Noisey News

Missy Elliott Will Be the First Female Rapper in the Songwriters Hall of Fame

She will be the second rapper ever inducted into the Hall of Fame. John Prine and Yusuf/Cat Stevens are among this year's other inductees.
Alex Robert Ross
Noisey News

The Six Most Startling Takeaways From Lifetime's 'Surviving R. Kelly'

The Lifetime docuseries is the most comprehensive look at the sexual assault allegations made against the singer over the past two decades. Here's what we learned.
Kristin Corry

R. Kelly Is Still Working Because Of Who His Victims Are

Some have asked why the Chicago singer hasn't faced any real repercussions. The reason is because his victims are young black girls.
Kristin Corry
TV Week

13 Performances That Prove the Music on 'All That' Was, In Fact, All That

The Nickelodeon sketch show introduced the world to Kenan and Kel and Amanda Bynes, but it also introduced me to Outkast.
Colin Joyce
The Unstreamables

Aaliyah's 'One in a Million' Invented the Sound of the Future

It's the sound of three of pop's biggest innovators—Aaliyah, Timbaland, and Missy Elliott—bringing funk forward, but you can't stream it online.
Al Shipley
Holy Shit

Aaliyah’s Greatest Hits Has Now Been Removed From Apple Music and iTunes

After mysteriously showing up last night, the late singer's music has been taken down.
Lauren O'Neill

Remembering Aaliyah, My Mentor Through Life

For the last 15 years, I’ve mourned the artist who helped me navigate friendship, gender, and queerness—three of the most important parts of my life today.
Max Mohenu
Instagram Report

What Musicians Were Wearing and Sharing on Instagram This Week 8/28

Taylor Swift gets to be friends with a koala and it's our lot in life to just watch that play out on social media.
Kathy Iandoli
Holy Shit

dvsn's Long Awaited Album 'Sept. 5th' Is Now Available

Also check out their remix of Aaliyah's "One In A Million" from last night's OVO Sound Radio.
John Hill
Holy Shit

Try Not to Cry at Frank Ocean's Heartbreaking Aaliyah Tribute, "At Your Best (You Are Love)"

His cover of the Isley Brothers classic is a beautiful tribute to a beautiful legend.
Noisey Staff
The Noisey Guide to

The Noisey Guide to Rodney "Darkchild" Jerkins

Darkchild is one of the key sonic architects of the last two decades, producing hits like "Say My Name," but he hasn't gotten the visibility of some of his contemporaries.
David Lehmann

Tink: No Longer Sugarcoated

We talked to the Chicago artist about becoming Timbaland's new protegé and providing a rebuttal to Chris Brown.
Kyle Kramer