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The Week In Pop

The 2020 State Of Pop Address

The #1 song in America this week was released more than 25 years ago. Mariah Carey's "All I Want For Christmas Is You" is often…
Chris DeVille | January 2, 2020 - 10:57 am

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

More Kanye West stories

Nick Cave Says Kanye Is Our Greatest Artist Right Now

Nick Cave respects insanity. These days, for reasons obvious to anyone who knows anything about his life, Cave has been exploring emotions of deep pain…
Tom Breihan | January 17, 2020 - 9:09 am

Ken Jennings Misses Tool, Courtney Love, Kanye West Clues In Jeopardy! Greatest Of All Time Tournament

For the past week, the only sport I care about, Jeopardy!, held its first-ever Greatest Of All Time showdown, pitting three all-time contestants -- Ken…
James Rettig | January 15, 2020 - 3:42 pm

Stream Kanye West’s Sunday Service Choir’s New Album Jesus Is Born

All this year, Kanye West has been putting on his Sunday Service shows and his various operas with a choir in tow. His come-to-Jesus moment…
James Rettig | December 25, 2019 - 3:20 pm

Kanye West, EMI Back In Court After Failing To Finalize Settlement

The legal dispute between Kanye West and EMI may again become live thanks to a failure to finalize the terms of a settlement agreement. On…
Eriq Gardner / The Hollywood Reporter | December 24, 2019 - 9:50 am

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
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