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Alt-Pop Hit-Makers lovelytheband Are Not That Lovely If We’re Being Honest

Once upon a time what passed for poppy alternative rock was Stephen Malkmus whimpering, "You're the kind of girl I like/ Because you're empty, and…
Chris DeVille | July 5, 2018 - 4:52 pm

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Let’s Pause To Appreciate This Moment In Ty Dolla $ign History

Ty Dolla $ign gets around. The R&B lothario releases quite a bit of his own music -- 11 full-lengths and two EPs since 2011, plus…
Chris DeVille | June 21, 2018 - 3:42 pm

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Drake’s 2018 Guest-Appearance Blitz: An Appreciation

Eventually, we'll see the day when LeBron James is no longer the greatest basketball player in the world. He's near the end of his 14th…
Tom Breihan | May 23, 2018 - 11:16 am

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“Every Songwriter In Jamaica” Working On Rihanna’s New Dancehall Album

Rihanna hasn't exactly been quiet since the release of ANTI more than two years ago: She's guested on songs by Drake, Calvin Harris, Future, DJ…
Chris DeVille | July 19, 2018 - 10:34 am

Watch Gwen Stefani Cover Rihanna At Her Las Vegas Residency Opener

Until this morning, I did not know that Gwen Stefani was launching a Las Vegas residency, but it makes sense. She did, after all, just…
Tom Breihan | June 28, 2018 - 10:37 am

Chvrches – “Stay” (Rihanna Cover)

Chvrches released their third LP, Love Is Dead, a couple weeks ago. During this album cycle, Lauren Mayberry has seemingly taken to covering some songs…
James Rettig | June 13, 2018 - 3:57 pm

Hologram Rihanna Debuts Lingerie In Brooklyn, Drake Unfollows Human Rihanna On Instagram

Rihanna's brand Fenty is growing to be as big as, well, Rihanna. Her newest addition, a lingerie line called SAVAGE X FENTY, had its launch…
Julia Gray | May 10, 2018 - 10:54 pm

A. G. Cook Shares Grimes Remix “Flesh Without Musk”

Grimes and Elon Musk have been causing quite a stir online, but their union hasn't only inspired memes. A.G. Cook, who helms the bubblegum-electronic label…
Julia Gray | May 9, 2018 - 10:52 pm

Rihanna Is Making A Reggae Album, Is Not Friends With Drake

Rihanna used to release albums every year like clockwork, but the great ANTI, her last LP, is already two years old, and she's too busy…
Tom Breihan | May 3, 2018 - 10:26 am

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So, What’s Popping On The UK Pop Charts These Days?

"God's Plan" rules the world. Drake's dominant single is #1 on Billboard's Hot 100 singles chart for an eighth straight week, and its ubiquity extends…
Chris DeVille | March 22, 2018 - 2:23 pm

N.E.R.D. – “Lemon (Remix)” (Feat. Rihanna & Drake)

Pharrell dropped a little surprise during his guest mix on Drake's Beats 1 Show OVO Sound Radio tonight. He already enlisted Rihanna and her bars…
Peter Helman | March 17, 2018 - 8:27 pm

Rihanna’s Criticism Sinks Snapchat Value By $800M

Shares of Snap are down for a second straight day after the social media giant received pointed criticism from Rihanna over a third-party ad that…
Marc Schneider / Billboard | March 17, 2018 - 9:47 am

Rihanna Tells Snapchat “Shame On You” Over “Slap Rihanna” Ad

Here's a thing that couldn't possibly be more obvious: It's a bad idea to make jokes about domestic violence. Apparently, though, nobody told the people…
Tom Breihan | March 15, 2018 - 1:12 pm

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Like The Stay Puft Man Before Him, Marshmello Just Keeps Getting Bigger

Who knows how many centuries the fortune under the eastern slope of Mount Davidson went untapped before the Grosh brothers happened upon it. The Pennsylvanian…
Chris DeVille | February 15, 2018 - 4:03 pm

St. Vincent – “Consideration” (Rihanna Cover)

St. Vincent’s fifth studio LP, Masseduction, was one of last year’s best albums. For her most recent stop on the Masseduction promotional campaign, she went…
Sophie Israelsohn | February 7, 2018 - 2:06 pm
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