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  1. yikes yikes baby
    Vanilla Ice Thinks It’s the 90’s and Is Throwing a 4th of July Concert in Texas“We didn’t have coronavirus, or cell phones, or computers.”
  2. red table goss
    Jada Denies August Alsina’s Claim That They Had an Affair With Will’s ‘Blessing’Reps for Jada Pinkett Smith say Alsina’s claims are “absolutely not true.”
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    Sasha Geffen’s Glitter Up the Dark Is an Essential Companion to the Year’s MusicYou’ll devour Glitter Up the Dark with eyes wide and mind racing, drawing connections to whatever music you listen to.
  4. a long talk
    What’s in a Name?Just call 6LACK the hood therapist.
  5. vulture lists
    12 Memorable Performances From the Actual EurovisionLet’s go, Lithuania!
  6. brb sobbing
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  7. my single is dropping
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  8. art is subjective
    Internet Has Extremely Strong Reaction to Virgil Abloh’s Pop Smoke Album ArtThe late rapper’s manager indicated they’ll take it back to the drawing board ahead of the album’s July 3 release.
  9. album review
    Bob Dylan Is Still the Voice of a GenerationThe only difference is he speaks for more than just one now.
  10. rally cry
    The Rolling Stones Can’t Get What They Want, Since Trump Keeps Using Their MusicThey threatened a lawsuit if the president keeps playing their songs at rallies.
  11. this again
    Kanye West Teases New Song Off ‘Forthcoming Album,’ If Those Words Mean AnythingGod’s Country may be upon us.
  12. only mr. god knows why
    An Ode to Latvia, the Overlooked Gem of EurovisionHow does a new fan of the European song contest choose a country to support? Don’t. Just go with Latvia.
  13. vmas 2020
    MTV to Hold in-Person 2020 VMAs, Governor Cuomo AnnouncesA release promised “epic performances” would take place across all five of New York’s boroughs.
  14. a long talk
    Growing Up With Chloe x HalleThe Bailey sisters on why they didn’t switch up overnight — the world just caught up to their speed.
  15. concerts
    Country Stars Chase Rice, Chris Janson Break Social Distancing for ConcertsThe singers played for thousands in Tennessee and Idaho last weekend.
  16. bet awards 2020
    Chloe x Halle Gave Dueling BET Awards PerformancesIt’s “Forgive Me” versus “Do It.”
  17. sotw
    TikTok Can’t Stop Making Videos With ‘Hood Baby’ by KBFRThe lyrics “Down South, hood baby” really are “makin’ all the girls go crazy.”
  18. bet awards 2020
    Summer Walker and Usher’s BET Awards Set Makes Us Wish We Had a Broken HeartThey came through for “Come Thru.”
  19. bet awards 2020
    Megan Thee Stallion Welcomes All Hot Girls to Fury Road In Her BET PerformanceLeaning all the way into the mask aesthetic.
  20. trailer mix
    Beyoncé Is Queen in Her New Visual Album Trailer Black Is KingComing soon to Disney+.
  21. my single is dropping
    Blackpink Is Back to Serve Looks in the ‘How You Like That’ Music Video“Look at you all, now look at me.”
  22. coronavirus
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  23. song review
    Arca & Sophie’s ‘La Chíqui’ Pushes Pop Music Further Into the FutureThe producers team up after circling each other for years.
  24. right click
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  25. fire! saga!
    A Guide to All the Cameos and Homages in Netflix’s EurovisionUnsurprisingly, the parody arrives packed with appearances from actual former Eurovision competitors and commentators.
  26. that's gossip
    Lady Gaga’s Chromatica Ball Will Babble On in 2021That’s gossip.
  27. obits
    “Pop, Lock, and Drop It” Rapper Huey Killed In Double ShootingThe St. Louis hip-hop community grieved the loss on social media.
  28. lip-sync assassin
    Is Rachel McAdams Really Singing in Netflix’s Eurovision?Are those magical, almost porpoise-like Icelandic whistle tones really coming out of her mouth?
  29. trailer mix
    Kanye, Just Living His Best Life Today, Announces Animated ShowA collab with Kid Cudi.
  30. kellyoke
    Kelly Clarkson Covers a New Little Band Called The Chicks for KellyokeNever forget that Kelly is a country girl from Texas.
  31. cha-ching!
    Kanye West Goes Back, Back to the Gap for Affordable Yeezy LineThe former Gap employee is launching Yeezy Gap next year.
  32. k-pop
    U.S. Politics Should’ve Seen K-Pop Stans ComingThose who care about the future of American politics should take note of the K-pop phenomenon in its own backyard.
  33. my single is dropping
    Listen to Megan Thee Stallion Sample N.W.A on New Track ‘Girls in the Hood’It may not be a Hot Girl Summer, but at least Meg’s dropping new music.
  34. let em stay mad
    It Wouldn’t Be ‘The Chicks’ If Their Comeback Didn’t Piss Off Some PeopleOnce again, “the Chicks” find themselves on the pulse of the times.
  35. youtube originals
    A New Demi Lovato Docuseries Is Coming to YouTube to Break UsPlus, James Charles’s Instant Influencer is getting a second season!
  36. cancellations
    Bonnaroo 2020 Canceled, Because You Can’t Even Avoid Coronavirus on the FarmThe Tennessee festival was previously pushed from June to September.
  37. my book of poetry is dropping
    Future Best-selling Author Halsey to Release Poetry CollectionThe poems will tackle sexuality, relationships, mental illness, and more.
  38. my single is dropping
    The Dixie Chicks Are Just ‘The Chicks’ From Now On, Y’allThey’ve officially abandoned their racist name.
  39. a long talk
    Phoebe Bridgers Feels Your PainThe wildly prolific singer-songwriter on her devastating new album Punisher and being “the sad girl.”
  40. diy af
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  41. the letter b
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  42. kellyoke
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  43. my remix is dropping
    Jack Harlow’s ‘Whats Poppin’ Remix Features Lil Wayne, Tory Lanez, and DaBabyHere’s a large gathering to support.
  44. lucrative celeb endorsements
    Ja Rule’s Viral Gyro Commercial Is Actually From a New TV ShowFrom the twisted minds who brought us The Masked Singer.
  45. superlatives
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  46. politics v music
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  47. apocalypse now
    Phoebe Bridgers’s ‘I Know the End’ Has the Catharsis You’ve Been CravingFeaturing Julien Baker, Lucy Dacus, Conor Oberst, Nick Zinner, Tomberlin, Blake Mills … everyone?
  48. right click
    JoJo Unbottles Some Big Things, Like a Man, in ‘Small Things’ VideoSo much for ten months of celibacy.
  49. opera
    Barcelona Opera Branches Out With Audience of House PlantsThe Gran Teatre del Liceu isn’t letting the grass grow under their feet, or their cellos.
  50. chart wars
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