There have been a number of other artists who have used their craft as a platform for protest, specifically leaving a region of the Earth off of the tour itinerary, hoping its absence proves a point or makes a real world difference.
"The Butlers and the Maids" is an American bar song in the tradition of Tom Waits or a bizarro Leonard Cohen.
The brother-and-sister duo released the trailer today.
Capitalism in action or a total rip-off?
The band's electronic chaos constantly threatens to fall apart, but they always manages to drop a great hook and keep everything together.
"I'm an utter and total moral degenerate who likes to dress up like a complete weirdo."
From their origins, style and Eastern philosophy, the Fab Four and the Wu have a lot in common.
Yo Gotti is all business, and that's why he's quietly become one of the south's most beloved and successful rappers.
Record sales have risen 900 percent over the last decade. So why is that bad?
When hip-hop developed in New York, teams of girls would double dutch in the middle of dancing crowds at clubs, an element of the culture that has been lost along the way.
Here's to the poor forgotten albums of 2005.
You find value in your own value? Then never date a DJ.
Stop worrying and enjoy the show.
We chatted with the cult rapper, who has been busy directing porn, designing a clothing line for strippers, and filming a web series with George Clinton.
The song is a strange, catchy R&B tune that sounds like something Mac Demarco might make if he took too much ecstasy and only listened to Mary J. Blige.
Gather some money. Throw it in the air. Watch it fall to the floor. Put it in a pile. Light it on fire. Here's the video for the hottest rap song in the country.
Two decades after his suicide, the cult of Cobain is still unwavering. We talked to director Brett Morgen who was given unrestricted access to the Nirvana frontman's archive to create Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck.
It sounds like Arcade Fire after the apocalypse.
Trinidad Carnival is two months of "fetting" and "liming." It's as if India's Holi festival did P90X on steroids. Here's the skinny on this Trini bacchanal and how to survive your comedown.
John Doran sits down with Nick Cave to talk about the release of his new book The Sick Bag Song, an epic poem written, quite literally, on airplane puke bags.
Beatboxing at schoolchildren in Trafalgar Square is the single most excruciating thing I've ever done.
We reviewed some of the most lyrical and heart-wrenching fiction we've read so far today.
Does indie rock matter in 2015? A conversation with the Death Cab for Cutie frontman.
Then curl up in a ball and watch a sunset somewhere.