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The Week In Pop

America’s Pop Mainstream Is Finally Making Room For Languages Other Than English

Quick: Who's the biggest pop star in the world? Taylor Swift? Drake? Beyoncé? Justin Bieber? Rihanna? Ed Sheeran? These are all viable candidates, but if…
Chris DeVille | May 31, 2018 - 5:07 pm

The Week In Pop

So, What’s Popping On The UK Pop Charts These Days?

"God's Plan" rules the world. Drake's dominant single is #1 on Billboard's Hot 100 singles chart for an eighth straight week, and its ubiquity extends…
Chris DeVille | March 22, 2018 - 2:23 pm

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

More Lil Pump stories

Dave Matthews Sings Trap Music

Reader, I regret to inform you that Jimmy Fallon invited Dave Matthews onto his show and asked him to sing several popular trap songs. Matthews…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | June 22, 2018 - 9:21 am

The Week In Pop

So, What’s Popping On The UK Pop Charts These Days?

"God's Plan" rules the world. Drake's dominant single is #1 on Billboard's Hot 100 singles chart for an eighth straight week, and its ubiquity extends…
Chris DeVille | March 22, 2018 - 2:23 pm

Lil Pump Arrested For Firing A Gun Inside His House

Lil Pump has been arrested for firing a gun inside of his San Fernando Valley home, TMZ reports.
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 15, 2018 - 1:54 pm

Watch SNL’s Lil Pump Parody “Tucci Gang”

Sam Rockwell cursed a whole lot in Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, and he also cursed on live television while hosting Saturday Night Live last…
Peter Helman | January 14, 2018 - 10:29 am

Lil Pump Now Free Agent, Contract Voided With Warner Bros.

Lil Pump and his camp have voided the "Gucci Gang" rapper's contract with Warner Bros. Records on grounds he was underage when he signed the…
Colin Stutz / Billboard | January 12, 2018 - 11:28 am

2017 In Review

The Year In Viral Success Stories: The Good, The Bhad, & The Buzzy

The fidget spinner may very well be the emblem of 2017: an omnipresent commercial object meant to relieve stress. It didn’t take long for the…
Julia Gray | December 18, 2017 - 12:00 pm

The Week In Pop

Maroon 5 And The Rock Band As A Pop Hit-Making Machine

For well over a decade, Rivers Cuomo has been trying to turn Weezer into a pop band. Weezer have always played a kind of pop…
Chris DeVille | November 9, 2017 - 1:32 pm

Lil Pump’s “Gucci Gang” Is The Shortest Top-10 Hit In 42 Years

Lil Pump makes a big jump, with a song that's not big on run time.
Gary Trust / Billboard | November 8, 2017 - 12:06 pm

The Week In Pop

Niall Horan’s Solo Album Makes One Direction Seem Dangerous By Comparison

At this point One Direction have been broken up long enough that we're beginning to see what each member of the once-dominant boy band is…
Chris DeVille | October 19, 2017 - 2:16 pm

Stream Lil Pump’s Self-Titled Debut Mixtape

Not long ago, I wrote a column about Lil Pump, the gleefully obnoxious teenage Florida rapper who was a big part of the new wave…
Tom Breihan | October 6, 2017 - 10:46 am

Status Ain't Hood

SoundCloud Rap Is Thriving While SoundCloud Is Dying

SoundCloud is in trouble. Earlier this month, the streaming platform laid off nearly half its workforce, positioning the move as what it needs to do…
Tom Breihan | July 26, 2017 - 2:08 pm