Ariana Grande’s thank u, next shows a musical turning point for the young star. Grande’s producers and songwriters share the studio stories that helped make the album.
In an indictment unsealed yesterday in federal court, the rapper — who rose to prominence last year — could face a life sentence if given maximum sentences for the charges.
On the new song from Earl’s forthcoming album, the former prodigy prolongs his coming-of-age story and reflects on a tumultuous year.
“It’s juvenile. It’s irritating. Yet it’s also fiendishly clever in the way it anticipates and dismantles every argument that could be made against it,” says critic Scott Tobias.
Poet-turned-rapper Mona Haydar explores the beauty and drawbacks of her religion on her latest EP Barbarican.
The founder of the ’90s band Rage Against The Machine makes his solo debut under his own name with The Atlas Underground. Morello chases new sounds by collaborating with rappers, folk rockers and EDM DJs.
Called “This Is Nigeria,” the song by rapper Falz sheds light on the country’s most pressing issues, from unemployed youth to unreliable electricity. Now Muslim clerics are calling for its withdrawal.
Illustrator Brandon Breaux has, since Chance The Rapper’s debut mixtape, created the evocative portraits used on his covers. But for a recent series, Breaux went abstract — and meme-y.