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2015 In Review

Stereogum’s 80 Favorite Songs Of 2015

One of music's finest qualities is that, for all its unifying power, it strikes different people in radically different ways. There is value in recognizing…
Stereogum | December 9, 2015 - 11:51 am


Here Is Your Song Of The Summer 2015

It still feels like summer, but that won't last long. We're less than two weeks away from #PSL and before you know it we'll be…
Scott Lapatine | August 28, 2015 - 12:43 pm


Mitski & Ryan Hemsworth Predict The Song Of The Summer 2015

The song of the summer is a slippery, ephemeral thing. You can try to predict it, labels can (and will) try their hardest to make…
James Rettig | June 24, 2015 - 11:07 am

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The Red Bull Culture Clash Is Coming To Atlanta

It feels exceedingly lame to praise a massive multinational energy-drink company for its cool-kid endeavors, but Red Bull is really good at paying people to…
Tom Breihan | July 18, 2017 - 12:31 pm

Popcaan – “Up Forever”

Lately, the Jamaican dancehall superstar Popcaan has been cranking out single-serving tracks like "Stray Dog" and "Stronger Now." And now he's shared another one. "Up…
Tom Breihan | June 7, 2017 - 10:22 am

Popcaan – “Stronger Now”

The Jamaican dancehall star/Drake ally/newly-minted Gorillaz collaborator Popcaan has been busy lately, cranking out singles like "Nah Idle" and "Stray Dog." And this morning, he's…
Tom Breihan | April 13, 2017 - 10:32 am

Popcaan – “Stray Dog” Video

Popcaan recently popped up on a new Gorillaz track, and over the weekend the dancehall artist released a video for "Stray Dog," a song that…
James Rettig | April 3, 2017 - 10:35 am

Gorillaz Reveal Humanz Tracklist, Share New Songs

After a long and mythology-heavy buildup, Gorillaz have officially announced their first new album in six years. It's called Humanz and will be out on…
James Rettig | March 23, 2017 - 3:45 pm

Popcaan – “Nah Idle” Video

Popcaan has dropped a wintry video for summer single "Nah Idle." The clip intersperses shots of the Jamaican dancehall star in a heavy coat amidst…
Chris DeVille | December 28, 2016 - 11:37 am

Popcaan – “Christmas Gift”

Goodbye Thanksgiving, hello Christmas. The holiday season will soon be upon us, and Jamaican dancehall star Popcaan is celebrating early by giving us all a…
Peter Helman | November 27, 2016 - 2:17 pm

Popcaan – “Money Mi Want”

Dancehall purveyor Popcaan was putting out one or two songs a month earlier this year, but he's been on a mini-hiatus since getting into trouble
Collin Robinson | September 6, 2016 - 10:28 am

Popcaan – “High All Day” Video

Jamaican dancehall star Popcaan is steadily picking up buzz. He had a bit of a hiccup a couple weeks ago when he was arrested for…
Collin Robinson | May 16, 2016 - 10:03 am

Popcaan Arrested After Onstage Altercation With Antigua Police

Popcaan has reportedly been arrested in Antigua following an on-stage altercation with police officers during his set at the Antigua Trades And Labour Union rally,…
James Rettig | May 3, 2016 - 11:59 am

Popcaan – “Ova Dweet”

Jamaican dancehall star Popcaan has been steadily picking up some international buzz for a while now, and his guest spots on songs like Jamie xx's…
Peter Helman | April 28, 2016 - 9:13 pm

Popcaan – “Never Sober” Video

The dancehall crooner Popcaan might be the biggest star in Jamaica right now, and his status in the rest of the world is growing, thanks…
Tom Breihan | April 11, 2016 - 2:44 pm

Popcaan – “VVIP” Video (NSFW)

Dancehall crooner Popcaan has been doing his thing for quite some time now, but of course it took Drake's vulture tendencies to cast him into…
Collin Robinson | April 1, 2016 - 1:43 pm

Drake – “Controlla” (Feat. Popcaan) + Babeo Baggins – “Things I Forgot To Do” (Nico Cover) (Feat. Drake)

We still know basically nothing about Drake's new album Views From The 6 beyond the promise that it's coming in April. But we do have…
Chris DeVille | March 29, 2016 - 10:16 am

AlunaGeorge – “I’m In Control” (Feat. Popcaan) Video

The twitchy British electro-soul duo AlunaGeorge made some critical noise with their 2013 debut album Body Music, and they started to make a dent in…
Tom Breihan | February 10, 2016 - 9:57 am