The Pudding's Music Map shows the number 1 song all around the world. It's like a weird game of Risk, a world of brief new empires rising in the wake of Despacito's worldwide domination. The data comes from YouTube's API and is tracked by city.
In 2002, Cartoon Network released Dexter's Laboratory: The Hip-Hop Experiment, a CD compilation of songs by well-known rappers and hip hop artists paying homage to the animated series. Along with De La Soul, Prince Paul, will.i.am, and Phife Dawg, the album featured the late Coolio performing "Dexter (What's His Name?)." Check out the promotional music… READ THE REST
Dollar Country is one of my favorite radio shows. The host, intrepid record collector Frank "The Drifter" Fantini, specializes in killer country music 45s that he picks up at dollar bins, flea markets, yard sales, and other remote locations around the country. I think many people in the world don't appreciate real country music because… READ THE REST
Lily E. Hirsch wrote the book on how music has been used to prevent crime and torture people. Music in American Crime Prevention and Punishment that covers "police and community leaders' use of classical music in crime deterrence and punishment; the use of rap lyrics as prosecutorial evidence; allegations of music as incitement to violence;… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. The day-to-day life of the American office worker features a lot of the same themes: getting up early, sitting in traffic, scrolling through emails, scrolling through social media, killing time on… READ THE REST
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We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. There is no worse feeling than realizing the endless creativity you can achieve on your phone or laptop actually does have an end. That horrible moment you realize your storage drive… READ THE REST