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The Week In Pop

On Songs For You, Tinashe Takes Matters Into Her Own Hands

There was a time when Tinashe's momentum felt unstoppable. "2 On," the R&B singer and dancer's 2014 breakthrough single, was one of those hits so…
Chris DeVille | November 21, 2019 - 3:45 pm

2010s In Review

The One-Hit Wonders Of The 2010s

What constitutes a one-hit wonder? It seems like it should be cut and dry, but the designation can be pretty arbitrary, with gut feelings often…
Chris DeVille | November 7, 2019 - 11:00 am

2010s In Review

The Wild Ride Of Rap Music In The ’10s

"From doing records from sampling, I started learning the science about what happened to soul music," the Alchemist told me 13 years ago. One evening,…
Tom Breihan | November 6, 2019 - 12:41 pm

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2010s In Review

The One-Hit Wonders Of The 2010s

What constitutes a one-hit wonder? It seems like it should be cut and dry, but the designation can be pretty arbitrary, with gut feelings often…
Chris DeVille | November 7, 2019 - 11:00 am

2010s In Review

The 200 Best Songs Of The 2010s

When this decade began, MP3s still reigned supreme. Now, at the end of it, a song is no longer even a file -- it's ephemera,…
Stereogum | November 5, 2019 - 8:37 am

Ariana Grande, Normani, & Nicki Minaj – “Bad To You”

The people behind Charlie's Angels, the new reboot movie situation that I can't imagine anyone is all that excited to see, have attempted to pull…
Tom Breihan | November 1, 2019 - 8:58 am

The Week In Pop

All Hail King Princess

King Princess really is royalty of a sort. Mikaela Mullaney Straus, the 20-year-old upstart who'll release her debut album Cheap Queen tomorrow, is the daughter…
Chris DeVille | October 24, 2019 - 4:05 pm

Kanye West Plays Seemingly Unfinished Jesus Is King For Audience At NYC “Experience”

When Kanye West hosts an event, the pure unpredictability and uniqueness of it will bring out the masses for a truly one-of-a-kind experience. Following Sunday…
Michael Saponara / Billboard | September 30, 2019 - 9:42 am

The Week In Pop

For Better Or Worse, Post Malone Sounds Like Right Now

Tired: a Post Malone posse cut with Meek Mill and Lil Baby. Wired: a Post Malone posse cut featuring Halsey and Future. Inspired: a Post…
Chris DeVille | September 12, 2019 - 4:00 pm

The Week In Pop

Lil Tecca Is The Latest Teen To Crash The Top 10

Let's talk about Lil Tecca, and about Billie Eilish, and about Lil Nas X, and about Khalid, and about the youth movement on the Billboard
Chris DeVille | August 22, 2019 - 4:03 pm

Megan Thee Stallion – “Hot Girl Summer” (Feat. Nicki Minaj & Ty Dolla $ign)

If you have any sort of online presence, chances are you've heard of Hot Girl Summer -- the self-empowerment trend started by Houston rapper Megan…
Keely Quinlan | August 9, 2019 - 12:07 am

The Week In Pop

Some Thoughts On Beyoncé, Music Trendsetter, And Netflix, Music Trend

"Pulling a Beyoncé" has always been a fairly elastic concept. Even when the phrase came into vogue at the end of 2013, when she surprise-released…
Chris DeVille | July 25, 2019 - 1:18 pm

After Nicki Minaj Pulls Out, Controversial Saudi Fest Books Janet Jackson, Future

Janet Jackson, Chris Brown, 50 Cent, Future, and Tyga have been added to the lineup for the Jeddah World Fest, the concert in Saudi Arabia…
Mesfin Fekadu / Associated Press | July 18, 2019 - 11:35 am

Nicki Minaj Pulls Out Of Saudi Arabia Festival Following “Careful Reflection”

Nicki Minaj has canceled her headlining set at a music festival in Saudi Arabia in a show of support for "the rights of women, the…
Hilary Hughes / Billboard | July 9, 2019 - 2:37 pm

Nicki Minaj To Perform In Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia said Wednesday that hip-hop star Nicki Minaj will perform in the ultraconservative kingdom as it sheds decades of restrictions on entertainment.
Associated Press | July 3, 2019 - 9:55 am

Watch Nicki Minaj Take Jimmy Fallon’s Ass To Red Lobster

Last week, Seth Meyers had a bit on his Late Night show where he and Rihanna got drunk together. It was great! Absolutely charming! Just…
Tom Breihan | June 28, 2019 - 9:01 am
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