🎵 Weekly Music Newsletter: Taylor Swift’s Best Song?

Mic-Check Newsletter
9 min readJul 18, 2023

Also, Olivia Rodrigo perfects her formula. The Swans’ swan song. Billie Eilish’s long awaited return. Nicki Minaj and Ice Spice are Barbie girls.

Is hip-hop dying? Lil Uzi Vert’s Pink Tape topped the Billboard last week, but it was the first rap album of 2023 to do so. By this time last year, seven rap albums had already achieved the feat. The year before, it was nine. The year before that, it was twelve.

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