Her music inspires a deep sense of intimacy, yet her fierce privacy is the key to her genius.
A new singles collection highlights the staggering fact that one of the greatest singers ever likely died not in his prime, but before it.
The extraordinary songs of the singer who died Sunday at age 83 offer reminders of how complex the blues can be, and how shockingly new it once was.
It's the rare screw-the-public album the public, after some head-scratching, decides to like.
Can one of today's greatest musicians top his greatest album yet?
The songs are about specific romances, but the emotions apply to everyone.
Forged after a gangland truce, the Ghetto Brothers' "Power - Fuerza" finally gets reissued.
The very things that once made him a precocious superstar have led fans to now see him as a cranky turncoat.
Yes, 'Tempest,' his 35th album, is really, really good. But didn't we expect it to be?
He's still a great rapper. But as the new 'Life Is Good' shows, he needs to get back to no-frills rapping.
A lot has changed since the L.A. riots and 'The Predator.' But not everything.
Yes. Not that it'd stop anyone from talking about it if it weren't.
The outpouring of grief when Adam Yauch died Friday showed the incredible reach of his band's music.
The Band's drummer and vocalist, who died Thursday, made the complex seem effortless.
The rapper's high-tech resurrection at Coachella this past weekend embodied what Shakur has become in death.
'First Serve' features two of the rap group's three members—and lives up to the trio's legacy.
The rapper's nominations for Sunday's ceremony show how screwed up the Recording Academy's priorities are.
The "R&B Jesus" returns—hopefully to fill the gaping void he left 11 years ago.
The legend who died last week at 90 obliterated the notion of "white music" versus "black music."
Released on 9/11, the album showed how hustle wasn't just a young-man's game