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This Guy Is The Hottest Songwriter In Pop

Many songs on Juice WRLD's Death Race For Love, the reigning #1 album in America, made me laugh out loud. A track called "HeMotions," for instance, is already hilarious coming from an emo-informed SoundCloud sing-rapper who made his name on misogynistic self-pity, even before you even factor in lyrics like these: "Going through … More »
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Juice WRLD’s ‘Death Race for Love’ Debuts at No. 1 on Billboard

Juice WRLD lands his first chart-topping album. The Chicago artist’s Death Race for Love sophomore effort debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart this week. The follow-up to 2018’s Goodbye & Good Riddance moved 165,000 equivalent album units opening week (43,000 were in traditional album sales), according to Nielsen Music. Death Race earns the overall biggest sales and streaming week for a R&B/hip-hop album so far this year. Of its 165,000 equivalent album units, 120,000 were attributed t...
Tags: Chicago, Jazz, Music News, Juice WRLD, Nielsen Music Death Race

Maren Morris Is A Little Bit Springsteen, A Little Bit Teenage Dream

Tucked near the end of Maren Morris' new album GIRL is a lovely little tune called "The Bones." Like many Morris songs, it's not about the art of songwriting but could just as easily be an allegory for her expertise in that area. In "The Bones," a busted old house that has weathered the elements … More »
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Overloaded and Undercooked: Juice WRLD's 'Death Race for Love'

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New Video: Juice WRLD “Hear Me Calling”

Juice WRLD released his Death Race for Love sophomore LP last week, featuring contributions by Young Thug, Brent Faiyaz, Brent Faiyaz, Boi-1da, No I.D., Hit-Boy and Cardo. The Chicago star keeps the promo coming, with the action-packed music video for “Hear Me Calling.” Directed by Bradley & Pablo, the video-game themed clip is a mix of gaming classics Grand Theft Auto and Tomb Raider, where Juice WRLD is on a mission to complete certain tasks to save his kidnapped girlfriend. Watch the the a...
Tags: Videos, Chicago, Jazz, Tomb raider, Cardo, Bradley Pablo, Juice WRLD, Hear Me Calling, Young Thug Brent Faiyaz Brent Faiyaz Boi

Juice WRLD Drops Sophomore Album, ‘Death Race For Love’

With contributions from Young Thug, Brent Faiyaz, Cardo, Hit-Boy, Boi-1da, No I.D. and more.
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Album Review: Juice WRLD’s ‘Death Race for Love’

Juice WRLD is a grown-up. The 19-year-old who was drowning young heartbreak in the palliative haze of drugs on “Goodbye & Good Riddance,” his debut album? That was so last summer. When the Chicago rapper broke into the mainstream seemingly out of nowhere in 2018, he efficiently distilled emo rap — one of the Soundcloud […]
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Album Stream: Juice WRLD ‘Death Race for Love’

Juice WRLD broke out into the music scene in 2018 with his Goodbye & Good Riddance debut, lead by the Billboard smash-hit “Lucid Dreams.” The Chicago native returns on year later with his sophomore effort, Death Race for Love. The 22-song LP is lead by the singles “Robbery” and “Hear Me Calling.” Young Thug, Brent Faiyaz, and Clever make guest appearances, while the production is lead by an all-star cast that includes No I.D., Boi-1da, Cardo, Hit-Boy, G. Ry and more. Stream Goodbye & Good Ri...
Tags: Chicago, Albums, Jazz, G Ry, Juice WRLD, Death Race for Love, Halsey Feat Juice WRLD

Avril Lavigne’s Disappointing Return

Avril Lavigne is back, and as usual, it's complicated. More »
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Clouting Our Judgment: Are Labels Overspending for SoundCloud Hype? (Guest Column)

A recent Goldman Sachs report projected that recorded music would balloon to an $80 billion business in the next 10 years. But walk through the halls of a major label’s urban department these days and you might think we’re already there, especially when you consider the seven-figure deals being offered to artists with “clout.” First, […]
Tags: Spotify, Opinion, Goldman Sachs, Apple Music, Maverick Management, Lil Pump, Juice WRLD

The 2019 State Of Pop Address

Pop is dead; meet the new pop. More »
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New Music: Kodak Black Feat. Juice WRLD “MoshPit”

