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10 Great Bill Withers Samples

It's one of the great disappearing acts in popular-music history. In 1985, Bill Withers, one of the greatest soul singers and songwriters of all time,…
Tom Breihan | April 6, 2020 - 3:04 pm

We've Got A File On You

We’ve Got A File On You: Thundercat

We’ve Got A File On You features interviews in which artists share the stories behind the extracurricular activities that dot their careers: acting gigs, guest
Ryan Leas | April 1, 2020 - 2:45 pm

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Artist Of The Decade: Kendrick Lamar

"Bitch, where were you when I was walkin'?" It was a fair question from Kendrick Lamar Duckworth considering how many people had glommed on to…
Chris DeVille | November 7, 2019 - 9:00 am

More Kendrick Lamar stories

Kendrick Lamar Says He Isn’t Leaving TDE

Lately, there have been rumors about Kendrick Lamar leaving his longtime label home, Top Dawg Entertainment, for pgLang, the media company he recently founded with…
Peter Helman | October 6, 2020 - 5:49 pm

Kendrick Lamar Sued For Copyright Infringement Over “LOYALTY.”

Kendrick Lamar is facing a copyright infringement lawsuit over the Rihanna-featuring DAMN. single "LOYALTY.," Complex reports. Musician Terrance Hayes is claiming that "LOYALTY." lifts "the…
Peter Helman | August 28, 2020 - 4:52 pm

Kendrick Lamar Pays Tribute To Kobe Bryant In New Nike Ad

Kendrick Lamar is the narrator of a new Nike advertisement honoring the late Kobe Bryant, as Rolling Stone points out. The ad is being released…
James Rettig | August 23, 2020 - 12:19 pm

Yeasayer Are No Longer Suing The Weeknd For Copyright Infringement

Earlier this year, the members of the defunct Brooklyn indie band Yeasayer filed a lawsuit against Kendrick Lamar and the Weeknd for copyright infringement. Yeasayer…
Tom Breihan | July 10, 2020 - 12:19 pm

French Montana Says He Has More Hits Than Kendrick Lamar; Young Thug Disagrees

The big conversational topic on the rap internet today has been the spectacle of Bronx rap star French Montana making some extremely confident public statements.
Tom Breihan | April 22, 2020 - 12:05 pm

We've Got A File On You

We’ve Got A File On You: Thundercat

We’ve Got A File On You features interviews in which artists share the stories behind the extracurricular activities that dot their careers: acting gigs, guest
Ryan Leas | April 1, 2020 - 2:45 pm

Glastonbury 2020 Still On For Now, Kendrick Lamar To Headline Friday

The behemoth English music festival Glastonbury is set to celebrate its 50th annual installment this June. Although COVID-19 containment efforts have resulted in the cancellation…
Chris DeVille | March 12, 2020 - 4:00 pm

Kendrick Lamar & Dave Free Launch “At Service Company” pgLang

What the hell is pgLang? According to promo materials released today, it's "a new multi-lingual, at service company" founded by Kendrick Lamar and Dave Free,…
Chris DeVille | March 5, 2020 - 2:15 pm

Yeasayer Sue Kendrick Lamar & The Weeknd

Yeasayer broke up at the end of last year after releasing five albums but it appears that the Brooklyn band is not resting in peace.
James Rettig | February 24, 2020 - 5:30 pm

Status Ain't Hood

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

Lists

The 20 Best Music Videos Of The 2010s

In the very early days of this century, people would still sometimes watch music videos on television. MTV's Total Request Live was in its halcyon…
Tom Breihan | November 6, 2019 - 8:44 am

Lists

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

Lists

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
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