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On Record And On Stage, Kendrick Lamar Is Taking No Prisoners

The first time I saw Kendrick Lamar in concert, he seemed so small. This was five years ago, when he was opening for Drake at…
Chris DeVille | August 24, 2017 - 4:58 pm

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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

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Kesha Shows Her True Colors On Rainbow, And It’s Beautiful To Behold

"I could fight forever, but life's too short." Every lyric on Rainbow -- Kesha's first album in five years and the first since initiating a…
Chris DeVille | August 10, 2017 - 4:05 pm

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Taylor Swift’s “Look What You Made Me Do” Hits #1, Blocking “Despacito” From Major Chart Record

Taylor Swift's "Look What You Made Me Do" jumped from #77 to #1 on Billboard's Hot 100 this week, toppling Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee's…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 5, 2017 - 11:49 am

Taylor Swift’s “Look At What You Made Me Do” Headed For #1, Preventing “Despacito” From Setting Chart Record

Just yesterday we got official confirmation that "Despacito," the summer smash by Puerto Rican stars Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee partially buoyed by a Justin-Bieber-infused…
Chris DeVille | August 29, 2017 - 11:38 am

“Despacito” Ties “One Sweet Day” For Longest At #1

Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee's "Despacito," featuring Justin Bieber, matches perhaps the most vaunted record for a song in the 59-year history of the Billboard…
Gary Trust / Billboard | August 28, 2017 - 7:37 pm

Watch Sesame Street Turn “Despacito” Into A Song About Rubber Ducks

The long-running, pop culture savvy children’s show Sesame Street is always up for a parody regardless of if the source material is actually kid-friendly. "Despacito,"
Brian Josephs / Spin | August 22, 2017 - 11:51 am

MTV Says “Despacito” Wasn’t Submitted For VMAs, Label Says MTV Never Played The Video Anyway

Surprised the video for "Despacito" - YouTube's most viewed clip of all-time - didn't earn any nominations at the MTV Video Music Awards? MTV says…
Associated Press | August 14, 2017 - 3:32 pm

“Despacito” Passes “See You Again” As Most-Viewed YouTube Video

The Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee and Justin Bieber chart-topper "Despacito" just notched yet another coveted title: the track's beachfront music video is now the top-viewed…
Tatiana Cirisano / Billboard | August 4, 2017 - 3:31 pm

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Your (Completely Speculative) Guide To Taylor Swift’s (Possibly Imminent) New Album

Taylor Swift has been a little too quiet lately. Some might call that a blessing; this is, after all, a woman who can saturate your…
Chris DeVille | August 3, 2017 - 3:00 pm

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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

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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

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Michael McDonald Picks The Song Of The Summer

Stereogum's annual Song Of The Summer contest is still anyone's game, and who better to assess this year's competitors than Michael McDonald? This fall the…
Scott Lapatine | July 25, 2017 - 9:51 am

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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

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There’s Still Room On The Khalid Bandwagon

The first thing you need to know about Khalid is that he is not DJ Khaled. Different guy. Khaled, with the "e" in his name,…
Chris DeVille | July 13, 2017 - 12:48 pm
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