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Allow Syd to Take You Inside Her ‘Broken Hearts Club’

The Internet singer and onetime Odd Future member is back with her second solo LP, the result of a period of personal artistic growth

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Billie Holiday’s Love Is Here to Stay

Danyel also speaks about "male groupies" and Billie Holiday’s husband’s gross attempt to rewrite his part as a hero in the biopic ‘Lady Sings the Blues’

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We Don’t Talk About Bruno Mars, Black Actors, and ‘Bloodborne’

Justin and Micah share their issues with the Grammys

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A Grammys Recap and Debating What It Is to Be Square

Plus, some questionable funeral practices are discussed

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Winners and Losers of the 2022 Grammys

Matt is joined by Bloomberg’s Lucas Shaw to talk about his experience at the Grammy Awards

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The Winners and Losers of the 2022 Grammy Awards

Jon Batiste won Album of the Year? Olivia Rodrigo was nearly shut out of the major categories? We break down the best and worst of an occasionally fun, occasionally confounding ceremony.

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The Best, Worst, and WTF Moments From the Grammy Awards

Discussing the winners, snubs, and everything else that went down on Sunday night

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Introducing ‘Every Single Album: One Direction’

Nora and Nathan will be breaking down every One Direction album, then exploring the solo careers of Harry Styles, Niall Horan, and the rest of the band after their 2015 split

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Another Viral Julia Fox Moment, Olivia Rodrigo’s Potential Grammy’s Sweep, and Ashley Tisdale’s Bookcase

Plus, another ‘Hunger Games’ movie for this week’s Cringe Mode

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The Degenerate Gambler’s Guide to the 2022 Grammys

Yeah, we’re still talking about the Slap, but there’s another awards show this Sunday. From Olivia Rodrigo to Billie Eilish to Kanye, we’ve got your cheat sheet for the ceremony—plus a few bets sure to lose you some money.

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John Frusciante’s Red Hot Chili Peppers Return Is Welcome, If Not Perfect

‘Unlimited Love’ isn’t top-tier RHCP, but it may be the band’s most consistent album

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The 2022 Grammy Awards and the State of the Music Industry

Variety executive editor Shirley Halperin joins Matt to forecast what we will see out of Kanye, whether this will be Olivia Rodrigo’s night, whether a Grammy win still matters to an artist’s success, and more

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If This Record Doesn’t Kill PUP, Nothing Will

The Toronto rockers are back this week with ‘The Unraveling of PUPTHEBAND,’ an album that can only be described as the most PUP experience possible. For fans of the quartet, that’s a great thing.

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Donna Summer Deserves

Danyel discusses Ms. Summer and how American culture tried to kill the genre that she led

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The State of Chance the Rapper

Plus, how does Will Smith’s slap at the Oscars relate to Chance’s fall?

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The Survival Psalms of Soul Glo

The Philadelphia hardcore punk band just released an early contender for album of the year. But they’ve got bigger things on their minds.

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The Confirmation of Ketanji Brown Jackson and a 2022 Oscars Preview

Van and Rachel also dig into Kanye West and the 2022 Grammy Awards

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Do the Oscars Need to Be Saved?

Matt and author Mark Harris discuss the Academy’s decision to cut eight categories from the live Oscars broadcast and debate whether the ceremony needs to be changed

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Frank Ocean: ‘Blonde’

On the final episode of ‘NO SKIPS with Jinx and Shea,’ the guys lock in on the genre-bending spectacle that is Frank Ocean’s sophomore album, ‘Blonde’

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Day Dreaming on Aretha Franklin’s 80th Birthday

Danyel talks Aretha’s iconic voice and her persistent influence on artists and music in the ‘Black Girl Songbook’ Season 3 premiere

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Top Five ‘Atlanta’ Episodes and Season 3 Predictions

Charles and Logan discuss what’s to come for the FX series

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‘Atlanta’ Was Never Interested in a Hero’s Journey to Rap Stardom

Hip-hop is a passion, but on ‘Atlanta’ and in Atlanta, it’s also a job. Donald Glover’s series makes sure to never forget that.

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Charli XCX and the Problem With Playing by Pop Music’s Rules

On ‘Crash,’ the artist once dubbed the "quirkiest pop star" mostly plays it safe. Is it worth the sacrifice?

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Lupe Fiasco’s ‘Food & Liquor’

Honoring Fiasco’s lyrical stylings on songs like "Kick Push," "Daydreamin’," and "Hurt Me Soul," Jinx and Shea go on tangents about complex wordplay, masterful rap hooks, and effortless storytelling

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Kim Kardashian and Ray J’s Sex Tape: A Pop Culture History Lesson

Amelia and Wosny discuss how the video helped catapult Kim to superstardom

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The Future Song Draft

Charles, Paul Thompson, and Justin Sayles debate between Future’s best songs with categories like best mixtape feature and Billboard Hot 100

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‘Severance,’ ‘Winning Time’ Episode 2, and ‘Top Chef.’ Plus, Drug Church Singer Patrick Kindlon.

Plus, Patrick talks about Drug Church’s new album, ‘Hygiene’

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The Cult of Kanye and Isabelle Khurshudyan on the War in Ukraine

Van and Rachel also discuss ‘The Power of the Dog’ director Jane Campion’s trending weekend

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Jack Harlow and the Spread of the Middle-Class Rap Star

There are still subgenres dominated by so-called street rappers, but the mainstream now sustains a variety of stars with explicitly suburban sensibilities. Take the latest in this lineage, Jack Harlow.

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Scarlett Johansson’s Skin Care Line, Grimes’s Secret Baby, and Dixie D’Amelio’s Tour

Plus, this week’s Cringe Mode is ‘Cadet Kelly’

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Bone Thugs-N-Harmony’s ‘E. 1999 Eternal,’ a Midwestern G-Funk Classic

Hear Shea ruminate about his nostalgia for this album, while Jinx recounts the group’s legacy of putting Cleveland on the map with this Midwestern G-Funk classic

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The Beauty in the Sprawl of Big Thief’s New Double Album

‘Dragon New Warm Mountain I Believe in You’ can be a lot to get a handle on, but it’s as rewarding as anything in the band’s deep oeuvre