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Blackpink Are Doing It Big Without The Exhausting Bloat

Everything about Blackpink is huge and emphatic and in your face. The crushing titanium beats, the severe top-of-the-lungs melodies and swaggering rap bars, the ostentatious…
Chris DeVille | October 5, 2020 - 4:00 pm

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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

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Katy Perry Pivots To Boring

She made hits. That was the whole premise of Katy Perry -- that and stirring up controversy in ways that often sent palms flying toward…
Chris DeVille | August 24, 2020 - 3:15 pm

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McDonald’s Now Doing A J Balvin Meal

Last month, McDonald's launched its first celebrity-branded meal since 1992 with Travis Scott, which resulted in a buttload of merch and some stressful viral antics.
James Rettig | October 5, 2020 - 11:31 am

Grimes, Matty Healy, & FKA Twigs Teach You About Famous Paintings

Grimes is a visual artist too -- her first fine art exhibition, which you may remember for the piece where she sold a percentage of
Peter Helman | September 15, 2020 - 11:57 am

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Jhené Aiko Is Still Quietly Staking Her Claim As Her Generation’s Defining R&B Singer

Jhené Aiko is a living legend. You wouldn't necessarily know it because Aiko has always been a moody and understated presence -- someone who lays…
Chris DeVille | July 27, 2020 - 5:19 pm

J Balvin, Dua Lipa, Bad Bunny, & Tainy – “Un Día (One Day)”

J Balvin has been steadily rolling out videos from his Colores album since last year, but today he has one for a wholly new song…
Chris DeVille | July 23, 2020 - 8:02 pm

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Before The Chicks Met This Moment, They Spent Their Whole Careers Preparing For It

What does Dixie mean, exactly? For nearly two centuries, the term has been broadly applied to the American South, specifically the states that seceded from…
Chris DeVille | July 20, 2020 - 4:00 pm

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Juice WRLD’s Posthumous Album Is Haunting And Bittersweet

The last track on Juice WRLD's new album is a 30-second spoken-word snippet called "Juice WRLD Speaks From Heaven." This is an unsettling title because…
Chris DeVille | July 13, 2020 - 5:00 pm

Watch Global Goal: Unite For Our Future Concert Feat. Coldplay, Miley Cyrus, J Balvin, Quavo, & More

A star-studded lineup of musicians came together to play Global Citizen's Global Goal: Unite For Our Future concert today, intended to highlight the inequality of…
Peter Helman | June 27, 2020 - 5:08 pm

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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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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

Movie Review

Trolls World Tour Is A Poptimist Nightmare

Before we take a dive into the rich text that is Trolls World Tour, a brief disclaimer: This is a movie for children. I feel…
Larry Fitzmaurice | April 10, 2020 - 9:04 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
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