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2016 In Review

Stereogum’s 100 Favorite Songs Of 2016

Is anything more personal than a favorite song? Even with our thinking caps on, we all experience music through unrelentingly individual ears. When evaluating entire…
Stereogum | December 6, 2016 - 10:00 am

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Dozens Of Musicians Commemorate 50th Anniversary Of Martin Luther King’s Death In “The Dream Still Lives” Video

Today marks the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s assassination. To honor his memory and his work, which is still as relevant as…
Peter Helman | April 4, 2018 - 9:06 pm

Grammys 2017: Watch Chance The Rapper’s Buoyant Gospel-Rap Medley

Chance The Rapper won Grammys for for Best New Artist, Best Rap Album, and Best Rap Performance tonight, and towards the end of the show…
James Rettig | February 12, 2017 - 11:31 pm

Here Are The 2017 Grammys Nominations

The Grammys announced their 2017 nominees this morning, with Grammy darling Meghan Trainor on CBS This Morning to unveil the big four categories: Album Of…
Chris DeVille | December 6, 2016 - 8:32 am

Download Chance The Rapper Coloring Book

We back, and we back, and we back, and we back. Chance The Rapper didn't end up releasing the long-awaited Acid Rap follow-up during his…
Peter Helman | May 12, 2016 - 11:10 pm

Kanye West – “Ultralight Prayer” (Feat. Kirk Franklin)

Forget G.O.O.D. Fridays -- today's Easter Sunday, and Kanye West is celebrating with the release of "Ultralight Prayer," an alternate, extended version of Kirk Franklin's…
Peter Helman | March 27, 2016 - 3:35 pm

Watch Kanye West Bring The Life Of Pablo And Lose A Rap Battle To Kyle Mooney On SNL

You wouldn't know it from this week's promo, but Kanye West is never boring on SNL. ‘Ye has had a contentious relationship with the show…
Scott Lapatine | February 14, 2016 - 12:55 am

Comment Party: Kanye West’s Yeezy Season 3 Fashion Show & The Life Of Pablo Premiere

Yeezy Season 3 at MSG is finally upon us. The hype machine has been working overtime to the point of explosion on this one --…
Collin Robinson | February 11, 2016 - 3:48 pm

Kanye Added André 3000, Puff Daddy, 2 Chainz, & Kid Cudi To Waves Last Night

Kanye has had quite a distracting week, but don't worry, he's getting back to his creative process. He's been keeping us apprised of his progress…
Peter Helman | January 30, 2016 - 11:49 am

Album Sales Were Already Booming Last Week Even Before Adele

The Week In Pop will not run this week due to Thanksgiving, so let's check in on this week's chart action before the holiday is…
Chris DeVille | November 23, 2015 - 4:22 pm

Watch Chance The Rapper Perform “Sunday Candy” With Kirk Franklin And A Gospel Choir At Pitchfork Fest

As Tom explained in his Pitchfork Music Festival recap, the climax of hometown hero Chance The Rapper's victorious fest-closing set was a rendition of Surf
Chris DeVille | July 20, 2015 - 11:30 am