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Nick Mira Then & Now | Deconstructed
51,278 views - 06/01/20
Four-time 'Deconstructed' producer Nick Mira has been behind some of the biggest songs in the last few years. His many collaborations...
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How Kid Cudi Created His Signature Sound | Genius News
51,126 views - 05/29/20
Kid Cudi effortlessly fuses his love of rock into his love of hip-hop to create a unique sound, something he’s been doing since the...
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Should Doja Cat Be Canceled? | For The Record
60,177 views - 05/29/20
Last week, footage of Doja Cat in a reportedly racist, alt-right TinyChat room surfaced online. In addition, internet sleuths unearthed...
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YBN Nahmir & G-Eazy 2 Seater Official Lyrics & Meaning | Verified
25,638 views - 05/29/20
YBN Nahmir’s “2 Seater” is his latest hit, and it’s already racked up more than 5 million Youtube views to date. It is produced by Go...
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Bad Bunny’s Stylist Breaks Down His Most Iconic Looks | Genius News
32,302 views - 05/28/20
Bad Bunny is one of the biggest artists in the world, and besides his catchy hits, he’s also known for his eclectic fashion sense that’s...
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Inside Yungeen Ace's Studio Session | How To Make A Song
104,432 views - 05/28/20
Yungeen Ace is known for his raw and vivid songs reflecting his life in Jacksonville, Fla. With notable tracks like “Pain” and “Step...
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Brandy Baby Mama Official Lyrics & Meaning | Verified
15,723 views - 05/28/20
Brandy’s “Baby Mama” is her latest hit, and it’s already racked up more than 1 million YouTube views to date. The single is produced by...
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Quadeca Where'd You Go Official Lyrics & Meaning | Verified
106,688 views - 05/27/20
Quadeca’s “Where’d You Go?” is his latest hit, and it’s already racked up more than 1 million views on YouTube to date. The single is...
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Jacob Collier Weak (SWV Cover - Home Performance) | Open Mic
23,800 views - 05/26/20
Jacob Collier is known for his prodigious talent and intricate musical arrangements. He recently linked with Genius to perform a cover of...
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Polo G DND Official Lyrics & Meaning | Verified
286,712 views - 05/26/20
Polo G’s “DND” is his latest hit, and it’s already racked up more than 9 million YouTube views to date. It is produced by WayneOnABeat...
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A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie Then & Now | Verified
185,854 views - 05/25/20
Bronx rapper A Boogie wit da Hoodie has risen to fame in a few short years. Throughout his career he has stopped by Verified to break...
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The 1975 If You're Too Shy (Let Me Know) Official Lyrics & Meaning | Verified
181,761 views - 05/25/20
The 1975’s “If You’re Too Shy (Let Me Know)” is their latest hit, and it’s already racked up nearly 4 million YouTube views to date. It...
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Why Eminem’s ‘Marshall Mathers LP’ Is Still A Classic | Genius News
246,000 views - 05/22/20
In 2000, Eminem dropped 'The Marshall Mathers LP,' an introspective look at his career and personal life. At the time, Em was coming off...
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Gunna Talks Young Thug Mentorship & Touring With Travis Scott | For The Record
62,676 views - 05/22/20
Gunna’s sophomore studio album, 'WUNNA,' has officially arrived. The rapper joined the latest episode of 'For The Record' to dive into...
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Becky G They Ain't Ready Official Lyrics & Meaning | Verified
52,609 views - 05/22/20
Becky G’s “They Ain’t Ready” is her latest hit, and it’s already racked up more than 2 million YouTube views to date. The single is...
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Tracy Morgan Explains Tracy Morgan Lyric References | Between The Lines
23,572 views - 05/21/20
Actor and comedian Tracy Morgan made his mainstream television debut playing the street-savvy peddler Hustle Man on the hit ‘90s sitcom...
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StaySolidRocky Party Girl Official Lyrics & Meaning | Verified
844,443 views - 05/21/20
StaySolidRocky’s “Party Girl” has gone viral on TikTok, racking up more than 13 million views on YouTube. The single is produced by...
