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The Final Sermon of Childish Gambino
Donald Glover brought his Childish Gambino act to Madison Square Garden for what he claimed was the last time. It was a weirdly religious experience.
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Put Some Respect on Noname
The Chicago rapper has always been an exhaustive storyteller – brimming with narrative-driven stanzas that life in Chicago has written for her – but now the story feels like it’s completely hers.
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'A Star Is Born' Examines Pop's Destructive Relationship with Drug Abuse
The film, starring Lady Gaga in her first feature role, is a harsh look at the realities of fame.
Eminem’s 'Kamikaze' Is a Stale Misfire
The rapper's ninth studio album reveals an Eminem who's frustrated with the narrative, but seems to misunderstand the beast he’s up against if he wants to confront his detractors.
Troye Sivan’s ‘Bloom’ Makes Queer Love Blissful
The YouTuber-turned-musician's second album shifts the LGBTQ+ narrative away from hardship and towards the sweet complexities of love.
Lauryn Hill Shouldn't Still Have To Correct You
Twenty years ago, Lauryn Hil's solo album dismantled the restrictions society projected on her, and today she’s still fighting to define herself.
Dev Hynes Has Slowly Built an Extraordinary Canon
‘Negro Swan,’ out today, marks another step in a musical universe that the singer and producer has been forming for years.
One Minute of Music Changed Childish Gambino’s Career Forever
Donald Glover’s five-year-old soul stunner “Urn” stood out in an irony-driven musical catalogue and helped create the maverick artist we know today.
Tirzah’s Stunning Debut Album ‘Devotion’ Was Well Worth the Wait
The London artist's lo-fi debut full-length comes five years after her first solo EP, and is a masterclass in the art of patience.
Aretha Franklin's Sketch of Black Femininity
The iconic musician embodied the trials and tribulations that all black women could relate to, and provided the blueprint to alleviate them.
Nicki Minaj's 'Queen' Caps a Mediocre Summer By Rap's Titans
The rap superstar's fourth studio album shows flashes of her greatness, but follows a trend of poorly edited projects by the genre's top tier artists this year.
RIP (???) to OVO Fest, Toronto's Number One Source of FOMO
After eight good years, Drake's OVO Fest has come to a quiet end. We think?
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