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Noname’s Fearless Complexity

Talking politics, sex, and radical human engagement with the rapper around the recent block party she organized to celebrate community, activism, and her brilliant new album, Sundial.

Anjimile Had an Uphill Climb. Now He’s Making Cathartic Indie Folk From on High

The North Carolina-based singer-songwriter on loving Sufjan, getting angry, and mutilating guitars while recording his new album, The King.

Music Festivals in the Time of Extreme Weather

Festival organizers, meteorologists, and more sound off on the strange challenges and increasing risks of presenting outdoor live music

The 40 Most Anticipated Tours of 2023

Taylor Swift, Doja Cat, Bob Dylan, Madonna, Janelle Monáe, Wilco, Lana Del Rey, Adele, PJ Harvey, Olivia Rodrigo, and more of the most essential tickets of the year.

The 48 Most Anticipated Albums of Fall 2023

New releases to look forward to in the coming months, from Mitski, Drake, Sufjan Stevens, Taylor Swift, and more.

The Evolution of the Hip-Hop Hunk

One fan’s journey through rap’s pursuit of the female gaze, from LL Cool J to Tupac to Drake.

Low-Key Superproducer Blake Mills on Working With Dylan, Joni, and His New Album Jelly Road

The virtuoso guitarist goes deep on Bob Dylan’s unpredictable energy, Joni Mitchell’s miraculous recovery, soundtracking Daisy Jones, quieting his sound, and more.

Black Thought on the Music That Made Him

The Roots MC breaks down the albums—by OutKast, Kanye, Tierra Whack, and more—that have soundtracked his life across the last half-century, five years at a time.

Inside the Unmistakable Madness of Milwaukee’s Rap Scene

In Wisconsin, an overlooked rap community is trying to navigate big dreams and harsh realities.

What the Hollywood Actors and Writers Strike Means for Music

With TV show and movie production brought to a near-standstill, musicians and music supervisors find themselves caught in the middle.

The 45 Best Albums of 2023 So Far

The Price of Pop Fandom

17 Artists on Their All-Time Favorite Rap Songs