“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.
For a long time, the celebrity chef says, she failed to appreciate the food she grew up with. The book reflects her personal journey to embrace the meaning and depth of African-American foodways.
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.
Kamasi Washington’s mesmerizing take on the tune by trumpeter Freddie Hubbard gets an equally transcendental visual treatment.
The Dave Meyers-directed visual is a kaleidoscopic view into Scott’s psychedelic, whiplashing Astroworld, with an assist from Drake — and the entire city he’s from.