R&B

New music

The North Meets the South in Elhae's New Song "Claim"

Listen to the Atlanta singer's futuristic fusion of styles.
Phil Witmer
9.7.16
Interviews

Meet K. Forest, the Brampton Singer Behind Travis Scott's "Guidance"

We talk to the rising Toronto R&B star about his "spiritual" sound and how he refuses to stray from a destiny of being true to himself.
Phil Witmer
9.7.16
Holy Shit

Listen to Ty Dolla $ign and Travis Scott's New Song "3 Wayz"

No one knows how to make debauchery sound more beautiful than Ty Dolla $ign.
Noisey Staff
9.2.16
style rider

Still Lives: How Charlotte Cardin's Classic Sound Shows the Way to the Future

But the Montreal chanteuse also cites Radiohead as one of her inspirations.
Cam Lindsay
8.31.16
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Has FKA twigs Created the Boldest Live Show in the World Right Now?

Seriously, watch this from beginning to end.
Daisy Jones
8.31.16
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Who Needs Exercise When You Can Watch Ariana Grande's and Nicki Minaj's Spin-Themed VMA Performance

You could go lift, brah, but you're better off watching Nicki and Ariana perform "Side by Side" instead.
Noisey Staff
8.29.16
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Watch Rihanna Perform at the VMAs Because You Need Something to Talk About Tomorrow at Work

ALL CAPS THOUGHTS.
Noisey Staff
8.29.16
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Here It Is, the Best Thing Ever to Happen on TV: Beyoncé's Performance at the VMAs

She did half of 'Lemonade,' and, seriously, you've never seen a televised performance like this before.
Noisey Staff
8.29.16
Essays

What Is Time?

In both 'Endless' and 'Blond(e),' Frank Ocean grapples with mortality, floating between consciousness and psychedelics, faith and his intuition.
Amani Bin Shikhan
8.24.16
Internet Exploring

What the Interviews in Frank Ocean's Magazine Can Tell Us About the Album (and Life Itself)

Turns out, the woman behind those "drugs are bad for you" voicemails is not Frank's mom.
Mikelle Street
8.23.16
Essays

Why Frank Ocean's Vulnerability Is so Radical

'Blond(e)' is not the straightforward hip-hop, R&B, and funk of his previous records. It is music to speak truth to power, crafted solely to tell Ocean’s story.
Britt Julious
8.23.16
Imagen

Inside the Modarn Songs on Frank Ocean's 'Blond' with @Seinfeld2000

"Facebook Story" is basically the plot of a brand new episode of 'Seinfeld.'
@Seinfeld2000
8.23.16