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A Little Bit Country, A Whole Lot Of Streams: Bebe Rexha Has Cracked The Code

If it's meant to be, it'll be: Regarding Bebe Rexha's unlikely takeover of the country charts, this is both the savvy execution and the only…
Chris DeVille | August 2, 2018 - 2:26 pm

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Remember When Justin Timberlake Was Good?

"If you know what's good!" It's supposed to be an exhortation, a call to the dancefloor. But that line, the first from Justin Timberlake's new…
Tom Breihan | January 5, 2018 - 12:34 pm

The Anniversary

Kala Turns 10

Sixteen years before we elected the most embarrassing president in US history, we elected the second most embarrassing president in US history. The climate of…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | August 18, 2017 - 11:50 am

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Remember When Justin Timberlake Was Good?

"If you know what's good!" It's supposed to be an exhortation, a call to the dancefloor. But that line, the first from Justin Timberlake's new…
Tom Breihan | January 5, 2018 - 12:34 pm

Justin Timberlake – “Filthy” Video

Justin Timberlake may be a Man Of The Woods now, but that doesn't mean he's suddenly grown a big bushy beard overnight. "Filthy," the first…
Peter Helman | January 4, 2018 - 11:12 pm

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

Timbaland – “Grab the Wheel” (Feat. 6LACK)

Back in the '90s, the Virginia producer Timbaland introduced a spaced-out, synthy sound that absolutely changed the entire aesthetic for radio-friendly rap and R&B. In…
Tom Breihan | December 15, 2017 - 10:41 am

Timbaland Talks Painkiller Addiction, Justin Timberlake’s New Album

Timbaland is the subject of a new feature in Rolling Stone, wherein he reveals a private struggle with pill addiction that he says almost cost…
Chris DeVille | November 27, 2017 - 3:02 pm

Sam Smith – “Pray”

Last month, Sam Smith, the heir apparent to Rick Astley's "sad and nonthreatening and vaguely sleepy British white-guy soul singer" throne, shared a new single…
Tom Breihan | October 6, 2017 - 9:01 am

The Anniversary

Supa Dupa Fly Turns 20

I still remember exactly where I was the first time I saw her. If you're of a particular age, you probably do too. For me,…
Tom Breihan | July 14, 2017 - 10:36 am

The Week In Pop

The Chainsmokers Have Pinpointed Pop’s Absolute Middle And They Refuse To Budge

Fast food, like any vice, is fine in limited quantities. Only when you pound Big Macs regularly, Morgan Spurlock-style, do you really suffer from indulging…
Chris DeVille | April 13, 2017 - 11:15 am

Jay Z & Timbaland Call Out Racial Insensitivity In “Big Pimpin'” Copyright Appeal

In 2007, the nephew of Egyptian composer Baligh Hamdy sued Jay Z and Timbaland, claiming that their 1999 hit "Big Pimpin'" sampled Hamdy's 1957 song…
Peter Helman | December 3, 2016 - 6:22 pm

The Week In Pop

Usher Is A Huge Star, So Why Isn’t There More Hype For His Great New Album?

It may have escaped your notice that Usher released one of 2016's most excellent singles because "Crash" -- a glorious synthetic breakup ballad that reminds…
Chris DeVille | September 15, 2016 - 5:04 pm

The Anniversary

FutureSex/LoveSounds Turns 10

Do you remember how weird and bad "SexyBack" sounded the first time you heard it? Very weird. Extremely bad.
Chris DeVille | September 12, 2016 - 1:13 pm

The Week In Pop

Is Hard Rock About To Roar Back Into The Mainstream?

Hard rock is not dead; it has merely retreated to the range to plot its comeback.
Chris DeVille | May 26, 2016 - 2:10 pm

Justin Timberlake’s Trolls Track Is Out This Friday

Justin Timberlake's solo career has been defined by his partnership with Timbaland and, to a lesser extent, Pharrell. Those two Virginia hip-hop beatmakers helped Timberlake…
Chris DeVille | May 4, 2016 - 9:24 pm
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