R&B

9.7.16

The North Meets the South in Elhae's New Song "Claim"

Listen to the Atlanta singer's futuristic fusion of styles.

9.6.16

Meet K. Forest, the Brampton Singer Behind Travis Scott's "Guidance"

We talk to the rising Toronto R&B star about his "spiritual" sound and how he refuses to stray from a destiny of being true to himself.

8.31.16

Still Lives: How Charlotte Cardin's Classic Sound Shows the Way to the Future

But the Montreal chanteuse also cites Radiohead as one of her inspirations.

8.31.16

Has FKA twigs Created the Boldest Live Show in the World Right Now?

Seriously, watch this from beginning to end.

8.29.16

Who Needs Exercise When You Can Watch Ariana Grande's and Nicki Minaj's Spin-Themed VMA Performance

You could go lift, brah, but you're better off watching Nicki and Ariana perform "Side by Side" instead.

8.29.16

Here It Is, the Best Thing Ever to Happen on TV: Beyoncé's Performance at the VMAs

She did half of 'Lemonade,' and, seriously, you've never seen a televised performance like this before.

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8.25.16

How Frank Ocean Conquered the World

It's all about swagger and sway, confidence and influence.

8.24.16

What Is Time?

In both 'Endless' and 'Blond(e),' Frank Ocean grapples with mortality, floating between consciousness and psychedelics, faith and his intuition.

8.23.16

Why Frank Ocean's Vulnerability Is so Radical

'Blond(e)' is not the straightforward hip-hop, R&B, and funk of his previous records. It is music to speak truth to power, crafted solely to tell Ocean’s story.

8.23.16

Inside the Modarn Songs on Frank Ocean's 'Blond' with @Seinfeld2000

"Facebook Story" is basically the plot of a brand new episode of 'Seinfeld.'

8.22.16

Frank's Stairs

Black creatives are rarely afforded the opportunity to nourish their craft independent of a capitalist motivation.

8.19.16

The Iconic Drag Queen Behind Frank Ocean's 'Endless'

Frank Ocean's sampling of ballroom queen Crystal LaBeija pays direct homage to a figure integral to the nightlife culture of the LGBTQ community of colour.

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