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The Week In Pop

Twenty One Pilots May Not Be For You (Because They’re For Everyone)

In 2015, Twenty One Pilots were the biggest band you've never heard of. By the end of the following year, they were the biggest band,…
Chris DeVille | October 11, 2018 - 9:23 am

The Week In Pop

A Little Bit Country, A Whole Lot Of Streams: Bebe Rexha Has Cracked The Code

If it's meant to be, it'll be: Regarding Bebe Rexha's unlikely takeover of the country charts, this is both the savvy execution and the only…
Chris DeVille | August 2, 2018 - 2:26 pm

2017 In Review

The 50 Best Music Videos Of 2017

In this space in past years, I've usually written about which music-video directors had the best years. It's a variation of the auteur theory, as…
Tom Breihan | December 18, 2017 - 11:23 am

More Missy Elliott stories

Missy Elliott, Mariah Carey, John Prine, Eurythmics Among Songwriters Hall Of Fame Nominees

Missy Elliott, one of rap's greatest voices and also a songwriter and producer who has crafted songs for Beyoncé and Whitney Houston, is one of…
Mesfin Fekadu / Associated Press | November 7, 2018 - 4:41 pm

Stream Ariana Grande’s New Album Sweetener

Ariana Grande's fourth studio album is here, and the 25-year-old pop star has had a pretty tumultuous album cycle. She's released three songs from it…
James Rettig | August 17, 2018 - 12:01 am

Busta Rhymes – “Get It” (Feat. Missy Elliott & Kelly Rowland)

Huff-puffing rap veteran Busta Rhymes has been collaborating with Missy Elliott for more than 20 years now, and the two appear together in a new
Tom Breihan | February 1, 2018 - 11:02 pm

Watch Missy Elliott & Busta Rhymes In Doritos’ Super Bowl Commercial

We are now at a point where there are commercials for commercials. A series of ads for Doritos and Mountain Dew featuring Missy Elliott coaching…
Peter Helman | January 25, 2018 - 8:18 pm

Watch Missy Elliott, Mariah Carey, A Prodigy Tribute, And More At VH1’s Hip-Hop Honors 2017

VH1 turned the clock back Monday in another nostalgic trek down memory lane for Hip-Hop Honors: The ’90s Game Changers. To kick off the show,…
Latifah Muhammad / Billboard | September 19, 2017 - 9:52 am

Sounding Board

Who Knew The Faint Were Still So Popular? And Other Thoughts After FYF Fest 2017

In some of my darker moments from this past weekend, I had to wonder why anyone reads these festival recaps. Or, to clarify -- why…
Ian Cohen | July 26, 2017 - 2:58 pm

The Anniversary

Supa Dupa Fly Turns 20

I still remember exactly where I was the first time I saw her. If you're of a particular age, you probably do too. For me,…
Tom Breihan | July 14, 2017 - 10:36 am

Missy Elliott – “I’m Better (Remix)” (Feat. Lil Kim, Eve, & Trina)

Missy Elliott returned earlier this year with the trap-inflected banger "I'm Better." And now she's enlisted her fellow late-'90s/early-'00s rap queens Lil Kim, Eve, and…
Peter Helman | May 23, 2017 - 8:57 pm

Mary J. Blige’s New Album Strength Of A Woman Features Kanye West, Missy Elliott, Kaytranada, & More

Next month, R&B legend Mary J. Blige is following up her 2014 album The London Sessions with a new one called Strength Of A Woman.
Peter Helman | March 29, 2017 - 10:30 pm

Here Are Super Bowl 2017’s Music-Related Commercials

The Super Bowl is tonight! A lot of people watch it! Which means that a lot of corporations pay a lot of money to have…
Peter Helman | February 5, 2017 - 5:24 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This week's two best music-related videos both involved, in some capacity, rap music and children: Migos rapping Llama Llama Red Pajama and Anderson .Paak dancing
Tom Breihan | January 27, 2017 - 2:14 pm

Missy Elliott – “I’m Better” (Feat. Lamb) Video

After releasing the Pharrell collab "WTF (Where They From)" at the tail end of 2015 and the Super Bowl single "Pep Rally" at the beginning…
Peter Helman | January 26, 2017 - 11:38 pm
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