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MMM Top Ten: The 10 Best Rap and Rock Collaborations of All Time

#10. Rihanna, Kanye West and Paul McCartney Photo Credit: Kevin Mazur/WireImage Even though the 2015 track “FourFiveSeconds” doesn’t actually include any rapping, the stripped-down, quiet, and heartfelt collaboration between singer Rihanna, hip-hop giant Kanye West and ex-Beatle Paul McCartney is a marvelous showcase for a wide diversity of talent spanning not just musical genres but… Read more

MMM Top Ten: 10 Standout Moments in MTV History

#10. Van Halen Reunion(ish) (1996)  Photo Credit: Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic A decade after leaving, original lead singer David Lee Roth reunited with Van Halen… as presenters on MTV’s annual VMAs (Video Music Awards). They received a standing ovation, but the real drama came in the aftermath: when it was announced that Roth was not being reinstated as a… Read more

MMM Top Ten: 10 Bands That We Wish Would Get Back Together

Top 10 Bands That We Wish Would Get Back Together When a popular band announces they’re breaking up on a Monday, rumors that they’re going to stage a reunion usually begin by that Friday (maybe even late Thursday). Indeed, countless bands have split up only to have successful reunions years or even decades later, albeit… Read more

MMM Top Ten: 10 Artists on the Rise in 2021

In the past two years, a lot of new artists have exploded onto the music scene, harnessing the free time that the quarantine provided to hone their musical talents and the power of social media to build a fanbase and gain recognition. Here at Music Matters Media, we rounded up 10 of our favorite artists… Read more

MMM Top Ten: The 10 Best Music Videos of 2021 (So Far)

The Top Ten Best Music Videos of 2021 (So Far) #10. “Montero (Call Me By My Name)” – Lil Nas X Lil Nas X catapulted himself into the public eye yet again with his controversial music video for “Montero (Call Me By Your Name).” The video depicts Lil Nas X discovering his sexuality in ‘Montero,’… Read more

Olivia Rodrigo – ‘SOUR’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Hanina Pinnick It’s nearly impossible to have made it this far into the year without having heard of breakout star Olivia Rodrigo. Whether it be from her main role on the Disney+ original show, High School Musical: The Musical: The Series, or hearing snippets of “driver’s license” and “good 4 u” everywhere you… Read more

MMM Top Ten: 10 EDM Artists You Should be Listening to in 2021

Top 10 EDM Artists You Should be Listening to in 2021 EDM has seen a lot of changes over the last years. With the inclusion of sub-genres and the blending of styles, there are so many types of electronic music for fans across the world to fall in love with. The music industry is shifting… Read more

ZHU: Electronic Music of the Future

Photo Credit: Joey Vitalari ZHU caught the attention of people with the release of his smash hit “Faded.” Since the release, the artist has built a catalog of dance songs that combine his vocals with dark, pop production. ZHU has captured audiences with his love of heavy bass lines and spacey vocals. Steven Zhu was… Read more

Andy Stott – ‘Never the Right Time’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Mike Massaro Andy Stott influenced the music industry with his releases of slow, grinding tracks that built energy within listeners. Over the years, Stott has expressed a level of edginess throughout his tracks. Whether changing the atmosphere of a nightclub or shifting the mood at a party, Andy’s music blends sounds together to… Read more