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The Week In Pop

When Career Artists Score A Freak Pop Hit

One-hit wonders are a common phenomenon in the music business, and most of them have a fan base that insists their other songs are just…
Chris DeVille | August 17, 2017 - 2:53 pm

Kendrick Lamar Was Dave Chappelle’s “Special Guest” At Last Night’s Radio City Show

Dave Chappelle’s New York takeover this month has included a meeting with Dylan, Comedy Cellar sightings, and, most importantly, his 16-show residency at Radio City…
Brian Josephs / Spin | August 16, 2017 - 1:46 pm

Kendrick Lamar’s DAMN. Returns To #1, Arcade Fire Out Of Top 10 On Billboard 200 Chart

Kendrick Lamar’s DAMN. returns to No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart, notching its fourth total week atop the tally. Meanwhile, Brett Eldredge scores the…
Keith Caulfield / Billboard | August 13, 2017 - 5:09 pm

Kendrick Lamar Will Perform At The 2017 VMAs

Kendrick Lamar has joined a lineup of MTV Video Music Awards performers that already included the likes of Lorde, the Weeknd, Miley Cyrus, and Katy…
Chris DeVille | August 10, 2017 - 3:44 pm

Kendrick Lamar Talks Trump, Drake, Ghostwriting, Religion, Taylor Swift Vs. Katy Perry, & More In New Interview

Kendrick Lamar is the subject of a new Rolling Stone cover story out this morning. The piece gets into detail about the making of DAMN.
Chris DeVille | August 9, 2017 - 11:30 am

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This was such a good week for music videos that neither the black-and-white YG one nor the one with the puppets and Corey Feldman made…
Tom Breihan | August 4, 2017 - 1:00 pm


Here Is Your Song Of The Summer 2017

The votes are in, and we're ready to announce the winner of Stereogum's annual Song Of The Summer poll. Will Michael McDonald be pleased? We're…
Chris DeVille | August 1, 2017 - 12:00 pm

Watch Vic Mensa’s Monstrous Freestyle Over Kendrick Lamar’s “HiiPower”

We don't post a whole lot of radio-show freestyles here, but sometimes radio-show freestyles are special. Last year, Chicago rapper Vic Mensa released his impressive…
Tom Breihan | July 31, 2017 - 12:56 pm

Kendrick Lamar – “LOYALTY.” (Feat. Rihanna) Video

One of the most obvious singles on Kendrick Lamar's DAMN. is "LOYALTY." It's one of the only tracks to feature a superstar guest vocalist --…
Chris DeVille | July 28, 2017 - 2:12 pm

Watch Kendrick Lamar Bring Out Chance The Rapper In Chicago

Kendrick Lamar has been peppering his DAMN. tour with surprise guests. In New York it was 2 Chainz, in Detroit it was J. Cole, and…
Chris DeVille | July 28, 2017 - 9:58 am

The Week In Pop

So Is Charli XCX’s Album Gonna Come Out Soon Or What

"Boys" is a blast, ain't it? The video Charli XCX directed for her new single, with its parade of preening male celebrities, is an instantly…
Chris DeVille | July 27, 2017 - 5:04 pm

Watch Kendrick Lamar Bring Out J. Cole In Detroit

Kendrick Lamar's arena-conquering DAMN. tour is moving across America right now, and while Kendrick isn't the most spectacle-heavy rapper, he's brought some surprises at some…
Tom Breihan | July 27, 2017 - 10:09 am

Watch Kendrick Lamar Bring Out 2 Chainz & Travis Scott In Brooklyn

One of my favorite things about living in New York is that almost every big rap show featured some kind of unannounced special guest. Case…
Tom Breihan | July 24, 2017 - 9:03 am

The Week In Pop

Can WizKid Conquer The US Pop Landscape He Helped Create?

For the last few years American pop has been sounding increasingly African. As early as 2014, when The Fader broke down "pop music's Nigerian future,"
Chris DeVille | July 20, 2017 - 4:56 pm

Kendrick Lamar Announces DAMN. Pop-Ups Across The US

Are you even a superstar musician if you don't have your own pop-up shop? Kendrick Lamar is not about to find out. On Friday, he…
Chris DeVille | July 10, 2017 - 11:15 am
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