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2021’s Most Anticipated Albums and a Critical Reevaluation of Sugar Ray. Plus: The Cool Kids

Charles and Grace discuss rumors of new music from Drake and Rihanna, the state of music in 2021, and more

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A new year means more hopeful murmurs that Drake and Rihanna are returning to bless our ears. Charles Holmes and Grace Spelman discuss the rumors on this week’s episode of The Ringer Music Show (0:00). The duo explains the state of music (1:10) and who they hope makes a comeback in 2021 (15:50). Then, Grace tries to convince Charles why ’90s band Sugar Ray is good (22:30). Later, Charles catches up with the Cool Kids to talk about their new album and how they’ve managed to preserve their MySpace fame (37:40).

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