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Harry Styles’ “Watermelon Sugar” Explained | Genius News
224,166 views - 05/20/20
The week just got a little bit better for Harry Styles' fans, who dropped his touchy new visual for "Watermelon Sugar" on Monday...
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Why Nav Gives Generous Publishing Splits To His Friends | For The Record
30,905 views - 05/20/20
On the latest episode of 'For The Record,' Nav sat down with Genius' VP of Content Strategy Rob Markman to discuss the Canadian rapper's...
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Luke Combs Six Feet Apart Official Lyrics & Meaning | Verified
36,836 views - 05/20/20
Luke Combs‘ “Six Feet Apart” is his latest hit, and it’s already racked up more than 3 million YouTube views to date. The single is...
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Polo G 21 (Home Performance) | Open Mic
1,898,857 views - 05/19/20
Polo G is the most recent artist to grace the Open Mic At Home roster with a performance of his latest song, “21.” The song is produced...
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Queen Naija Butterflies Pt. 2 Official Lyrics & Meaning | Verified
243,812 views - 05/19/20
Queen Naija’s “Butterflies Pt. 2” is her latest hit, and it’s already racked up more than 4 million YouTube views to date. The single is...
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Jacob Collier All I Need Official Lyrics & Meaning | Verified
84,634 views - 05/18/20
Jacob Collier’s “All I Need” is the latest single from his forthcoming project Djesse, Vol. 3. Jacob Collier produced the track himself...
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Playboi Carti Vs. Lil Uzi Vert Song Battle | Genius News
346,600 views - 05/15/20
Inspired by the recent Verzuz TV series from Timbaland and Swizz Beatz, Genius News wanted to imagine some of our own matchups. First up,...
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Nav Talks Working With Lil Uzi Vert, Yosemite Vocals & Haters | For The Record
331,424 views - 05/15/20
Canadian rapper-producer NAV’s latest album, 'Good Intentions' which dropped last week, is poised go No. 1 on the Billboard 200. The...
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Wiz Khalifa Contact Official Lyrics & Meaning | Verified
51,936 views - 05/15/20
Wiz Khalifa’s “Contact” is his latest hit, and it’s already racked up more than 9 million YouTube views to date. It is produced by...
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Micro TDH Amor De Red Social Letra Oficial Y Significado | Verified
122,115 views - 05/14/20
Micro TDH’s “Amor de Red Social” has found a strong audience with more than 19 million YouTube views to date. The single is produced by...
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The Making Of Lil Uzi Vert's Myron With Supah Mario & Oogie Mane | Deconstructed
382,088 views - 05/14/20
For the first 'Deconstructed At Home' episode, Genius tapped Supah Mario and Oogie Mane, the producers of Lil Uzi Vert’s “Myron.” The...
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The Many Voices Of Lil Uzi Vert | Genius News
374,457 views - 05/13/20
Lil Uzi Vert is loved for a variety of reasons but the way he uses his voice remains a fan favorite. From the way he hits the upper...
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Lil Durk Credits Girlfriend With Supporting Him As He Battles Addiction | For The Record
33,625 views - 05/13/20
Lil Durk sat down with Genius' VP of Content Strategy Rob Markman to discuss his new project, 'Just Cause Y'all Waited 2.' During the...
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24kGoldn CITY OF ANGELS Official Lyrics & Meaning | Verified
93,382 views - 05/13/20
24kGoldn’s “CITY OF ANGELS” is his latest hit, and it’s already racked up more than 10 million YouTube views to date. It is produced by...
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Lauren Jauregui 50ft. (Home Performance) | Open Mic
200,571 views - 05/12/20
Lauren Jauregui is the latest artist to be featured on Open Mic At Home, performing her latest hit, “50ft.,” which has already racked up...
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YUNGBLUD Weird! Official Lyrics & Meaning | Verified
64,696 views - 05/12/20
YUNGBLUD’s “Weird!” is his latest hit, and it’s already racked up more than 1 million YouTube views to date. The single is produced by...
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H.E.R. Comfortable Official Lyrics & Meaning | Verified
72,608 views - 05/11/20
H.E.R.’s “Comfortable” is her latest hit, and it’s already racked up more than 2 million YouTube views to date. The single is produced by...
