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New Releases: Fall Out Boy, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Ghostface Killah

Every Tuesday, Dan Weiss runs down the week’s new full-length music releases, from charting hits to more obscure depths, the underrated and the overrated, from a critical pop fan’s perspective. ALBUM OF THE WEEK: Fall […]



Nicki Minaj Gets “Roman Reloaded” In New Song Featuring Lil Wayne

[photogallerylink id=146863] Nicki Minaj and Lil Wayne. Sort of like Lois Lane and Superman, except Lois has some magic power in her rump-shake-a and Clark Kent is way more ballin’ (and tatted.) Put them together […]



J.Cole Made It Big, But “Grew Up Fast” In New Single

[photogallerylink id=145646] One of our favorite young rappers of the moment, AMP Radio Grammy Museum performer and 2012 Best New Artist nominee is coming up in the world with 2 million Twitter followers. The rapper […]


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Chris Brown Wants You To “Turn Up The Music” With New Single

[photogallerylink id=110070] Mix a little bit of LMFAO’s “Sexy & I Know It” with Rihanna’s “We Found Love” style synths,  some Afrojack “Take Over Control,” Bollywood/Bhangra-esque yelling in the chorus, and [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Chris Brown[/lastfm]’s practically-patented […]


[New Music] Beyonce’s New Song Might Be The ‘Best Thing I Never Had’

[photogallerylink id=99643] In another daring feat of [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Beyoncé[/lastfm] ballads, the oft-times feminist songwriter unveiled her second single from 4 this morning: “Best Thing I Never Had.” Channeling her feisty Sasha Fierce instead of her […]


Street Date: American Idol 10th Anniversary – The Hits: Volume 1

Each Tuesday our friends at Street Date review the hottest albums hitting the street. Check back and get the down low before you buy. It’s been a decade since we were first introduced to [lastfm […]


Kid Cudi Confronts His Demons In “Man On The Moon II: The Legend Of Mr. Rager”

There’s plenty of reasons to like [lastfm]Kid Cudi[/lastfm] that have nothing to do with music:  he’s the star of a hit cable show, he’s artistic and most of all he seems like the sort of […]


J. Biebs Unveils An Emo-riffic Cover For ‘My Worlds Acoustic’

[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Justin Bieber [/lastfm]is undoubtedly adorable, entertaining, polished, and professional, but many often question…can he really sing? Bieber wants to put all the speculation to rest with his new album which he touts as a […]


[New Music] N.E.R.D And T.I. Are Looking For Some ‘Party People’

Oh. Em. Gee. There is way too much hot happening on [lastfm]N.E.R.D[/lastfm]’s new track featuring [lastfm]T.I.[/lastfm] called “Party People.” While T.I. won’t be able to party much from jail, at least we’ve got this viciously funky […]


[Exclusive] Kid Cudi, ‘Man on the Moon II: The Legend Of Mr. Rager’ Tracklisting

Sometimes the girls at AMP geek out to [lastfm]Kid Cudi [/lastfm]videos. We can’t help it. He’s just so emo, moody, quirky, and freakin’ adorable. He is a bad boy that we want that just needs […]