articles by Abhinav Jai Singh

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Everything is Love review: Beyoncé, Jay-Z celebrate their wealth, power, black identity in grand new album

On Everything is Love, Jay-Z and Beyoncé rap about being on top of the music industry and amassing an unimaginable amount of wealth; all while being black.

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How XXXTentacion's rage-filled music describes the modern American landscape of a lost, broken generation

But what most people fail to see is that XXXTentacion—an obscure, troubled teenager who went from putting out mixtapes on SoundCloud to mainstream popularity—was the perfect pop-culture reflection of a lost, broken generation continually seeking gratification in places that get increasingly unfulfilling with time.

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ye album review: Kanye West comes undone on a personal record about family, politics, addictions

While ye is not nearly as experimental or extravagant as Kanye West's earlier releases, it is an important Kanye release for his fans.

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The Smashing Pumpkins, 070 Shake, Christina Aguilera — a playlist of the best new tracks from past week

This week, The Smashing Pumpkins released their first song in 18 years; Kanye West's protégé 070 Shake dropped a new track; and Christina Aguilera returned.

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The 1975, A$AP Rocky, Gorillaz, Pusha T — A playlist of the best new tracks from the past week

This week, Pusha-T dropped a fire diss-track aimed at Drake, Gorillaz unveiled a new single, and The 1975 return with their new song.

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On John Bonham's 70th birthday, a playlist of the most powerful drumming in classic Led Zeppelin tracks

Let's dive into some Led Zeppelin tracks where John Bonham shines; even more than usual.

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Zayn, Eminem, Arctic Monkeys, Drake — A playlist of the best new tracks from the past week

This week, Zayn released the infectious 'Entertainer', Eminem featured on a scathing new rap verse, Arctic Monkeys starred in a surreal new video, and Drake dropped a surprise track dissing Kanye West and Pusha-T.

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Slowdive's Souvlaki turns 25: The lasting influence of Neil Halstead, Rachel Goswell's shoegaze masterpiece

While My Bloody Valentine's Loveless is credited with popularising shoegaze, Slowdive's Souvlaki is unequivocally attributed to have perfected the genre.

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With Race 3, Salman Khan goes back to humble origins of family dramas without giving up on his action hero image

Salman Khan gave up on Dancer Dad, a father-daughter emotional story, to embrace Race 3, but not without throwing some family drama into the mix.

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With Race 3, Kaala facing distribution hurdles, it's time for movies to stop relying on a big star's presence

With Salman Khan's Race 3 and Rajinikanth's Kaala struggling to find distributors, the alarm bells for Bollywood are finally ringing.

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Guru Randhawa's 'Raat Kamal Hai' is a drab, uninspiring, repetitive number destined to be a party hit

The new song by Guru Randhawa, titled 'Raat Kamaal Hai', is about partying. Obviously.

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Hollywood 2018 Quarter 1 box-office report: Black Panther shows it's superhero films to the rescue

With Black Panther already crossing the billion dollar mark, its time for Avengers: Infinity War, Deadpool 2, Ant-Man and the Wasp, the first ever Aquaman movie, and X-Men: Dark Phoenix to ensure a successful 2018 for Hollywood.

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A playlist of Avicii's most memorable tracks, from 'Broken Arrow' to 'Wake Me Up'

While Avicii scored a number of mainstream and radio hits, he produced a large number of tunes that are now considered some of the best work of the EDM boom.

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Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao ambassador Amitabh Bachchan thinks 'it's terrible to even talk about' recent rape cases

Given that Amitabh Bachchan is the face of 'Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao' — this sudden burst of ignorance and denial seems particularly disturbing.

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Rahul Subramanian on the Indian stand-up comedy scene: 'I want comics to be able to say anything'

"I tell jokes about whatever I think is funny. For me, it's a natural process. Whatever makes me giggle becomes a joke. My humour is very random. I'm too lazy to create a process," says Rahul Subramanian in an interview to Firstpost.

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Dilli Se Hoon B******d review: Nishant Tanwar's comedy special is an ode to Delhi's modern day pop culture stereotypes

Nishant Tanwar's Amazon Prime Video India stand-up special is an ode to everything that is inalienable from Delhi's modern day pop-cultural stereotypes.

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With Salman Khan convicted in blackbuck case, a look at all the crazy reasons used in defense of 'bhai'

Salman Khan, according to his fans and other celebrities, is a great guy, a wonderful human being, has a golden heart, and can never do anything wrong.

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Why the Navjot Singh Sidhu-led commission to monitor Punjabi song lyrics is a very bad idea

Punjab is the first state government to set-up such a commission. And if you want to keep drunk-dancing in nightclubs to Punjabi songs, make sure Punjab is also the last state to do so.

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My Dear Melancholy, review: The Weeknd returns to his roots with songs about crumbling relationships

The title of the Weeknd's latest release — My Dear Melancholy, — comes with a comma at the end because this six-track long EP is a letter by the R&B superstar addressing his own sadness and the inability to cope with crumbling relationships.