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2007 Stories by Tom Breihan

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  • Cleared for Takeoff

    published July 10, 2007

    "It's just been a long time since I've been able to get into the U.S.," says M.I.A., on the phone from the London offices of XL, her British... More >>

  • The Makeup Test

    published May 1, 2007

    Niatia Kirkland, the Brooklyn-based rapper who goes by the name Lil Mama, is 17 years old. Before she was born, Young MC and Tone Loc had already... More >>

  • Get in the Ring

    published March 13, 2007

    It's late on a freezing February afternoon, and James Murphy, the rumpled, bearlike frontman of the New York itchy-disco band LCD Soundsystem, has... More >>

  • Hits of iTunes

    published February 27, 2007

    Gym Class Heroes "Cupid's Chokehold" From As Cruel as School Children Of course the MySpace generation was... More >>

  • Ancient Maneaters of the Future

    published January 30, 2007

    Discussed: Nelly Furtado, "Promiscuous," #6; "Maneater," #20 Justin Timberlake, "Sexyback," #7; ... More >>

  • Mix Tape Memories

    published January 23, 2007

    Here's what we learn about Renée Crist, Rob Sheffield's wife, 14 pages into Love Is a Mix Tape: "Renée died on May 11, 1997,... More >>

  • Wiggerstock

    published January 16, 2007

    Here's a thought: If entire generations of white kids grow up listening to black music as their default pop music, maybe that music isn't black... More >>

  • Singles Going Steady

    published January 2, 2007

    Nelly Furtado "Say It Right" Loose (Geffen) Ten years after Aaliyah's "One in a Million," Timbaland is still using... More >>

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