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The Week In Pop

It’s The Freakin’ Weeknd Baby, I’m About To Have Me Some Crushing Nihilistic Despair

Viewed one way, it's a pretty impressive flex: You're about to headline Coachella, and this is what you drop?
Chris DeVille | April 5, 2018 - 2:53 pm

The Week In Pop

Like The Stay Puft Man Before Him, Marshmello Just Keeps Getting Bigger

Who knows how many centuries the fortune under the eastern slope of Mount Davidson went untapped before the Grosh brothers happened upon it. The Pennsylvanian…
Chris DeVille | February 15, 2018 - 4:03 pm

Status Ain't Hood

Kendrick Lamar’s Black Panther And The Art Of The Corporate Crossover

There's a moment on "Opps," a track from the Kendrick Lamar-curated compilation Black Panther: The Album, where the South African rapper Yugen Blakrok says, "Stand…
Tom Breihan | February 14, 2018 - 11:59 am

More Khalid stories

DJDS – “No Pain” (Feat. Khalid, Charlie Wilson, & Charlotte Day Wilson) Video

We've been hearing a lot from DJDS lately. Earlier this month, the duo released a remix of St. Vincent's "Los Ageless" and back in 2017,…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | March 30, 2018 - 10:17 am

Watch Khalid Cover Tracy Chapman’s “Fast Car”

The rising star Khalid, whose music exists at the border between pop and R&B and whose debut album American Teen impressed the hell out of
Tom Breihan | March 8, 2018 - 9:29 am

Khalid & Normani – “Love Lies”

We included Khalid on our Best New Bands list last year, and today the singer has teamed up with Fifth Harmony's Normani Kordei for a…
James Rettig | February 14, 2018 - 12:48 pm

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Grammys 2018: Performances From Worst To Best

Before this year's Grammys, news broke that Lorde would not be performing at the ceremony, since the producers wouldn't let her sing one of her…
Tom Breihan | January 29, 2018 - 12:04 pm

The Week In Pop

Your Guide To The 2018 Grammys: Will They Leave Kendrick Out In The Cold Again?

The Grammys are this weekend -- Sunday at 7:30PM EST on your local CBS affiliate, to be exact -- and as always, we're (almost certainly…
Chris DeVille | January 25, 2018 - 3:18 pm

The Week In Pop

Having Conquered Britain, Dua Lipa Is Coming For America Next

"New Rules" is a great song. Using the ingredients of the moment -- nimbly tapped tropical-house keyboards, complex but airy drum programming indebted to Africa…
Chris DeVille | January 18, 2018 - 1:02 pm

The Week In Pop

The Top 40 Pop Songs Of 2017

Here's a sign of the times for you: We're still a couple weeks away from cleaning up bottles on New Year's Day, and year-end list…
Chris DeVille | December 14, 2017 - 3:00 pm

The Week In Pop

Superstar K-Pop Boy Band BTS Launch Their American Invasion

The best way to judge a boy band's potency is the intensity of the screaming throng that accompanies its every move. That was true in…
Chris DeVille | November 30, 2017 - 2:07 pm

The Week In Pop

On Blue Lips, Tove Lo Continues Her Fall From The Clouds

One of the world's greatest pop singer-songwriters seemed to achieve her final form this year by having drunken sex with a muppet in a music…
Chris DeVille | November 16, 2017 - 10:45 am

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Stereogum’s 40 Best New Bands Of 2017

For a music fan, few experiences rival listening to a new artist and recognizing their potential for greatness -- or, in some special cases, witnessing…
Stereogum | October 26, 2017 - 12:00 pm

The Week In Pop

24K Starboys: Thoughts Upon Seeing The Weeknd & Bruno Mars On Consecutive Nights

The year was 2011. Winter was on the verge of melting away, but the sounds emanating from the north were still plenty frigid. From out…
Chris DeVille | September 21, 2017 - 5:02 pm

Khalid – “Perfect” (Rough Draft)

We hopped aboard the Khalid bandwagon with the release of his impressive debut American Teen, and since then, the young R&B singer-songwriter has popped up…
Peter Helman | September 20, 2017 - 8:51 pm
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