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6ix9ine Returns With GOOBA | Genius News
1,260,829 views - 05/09/20
In the midst of a war of words with Meek Mill, 6ix9ine is back today with his first song since he was arrested on gun and drug charges in...
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Lil Durk On Overcoming Addiction & Metro Boomin Project | For The Record
89,808 views - 05/08/20
Lil Durk dropped a new mixtape to hold his fans over while they patiently wait for his upcoming 'No Auto Durk' project with Metro Boomin....
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KSI Poppin Official Lyrics & Meaning | Verified
1,383,454 views - 05/08/20
KSI’s “Poppin” is his latest hit, and it’s already racked up more than 9 million views on YouTube to date. It is produced by Mally Mall,...
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How Juice WRLD Came To Life In The No Me Ame Music Video | Genius News
328,003 views - 05/07/20
As fans continue to wait for a posthumous Juice WRLD album, more of the late star’s music is finding its way out. Anuel AA and producer...
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Wiz Khalifa’s Mom Peachie Explains Her Son’s Lyrics | Between The Lines
19,695 views - 05/07/20
Wiz Khalifa’s mom Peachie Wimbush-Polk has an incredibly close bond with her son. They’ve walked the Grammy red carpet together and even...
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Lianne La Havas Bittersweet Official Lyrics & Meaning | Verified
43,919 views - 05/07/20
Lianne La Havas‘ “Bittersweet” is her latest hit, and it’s already racked up more than 1 million views on YouTube to date. It is...
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Tiagz My Heart Went Oops Official Lyrics & Meaning | Verified
70,884 views - 05/06/20
Tiagz’s “My Heart Went Oops” has gone viral on TikTok and racked up more than 3 million views on YouTube. The single is produced by Tiagz...
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How Travis Scott & Kid Cudi’s Friendship Became THE SCOTTS | Genius News
237,872 views - 05/05/20
Travis Scott and Kid Cudi have officially formed a new musical duo called THE SCOTTS. It is named for their joint single of the same name...
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Brandy Reacts To New R&B Hits (Snoh Aalegra, Kehlani, Luh Kel) | The Cosign
151,047 views - 05/05/20
R&B singer Brandy knows a thing or two about making a R&B hit. She has sold millions of albums and has a few platinum singles under her...
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2KBABY Old Streets Official Lyrics & Meaning | Verified
290,992 views - 05/05/20
2KBABY’s “Old Streets” has found a strong audience with more than 11 million YouTube views to date. The single is produced by Busta Keys,...
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Is Drake’s ‘Dark Lane Demo Tapes’ Good Or Bad? | For The Record
114,481 views - 05/04/20
After a few recent SoundCloud releases and leaks, Drake dropped his latest project, 'Dark Lane Demo Tapes,' on Friday. The project, which...
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Oliver Tree Let Me Down Official Lyrics & Meaning | Verified
753,110 views - 05/04/20
Oliver Tree’s “Let Me Down” is his latest hit, and it’s already racked up more than 7 million YouTube views to date. It is produced by...
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Drake & Playboi Carti’s “Pain 1993” Explained | Genius News
192,339 views - 05/01/20
Drake and Playboi Carti’s highly anticipated collaboration, “Pain 1993,” has landed on Drake’s newly released mixtape, 'Dark Lane Demo...
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Could DaBaby Drop A Conscious Rap Album Like J. Cole? | For The Record
31,364 views - 05/01/20
DaBaby’s meteoric rise has come coupled with one nagging critique—he often uses the same flow. Following the release of his album, 'BLAME...
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Rauw Alejandro Tattoo Letra Oficial Y Significado | Verified
190,374 views - 05/01/20
Rauw Alejandro’s “Tattoo” has found a strong audience with 80 million YouTube views to date. The single is produced by Rafa Rodriguez,...
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Chase Young, Tua Tagovailoa, Jeff Okudah & More First Round Picks Take The NFL Draft Music Quiz
16,159 views - 04/30/20
Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the NFL draft still took place on April 23-25, as team owners and general managers made their picks...
