TUFFEST in Seattle is pushing marginalized communities into the spotlight—and asking cis, white men to step aside.
Two pop punk kids and an aspiring actress joined forces to make an instantly infectious Motown-inspired sound.
Learning lessons in truth and beauty from ABBA, Oasis, and Foo Fighters impersonators who make a living at the summer's biggest fake festivals.
DJ Obi: "People thought I was dancing to the music but I was really just trying to not pee on myself."
Sometimes it's hard not to judge a book by its cover—especially when the cover presents itself head to toe in neon pink, and raps about punching someone's grandma in the face.
The two-year-old festival is one of the most exciting events to happen in the city. A couple acts will be familiar to avid readers of English music publications. Quite a few others really ought to be.
Keith Ape is South Korea's first real rap star. After his recent move from Seoul to LA, we chat hard liquor, psychic energy, and South Park with the artist whose track 'It G Ma' made Asian rap history.
She's written hooks for Eminem and Minaj. Timbaland wants in on her LP and Kanye's a fan. No longer just a featured artist now it's all about Bebe.
The R&B artist has collaborated with Macklemore and Chance the Rapper. With the release of Heavn—her first full-length album that explores blackness, police brutality, and self-love—she is finally in the spotlight on her own
THUMP flew to Barcelona to meet the Arnau family, the inter-generational squad behind 'elrow.'
This is what it's like to spend a weekend partying at Rick Ross's house, the largest single-family home in Georgia, an absurd black Great Gatsby tornado of Ciroc, weed smoke, and barely concealed butt.
One half of The Avalanches speaks of samples, Danny Brown, and writing letters to Sir Paul McCartney.
We even get a look inside Krivit's 80,000 strong record collection located across multiple storage units.
The New York-via-Los Angeles house DJ's sunset snaps and party regiment will give you the best kind of FOMO.
"I'm saddened and disappointed in THIS America... we should be further along."
Meet the Mixpak-signed songwriter turning a religious upbringing into Pagan poetry.
"Personally, I think it's everyone's forest."
You'd never be able to tell by listening that one of the year's most intriguing releases started as a joke.
A breakdown of the plagiarism case against Beyoncé.
Insiders reveal the secret profiling practices used to restrict entry to people of color.
"Fuck, we're such great fathers"—we imagine them saying.
The Parisian-based, English music wiz returns with Summer '08 that doubles as a time machine, looking back but looking forward, too. Genius or what?
From Avicii to Carl Cox, DJs are beginning to talk about the risks of the job.
The longtime Blink-182 member talks Shakespeare, never sleeping, and self-doubt.