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Bop Shop: Songs From Lizzo, Conan Gray, Seventeen, Emeline, And More

The search for the ever-elusive “bop” is difficult. Playlists and streaming-service recommendations can only do so much. They often leave a lingering question: Are these songs really good, or are they just new? Enter Bop Shop, a hand-picked selection of songs from the MTV News team. This weekly collection doesn’t discriminate by genre and can include anything — …

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Real World Regret: Will Julie Apologize To Danny And Melissa During Their Homecoming?

A “controversial history” between Julie and several of her roommates was first teased in the trailer for The Real Homecoming: New Orleans. Now, during the premiere episode — streaming exclusively on Paramount+ — the backstory which prompted this statement by Danny was revealed. The first cast member to expose their tension with Julie was Melissa, …

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A Spitfire, Skateboarding Rapper From Atlanta: This Is Mercury

By Arielle Lana LeJarde The experience of coming of age is often captured in art and popular culture. Tales of teen heartbreak, unpredictable change, and finding yourself attempt to mine our collective pangs of adolescence or feelings of nostalgia. But in 21-year-old Mercury’s latest project, Tabula Rasa, the Atlanta-based rapper doesn’t need to try. The album …

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Bop Shop: Songs From Camila Cabello And Willow, Sophia Bel, Onew, And More

The search for the ever-elusive “bop” is difficult. Playlists and streaming-service recommendations can only do so much. They often leave a lingering question: Are these songs really good, or are they just new? Enter Bop Shop, a hand-picked selection of songs from the MTV News team. This weekly collection doesn’t discriminate by genre and can include anything — …

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Tanerélle Wants Her Sensual Space Jams To Make You Feel ‘Yummy’

By Ural Garrett The Atlanta-born singer-songwriter Tanerélle’s creative output is so vast that it seems to stretch beyond the cosmos. She’s modeled her out-of-this-world Afrofuturist style in the likes of Playboy and lent her surreal sounds to co-score Nikyatu Jusu’s buzzy horror film Nanny, which received the coveted Grand Jury Prize at Sundance in January, about …

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Bilingual R&B Star Omar Apollo Welcomes You Into His Ivory World

By Lucas Villa The appeal of the rising star Omar Apollo’s artistry is his authenticity. In his songs, which fold his experiences as a Mexican-American and queer singer-songwriter into progressive R&B and laid-back funk, he’s not afraid to wear his heart on his sleeve. His debut album Ivory captures the journey from his indie beginnings …

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Bop Shop: Songs From Maggie Rogers, Lauv, eaJ, Jewel, And More

The search for the ever-elusive “bop” is difficult. Playlists and streaming-service recommendations can only do so much. They often leave a lingering question: Are these songs really good, or are they just new? Enter Bop Shop, a hand-picked selection of songs from the MTV News team. This weekly collection doesn’t discriminate by genre and can include anything — …

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Wet Leg Make Mischief With Concise, Clever Indie Rock

By Beau Hayhoe You’ve heard the song. Your mom has probably heard the song. Anyone you know who’s “extremely online” has definitely heard the song. If you haven’t heard the song? Get ready to meet Wet Leg. The song, of course, is the riotously fun, incredibly clever “Chaise Longue” from the band of the moment …

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Bop Shop: Songs By Harry Styles, Sadie Jean, Gatlin, And More

The search for the ever-elusive “bop” is difficult. Playlists and streaming-service recommendations can only do so much. They often leave a lingering question: Are these songs really good, or are they just new? Enter Bop Shop, a hand-picked selection of songs from the MTV News team. This weekly collection doesn’t discriminate by genre and can include anything — …

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