For more than a decade, DJ Earworm has been blending the year’s top songs into a massive “United States of Pop” mashup at the end of each year. He began the series in 2007, kicking off with a combo of songs from Soulja Boy, Akon, Avril Lavigne, Rihanna, Fergie, and more. It’s been 11 years since that inaugural mashup, and Earworm hasn’t slowed down in the slightest.
If you remember any scene from the trailer for Bradley Cooper’s new A Star Is Born remake, it is almost certainly the one in which Cooper’s character, declining roots-rock god Jackson Maine, calls from a car window to Lady Gaga’s aspiring singer, identified only as Ally. It’s a scene that’s appeared in all four(!) versions … More »
“I’m an R&B nigga with a hip-hop core.” That’s 6LACK, the Atlanta singer born Ricardo Valentine, on “Scripture,” a track from East Atlanta Love Letter, the #3 album in America this week. That title and 6LACK’s stage name both reference Zone 6, the crime-riddled section of East Atlanta where he grew up. If you’re among … More »
Residing in Los Angeles, 19 year old DJ/Producer Ship Wrek is on an adventure to sail his music across the seven seas. His love for creating euphoric art propels his journey, and his fan base grows every day. His debut EP, ‘Stranded’ amassed tens of millions of streams across different platforms, and his single ‘Pain’
At first, Korn were a myth to me. When they released their self-titled debut album in 1994, I was 11. I may have glimpsed their spooky dreadlocked scowls in magazines or TV ads, or wherever I found out about new music in that nascent internet era. But for a suburban Christian kid who spent his … More »
Not sure why Annie Clark is out here remixing Maroon 5 songs, but this is the reality we live in. Deal with it! The official St. Vincent remix of Maroon 5’s Cardi B-featuring song “Girls Like You” has just dropped, and Clark gives the track her own throbbing, disco-lite spin. It drops most of Adam … More »