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The Week In Pop

When Career Artists Score A Freak Pop Hit

One-hit wonders are a common phenomenon in the music business, and most of them have a fan base that insists their other songs are just…
Chris DeVille | August 17, 2017 - 2:53 pm

The Week In Pop

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

The Week In Pop

They Don’t Want You To Read This Article About DJ Khaled

What does DJ Khaled do, exactly?
Chris DeVille | July 28, 2016 - 3:40 pm

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Beyoncé & Jay-Z, Eddie Vedder, Ed Sheeran, & More To Play Mandela 100 Celebration

Global Citizen Festival, the annual celebrity-infused anti-poverty benefit concert, is coming to South Africa this year to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Nelson Mandela's birth.
Chris DeVille | July 9, 2018 - 9:00 am

WizKid – “Everytime” (Feat. Future)

Drake significantly boosted WizKid's profile in America by having him guest on "One Dance," and the Nigerian singer put out his major-label debut, Sounds From
Peter Helman | September 19, 2017 - 9:59 pm

The Week In Pop

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

WizKid – “Come Closer” (Feat. Drake)

WizKid got a huge cosign from Drake when the Nigerian artist appeared on chart-topper "One Dance," and now Drake (as he typically does) is returning…
James Rettig | March 31, 2017 - 9:59 am

WizKid – “Hush Up The Silence” (Feat. Drake)

Drake and Wizkid's last collab, "One Dance," was kind of a big fucking deal. And now, as Pitchfork reports, Wizkid and Drake have teamed up…
Peter Helman | February 5, 2017 - 8:54 pm

The Week In Pop

Country Catch-Up: Rating The Genre’s Most Popular Albums Of 2016 So Far

Big wheels keep on turning. Like any self-sustaining music ecosystem, the country music industry continues to churn out hits all year round, and occasionally this…
Chris DeVille | June 23, 2016 - 3:33 pm

The Week In Pop

Make Way For Zara Larsson, Sweden’s Latest Weapons-Grade Pop Export

Every four years, at the midway point between World Cups, the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) holds the European Championship, a massive tournament in…
Chris DeVille | June 16, 2016 - 2:43 pm

The Week In Pop

Blurred Line Dance: Pharrell’s Album With Country Stars Little Big Town Isn’t Good, But At Least It’s Weird

You're Pharrell Williams. As one half of carbonated funk production duo the Neptunes, you spent the '90s and '00s changing hip-hop forever. You helped Justin…
Chris DeVille | June 9, 2016 - 4:55 pm

The Week In Pop

Dangerous Or Not, Ariana Grande Is Very Good At Being A Pop Star

Is Ariana Grande dangerous? Her forthcoming album is called Dangerous Woman, but assuming you're not a donut, what kind of threat does the pop singer…
Chris DeVille | May 12, 2016 - 3:15 pm

Interview

Week In Pop Q&A: Alessia Cara Is Here, There, And Everywhere

Alessia Cara calls me back just as soon as she wraps up with Michelle Obama. The 19-year-old Def Jam singer -- born Alessia Caracciolo to…
Chris DeVille | April 28, 2016 - 1:52 pm

Drake – “Pop Style” (Feat. Kanye West & Jay Z) + “One Dance” (Feat. Wizkid & Kyla)

A lot of new Drake songs have been leaking lately, but he released two big ones officially today. The headliner is "Pop Style,"
Chris DeVille | April 5, 2016 - 11:25 am

Status Ain't Hood

Status Ain’t Hood: Drake, Rap’s Leading Curator

This past weekend, I was driving my family back from the beach, where we'd been on vacation, and I had to contend with Maryland's Bay…
Tom Breihan | July 15, 2015 - 12:51 pm

Hear 3 New Drake-Featured Tracks Debuted On Beats 1’s OVO Sound Radio

Drake's OVO Sound Radio premiered on Apple Music's Beats 1 last night. Drake, OVO co-founder Oliver El-Khatib, and Austin producer Eric Dingus hung out, talked,…
Peter Helman | July 12, 2015 - 11:27 am