Breaks With Tradition: “A Garden Of Peace”

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It happened again: Someone sampled “A Garden Of Peace.” … More »

Today Is Meek Mill Day In Philadelphia

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The city of Philadelphia has designated today (3/14) as Meek Mill Day. The rapper is being celebrated for his artistic contributions and for advocating for criminal justice reform. More »

Chance The Rapper, Meek Mill, & Killer Mike File Legal Brief In Supreme Court Case On Rap Lyrics

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Jamal Knox is currently embroiled in Jamal Knox v. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, a Supreme Court case revolving around “terroristic threats” in his rap lyrics, according to the New York Times. In 2014, when the rapper was 19, he was sentenced to 2-6 years in prison. Prosecutors alleged his lyrics were specifically … More »

Watch Carly Rae Jepsen, J. Cole, & Meek Mill Perform At The NBA All-Star Game

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Tonight is the annual NBA all-star basketball game in LA, which means it’s been one year since Fergie’s hilariously bad rendition of the National Anthem. For tonight’s game, the league recruited Anthony Hamilton for the American National Anthem and Carly Rae Jepsen for the Canadian National Anthem. More »

Meek Mill – “Going Bad” (Feat. Drake) Video

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Meek Mill has shared a video for his song “Going Bad” off of his 2018 album Championships. The track features Drake, and the Kid Art-directed clip finds the two rappers betting their Rolex watches on a horse race. They’re in competition throughout, head-to-head, and eventually they get into a head-on collision on a rainy night … More »

Backstreet’s Back, But It’s Not Alright

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Backstreet BoysIn the Backstreet Boys’ video for 1998 mega-hit “Everybody (Backstreet’s Back),” the group’s tour bus breaks down outside what turns out to be a haunted house. Reluctantly, they decide to stay the night, after which “Thriller”-style horror hijinks ensue. The boys in the band appear in costume as various kinds of ghoulish creatures. If you … More »

Watch Meek Mill Play SNL

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Meek Mill released his new album, Championships, last November, his first since being released from prison in April. Now, he’s starting to make his way back into the public eye. Last night, he made his Saturday Night Live debut, performing “Going Bad,” “Championships,” and “Uptown Vibes“ with … More »

Meek Mill, Jay-Z & Sixers Co-Owner Michael Rubin Launch New Criminal Justice Reform Organization

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On Wednesday (Jan. 23), Meek Mill and Philadelphia 76ers co-owner Michael Rubin launched their REFORM Alliance Foundation at New York City’s John Jay College to help raise awareness for criminal justice reform. On hand to join Meek and Rubin were REFORM’s founding fathers, headlined by Jay-Z and New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft. The esteemed … More »

Meek Mill Playing Saturday Night Live With Host James McAvoy

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Meek MillThe first Saturday Night Live episode of 2019 is this Saturday, 1/19, with host Rachel Brosnahan of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel and musical guest… Greta Van Fleet. The second episode of this young year will air the following Saturday, and we’ve just learned that it will feature the musical stylings of one Robert … More »

The Top 40 Pop Songs Of 2018

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The Top 40 Pop Songs Of 2018Y’all wanna hear something crazy? I’ve been writing this weekly pop column for five whole years now. It seems like just yesterday that I published the inaugural installment explaining why The Week In Pop would be a good addition to the Stereogum portfolio. As we approach the precipice of 2019, I’m fairly certain … More »