Kristin Corry

Film

Aretha Franklin's Son Is Outraged by the 'Respect' Biopic

Kecalf Franklin, son of the famed soul singer, wants fans to boycott the forthcoming film.
Kristin Corry
1.10.20
News

Billboard Wants Artists to Stop Gaming the Charts With Album-Merch Bundles

Artists like Nicki Minaj have been skeptical about how album-merch bundles manipulate the charts. Now, Billboard is changing the rules.
Kristin Corry
11.28.19
best of the 2010s

The 2010s Were the Decade When Black Protest Music Went Mainstream

Beyoncé, Solange, Kanye West, Frank Ocean and Rihanna released provocative, forward-thinking albums during the rise of the Trump candidacy, solidifying Black music's legacy as protest music.
Kristin Corry
11.12.19
Interviews

We Asked Religious Experts About Kanye West's 'Jesus Is King'

Ahead of the release of Kanye's ninth album, we talked to divinity professors to put the rapper's turn to the Lord into context.
Kristin Corry
10.25.19
News

Ja Rule Awkwardly Attempts to Explain His Role in Fyre Fest

On 'Watch What Happens Live', the Queens rapper opens up about his involvement with the troubled event and why he's ready to throw another music festival.
Kristin Corry
10.7.19
Remembering Things

How Diana Ross, a Pasty, and a Public Boob Pat Enshrined Lil' Kim as a Legend

Twenty years ago today and long before Instagram, Diana Ross did the original double-tap on Lil' Kim's left breast.
Kristin Corry
9.9.19
News

Lil Nas X's 'Panini' Video Shows He's Dead Set on World Domination

"Panini" is all about Lil Nas X's next phase.
Kristin Corry
9.6.19
News

No, Cardi B Isn't Beefing With Some Suburban Rapping Quadruplets

A rapping quartet of 10-year-olds isn't the most bizarre part of how Cardi B ended up having "beef" with tweens.
Kristin Corry
9.5.19
News

Megan Thee Stallion's 'Hot Girl Summer' Video Is Here, So Autumn Is Cancelled

Nicki Minaj, Rico Nasty, Ari Lennox and Summer Walker drive the boat in the long-awaited video.
Kristin Corry
9.4.19
Objectively Correct Lists

Rap Has a Long History of Reclaiming the Golf Course

On the heels of YBN Nahmir's NSFW golf-themed collab with City Girls and Tyga, we go deep on rap's relationship with the links.
Kristin Corry
7.24.19
Interviews

Amaal's Intimate R&B Shows that Love Is Hard Work

The Somali Canadian singer went from making protest music to analyzing the blind spots in her love life on her debut EP, 'Black Dove'.
Kristin Corry
7.24.19
News

A Federal Agent Investigated R. Kelly Because He Saw 'Surviving R. Kelly'

On Friday, the singer was indicted by federal agents on 13 counts, including child pornography and obstruction of justice.
Kristin Corry
7.14.19
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