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YUNGBLUD Weird! (Home Performance) | Open Mic
54,817 views - 04/30/20
The Genius team recently tapped YUNGBLUD to perform his latest release, “Weird!,” for Open Mic’s first “At Home” episode. YUNGBLUD aptly...
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Is Travis Scott's Fortnite Event The Future? | Genius News
71,378 views - 04/30/20
From April 23-25, Travis Scott shocked the world with his event in 'Fortnite.' During the in-game concert, the Houston rapper debuted his...
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Sleepy Hallow Deep End Freestyle Official Lyrics & Meaning | Verified
331,703 views - 04/30/20
Sleepy Hallow’s “Deep End Freestyle” has found a strong audience with more than 6 million YouTube views to date. The single is produced...
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Kehlani Everybody Business Official Lyrics & Meaning | Verified
212,998 views - 04/29/20
Kehlani’s “Everybody Business” is her latest hit, and it’s already racked up more than 1 million YouTube views to date. It is produced by...
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Rich Brian Breaks Down “BALI” Music Video With Guapdad 4000 | Genius News
106,933 views - 04/29/20
Rich Brian first linked with Guapdad 4000 for the release of his track, “BALI,” back in early April. This week, he followed up with a...
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Jeremy Zucker not ur friend Official Lyrics & Meaning | Verified
102,975 views - 04/28/20
Jeremy Zucker’s “not ur friend” has found a strong audience with over 1 million YouTube views to date. The track is self-produced, and...
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The Best Eminem Shout-Outs | Verified
579,548 views - 04/27/20
Since the launch of Genius' flagship series Verified, many artists have mentioned Eminem as an inspiration to their music. Today, we’re...
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The Kid LAROI Addison Rae Official Lyrics & Meaning | Verified
814,821 views - 04/27/20
The Kid LAROI’s “Addison Rae” has found a strong audience with more than 3 million YouTube views to date. It is produced by Haan, Fabio,...
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Deante’ Hitchcock Performs “Thinking ‘Bout Ya” & Talks Touring With 6LACK And JID | Acura x Genius
10,776 views - 04/27/20
To note, this video was filmed prior to the US declaring a state of emergency. Genius has partnered with Acura for Precision Crafted...
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Travis Scott & Kid Cudi’s “THE SCOTTS” Explained | Genius News
674,170 views - 04/24/20
Last night, Travis Scott premiered his latest song, “The Scotts,” in the popular video game Fortnite. It features Kid Cudi. They later...
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Tracing Michael Jordan’s Legacy Through Lyrics | Genius News
142,655 views - 04/24/20
It’s no secret that Michael Jordan is one of the greatest basketball players of all time. His legacy on the court followed into the music...
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Troye Sivan Take Yourself Home Official Lyrics & Meaning | Verified
111,895 views - 04/24/20
On today’s episode of Verified: At Home, which premiered exclusively on Apple Music, singer-songwriter Troye Sivan returns for his fourth...
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BENEE Supalonely Official Lyrics & Meaning | Verified
650,680 views - 04/23/20
BENEE’s “Supalonely” is a breakout hit and has inspired over 10 million videos on TikTok. On today’s episode of Verified: At Home, which...
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Emilia Billion (Live Performance) | Open Mic
88,170 views - 04/23/20
To note, this video was filmed prior to the US declaring a state of emergency. Argentinian singer Emilia stopped by Genius sporting the...
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Behind Eminem’s Godzilla” With D.A. Got That Dope | Genius News
116,114 views - 04/22/20
Producer ​d.a. got that dope is known for his infectious beats, and has worked with everyone from Kodak Black to Travis Scott on some of...
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Mereba Performs “Black Truck” & Explains How Stevie Wonder Guided Her Career | Acura x Genius
12,007 views - 04/22/20
To note, this video was filmed prior to the US declaring a state of emergency. Genius has partnered with Acura for Precision Crafted...
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Lewis Capaldi Before You Go Official Lyrics & Meaning | Verified
261,259 views - 04/22/20
On today’s episode of Verified At Home, which premiered exclusively on Apple Music, singer-songwriter Lewis Capaldi explains the meaning...
