It Will Take More Than a Brandy Feature to Forget Daniel Caesar's Dumb Misstep

"LOVE AGAIN" is a beautiful track, but it's not quite enough to redeem the singer's comments about race in America.


Watch HAIM and Lizzo Cover Brandy and Monica's "The Boy Is Mine"

HAIM and Lizzo are touring together right now, so naturally they covered Brandy and Monica's classic together in Seattle.


Listen to Jhené Aiko’s Surprise New Album, 'Trip'

Her second LP came out with little warning Friday morning.


Fuck 'Trainspotting!' 'Batman Forever' Was the Soundtrack That Truly Epitomized the Nineties

My nineties wasn't Iggy Pop, Primal Scream and Joy Division. It was The Offspring, rap music, and the unquestionable sensuality of Seal.


Brandy Is Back with a New Song Full of Country Fire Called "Beggin & Pleadin"

"Beggin & Pleadin" is a twangy, country-inflected reminder that the distance between Motown and Nashville lies mostly in the marketing and the production.


How Kanye West's 'Late Registration' Turned a College Dropout into a Superstar

Ten years after it came out, it's clear 'Late Registration' is the foundation for latter day maximalist Kanye works. Might it even be his best album?


What I Learned About Style from Brandy and Monica's "The Boy Is Mine"

Ariana Grande and Jessie J might remake this song, but that would a big, big mistake. Behold the satin and life lessons herein.


The Noisey Guide to Rodney "Darkchild" Jerkins

Darkchild is one of the key sonic architects of the last two decades, producing hits like "Say My Name," but he hasn't gotten the visibility of some of his contemporaries.