A reflection on pop music in 2018, from rap’s resurgence, to the year of Ariana, to a new global pop world order Once upon a time, in the early to mid-aughts, rap ruled the radio. We lived in a world where D4L, Mims, Yung Joc, and Chamillionaire could all score #1 hits, and no one […]
CHROMATICS. BEYONCÉ. KENDRICK LAMAR. THE WAR ON DRUGS. WHO WILL JOIN THEM AS MEMBERS OF THE #1 ALBUM OF THE YEAR CLUB? FROM KACEY MUSGRAVES TO AMEN DUNES, MARIAH CAREY TO YVES TUMOR, THESE ARE THE BEST ALBUMS OF 2018.
By this time tomorrow, we’ll know for certain who is nominated for the 2019 Grammy Awards, representing the best in music from October 1, 2017 to September 30, 2018. So, save your “#JusticeForABriefInquiryIntoOnlineRelationships” for this time next year. But as often the case, there will be outrage, ridicule, and, just maybe, someone somewhere will be […]
From Cardi B’s summer anthem to Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper’s showstopper, Beach House’s steady hand to Lil Wayne’s return to form, 2018 had something for everyone. these are the songs that we’ll remember most fondly from the year that was. 100. YEARS & YEARS: “ALL FOR YOU”