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Music

  1. respect the classics
    Elton John Extends Farewell Tour Into 2022, a Year He Thinks ExistsWhen was the last time the possibility of the year 2022 crossed your mind?
  2. bts
    BTS Are Set to Take Over The Tonight ShowWith a week of performances.
  3. extremely online
    Rolling Stone Welcomes New Contributors Beyoncé and Taylor SwiftThe two contributed to the magazine’s “500 Greatest Albums” list.
  4. trailer mix
    This Must Be the Place (to Watch the Trailer for David Byrne’s American Utopia)Time to buy a monochromatic suit.
  5. interview
    Fleet Foxes Made the Perfect Album for This MomentSinger Robin Pecknold talks about the challenges of making Shore — and the decision to release it on the autumnal equinox.
  6. fleet foxes
    Fall Is Officially Here and So Is a New Fleet Foxes AlbumThe band timed Shore to the autumnal equinox.
  7. chart updates
    The Weeknd’s ‘Blinding Lights’ Just Broke a Billboard RecordIt has been stuck in our heads for a record 28 weeks.
  8. miss independent
    Kelly Clarkson on Her Divorce: ‘Definitely Didn’t See Anything Coming’“You definitely will hear it musically.”
  9. coronavirus
    All the Live Events, Movie Releases, and Productions Affected by the CoronavirusWho’s next?
  10. halftime anytime
    The Killers Welcome Raiders to Vegas With Rooftop ‘Mr. Brightside’What is this, 2003? You wish. You wish it was 2003.
  11. the law
    Bobby Shmurda Was Denied ParoleHe might be locked up until December 2021.
  12. interview
    The Deftones Have (Almost) Found BalanceChino Moreno opens up about the band’s process, its diverse influences, and the legacy of nu metal.
  13. musicians on their own music
    7 Key Elements of the A.G. Cook Sound, According to A.G. CookThe PC Music leader and creative director for Charli XCX steps out with two debut albums.
  14. the inside track
    Can Ava Max Ever Follow Up ‘Sweet But Psycho’?“Naked,” her latest try, is one of her best songs — but still not built for the 2020 charts.
  15. tiny desk (home) concerts
    BTS Perform a Stripped-Down ‘Dynamite’ in Their First Tiny Desk ConcertTo be clear, the song is stripped down, not the guys.
  16. my thematic album is dropping
    Taylor Swift Drops ‘Betty Live From the 2020 ACM Awards,’ Answers PrayersIt opens her latest folklore chapter, out now.
  17. music
    If You Thought You Saw Bad Bunny Performing a Concert on a Moving Truck, You DidThe only time you’ve enjoyed being caught in traffic.
  18. respect the classics
    Trent Reznor Is One Award Away From REGOT Status(Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction, keep up.)
  19. where it started at
    Your Guide to New York Rap’s Next GenerationThere is far from a dearth of emerging talent across the five boroughs — and it’s not just concentrated in drill.
  20. music videos
    La Cardi B Raps in Spanish on Anitta’s New Single ‘Me Gusta’The B stands for bilingual.
  21. where it started at
    Tekashi 6ix9ine Is an Unworthy New York Rap VillainNo other era could produce this character. No other era would stomach him.
  22. gifts
    It’ll Take Us the Rest of 2020 to Decipher These ‘911’ Video GIFsEach moment is as wonderful and confusing as the next.
  23. where it started at
    The ‘Milly Rock’ Remains New York Rap Dance RoyaltyNeighborhood-specific dances make up the fabric of New York hip-hop. Brooklyn was due for a move of its own.
  24. my single is dropping
    Lady Gaga Drops ‘911’ Music Video With a Shocking TwistOur journey into Chromatica continues.
  25. why
    Oh No, Van Morrison Is Releasing Anti-COVID Protest SongsNorthern Ireland’s health minister has called his music “dangerous.”
  26. where it started at
    Jadakiss, Styles P, and Sheek Louch on the Undisputed Legacy of the LOX“We don’t got nothing to prove. We got our stamp of approval on the Mount Rushmore of rap.”
