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We've Got A File On You

We’ve Got A File On You: Common

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 | August 29, 2019 - 12:22 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Björk is one of history's all-time great music-video artists, but I am very ready for her to finally leave the "trippy alien screensaver" period of…
Tom Breihan | August 9, 2019 - 4:14 pm

The Week In Pop

Predicting The 2019 Grammy Winners

It's that time of year again: the time when we as a culture must reckon with the insane/mundane prestige-populist fever dream that is Grammy logic.
Chris DeVille | February 7, 2019 - 10:37 am

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Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

Björk is one of history's all-time great music-video artists, but I am very ready for her to finally leave the "trippy alien screensaver" period of…
Tom Breihan | August 9, 2019 - 4:14 pm

SiR – “Hair Down” (Feat. Kendrick Lamar)

SiR is the latest artist to be scooped up by Top Dawg Entertainment, and later this year he'll put out a new album called Chasing
James Rettig | August 8, 2019 - 12:26 pm

Stream J. Cole’s Revenge Of The Dreamers III Comp

J. Cole's Dreamville label has been sharing compilations from its artists since 2014. The third, titled Revenge Of The Dreamers III, was announced back in January,…
Keely Quinlan | July 5, 2019 - 12:14 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

Stream 2 Chainz’s New Album Rap Or Go To The League Featuring Kendrick Lamar, Ariana Grande, Travis Scott, & More

2 Chainz first announced his new album Rap Or Go To The League, the follow-up to 2017's Pretty Girls Like Trap Music, over a year…
Peter Helman | March 1, 2019 - 10:13 am

Kendrick Lamar & SZA Won’t Perform “All The Stars” At The Oscars

The Best Original Song performances have been the source of a lot of drama for this year's Oscars. Typically, all of the songs nominated are…
Peter Helman | February 21, 2019 - 3:45 pm

Drake, Kendrick Lamar, Childish Gambino Turned Down Grammy Performances

The Grammys are coming up in a few nights, but it's looking more and more like music's biggest night will be missing some of music's…
Tom Breihan | February 7, 2019 - 2:52 pm

Oscars Agree To Have All 5 Best Song Nominees Performed, But Only 90 Seconds Each

Last week, we learned that only two of the five nominations for Best Original Song would be performed at the 2019 Oscars— Lady Gaga’s A
Julia Gray | January 31, 2019 - 8:05 pm

Oscars Will Cut Most Song Performances From This Year’s Ceremony

Lady Gaga's A Star Is Born smash "Shallow," Kendrick Lamar and SZA's Black Panther soundtrack hit "All The Stars," "The Place Where Lost Things Go"
Peter Helman | January 26, 2019 - 10:30 am

A Star Is Born Gets 8 Oscar Nominations Including Best Picture, Actress, & Song

This morning the Academy Of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences unveiled its nominations for the biggest annual awards show, the Oscars. And in this year's…
Tom Breihan | January 22, 2019 - 9:15 am

The Week In Pop

The 2019 State Of Pop Address

Pop is dead; meet the new pop.
Chris DeVille | January 3, 2019 - 2:46 pm

Thom Yorke, Sampha, The Coup, & More Make Oscars’ Best Original Song Shortlist

The Oscars’ Best Original Song shortlist has just been revealed. According to Deadline, the list includes "Shallow" from A Star Is Born, Thom Yorke's "Suspirium"
Julia Gray | December 17, 2018 - 8:21 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
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