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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

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

More Jay-Z stories

Jay-Z Reopening NYC’s Webster Hall 4/26

Webster Hall is an historic music venue in New York's East Village. The building has been hosting concerts under various names and ownerships since 1886,…
Chris DeVille | April 15, 2019 - 9:41 am

Kendrick Lamar, Jay-Z Pay Tribute To Nipsey Hussle

A public memorial service for rapper Nipsey Hussle is being held at Los Angeles' Staples Center today. Along with performances from Marsha Ambrosius and Jhené…
Peter Helman | April 11, 2019 - 4:43 pm

Made In America 2019 Lineup

Made In America, the two-day festival that Jay-Z curates over Labor Day Weekend, has announced its 2019 lineup. It's returning to Philadelphia for its eighth…
James Rettig | April 2, 2019 - 10:43 am

The Carters Accept GLAAD Media Award, JAY-Z To Receive NAACP President’s Award Tomorrow

Superstar couple JAY-Z and Beyoncé are getting a lot of awards this week. Tomorrow, The Hollywood Reporter reports, JAY-Z will receive the President's Award during…
Peter Helman | March 29, 2019 - 10:02 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

Woodstock 50 Performers Will Include Dead & Co, The Killers, Chance The Rapper

Are you excited to see Imagine Dragons at Woodstock or what? Billboard reports that they will be among the artists on the lineup for Woodstock
Peter Helman | March 5, 2019 - 4:37 pm

The 1975’s A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships Wins Album Of The Year BRIT Award

The 1975's A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships was named the Album Of The Year at the BRIT Awards, the isle's equivalent of the Grammys.
James Rettig | February 20, 2019 - 5:15 pm

Kanye West Sues Roc-A-Fella Records, Def Jam, And Others

Kanye West has filed a pair of lawsuits in what may be an attempt to extradite himself from contracts and reclaim control over his career.
Eriq Gardner / The Hollywood Reporter | January 26, 2019 - 10:09 am

Meek Mill, Jay-Z & Sixers Co-Owner Michael Rubin Launch New Criminal Justice Reform Organization

On Wednesday (Jan. 23), Meek Mill and Philadelphia 76ers co-owner Michael Rubin launched their REFORM Alliance Foundation at New York City's John Jay College to…
Carl Lamarre / Billboard | January 23, 2019 - 5:27 pm

Surviving R. Kelly Producer Says Jay-Z, Lady Gaga, Questlove And More Declined Interviews For The Series

Surviving R. Kelly, the miniseries tracing the singer's alleged history of sexual and physical abuse, premiered on Lifetime last night. The comprehensively researched series features…
Winston Cook-Wilson / Spin | January 4, 2019 - 1:47 pm

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

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: The Jackson 5’s “I Want You Back”

In The Number Ones, I'm reviewing every single #1 single in the history of the Billboard Hot 100, starting with the chart's beginning, in 1958,
Tom Breihan | December 13, 2018 - 10:53 am

Muggings Mar Global Citizen Festival In Johannesburg

A spate of muggings early Monday marred a charity concert in South Africa at which Beyonce, Jay-Z and other stars performed in honor of Nelson…
Associated Press | December 3, 2018 - 10:00 am
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