Kristin Corry

Interviews

Victoria Monét Was R&B's Best Kept Secret—Until Now

Monét wrote for Ariana Grande and Brandy, but with 'Jaguar,' she establishes that her most important work is her own.
Kristin Corry
8.8.20
PROFILES

Breland's Ambitious Country Rap Is More Than a Trend

Rather than capitalize on a now-popular sound, the “My Truck” singer is in it for the long haul, an artist who seems to disrupt stereotypes just by existing.
Kristin Corry
8.3.20
Objectively Correct List

Noname's Response to J. Cole and 12 Other Songs We Loved This Month

While much of the industry was shaking to keep up with the revolution, artists like Noname, City Girls, and Shamir continued to make the music we wanted to hear.
Kristin Corry
Josh Terry
6.28.20
Objectively Correct Lists

The 15 Best R&B Songs for Winter 2020

From Chloe x Halle's evolution on 'Ungodly Hour' to Teyana Taylor's 90s-inspired 'The Album,' R&B has kept us grounded amid chaos.
Kristin Corry
6.26.20
Film

Spike Lee's 'Da 5 Bloods' Unravels the Whitewashing of American History

The Netflix film finds four Black Vietnam War veterans wrestling with the irony of fighting for freedom in a country synonymous with our bondage.
Kristin Corry
6.17.20
Op-Ed

The Music Industry Fails Black People Every Day

Black Lives Matter is exposing a flawed industry predicated on the abuse of Black talent at the hands of white executives, publicists, and newsrooms.
Kristin Corry
6.3.20
Music Op-Ed

'On the Record' Shows the Ripple Effect of Music's Sexual Misconduct Problem

The HBO Max doc details the sexual assault allegations against Russell Simmons and the consequences of silencing Black women in the industry.
Kristin Corry
6.1.20
Objectively Correct Lists

The 20 Songs That Got Us Through May

A stellar Megan Thee Stallion x UGK mashup and new tracks from Dehd and Kehlani helped us cope during this particularly heavy month.
Josh Terry
Kristin Corry
Jaime Silano
Ashwin Rodrigues
Hilary Pollack
5.30.20
Interviews

Lila Iké Is Singing Jamaica's New Era of Redemption Songs

"I want to dismantle the idea that you're expected to make a type of music because you're from a particular country."
Kristin Corry
5.18.20
Opinion

Homemade Pop-Tarts Are Perfect for People Who Suck at Baking

As it turns out, Pop-Tarts are kind of just an advanced version of a jelly sandwich.
Kristin Corry
5.13.20
New music

Beyoncé Just Made Life Better By Rapping on Megan Thee Stallion's 'Savage'

By hopping on the remix, the original Houston hottie just gave us all another reason to learn that TikTok dance.
Kristin Corry
4.29.20
Objectively Correct Lists

The 14 Songs We Couldn't Get Enough Of in April

This month brought artists like Fiona Apple, Thundercat, and The-Dream out of hiding.
Kristin Corry
Leslie Horn
Josh Terry
Ashwin Rodrigues
4.27.20
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