
Chris DeVille | September 28, 2020 - 3:32 pm

Status Ain't Hood

Young Dolph Is Very Good At Rapping

Rap music creates cult heroes. It always has, and it always will. That's inherent in the way rap music works. The rappers who get famous…
Tom Breihan | August 19, 2020 - 12:39 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

More Burna Boy stories

Status Ain't Hood

Young Dolph Is Very Good At Rapping

Rap music creates cult heroes. It always has, and it always will. That's inherent in the way rap music works. The rappers who get famous…
Tom Breihan | August 19, 2020 - 12:39 pm

Stream Burna Boy’s New Album Twice As Tall Featuring Chris Martin, Stormzy, & More

Burna Boy has released his new album, Twice As Tall, the follow-up to last year's African Giant, which was nominated for Best World Music Album…
James Rettig | August 13, 2020 - 7:34 pm

Burna Boy – ”Wonderful”

Last year, Burna Boy released a really great album, African Giant, which propelled the popular Nigerian musician into a different stratosphere and garnered him his…
James Rettig | June 25, 2020 - 7:59 pm

Together At Home Highlights: Watch Billie Eilish, Rolling Stones, Taylor Swift, & More

Yesterday was the One World: Together At Home concert, which was organized by Global Citizen and Lady Gaga as a fundraiser to support the World…
James Rettig | April 19, 2020 - 10:19 am

Star-Studded Lineup Set For One World: Together At Home Charity Special

As the coronavirus pandemic goes on, there have already been plenty of charitable causes, whether specific to a paralyzed music industry, or part of the…
Ryan Leas | April 6, 2020 - 12:56 pm

Burna Boy – “Money Play”

Though he's been making music for most of this decade, the Nigerian pop star Burna Boy experienced a global breakout this year with his fourth…
James Rettig | December 24, 2019 - 4:22 pm

Stream Stormzy’s New Album Heavy Is The Head

UK grime king Stormzy has been building up to his sophomore album, Heavy Is The Head, for a bit now. He put out its lead…
James Rettig | December 13, 2019 - 12:02 am

Lists

Stereogum’s 100 Favorite Songs Of 2019

Within the macro tradition that is year-end list season, we at Stereogum have carved out our own micro tradition: Every December, instead of publishing a…
Stereogum | December 10, 2019 - 11:00 am

Watch Burna Boy Perform “Collateral Damage” & “Anybody” On Fallon

This past summer, the Nigerian pop hybridizer Burna Boy released African Giant, his fourth album and, quite possibly, his global breakout. Burna Boy isn't yet…
Tom Breihan | December 4, 2019 - 9:00 am

Stormzy – “Own It” (Feat. Ed Sheeran & Burna Boy) Video

Right now, the London grime veteran Stormzy is one of the biggest pop stars in the UK. This year, Stormzy headlined Glastonbury and released the…
Tom Breihan | November 22, 2019 - 9:55 am

Stream IDK’s Guest-Heavy Debut Album Is He Real?

Maryland rapper IDK, fka Jay IDK, has just released his debut album Is He Real? This is likely a noteworthy development for you regardless of…
Chris DeVille | September 4, 2019 - 1:58 pm

Jorja Smith – “Be Honest” (Feat. Burna Boy) Video

Last month, Nigerian pop futurist Burna Boy released the excellent album African Giant. It featured collaborations from around the global black-music spectrum, and one of…
Tom Breihan | August 16, 2019 - 10:23 am

Watch Burna Boy Perform & Talk Coachella Poster Font Sizes With Trevor Noah On The Daily Show

A few weeks ago, the Nigerian pop overlord Burna Boy, whose hybrid black-music style has exploded in the past few years, released a truly great…
Tom Breihan | August 14, 2019 - 10:26 am
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