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Stop Enabling These Dweebs, Beyoncé

Can we talk about Eminem's Revival tracklist for a minute? It is not a promising tracklist. "Foreboding" is a better word for it. Look at…
Chris DeVille | December 7, 2017 - 1:44 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The NYC media landscape is reeling after Gothamist and DNAinfo were unceremoniously shut down yesterday by their billionaire owner Joe Ricketts. Those of us who…
Stereogum | November 3, 2017 - 5:34 pm

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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

We got a good Halloween album this year, but we didn't get enough good Halloween video. There were plenty of good music videos this past…
Tom Breihan | November 3, 2017 - 3:51 pm

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Rihanna Will Co-Host 2018 Met Gala

After consistently being a highlight at the event every year she's attended, Rihanna will co-host the Met Gala next year alongside Amal Clooney and Donatella…
James Rettig | November 8, 2017 - 10:16 am

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

We got a good Halloween album this year, but we didn't get enough good Halloween video. There were plenty of good music videos this past…
Tom Breihan | November 3, 2017 - 3:51 pm

The Week In Pop

Can Sam Smith Put Up Adele Numbers This Holiday Season?

Ever since he made the leap from golden-throated Disclosure associate to sulking adult-contemporary torch singer extraordinaire, Sam Smith has caught the same comparison over and…
Chris DeVille | November 2, 2017 - 5:04 pm

N.E.R.D. – “Lemon” (Feat. Rihanna) Video

Rumblings of a new N.E.R.D. album got a lot louder yesterday when Pharrell instructed listeners to tune into Beats 1 at Noon EDT today and…
Chris DeVille | November 1, 2017 - 12:10 pm

The Week In Pop

24K Starboys: Thoughts Upon Seeing The Weeknd & Bruno Mars On Consecutive Nights

The year was 2011. Winter was on the verge of melting away, but the sounds emanating from the north were still plenty frigid. From out…
Chris DeVille | September 21, 2017 - 5:02 pm

The Week In Pop

Insufferable YouTubers Are Now Making Terrible Rap Music Too

There comes a time in every adult human's life, should they be lucky enough to live that long, when they must conclude that youth culture…
Chris DeVille | September 14, 2017 - 5:38 pm

The Week In Pop

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

The Week In Pop

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

The Week In Pop

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

Watch Metallica Sing Rihanna In A Preview Of Their Carpool Karaoke With Billy Eichner

Footage of Metallica marching through a Los Angeles supermarket blaring "Enter Sandman" with Billy Eichner emerged last year, and we later learned it was part…
Chris DeVille | August 10, 2017 - 10:27 am

Rihanna Semi-Apologizes For Saying Diplo’s Music “Sounds Like A Reggae Song At An Airport”

In a new interview with GQ, Diplo details his unsuccessful quest to collaborate with Rihanna. "I played her 'Lean On.' She was like, I don't…
Peter Helman | August 8, 2017 - 8:25 pm

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This was such a good week for music videos that neither the black-and-white YG one nor the one with the puppets and Corey Feldman made…
Tom Breihan | August 4, 2017 - 1:00 pm

The Week In Pop

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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