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2010s In Review

The One-Hit Wonders Of The 2010s

What constitutes a one-hit wonder? It seems like it should be cut and dry, but the designation can be pretty arbitrary, with gut feelings often…
Chris DeVille | November 7, 2019 - 11:00 am

2010s In Review

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

2010s In Review

The 200 Best Songs Of The 2010s

When this decade began, MP3s still reigned supreme. Now, at the end of it, a song is no longer even a file -- it's ephemera,…
Stereogum | November 5, 2019 - 8:37 am

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Hear Dirty Projectors Perform “FourFiveSeconds” & “Knotty Pine” On New Live In-Studio Album

Dirty Projectors have released a new live in-studio album today, which is part of their label's Domino Documents series that has also included live albums…
James Rettig | December 10, 2019 - 10:59 am

Kanye West, Painted Silver, Debuts New Opera Mary On A Barge In Miami

Kanye West has moved on to his second "opera" of the year, Mary, which he announced last week would take place on Sunday afternoon in…
James Rettig | December 8, 2019 - 6:27 pm

Kanye West – “Closed On Sunday” Video

Kanye West released his new gospel-inspired album Jesus Is King a month ago. And today -- happy Thanksgiving! -- Kanye is back with a music…
Peter Helman | November 28, 2019 - 12:45 pm

Livestream Kanye West’s Nebuchadnezzar – An Opera

Kanye West's first-ever "opera" is debuting today at the Hollywood Bowl, right on the heels of his Christian rap album Jesus Is King. It's called…
James Rettig | November 24, 2019 - 6:56 pm

Here Are More Details On Kanye West’s Opera Nebuchadnezzar

Earlier this week, along with teasing a sequel to his full-fledged Christian rap album Jesus Is King involving Dr. Dre., Kanye West announced his first
Chris DeVille | November 21, 2019 - 3:39 pm

Kanye West Announces Opera, And Jesus Is King Part II With Dr. Dre

Kanye West has teased two new ventures via his Twitter account. The first came yesterday in the form of an invitation to what…
James Rettig | November 18, 2019 - 3:48 pm

Watch Kanye West Perform During Travis Scott’s Astroworld Set

Travis Scott's Astroworld festival happened yesterday in his hometown of Houston. The event sold out before he even announced its lineup only a day before.
James Rettig | November 10, 2019 - 10:24 am

Kanye West – “Follow God” Video

The big chart news about Kanye West last weekend was Jesus Is King debuting atop the Billboard 200, tying Eminem's record for the most consecutive…
Chris DeVille | November 8, 2019 - 2:40 pm

Kanye West Calls Himself A “Christian Genius Billionaire,” Talks 2024 Presidential Run, Algae Sneakers

During the fifth annual Fast Company Innovation Festival in New York on Thursday (11/7), Kanye West surprised the crowd by showing up for a panel…
Ingrid Schmidt / The Hollywood Reporter | November 8, 2019 - 10:29 am

2010s In Review

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

2010s In Review

The 100 Best Albums Of The 2010s

A decade is an arbitrary measurement. They seem confined, these neat little symmetrical 10-year runs, but it's only in hindsight that we define them, that…
Stereogum | November 4, 2019 - 8:32 am

Kanye West Ties Eminem For Most Consecutive #1 Albums

Kanye West's new album, Jesus Is King, debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart. It's Kanye's ninth consecutive #1 debut, which means that…
James Rettig | November 3, 2019 - 6:55 pm

The Week In Pop

Christmas On Halloween IV: New Holiday Albums That May Or May Not Sleigh

It's tradition: Every year, on Halloween, we publish a roundup of new Christmas albums and other assorted holiday music popping off this season. We did…
Chris DeVille | October 31, 2019 - 1:00 pm
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