Kodak Black is locked in, dropping a furry of new songs before his new album Dying To Live arrives this Friday (Dec. 14). A day after unveiling the track list, the Sniper Gang rapper gives Apple Music’s Beats 1 to premiere a track. On “MoshPit,” the pride of South Florida links up with Chicago’s Juice WRLD on the playful, melodic driven record. is set to feature appearances by Travis Scott, Lil’ Pump, Offset of Migos and Juice WRLD. Listen to “MoshPit” below. Continue after the jump…. ...
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Kodak Black Reveals ‘Dying To Live’ Track List with Travis Scott, Lil’ Pump, Offset & Juice WRLD

Kodak Black’s new album Dying To Live is only a few days away, dropping everywhere this Friday (Dec. 14). The Florida rapper took to social media on Tuesday night (Dec. 11), unveiling the track list. The 16-track LP is lead by the Billboard smash-hit “ZEZE.” Songs like “Calling My Spirit” and “Testimony” make the final cut. Travis Scott, Lil’ Pump, Offset and Juice WRLD make guest appearances on the follow-up to last year’s Painting Pictures. See the track list below. Continue after the jump…...
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Travis Scott’s Dual #1s And The Storied History Of Chart Chicanery

Everything's coming up Travis Scott. This week, four months after it came out, Scott's album Astroworld returned to the top of the Billboard 200 for a third week. Meanwhile Astroworld's big hit, the Drake collab "Sicko Mode," completed a 17-week climb to #1 on the Hot 100 singles chart. Scott, the … More »
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It’s A Good Time To Be Bad Bunny

The name Ocasio derives from the Spanish "ocasión," which means what you think it means: an occasion, a time. According to, most people named Ocasio are Puerto Rican, in heritage if not in residence, and the word's "meaning as a surname" is unclear. More »
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Future & Juice WRLD’s ‘WRLD ON DRUGS’ Debuts at No. 2 on Billboard 200

Future and Juice WRLD’s collaborative album WRLD ON DRUGS debuts at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 after selling 98,000 equivalent album units, with 8,000 coming from pure sales. The album came in behind Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper’s A Star Is Born soundtrack, which sold 109,000 in its third week on the chart. Check out the full Billboard 200 top 10 after the jump… Despite losing out on the top spot, WRLD ON DRUGS was the week’s most-streamed album thanks to 123.4 million on-demand audio str...
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New Videos: Future & Juice WRLD “No Issue” + “Realer N Realer” + “WRLD On Drugs”

Future and Juice WRLD’s collaborative WRLD on Drugs album has been in rotation since its release one week ago. The Freebandz rapper and rising Chicago crooner deliver not 1, but 3 music videos in support of the project. For the Cole Bennett-directed “No Issue,” Hendrix and WRLD hit the sandy desert dressed as silver surfers and posted up in a DeLorean. “Realer N Realer” the duo return to streets, where they setup shop in the trap with Young Thug. For the title-track “WRLD On Drugs,” Future an...
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Stream Future & Juice WRLD’s Surprise Collaborative Album WRLD On Drugs

Right now, we're in a moment where famous rappers love making full-length collaborative albums with other famous rappers. It's a whole wave. New projects seem to show up every week, and at this rate, every rapper will have a whole album with every other rapper before long. Future is a repeat offender here. In the … More »
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Album Stream: Future & Juice WRLD ‘WRLD on Drugs’

Future and Juice WRLD join forces on the collaborative project, WRLD on Drugs. After teasing music lovers over the past few months with a handful of in-studio photos, the Freebandz star and rising Chicago crooner made the official announcement earlier this week. The 16-track LP is lead by the up beat “Fine China.” Nicki Minaj, Lil’ Wayne, Young Thug, Young Scooter, and Yung Bans all make guest appearances. Hear WRLD on Drugs in its entirety below. Continue after the jump…. Previously...
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Future & Juice WRLD Drop Joint Project, ‘WRLD On Drugs’

Featuring Lil Wayne, Young Thug, Nicki Minaj, and more.
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New Video: Juice WRLD “Armed & Dangerous”

Juice WRLD returns with some music for his fans. The breakout Chicago star debuts “Armed & Dangerous,” a brand new record that comes with an accompanying music video directed by Cole Bennett. Staying true to Bennett’s unique visual style, Juice WRLD simply can’t keep still as he moves through various scenes including some footage from road shows. There’s no details if the song will appear on WRLD’s sophomore album, the follow-up he’s currently working on to Goodbye & Good Riddance. Watch belo...
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The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

I've been writing this column for I don't even know how many years now, and this week marks the first time that most of the list is made up of stuff that's more than a week old. This week, three of the five videos on the list are videos that I missed last week, videos … More »
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