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We Should’ve Listened to Busta Rhymes

Hip-hop’s foremost oracle returns with ELE2, once again putting the world — not to mention rap — on high alert.
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Positions Is Ariana Grande’s Most Theatrically Horny Album Yet

The new music is a fantastical fairy-tale journey into Ariana’s depraved mind, her kinky King Lear.
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All 340 Bruce Springsteen Songs, Ranked From Worst to Best

Weighing in on every original, officially released composition — including his latest album, Letter to You, and “I’ll Stand by You.”
  1. the inside track
    Ariana Grande Ends Positions With a Bit of Emotional HonestyCloser ‘pov’ is a rare moment when Grande is an unsure human like the rest of us.
  2. election 2020
    Taylor Swift Lends Her Voice to Get Out the Vote AdMiss Americana wants YOU to vote.
  3. psas
    Lady Gaga Dusts Off All the Old Costumes for This Voting PSAFitting for Halloween, too.
  4. kellyoke
    Kelly Clarkson Served Death Becomes Her Realness for a Halloween Kellyoke CoverSinging “Stayin’ Alive” by the Bee Gees, of course.
  5. it's christmas!
    Carly Rae Jepsen Gifts Us a New Christmas Song“It’s Not Christmas Till Somebody Cries” is out now.
  6. dirty pop
    Rachel Bloom Is Writing a Dirty Pop Film About *NSYNC SuperfansWith the help of Lance Bass.
  7. spooky scary
    The Lyrics to 30 Rock’s ‘Werewolf Bar Mitzvah,’ Annotated by Its Writer“That rhyme dropped in my lap, and that’s when I knew God was onboard for us expanding this bit into a full-length song.”
  8. a long talk
    We Should’ve Listened to Busta RhymesHip-hop’s foremost oracle returns with ELE2, once again putting the world — not to mention rap — on high alert.
  9. horny theater kid
    Positions Is Ariana Grande’s Most Theatrically Horny Album YetThe new music is a fantastical fairy-tale journey into Ariana’s depraved mind, her kinky King Lear.
  10. my album is dropping
    Position Your Finger on the Play Button, Ariana Grande’s positions Is OutBefore the end of October, because she’s a woman of her word.
  11. my remix is dropping
    If Kanye’s Campaign Is Going Down, He’s Bringing 2 Chainz and DaBaby With Him“That’s a grown man, I can’t tell him what he can and can’t say,” 2 Chainz raps of West.
  12. playing god
    Hayley Williams Criticizes Ex-Paramore Bandmate Josh Farro’s Anti-Gay Comments“There’s a reason there are only 3 people left in @paramore. Surprise, haters, it ain’t cause of me.”
  13. vulture lists
    All 340 Bruce Springsteen Songs, Ranked From Worst to BestWeighing in on every original, officially released composition — including his latest album, Letter to You, and “I’ll Stand by You.”
  14. missed connections
    Harry Styles Drinks a Spot of Tea, Feeds Fish at Fan’s Home While She’s Not HomeLike a true gentleman, Styles left super fan Theadora a lovely note, apologizing for missing her.
  15. celebrity couples
    Rumour Has It Once Again That Adele Is Dating SkeptaBut she called herself “single” in a new Instagram post.
  16. influences
    Robyn, Queer Clubbing, the xx, and 6 More Influences on Romy’s Debut Solo Music“Then I realized I was describing Robyn’s music to herself.”
  17. bet hip hop awards 2020
    Big Sean and Jhené Aiko Made Ty Dolla $ign Third Wheel at the BET Hip Hop AwardsCouple Sean and Jhené brought us into the bedroom for their Detroit 2 track.
  18. it's christmas!
    Kelly Clarkson Bestows New Christmas Song Upon UsIt’s no “Underneath the Tree,” but it’ll do!
  19. bet hip hop awards 2020
    Brandy Recruited an All-Women Lineup for Her 2020 BET Hip Hop Awards CypherIt was one of the night’s four great cyphers.
  20. 2020 bet hip hop awards
    City Girls Light Up the BET Hip-Hop Awards StageWith “Kitty Talk” and “Jobs.”
  21. freestyles
    Megan Thee Stallion Wants You to Take Her Name Out of Your Mouth in FreestylePossibly part of a new “Megan Mondays” series.
  22. rebecca is a food critic now
    I Made Drake’s Nasty Birthday Macaroni and CheeseRAISINS!
  23. engagements
    Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton Are Engaged Since Apparently They Weren’t AlreadyAfter all that they’ve been through, we know they’re cool.
  24. vulture festival 2020
    Method Man Became a New, Uh, Man After Acting in The CobblerIt didn’t quite give him magical shoes, but, almost!
  25. superlatives
    The Best, Worst, and Exceptionally French of Phoenix, According to Thomas MarsOn Bill Murray, not being able to escape “1901,” and over 30 years of his band.
  26. trilogies
    Kid Cudi Teases Man on the Moon III, a Decade After II“The trilogy continues … Soon,” according to a clip he posted to Twitter.
  27. vulture investigates
    U2’s Songs of Innocence Has Been Haunting Me for 6 Years. Until Now.One man’s journey to return Apple’s “gift.”
  28. right click
    So That’s What Harry Styles Was Up to in ItalyMaking all of us jealous in his new “Golden” music video, that is.
  29. respect the classics
    Stevie Nicks, Tenacious Witch, Performed With Double Pneumonia at 2019 Rock Hall“I knew before I went on stage that something was wrong with me, so I had to really pull it together.”
  30. profile
    Elvis Costello Wrote the Anthem for This Brooding TimeHe’s back with his 31st (or so) studio album. But don’t look for any consolation from him.
  31. election 2020
    Of Course You’ll Listen to Cher Sing a Song About Joe Biden“Happiness Is a Thing Called Joe.”
  32. scorpio season
    Drake Announces New Album Certified Lover Boy Will Drop January 2021Dropping the teaser on his birthday? What a Scorpio.
  33. snl
    Adele Makes Use of a Swear Jar in SNL Monologue“Hello, it’s me.”
  34. tracklists
    Ariana Grande Unveils positions Track ListYes, including the Doja Cat collaboration.
  35. vulture sports
    Today in Matrix Glitches: Swizz Beatz Is First American to Win Saudi Camel RaceAnd before you ask, of course robot backpacks are involved.
  36. biopicked
    See How Justin Bieber’s 2020 Is Going in YouTube Doc Next ChapterAside from the nasal swabs, seems like he’s doing great.
  37. respect the classics
    Eddie Van Halen Once Asked Ozzy Osbourne to Join the Band“I think he was a bit drunk. We’ve all done one of them calls at four o’clock in the morning.”
  38. the inside track
    Adrianne Lenker’s instrumentals Are Stunning Sounds of IsolationThis time, the singer-songwriter’s challenge to listen comes as a gift.
  39. trailer mix
    Tekashi 6ix9ine Speaks After His Prison Release in Showtime Doc SupervillainThe three-part series will premiere in early 2021.
  40. saturday night live
    Adele’s 25 Funniest Moments Ahead of Her SNL Hosting DebutIn praise of one of the best senses of humor in pop music.
  41. book excerpt
    How New York Gave Birth to New WaveAn excerpt from The Encyclopedia of New York.
  42. song review
    Ariana Grande’s Run as Commander-in-Chief of the Charts Is Likely Safe“Positions” swings like rap music but it’s also light, breezy, and short; that versatility should aid it on the Hot 100.
  43. right click
    Halsey Plays That blink-182 Song With Travis Barker in Machine Gun Kelly VideoMaking good on that claim from her Chainsmokers collab.
  44. benefits
    Bright Eyes and Phoebe Bridgers Team Up Again, This Time for Abortion Rights“Get cured with a coat hanger / Girl, you’re in America now.”
  45. last night on late night
    Robert Pattinson Plays an Emotional Vampire in Haim’s ‘3 A.M.’ PerformanceThis trio of vampire brides got a late call from a certain bloodsucker.
  46. snl
    Adele and H.E.R Sort Out Who’s the Musical Guest in SNL Promo With Kate McKinnon“Wait, H.E.R. or her?”
  47. new music
    Miley Cyrus Announces New Album Plastic Hearts, Featuring *Gasp* Original SongsShe lost her progress on the album when her house burned down two years ago.
  48. my single is dropping
    Get Into Ariana Grande’s ‘positions’ Song and Video NowAs if the full album isn’t already out next week!
  49. music videos
    The Weeknd’s Big Ol’ Decapitated Head Haunts the ‘Too Late’ Music VideoHe went from being somebody to no body.
  50. last night on late night
    Bruce Springsteen Plays Tennis-Racket Guitar in Front of His Bedroom MirrorWe demand a livestream.
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