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Tommy Richman

Listen to Tommy Richman’s “Last Nite”: The Ones

The must-hear rap song of the day

  • by: Alphonse Pierre
Doja Cat, Olivia Rodrigo, and Shakira

The Best and Worst of the 2023 MTV VMAs

From Doja Cat’s deranged doppelgängers to Olivia Rodrigo’s girlie anthems to Shakira’s knife dancing

Jenn Carter in “Jenn Jenn Jenn”

Listen to Jenn Carter’s “Jenn Jenn Jenn”: The Ones

The must-hear rap song of the day


Logging Off and Rocking Out With yeule, Pop’s Internet Explorer

The high-concept futurist talks about embracing their human side, confronting their inner-child, and the surprising influences—including Avril Lavigne and My Chemical Romance—behind their new album, softscars.

Olivia Rodrigo

5 Takeaways From Olivia Rodrigo’s New Album Guts

All the teen angst and teen dreams from O-Rod’s latest


Meet Niontay, the Versatile Upstart Who Counts MIKE and Earl Sweatshirt as Fans

Plus a roundup of the best and worst recent New York drill tracks and an intoxicatingly odd song from Georgia newcomer 2sdxrt3all that’s both silly and deadass.

Maajins: Teenage Feelings.

Listen to Maajins’ “Outlaw”: The Ones

The must-hear rap song of the day

Lukah: Permanently Blackface (The 1st Expression)

Listen to Lukah’s “Beautifully Blackface”: The Ones

The must-hear rap song of the day

2sdxrt3all: Gotta Be Geeked

Listen to 2sdxrt3all’s “Pain Feel”: The Ones

The must-hear rap song of the day

Willow Nightingale

What Wrestling Star Willow Nightingale Is Listening To

The shiny, happy brawler talks stanning Paramore, finding beauty in hardcore band Soul Glo’s anger, and putting Boygenius on repeat.

Remembering Stars of the Lid’s Brian McBride With 10 Essential Records

The ambient artist, who recently died at age 53, made music that felt almost unbelievably pure, like a visitation from the divine.

Neutral Milk Hotel

The Elephant 6 Recording Co. Documentary Shows Why a Scruffy ’90s Indie Rock Community Still Matters

Read our review of a new film about the beloved collective that birthed Neutral Milk Hotel, Olivia Tremor Control, and more.