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The 50 Best Albums Of 2018 So Far

Have you ever talked to your parents about what it was like to live through the late '60s? National leaders were gunned down right and…
Stereogum | June 6, 2018 - 12:00 pm

The Week In Pop

Comparing Shawn Mendes And James Bay, Guitar-Slinging Gods Of Young Adult Contempo

Shawn Mendes will finally exit his teen years this August, but you can't take his youth away. So sang the suburban Toronto native Sunday at…
Chris DeVille | May 24, 2018 - 3:18 pm

Status Ain't Hood

Playboi Carti, Tee Grizzley, And The New Forms Of Rap Stardom

When you're an old man, sometimes it takes time to learn how to hear music -- music that teenagers can understand immediately and instinctively. Case…
Tom Breihan | May 16, 2018 - 1:35 pm

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Playboi Carti – “R.I.P.” Video

Last month, Playboi Carti surprise released a new album, Die Lit. It made it onto our list of the 50 Best Albums Of 2018 So
James Rettig | June 11, 2018 - 3:23 pm

The Week In Pop

Comparing Shawn Mendes And James Bay, Guitar-Slinging Gods Of Young Adult Contempo

Shawn Mendes will finally exit his teen years this August, but you can't take his youth away. So sang the suburban Toronto native Sunday at…
Chris DeVille | May 24, 2018 - 3:18 pm

Watch Nicki Minaj Perform On SNL

Nicki Minaj was the musical guest on the Tina Fey-hosted season finale of Saturday Night Live last night, kicking off the production of Fey and…
Julia Gray | May 20, 2018 - 12:07 pm

Playboi Carti Drops Surprise Album Die Lit

Last year, the Atlanta rapper Playboi Carti released his self-titled debut album (or, depending on who you ask, mixtape). It was a stark, bare-bones affair…
Tom Breihan | May 11, 2018 - 9:26 am

Status Ain't Hood

Rae Sremmurd Just Made History’s Least Ambitious Triple Album

Every time a rapper ascends from humbler places to stardom -- from the production credits on Roc-A-Fella albums, from the word-drunk Los Angeles underground, from…
Tom Breihan | May 9, 2018 - 1:37 pm

Lil Uzi Vert & Playboi Carti – “Bankroll”

One of last year's biggest hits, Lil Uzi Vert's "XO Tour Llif3," started out its life as a SoundCloud loosie, impulsively uploaded after Uzi lost…
Tom Breihan | February 21, 2018 - 12:18 pm

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

DRAM – “Crumbs” (Feat. Playboi Carti)

DRAM, née D.R.A.M., has followed up his recent Rick Rubin-produced song "Check Ya Fabrics" with another new single. "Crumbs" is a floaty, kind of formless…
Peter Helman | November 16, 2017 - 6:48 pm

The Week In Pop

MTV’s New TRL Is A Vapid, Obnoxious Mess

What a time to be a live television program. The only TV many people watch in real time these days is sporting events, Game Of
Chris DeVille | October 5, 2017 - 4:15 pm

The Week In Pop

The Path To A Hit Single Is Changing — Just Ask Miley Cyrus & Demi Lovato

Do you remember "Party In The U.S.A."? Ha ha, funny question, right? How could you forget it? It was everywhere. There was no escaping it.
Chris DeVille | September 28, 2017 - 4:42 pm

Playboi Carti – “New Choppa” (Feat. A$AP Rocky) Video

Earlier this year, Playboi Carti put out his first proper mixtape, and one of the highlights on it was the A$AP Rocky-featuring "New Choppa." Today,…
James Rettig | August 31, 2017 - 1:25 pm

Playboi Carti Won’t Face Domestic Battery Charges

Rising Atlanta rapper Playboi Carti was arrested for domestic battery last month after grabbing his girlfriend by her backpack and pushed her into an Uber…
Peter Helman | August 6, 2017 - 12:08 pm

A$AP Mob – “RAF” Video (Feat. A$AP Rocky, Playboi Carti, & Quavo)

The version of A$AP Mob's "RAF" that came out a couple months ago features an enviable guest list that included Frank Ocean, A$AP Rocky, Quavo,…
James Rettig | July 24, 2017 - 12:33 pm
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