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Carly Rae Jepsen’s Joyous Low-Stakes Rom-Com Continues Unfettered

The television landscape in this era of Peak TV comprises many overlapping tiers and ecosystems. Within this moment of seemingly infinite choice, there are genres…
Chris DeVille | May 25, 2020 - 5:01 pm

Sounding Board

Pharrell’s 18 Biggest Hits From Worst To Best

Twenty years ago this past weekend -- on July 8, 1998 -- something very predictable happened on the Billboard Hot 100: Mase's "Lookin' At Me"
Patrick Lyons | July 12, 2018 - 12:31 pm

Gotcha Covered

On The Surprising Endurance Of Sade’s “By Your Side”

Ever since the Nigerian-born, English-bred singer/composer Sade Adu released her 1984 debut LP, Diamond Life, she and her eponymous band have released countless high-charting hits…
Nate Patrin | February 23, 2017 - 10:01 am

More The Neptunes stories

Kelis Says The Neptunes “Stole” Her Profits From Her First 2 Albums

Kelis to the Neptunes: I hate you so much right now!
Chris DeVille | January 30, 2020 - 1:22 pm

Mariah Carey, The Neptunes, Eurythmics, The Isley Brothers Named To Songwriters Hall Of Fame

A day after the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame announced its class of 2020, the Songwriters Hall Of Fame has done the same. In…
Chris DeVille | January 16, 2020 - 10:05 am

Pharrell Williams – “Letter To My Godfather”

Today, Netflix releases the new documentary The Black Godfather, a sort of hagiography about the decades-long career of the legendary behind-the-scenes music-business fixer Clarence Avant.
Tom Breihan | June 7, 2019 - 9:29 am

Kelis “Shocked” To See 2001 Album Wanderland On Streaming Services

Yesterday, Kelis' 2001 album Wanderland unexpectedly popped up on streaming services in the United States for the first time ever. The musician's second studio album,…
James Rettig | June 6, 2019 - 1:45 pm

Justin Timberlake – “Supplies” Video

Justin Timberlake promised four videos from four different directors ahead of Man Of The Woods. We've already seen Mark Romanek's Steve-Jobs-inspired "Filthy" footage, and this…
Chris DeVille | January 18, 2018 - 8:01 am

Justin Timberlake Announces New Album Man Of The Woods

A new Justin Timberlake album has long been teased for early 2018 release to accompany his Super Bowl halftime gig, and last month word got
Chris DeVille | January 2, 2018 - 10:13 am

The Anniversary

Hell Hath No Fury Turns 10

In 1697, the British playwright William Cosgrove wrote The Mourning Bride, and two famous quotes have lived on from that play for centuries: "Music has…
Collin Robinson | November 28, 2016 - 11:01 am

Usher – “Hot Thing” (Feat. ASAP Rocky)

If early looks are any indication, Usher's new record, Looking 4 Myself -- his first since 2010's Raymond V Raymond -- will drop next week…
Corban Goble | June 5, 2012 - 4:09 pm

While We Were Out

... and then it was 2011. Hopefully your New Year's celebration involved doing something more celebratory than being berated by a solo Ariel Pink from
Amrit Singh | January 3, 2011 - 9:53 am

Pharrell/N*E*R*D

Although Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo are plenty busy as production team the Neptunes, crafting chart-topping pop tracks for the likes of Beyoncé and Justin…
jim | July 16, 2008 - 6:22 am

New Kings Of Leon – “My Party (Kenna & Chad Hugo Remix)

The circumstances surrounding this one are a little murky, but here's what we gather: At some point, someone in camp Leon commissioned a remix album…
Stereogum | August 29, 2007 - 5:32 pm