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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

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So, How Are Fifth Harmony Holding Up Without Camila Cabello?

This year's MTV Video Music Awards did not generate a Miley Cyrus foam finger moment. Considering the historically low ratings, I'm not sure anyone even…
Chris DeVille | August 31, 2017 - 5:02 pm

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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

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Chainsmokers Apologize For Joking That Chinese People Eat Dogs

At this late date, you'd think any public figure would realize that making sweeping generalizations about an entire group of people -- particularly an entire…
Chris DeVille | September 12, 2017 - 9:55 am

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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

Global Citizen Fest Announces Stevie Wonder, Green Day, Killers, Chainsmokers For 2017 Lineup

Stevie Wonder, Green Day, the Killers, the Lumineers and the Chainsmokers will all play this year's Global Citizen Festival, which takes place 9/23 in New…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | August 1, 2017 - 8:58 am

Interview

Michael McDonald Picks The Song Of The Summer

Stereogum's annual Song Of The Summer contest is still anyone's game, and who better to assess this year's competitors than Michael McDonald? This fall the…
Scott Lapatine | July 25, 2017 - 9:51 am

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Can WizKid Conquer The US Pop Landscape He Helped Create?

For the last few years American pop has been sounding increasingly African. As early as 2014, when The Fader broke down "pop music's Nigerian future,"
Chris DeVille | July 20, 2017 - 4:56 pm

After 61 Weeks The Chainsmokers Have Finally Fallen Out Of The Top 10

Our long national nightmare is over. Billboard reports that the Chainsmokers' recent Coldplay collab "Something Just Like This" has finally fallen out of the Top…
Peter Helman | July 10, 2017 - 8:12 pm

Interview

Q&A: Steve Harwell On 20 Years Of Smash Mouth And Coming To Terms With All Those “All Star” Memes

Smash Mouth’s trajectory isn’t like that of any other band, really. They began life as a ska-punk act that broke out with the debut album…
Dan Weiss | July 7, 2017 - 9:45 am

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We Regret To Inform You That Imagine Dragons Are Still Popular

Not so long ago it was practically impossible to be an American media consumer without hearing "Radioactive." At a time when earnest shout-along rock music…
Chris DeVille | July 6, 2017 - 1:23 pm

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We Are Entering A Golden Age Of Pop Posse Cuts

Who knew the Moulin Rouge-era "Lady Marmalade," which pointed to the past in so many ways, would become such a prescient harbinger of the future?
Chris DeVille | June 29, 2017 - 1:27 pm

Deadmau5 Comes For The Chainsmokers: “I’m 100% Convinced You’re Shit”

There’s no grey area when it comes to the Chainsmokers. The frat bros effortlessly maintain enormous split camps of "lovers" and "haters." The latter camp…
Lars Brandle / Billboard | June 23, 2017 - 9:55 am

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In The Future, All Albums Will Be Produced By Jack Antonoff

A certain nervous tension arose when young New Zealand pop visionary Lorde announced that her new album Melodrama would be entirely co-produced by Jack Antonoff…
Chris DeVille | June 22, 2017 - 5:14 pm

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Hey Violet: When Going Pop Goes Right

If all songs are mirrors, revealing something about each listener depending on their reaction, "Guys My Age" is particularly reflective. Hearing 19-year-old Rena Lovelis dismiss…
Chris DeVille | June 15, 2017 - 4:51 pm

Sounding Board

A Somewhat Surprising Morning At The Chainsmokers’ Pop-Up Shop

Fifteen minutes before its planned 11AM opening time, there were 16 people in line for the Chainsmokers’ NYC pop-up shop. The four-day buying experience, running…
Kelly Conaboy | June 9, 2017 - 11:27 am
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