The rapper’s debut album, Invasion of Privacy, insists that individuality can thrive amid trends and social media.
Kylie Minogue’s Golden uses Nashville to spruce up her light and fun sound, which is a better approach than some of her peers took.
FX’s psychedelic superhero show becomes entertainingly lucid in Season 2, but its exploration of psychology remains hollow.
Jack White and Julian Casablancas once championed stripped-down sounds, but their new albums are shaggy and strange.
The excellent documentary Matangi/Maya/M.I.A. clarifies what the controversial pop star was fighting for all along.
The rapper’s No. 1 album suggests that being accused of terrible things, even now, is no obstacle to fame.
While aging rock stars attack the standard corporate villains, Donald Glover’s FX show sketches an ecosystem of exploitation.
“There’s something therapeutic in looking at the apocalypse and laughing,” Colin Meloy says of the band’s I’ll Be Your Girl.
Mount Eerie's second grief-stricken album in a year is about “the transition from a living person into a memory,” its creator says.
ABC has brought back the recently canceled Fox franchise, with Katy Perry rather than Simon Cowell anchoring the eerily upbeat affair.
American Utopia from the Talking Heads mastermind tunefully renders the familiar as strange and new.
RuPaul took heat for saying trans women couldn’t compete on his show—when the truth is that’s exactly what the art of drag needs.
On its biggest night, Hollywood stressed inclusion: from a gentle and safe distance.
Netflix’s highly entertaining reboot of the iconic makeover show offers wish fulfillment about personal growth—and possessions.
A 13-year-old guitar shredder and a South Korean metal band were the highlights of a thrilling Olympic finale.
The rapper’s charming “God’s Plan” video shows him donating a million dollars around Miami—and earning something for himself.
The ideological conflict in Black Panther animates not only Kendrick Lamar’s soundtrack for the movie, but also the artist’s whole ethos.
Adam Rippon and Gus Kenworthy show the entertainment value, and political power, of gay people embracing full visibility.
The show is the latest example of pop culture thinking through whether Siri has a soul.
The Tonight Show host followed the Super Bowl with a Bob Dylan rewrite touching on #MeToo, fake news, and Colin Kaepernick.