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How Well Do Lil Uzi Vert Fans Know His Music? | Genius News
572,241 views - 04/21/20
Lil Uzi Vert has dominated the conversation in many rap circles so far in 2020, after dropping both 'Eternal Atake' and the deluxe...
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Rod Wave The Greatest Official Lyrics & Meaning | Verified
464,241 views - 04/21/20
On today’s episode of 'Verified: At Home,' which premiered exclusively on Apple Music, rapper-singer Rod Wave returns to break down the...
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John Legend Actions Official Lyrics & Meaning | Verified
37,954 views - 04/20/20
Check back every weekday for new episodes of Verified. Listen to John Legend on Apple Music: http://apple.co/JohnLegendVerified Millions...
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Behind Joji's New Track “Gimme Love | Genius News
354,324 views - 04/17/20
Joji is back with the second single from his recently announced sophomore album, 'Nectar.' Genius spoke with Grammy-winning producer...
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Behind Playboi Carti's @ MEH | Genius News
286,665 views - 04/17/20
After posting mysterious cover art online earlier this week, Playboi Carti made his grand return with the release of his new single, “@...
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Pablo Chill-E Jugo Y Plata Letra Oficial Y Significado | Verified
943,440 views - 04/17/20
Fresh off an appearance on Bad Bunny’s new album, Chilean rapper Pablo Chill-E’s profile is higher than ever. On today’s episode of...
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Tory Lanez On ‘Quarantine Radio’ & Why He Needs “Nothing” From A Label | For The Record
227,056 views - 04/16/20
Tory Lanez has been hard at work since his last album, 'Chixtape 5.' Just a few months after the sample-heavy album was released, Lanez...
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Blueface Holy Moly Official Lyrics & Meaning | Verified
940,658 views - 04/16/20
On today’s episode of Verified, which premiered exclusively on Apple Music, viral LA rapper Blueface is back to break down the meaning of...
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Playboi Carti’s Best Features | Genius News
400,908 views - 04/15/20
While Playboi Carti has been largely absent from the rap game ahead of the release of his highly anticipated upcoming project, 'Whole...
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Ron Suno Spider-Man Official Lyrics & Meaning | Verified
154,987 views - 04/15/20
Before Ron Suno started making drill hits, the Bronx rapper was known for comedy and dance challenges on Instagram. On today’s episode of...
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Chucky73 & Fetti031Dili Letra Oficial Y Significado | Verified
253,176 views - 04/14/20
Latin trap duo Chucky73 and Fetti031 have released a string of viral YouTube tracks. On today’s episode of Verified, which premiered...
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Kaash Paige Love Songs (Live Performance) | Open Mic
123,688 views - 04/14/20
Dallas' own R&B newcomer Kaash Paige came by Genius for a vibey live performance of her breakout hit, “Love Songs,” which has racked up...
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Drake’s Inner Circle: A Lyrical Guide | Genius News
413,065 views - 04/13/20
Drake has always professed how important loyalty is it to him, especially on his earliest hits like DJ Khaled’s “No New Friends” and his...
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Conway & The Alchemist Talk ‘LULU,’ Eminem & Jay-Z | For The Record
79,800 views - 04/13/20
Veteran producer The Alchemist and Griselda MC Conway the Machine have worked together before, but now they have their first ever...
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Lil Mosey Then & Now | Verified
1,923,114 views - 04/13/20
Seattle, Washington rapper Lil Mosey is a Verified fan favorite. Lil Mosey has stopped by Genius to break down the meaning behind some of...
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Why The Weeknd & Dua Lipa Sound Like The 80s | Genius News
705,686 views - 04/10/20
Dua Lipa and The Weeknd’s latest projects, Future Nostalgia and After Hours, both contain songs that evoke nostalgia of the 1980s. From...
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“Toosie Slide,” “Savage,” & “Renegade”: Which TikTok Hits Are Actually Good? | For The Record
64,672 views - 04/10/20
While TikTok hits have been climbing the charts and racking up streams, which ones are are actually good enough to listen to outside of...
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Jack Harlow Breaks Down His Best Bars | Genius News
140,264 views - 04/09/20
Jack Harlow has been all over the internet this year after his hit, “WHATS POPPIN,” took over TikTok. He’s been in the rap game for a...