  27. where it started at
    New York Rap Never ‘Fell Off’ — It Was Snuffed OutTwenty years of pressure from two Republican mayors with lofty dreams of stamping out crime had a demonstrable effect on the culture.
  28. exclusive
    Dave Chappelle on Prince’s Legacy: ‘He Literally Was a Sign of the Times’Read an excerpt from Chappelle’s liner notes for the Sign o’ the Times reissue.
  29. legends on legends
    Like You, Lady Gaga Is a Fetch the Bolt Cutters Fan: ‘That’s Culture’Fiona Apple’s reply: “Lady. You stood up for me.”
  30. where it started at
    The Timeless Honesty of Wild Style, the First Hip-Hop MovieCharlie Ahearn and Fab 5 Freddy’s documentary-like film became an international cult favorite in the early 1980s. It’s just as fresh today.
  31. classical music
    The New York Philharmonic Wants You to Take a Walk in the ParkWith Soundwalk, Ellen Reid’s composition that changes according to your GPS location.
  32. it's lit
    BTS Light Up an Amusement Park for ‘Dynamite’ Performance on AGTShowing America’s Got Talent what talent is.
  33. acms 2020
    Mickey Guyton Becomes First Black Woman to Perform Solo at ACMsWith her performance of “What Are You Gonna Tell Her?”
  34. where it started at
    Griselda Records Is Just Getting StartedConway the Machine on From King to a GOD and how he, Westside Gunn, and Benny the Butcher put upstate New York rap on the map.
  35. yeezy season ... on hold
    Kanye Says He Won’t Release New Music Until He’s Free From His LabelAccording to “friend” Rick Fox, West has been suspended from Twitter for 12 hours.
  36. obits
    Stanley Crouch, Influential Jazz Critic and Cultural Commentator, Dead at 74He was an advocate for traditional jazz.
  37. where it started at
    The Story of New York Rap Can’t Be Told Without New Jersey“Sugar Hill Records is the reason why you still have hip-hop today.”
  38. where it started at
    An Oral History of the Very First Episode of Yo! MTV RapsOn August 6, 1988, MTV finally, officially, embraced a genre that was born in New York.
  39. respect the classics
    Stevie Nicks Is on the Edge of Saving CinemaHer concert film, 24 Karat Gold, will be released next month.
  40. lawsuits
    Blues Singer Anita “Lady A” White Countersues the Former Lady AntebellumCiting “lost sales, diminished brand identity, and diminution in the value of and goodwill associated with the mark.”
  41. my children's book is dropping
    Lil Nas X Is Dropping a Children’s BookCalled “C Is for Country.”
  42. divorces
    Cardi Puts the Papers on Offset, Files for DivorceTheir court hearing is set for November 4.
  43. express yourself
    Madonna’s Biopic Plans Sound Like a Beautiful MessNow she’s in the director’s chair.
  44. where it started at
    15 Crews That Defined New York RapDating back to the genesis of rap culture.
  45. where it started at
    Before Pun Went Platinum: The Unsung History of New York Latinx RapThe real story of hip-hop begins years before the landmark event that birthed it.
  46. vulture lists
    All the Verzuz Instagram Live Battles, RankedLet’s go over what we’ve seen so far, ranked from best to worst to absolutely doomed.
  47. review
    The Patti LaBelle–Gladys Knight Verzuz Was a GiftThe collard greens practically made themselves.
  48. chart wars
    What Are Billboard’s New Global Charts and How Do They Work?Introducing the Billboard Global 200 and Billboard Global Excl. U.S.
  49. awwwwwww
    Taylor Swift Gifted Katy Perry a Hand-Embroidered Blanket for Baby Bloom“Hope it’s one she drags around for years till it becomes an unrecognizable shred that she keeps in her pocket as a teenager.”
  50. fixations
    I Think About Olivia Newton-John’s ‘Dolphin Song’ a LotThere’s no larger metaphor, no innuendo, no irony. It’s just a song about dolphins.
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