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If there is any pop star that is perfectly suited to our current moment — someone who works in isolation, rarely appears in large public spaces and communicates mostly through occasionally cryptic social media posts — it’s Frank Ocean. He released two new songs, “Dear April” and “Cayendo,” on his Blonded YouTube channel and streaming services […]

In new album “PTSD,” Chicago’s G Herbo tells us that gangstas can cry too

The albums that helped offer us an escape during a particularly difficult month …

Whether Just Blaze is tapping out sampled drums or utilizing live drummers in the studio, his ability to harness energy is what makes his beats so dynamic.

Independent artists’ bottom lines are shrinking as the coronavirus outbreak continues — here’s what you can do to help.

Renowned jazz vibraphonist, Stefan Harris, is about a lot more than creating music …

We’re updating a list of live musical performances from around the world, categorized by date and genre.

The Loft, a party that David Mancuso first threw at his Manhattan home 50 years ago, seeded a community — and cemented a belief system that continues to reverberate.

The Iranian-Swedish singer draws her musical cues from Brandy and Sade while racking up a list of collaborators such as Vince Staples, James Fauntleroy and, most recently, Pharrell Williams.

The independent artist started a book club with the intention of promoting works by authors of color; now she’s encouraging community engagement, too.