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The Top Rap Performances | Open Mic
1,184,716 views - 04/09/20
'Open Mic' has seen a ton of amazing rap performances. Today, Genius is counting down the Top 10 rap performances from the series. From...
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Ed Maverick Fuentes de Ortiz Letra Oficial Y Significado | Verified
831,478 views - 04/09/20
Singer-songwriter Ed Maverick’s “Fuentes de Ortiz” is a breakout hit, racking up millions of views on YouTube and Genius. On today’s...
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Eminem's Funniest Music Video Characters | Genius News
122,833 views - 04/08/20
Detroit legend Eminem is known for more than just his bars. The hip-hop veteran isn’t afraid to show humor along with emotion in his...
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DaBaby's “Find My Way” Explained | Song Stories
92,705 views - 04/07/20
Today, DaBaby released his latest single, “Find My Way.” It is produced by DJ K.i.D and is accompanied by a 10-minute video directed by...
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Jessie Reyez Calls Eminem “Fearless” & Talks New Album | For The Record
64,522 views - 04/07/20
Before dropping her debut album, Canadian singer-songwriter Jessie Reyez had already released a platinum single, nabbed a Grammy...
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Blueface Obama Official Lyrics & Meaning | Verified
505,025 views - 04/07/20
On today’s episode of Verified, which premiered exclusively on Apple Music, LA rapper Blueface returns to break down the meaning of...
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Dermot Kennedy Outnumbered Official Lyrics & Meaning | Verified
90,069 views - 04/06/20
On today’s episode of Verified, which premiered exclusively on Apple Music, Irish singer-songwriter Dermot Kennedy explains what inspired...
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Toosie Breaks Down Drake’s “Toosie Slide” | Song Stories
2,078,406 views - 04/04/20
After popular dancers Key, Ayo & Teo and Toosie first teased the song a few days back, Drake’s new single, “Toosie Slide,” has arrived....
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Will 6ix9ine’s Early Release Affect His Music? | Genius News
143,341 views - 04/03/20
Brooklyn rapper 6ix9ine is out of prison several months early, Inner City Press reports. The embattled MC has been locked up since he was...
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Megan Thee Stallion's Savage Challenge Creator On Her Viral TikTok | Song Stories
1,312,020 views - 04/02/20
A few weeks ago, Megan Thee Stallion dropped her latest project, 'Suga,' amidst drama with her label 1501 Certified Entertainment. It’s...
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The Importance Of Bad Bunny's Yo Perreo Sola | Song Stories
378,244 views - 04/02/20
Bad Bunny is arguably one of the biggest musical acts on the planet and continued his run with the latest video for his song, “Yo Perreo...
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NLE Choppa Breaks Down “Walk Em Down” Feat. Roddy Ricch | Song Stories
276,455 views - 04/01/20
Memphis, Tenn. rapper NLE Choppa spoke with Genius News to break down his song with Roddy Ricch, “Walk Em Down.” Choppa mentioned how the...
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Lucky Daye Love You Too Much (Live Performance) | Open Mic
213,065 views - 03/31/20
R&B star Lucky Daye stopped by Genius to perform his broken-hearted ballad, “Love You Too Much,” from his Grammy-nominated album,...
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TOKYO'S REVENGE GOODMORNINGTOKYO! Lyric Video | Behind The Lyrics
55,834 views - 03/30/20
South Florida-based rapper TOKYO’S REVENGE broke out late last year with “GOODMORNINGTOKYO!,” a viral hit that has received a major boost...
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Joyner Lucas’ “Will” Compared To Real Movies | Song Stories
238,279 views - 03/27/20
Joyner Lucas is dropping his long-delayed album, ADHD this Friday, March 27. In anticipation of the project’s release, the Massachusetts...
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Lil Mosey Shoots “Blueberry Faygo” At TikTok Mansion | Song Stories
829,737 views - 03/27/20
In the Wild West of snippets and internet leaks, a song can become a hit well before it’s even released. Lil Mosey’s “Blueberry Faygo,”...
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