The FX drama Pose is the rare example of a show that actually gives trans actors top billing—an effort made all the more urgent by a recent controversy that saw Scarlett Johansson cast as a transgender man.
In Boots Riley’s directorial debut, Armie Hammer portrays Steve Lift, the quirky, megalomaniacal CEO of a company that takes exploitation to a ghastly extreme.
The long-awaited sequel to the rapper’s 2015 project with the superproducer Zaytoven finds the duo mining familiar territory—self-loathing, wealth, drug use—to nearly ecstatic effect.
Who better to analyze the beleaguered rapper’s 25-track double album?
The energy the singer brings to his collaborations is the same he carries into his own work: studied, versatile, contagious.
The responses to the Brooklyn Nine-Nine actor’s personal testimony in D.C. in support of a sexual-assault bill reveal the persistence of narrow definitions of manhood.
K.T.S.E., the new record from the most prominent female artist on Kanye West–fronted G.O.O.D. Music’s roster, buzzes with promise despite recent controversies stirred up by West, Pusha T, and Nas.
The rapper, who died at 20, was a tragic hero to some young fans and artists, even while allegations of violence piled up against him.
The Carters’ surprise collaborative album, Everything Is Love, insists that past grievances are buried. Will the Beyhive feel the same way?
Season 2 of the Freeform dramedy, which follows three women working in journalism, tackles its protagonists’ backstories with a refreshing complexity.
Debbie Ocean’s subplot to ensnare her ex-partner is the most gratifying, true-to-life element of a movie that sells itself on the fantastical.
The artist’s new book of collages incorporates magazine clippings, watercolor, and geological formations.
Through six seasons and two movies of Sex and the City, no love story could supersede the one in which Samantha was the object of her own affection.
The new dark comedy from Marti Noxon explores women’s physical and psychological pain with an intriguing, if heavy-handed, premise.
On Ye, the album he premiered Thursday night, the rapper speaks of his daughters (and wife) with a disturbingly voyeuristic tone.
Four Atlantic staffers discuss hip-hop’s vicious and messy brawl of the moment and how the art of the diss track has evolved.
The show’s assassin, Villanelle, insists on being taken at face value. To search for a noble motivation is to trap oneself in her psychological labyrinth.
A hot(ter) take
The new season of a beloved podcast series smartly seeks not to taxonomize the monastic artist’s discography, but to contextualize it.