When Young Thug debuted the cover for JEFFERY, he raised interesting questions about why, exactly, we conflate men who wear women's clothing with homosexuality.
On the cusp of the Detroit rapper's Atrocity Exhibition, the now 35-year-old is more comfortable than ever. This is his moment.
He had "Thug Life" tattooed across his belly. What did the late rapper represent to those who lived that?
The early internet's favorite site owes its popularity to its original songs which burninated pop culture.
At 70 years young, America's favorite working girl is still a rainbow in the dark.
After a near breakup, the veteran Los Angeles band are back with their third album and a new perspective. Here's how they got there.
The LA singer has the best gig in music, and he's on a campaign to prove it.
The Norwegian singer and composer reveals why she is so fascinated (and horrified) by vampires.
No, you can't pay me in blow.
On the Brooklyn band's third album, Parallels, songwriter Tucker Rountree grapples with making sludgy garage rock go pop.
An afternoon talking God, sex, and life's unanswerable questions with the Brooklyn-based songwriter.
Jacob Avanzato's photos capture the scorching energy of a place that comes to life for one week, and then burns to the ground.
In the peak era of depressing statistics about UK nightlife, it can be easy to forget about the truly brilliant and unparalleled music scenes that are still thriving despite the odds.
Protests and lobbying might sound like extreme responses to venues closing, but social cleansing needs to be fought as systematically as it is being executed.
The trio of Manu Li, Serk Spliff, and Ray Wright offers a rare hip-hop perspective from LA's rapidly changing Westside, and their new EP Diagnosis brings classic G-funk into the more eclectic present.
"Twenty years from now, 30 years from now, if y'all are still alive, I want y'all to remember this night, this moment," Kanye said. And surely we will.
We speak to the 30-year-old artist about the ups and downs of the last four years and premiere his new song "Loner."
In the 1980s, women hoping to succeed in the tiny, but thriving Cantonese pop music industry had legitimate hopes of a rags-to-riches fairytale.
If this country managed to export Rammstein, why shouldn't there be that one German rapper who is poppy enough to amaze an audience far beyond the borders of his or her homeland?
If "Swag Surfin" isn't an anthem then nothing is an anthem. Nothing. Not even that one, the one everyone is so worked up about lately.
It took author Mike Stax 15 years to make sense of the life and times of the musician Craig Smith, who was on the brink of fame before something inside him snapped.
After seeing how much fun Malia had at Lollapalooza, how could Barry resist?
Whenever Aoki throws a cake in somebody's face...who is he really throwing the cake at?
"I was surrounded by men that made a shit load of money from me. Nobody nurtured me, nobody gave a fuck about this young girl."