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Before The Chicks Met This Moment, They Spent Their Whole Careers Preparing For It

What does Dixie mean, exactly? For nearly two centuries, the term has been broadly applied to the American South, specifically the states that seceded from…
Chris DeVille | July 20, 2020 - 4:00 pm

We've Got A File On You

We’ve Got A File On You: Tame Impala

We’ve Got A File On You features interviews in which artists share the stories behind the extracurricular activities that dot their careers: acting gigs, guest
Chris DeVille | July 9, 2020 - 9:30 am

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Dynamite Hack’s “Boyz In The Hood” Paved The Way For 20 Years Of Awful Acoustic Rap Covers

"Some people tell me I’m a genius… that I’m forcing white America to listen to the problems of black America, that I’m tricking them into…
Patrick Lyons | April 29, 2020 - 12:40 pm

More Rihanna stories

We've Got A File On You

We’ve Got A File On You: Tame Impala

We’ve Got A File On You features interviews in which artists share the stories behind the extracurricular activities that dot their careers: acting gigs, guest
Chris DeVille | July 9, 2020 - 9:30 am

Rihanna, Animal Collective, & Hundreds More Musicians Call For New York Police Reform In Open Letter

An wide array of music industry heavyweights have signed an open letter addressed to the New York State House and governor Andrew Cuomo to repeal
James Rettig | June 8, 2020 - 5:04 pm

The Week In Pop

Country Innovator Sam Hunt’s New Southside Was Worth The 6-Year Wait

Montevallo was prophetic. On a macro level, Sam Hunt's 2014 debut album altered the sound of modern country music, incorporating hip-hop influences with a nuance…
Chris DeVille | April 6, 2020 - 4:40 pm

The Week In Pop

Stuck At Home? Dua Lipa Will Bring The Dance Club To Your Living Room.

Future Nostalgia was meant for the club. This much is clear. Even before she released lead single "Don't Start Now" last fall, Dua Lipa was…
Chris DeVille | March 30, 2020 - 2:20 pm

PartyNextDoor & Rihanna – “Believe It”

Once upon a time, Rihanna was one of the most dependable artists in all of pop music. You could count on her to, without fail,…
Tom Breihan | March 27, 2020 - 9:31 am

Watch Rihanna Receive President’s Award At The NAACP Image Awards

Rihanna recently celebrated her 32nd birthday (happy birthday, Rihanna!) and she also recently celebrated receiving the President's Award at the 51st Annual NAACP Image Awards.
James Rettig | February 23, 2020 - 9:51 am

The Week In Pop

If You Think “Hot Girl Bummer” Is Bad, Just Wait Till You Hear blackbear’s Other Songs

It's physics: For every "Hot Girl Summer" there is an equal and opposite "Hot Girl Bummer." I don't make the rules. Take it up with…
Chris DeVille | February 10, 2020 - 4:52 pm

The Week In Pop

Who Should Win, And Who Will Win, At The 2020 Grammys

PROGRAMMING NOTE: The Week In Pop is moving to Mondays! Today's installment will be the final Thursday column. Look for the first Monday column just
Chris DeVille | January 23, 2020 - 2:50 pm

The Week In Pop

Halsey Is Her Generation’s Most Successful Pop Chameleon

From the Beatles to Bowie to Madonna, metamorphosis has been an assumed component of pop stardom for decades, and the ability to transcend easy categorization…
Chris DeVille | January 16, 2020 - 5:51 pm

The Week In Pop

The 2020 State Of Pop Address

The #1 song in America this week was released more than 25 years ago. Mariah Carey's "All I Want For Christmas Is You" is often…
Chris DeVille | January 2, 2020 - 10:57 am

Hear Dirty Projectors Perform “FourFiveSeconds” & “Knotty Pine” On New Live In-Studio Album

Dirty Projectors have released a new live in-studio album today, which is part of their label's Domino Documents series that has also included live albums…
James Rettig | December 10, 2019 - 10:59 am

The Week In Pop

If Only Camila Cabello’s Romance Were As Transfixing As The Love That Inspired It

It's one of the most exhilarating, terrifying human experiences: a friendship suddenly accelerating into an all-consuming passion. Maybe you've secretly fantasized about it, or maybe…
Chris DeVille | December 5, 2019 - 12:55 pm

Lists

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
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