Robyn’s first LP in nearly a decade is years ahead of the rest of pop (again).
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Pop’s basic nice guy tries to convinces us that he’s a basic bad guy.
The Prince of Pop tarnishes his crown with a middling comeback.
RATING: 3/5 Let’s just get it out of the way: Rihanna’s ANTI is the messiest album release in recent music history. After three singles of varying success, an executive producer change (Kanye was presumably dropped), a puzzling Samsung promotional campaign, and several non-music projects, pop’s most prolific star finally dropped her eighth record last night. She released
Blame the Super Bowl (and Justin Timberlake, for throwing her under the bus and walking away from the scandal a pop megastar), or lackluster album releases afterwards, or standard industry racism and sexism (throw in Jackson-ism for good measure), but Janet Jackson hasn’t gotten her fair shake in the canonization of 80s and 90s pop