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The Most Disappointing Albums of 2013
22 Dec 2013 // 9:14 PM
This year's list of the most disappointing albums of 2013 reads like the "best of" list from four or five years ago. It shouldn't be surprising how these tides turn, but it always is.
The Best Hopes to Break Out in 2012
1 Jan 2012 // 4:00 PM
The year ahead looks to be an exciting one with the emergence of wealth of great new music waiting in the wings. Will Alabama Shakes be the toast of 2012? Will 2012 be a banner year for forward-thinking hip-hop and R&B? And let's not forget all the great new bands expected to break big in 2012.
Made in America Festival 2015
19 Oct 2015 // 4:43 AM
Even though it is on Labor Day and it is called “Made in America", this fest has nothing to do with manufacturing jobs. Instead, this is Jay Z’s vision of a new – or renewed – sense of patriotism.
The Weeknd: Beauty Behind the Madness
27 Aug 2015 // 9:30 PM
Beauty swaps the Weeknd's black light laments for humming neon fluorescents, the party line kept intact though the guests are having much more fun.
Future - "Low Life" feat. the Weeknd (Singles Going Steady)
4 Apr 2016 // 5:38 AM
Riding over a wave of nocturnal, ether-addled synth textures, "Low Life" showcases standout performances from both Future and the Weekend.
From the Middle of the City to the Top of the World: Five Years of the Weeknd's 'House of Balloons'
21 Mar 2016 // 5:00 AM
The Weeknd is one of music's biggest stars thanks to a journey that began five years ago with the release of the incomparable House of Balloons.
Grammys 2016: The Weeknd Takes in Breakout Year of 'Beauty Behind the Madness' Success
14 Feb 2016 // 6:03 AM
The Weeknd's breakout year is that much more remarkable given how unlikely a pop star he was.
The Ice King and Queen of Pop: Abel 'The Weeknd' Tesfaye and Lana Del Rey
28 Sep 2015 // 3:58 AM
By design or simple proximity, America usually winds up with a first couple of pop.