On “Back to Back Freestyle” and “Charged Up,” the rapper forgoes the high road in his beef with Meek Mill.
The country singer’s follow-up to 2013’s Like a Rose is a confident layering of whiskey-soaked angst and lyrical contentment.
One star uses the pretext of female solidarity to try and shut down another’s frustration with the music industry.
A strange, small gift of an album for a strange, vast universe
The new album Currents raids psychedelic music history to make a strangely powerful philosophical point.
It’s the anti-‘I Kissed a Girl,’ which is a good thing.
The 1985 all-star benefit concert gave rise to the trend of high-profile, celebrity-endorsed charitable efforts, and changed the nature of fundraising in the process.
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In 1964, an Atlantic writer argued that the new youth sound was anything but revolutionary.
Pop music might overuse sunny skies and rainy days. But it’s also the artform most suited for making the natural world seem alive.
Free Weezy Album at first seems like pure swagger. But then you realize what’s really on the rapper’s mind.
The singer’s violent revenge fantasy was intended to provoke outrage, and to get people to talk about her. It succeeds on both counts.
25 years ago, Roseanne Barr sparked national fury when she delivered an off-key rendition in San Diego. But the reasons behind outrage and praise for various interpretations have as much to do with politics as musical talent.
New albums from Neil Young and Desaparecidos show the difference between music that takes apathy for granted and music that doesn’t.
The Titanic soundtrack defined a movie-scoring career filled with distinctive sounds and universal emotions.
She just got Apple to change course on streaming royalties. Is she the most powerful person in music?
The strange, conversational language of early Rolling Stone ads
Giorgio Moroder’s first album in 30 years, featuring Britney Spears and Sia, is no throwback.
Three Atlantic writers discuss the seminal Alanis Morissette album two decades after its release.
The saxophonist, composer, and free-jazz innovator, who has died at 85, remained one of the genre’s true polarizing geniuses right up to the end of his career.