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Mash-up of the Day: Product Placements in Rap Songs

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p-tNks86Elk] If you’ve carefully listened to any song on the top 40 charts, chances are you’ll hear a whole lotta’ product placement. Analyzing the current retail value of various products name-dropped in popular hip-hop/pop songs, NYC digital artist Joe Sabia and the members of The Key of Awesome¬†¬†list out general prices of things ranging […]

Posted on March 30, 2013 at 11:30 am


DJ Earworm’s “United State of Pop 2012̶ ...

DJ Earworm’s annual mashup of 2012’s Top 40 hits is finally here and while it doesn’t capture that “dance floor feeling” we’re used to, it’s dayam catchy. I don’t know about you, but each of these songs are associated with a unique memory of the past year for me. Listening to the whole track is […]

Posted on December 17, 2012 at 5:31 pm


Interview: Jimmy Eat World Discusses Whether They Are E ...

Jimmy Eat World is certianly a fairly mainstream band with some major Top 40 hits. However many credit Jimmy Eat World with being one of the first emo bands, which is not traditionally considered mainstream music. andPOP spoke to Jimmy Eat World about the definition of emo music, and whether they are truly emo.

Posted on May 6, 2011 at 8:59 am


Passion Pit Moves from Underground to Top 40

Passion Pit is an example of why this whole “Internet” thing may actually work. The guys first exploded on the blogosphere, developing a huge a following. With the Internet crowd dominated, they are now trying to make the leap to Top 40 music. Jordan spoke with Michael and Nate about the transition.

Posted on August 13, 2010 at 10:23 am


3OH!3 Interview – Love, Sex and Songwriting

Besides being an awesome band with huge Top 40 success, 3OH!3 has another accolade to add to their mantle – the longest line ever. We went to the 3OH!3 concert in Toronto recently, and it was honestly the longest line we have ever seen. And we have seen many long lines. Anyways we talk about […]

Posted on May 20, 2010 at 9:06 pm