Anohni’s Hopelessness protests America’s sins by pretending to celebrate them.
The “Boycott Beyoncé” merchandise on sale at her concerts affords her a new kind of appeal.
With subtle songwriting, confessional lyrics, and deeply rooted politics, her new album recognizes the power of the body—and its limits.
The rock star, dead at 57, lived such a blazingly distinctive life as preparation for the day that has now arrived.
The legendary singer was 57.
The Harmony Korine-directed “Needed Me” has the pop star killing a man yet again.
The rocker's The Hope Six Demolition Project tours Kosovo, Afghanistan, and Washington, D.C.—and mostly finds horror.
The disagreement between Gene Simmons and N.W.A. has a few parallels with some of the larger debates of our time.
The French space-rockers burrow deeper into ’80s kitsch but understand that true corniness is eternal.
A New York judge’s dismissal of rape allegations cites statutes of limitations and other issues unrelated to Dr. Luke’s guilt or innocence.
The Fox talent show, ending with its series finale tonight, offered rare glimpses of humanity in primetime entertainment.
The performer died on Wednesday, his 79th birthday.
The rock band’s 10th full-length recaptures their early sound while sharpening their underratedly powerful message.
On Slay-Z, rap’s biggest Donald Trump fan continues on the warpath.
On his new album, Call It What It Is, the musician reflects on police brutality, ageing, and a pink balloon.
The Tribe Called Quest rapper left an indelible mark on hip-hop.
This Is What the Truth Feels Like mines the No Doubt singer’s divorce and tabloid-baiting new romance—but the honesty feels far from radical.
The upcoming biopic about the singer proves that the world still isn’t ready to tell her story.
untitled unmastered is another stunning but uneasy listen from a rapper trying to make the most of a screwed-up system.
Watching people watching things is a time-honored human tradition. It has also led to a quintessentially modern genre.