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It’s A Good Time To Be Bad Bunny

The name Ocasio derives from the Spanish "ocasión," which means what you think it means: an occasion, a time. According to Ancestry.com, most people named…
Chris DeVille | November 1, 2018 - 2:23 pm

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Pop Radio’s Love Affair With White Rappers Continues Apace

"Let You Down" begins with plaintive minor-key piano chords and a trembling vocal run through that omnipresent chipmunk effect, the wildly popular pitched-up modulation that…
Chris DeVille | March 8, 2018 - 4:01 pm

10 Best Songs

The 10 Best Linkin Park Songs

Last week, Linkin Park released One More Light, their seventh studio album, assuming you don't count their two -- yes, two -- remix albums. One
David Turner | May 26, 2017 - 12:04 pm

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The Week In Pop

Pop Radio’s Love Affair With White Rappers Continues Apace

"Let You Down" begins with plaintive minor-key piano chords and a trembling vocal run through that omnipresent chipmunk effect, the wildly popular pitched-up modulation that…
Chris DeVille | March 8, 2018 - 4:01 pm

Ty Dolla $ign & Future – “Darkside” (Feat. Kiiara)

Earlier today, we learned that Neil Young and DRAM really did record a song together and that that song, "Campfire," will appear on the soundtrack…
Tom Breihan | November 9, 2017 - 1:20 pm

Kiiara Shares Message To Chester Bennington

One of Linkin Park's final collaborators was Kiiara, the Midwestern rapper and singer who guested on "Heavy," a pop-minded single from this year's One More
Chris DeVille | July 21, 2017 - 3:52 pm

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The Chainsmokers Have Pinpointed Pop’s Absolute Middle And They Refuse To Budge

Fast food, like any vice, is fine in limited quantities. Only when you pound Big Macs regularly, Morgan Spurlock-style, do you really suffer from indulging…
Chris DeVille | April 13, 2017 - 11:15 am

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The 2017 State Of Pop Address

Pop music is fluid. Like any vibrant creative field, it exists in a constant state of flux. It has to, or else it would cross…
Chris DeVille | January 5, 2017 - 10:45 am

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Pop Matters

The world changed Tuesday, and yet it carries on. Most of us still have the same responsibilities we did at the beginning of the week,…
Chris DeVille | November 10, 2016 - 5:00 pm

Kiiara – “Feels” Video

Young Illinois futuristic pop singer-songwriter Kiiara came out of the gate with a bang on her buzz-inducing debut single "Gold" last year, which lately has…
Collin Robinson | October 31, 2016 - 3:44 pm

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Who’s Shawn Mendes? You’re About To Find Out, Whether You Like It Or Not

Imagine you are a precocious teenage dreamboat from Toronto who got famous covering Justin Bieber and other pop stars on Vine -- so famous that…
Chris DeVille | September 22, 2016 - 1:25 pm

Kiiara – “Feels”

The 20-year-old Illinois singer and songwriter Kiiara was a total unknown at the beginning of the summer, but she's been making some noise in the…
Tom Breihan | August 10, 2015 - 1:06 pm

Kiiara – “Gold”

Kiiara is a 20-year-old from Illinois whose new single "Gold" feels like some fascinating new mutation of bedroom-pop music. "Gold," a collaboration with producer Felix…
Tom Breihan | June 17, 2015 - 1:05 pm