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Let’s Revisit Billboard’s First-Ever Modern Rock Tracks Chart Published 30 Years Ago Today

Thirty years ago today, Billboard launched the "Modern Rock Tracks" chart, which currently exists under the Alternative Songs nomenclature. The chart tracked songs that received…
Larry Fitzmaurice | September 10, 2018 - 1:06 pm

The Week In Pop

The Long Journey Of “Fast Car”

Take a look at this:…
Chris DeVille | September 8, 2016 - 4:58 pm

The Week In Pop

The Chainsmokers Don’t Suck Anymore, I Promise

Two years ago, a DJ duo called the Chainsmokers came blasting out of the gate with "#SELFIE," a soulless electro-house meme-song that soared to #16…
Chris DeVille | February 25, 2016 - 2:40 pm

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Tracy Chapman Sues Nicki Minaj

Who could've ever seen this coming? A couple of months ago, Nicki Minaj publicly begged Tracy Chapman to clear a sample so that she could…
Tom Breihan | October 23, 2018 - 10:03 am

Nicki Minaj – “Sorry” (Feat. Nas)

A couple of weeks ago, before the release of her new album Queen, Nicki Minaj took to Twitter to publicly ask Tracy Chapman to clear
Peter Helman | August 12, 2018 - 11:01 am

Nicki Minaj Tweets For Tracy Chapman To Clear Sample

For months, Nicki Minaj has been hyping up the impending release of her new album Queen. She's already released singles like "Chun-Li" and "Bed," and…
Tom Breihan | August 1, 2018 - 8:52 am

Watch Khalid Cover Tracy Chapman’s “Fast Car”

The rising star Khalid, whose music exists at the border between pop and R&B and whose debut album American Teen impressed the hell out of
Tom Breihan | March 8, 2018 - 9:29 am

The Week In Pop

The Chainsmokers Don’t Suck Anymore, I Promise

Two years ago, a DJ duo called the Chainsmokers came blasting out of the gate with "#SELFIE," a soulless electro-house meme-song that soared to #16…
Chris DeVille | February 25, 2016 - 2:40 pm

Watch Sam Smith Cover Tracy Chapman’s “Fast Car”

The 1988 single "Fast Car" is the song that put Tracy Chapman on the map, and it's a time-capsule memory from a lost era where…
Tom Breihan | September 4, 2014 - 4:25 pm

Action Bronson & Party Supplies – “Amadu Diablo” Video

On "Amadu Diablo," one of the many freakily awesome tracks from Action Bronson and Partly Supplies' wonderful Blue Chips 2 mixtape, Bronson raps delirious nonsense…
Tom Breihan | November 19, 2013 - 5:23 pm