The Atlanta singer Jacquees continues staking a bold claim with his ’90s-influenced second album.
Magdalene, the avant-garde pop star’s triumphant second album, pairs tenderness and noise.
The rapper’s Christian album is not a departure from his values but an intensification of them: boldness over coherence.
The rapper’s IMAX movie, Jesus Is King, puts a choral Christian concert into an artist’s crater to beautiful—but cold—effect.
Male angst has dominated pop history. But something feels different with artists such as Rex Orange County, Hobo Johnson, and Chris Farren.
The musician named an exclusive party after an HIV-prevention drug. Why?
Berhana, the Atlanta musician behind 2016’s “Janet,” talks about incorporating diverse geographic influences in his debut album, HAN.
The Blondie singer’s memoir, Face It, wryly recounts making the most of being ogled.
In 1989, the band reached for the mainstream with its sixth album. Thirty years later, the record’s stab at timelessness ironically makes it sound dated.
A. C. Newman of the New Pornographers dissects how the late Ric Ocasek shaped his music.
Her 17-date Brooklyn residency forgoes many of the greatest hits and fleshes out her Madame X secret-agent character to spectacular effect.
The brattiness has dimmed. Their influence is wide. Their new album is very, very catchy.
After alleging that her ex-husband, Ryan Adams, derailed her career, the singer released her first single in a decade to address the feeling of losing control.
While the songs of the influential musician, who died at 58, will endure, it’s hard to say that he was properly appreciated in his time.
The ubiquitous singer/rapper’s third album, Hollywood’s Bleeding, goes darker but not deeper.
The supergroup puts a feminist spin on familiar traditions while still maintaining a classic feel.
Beyoncé’s “If I Were a Boy” trick gets repeated on Swift’s Lover, but to illustrate sexist double standards with regard to reputations rather than relationships.
Back with new music after a 13-year hiatus, the legendary metal band is as precise and devastating as it has always been.
The legendary metal band is returning after a 13-year absence, and while its sound isn’t in, its disaffected embrace of spirituality is.
The singer for Silver Jews and Purple Mountains brilliantly described how restlessness can curdle into isolation.