Gospel

Culture

Apparently Killer Mike Really Does Have His Own Religion

Involving a shrine in his house full of "women figures of divinity."
Taylor Hosking
2.10.19
In Memoriam

Aretha Franklin, an Unparalleled Singer and American Icon, Dies at 76

The Queen of Soul, whose career spanned six decades, died on Thursday morning.
Alex Robert Ross
8.16.18
New music

Listen to Kanye West's New Song, "Lift Yourself"

On the track, released Friday night, Kanye spouts gibberish, seemingly trolling Ebro Darden.
Alex Robert Ross
4.30.18
Interviews

From Grime to Guildhall to Nao: How The UK's Originator of Wonky Funk Found Her Voice

From her early years as a teen grime MC, to studying at Guildhall, to a career as a professional beatboxer, Nao has tread many musical paths before arriving where she is today.
Daisy Jones
8.5.16
Interviews

Heavn Help Us: The Joyful Music of Jamila Woods

Jamila Woods has established herself as one of the most sought-after new voices in music. Now the Chicago singer is making her solo debut with the uplifting new album 'Heavn.'
Tara Mahadevan
7.13.16
Interviews

The Real Story Behind the Spiritual Black Metal Blues of Zeal and Ardor's 'Devil Is Fine'

You'd never be able to tell by listening that one of the year's most intriguing releases started as a joke.
Kim Kelly
7.7.16
Premieres

PREMIERE: Here's Olsson's "Hold On" Featuring Mapei

The Swedes are in the house doing what they do best: POP! (Shouts out to the nips too!)
Kim Taylor Bennett
6.21.16
Op-Eds

Chance the Rapper Draws His Own Rules with 'Coloring Book'

The Chicago rapper's new mixtape marches to its own beat.
Craig Jenkins
5.19.16
robert hood

How God Inspired Robert Hood's Floorplan Classic "We Magnify His Name"

We spoke to the legendary Robert Hood about God, techno, and his incendiary Floorplan project.
Josh Baines
10.2.15
thump exclusive stream

LA Club Queen Kim Anh Links With Sam Sparro on Debut Single "Shadows"

The DJ and producer is the founder of the queer, female-friendly party Booby Trap!
Michelle Lhooq
9.28.15
Art

The Ballroom Pentecostal Video Art Church of Minister Akins

Be exalted in the name of all that is gospel, techno, vogue, and GIF art.
Presented By Espolón
9.1.15
Film

Les Blank’s Documentary About Leon Russell Finally Makes Its Way into Theaters

Filmed in 1974, 'A Poem Is a Naked Person' is an album on film with an all-star cast, including Willie Nelson, George Jones, and Jim Franklin.
Michael Barron
7.2.15
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