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Spike Lee Calls Black Artists to Action in This Season of Netflix’s ‘She’s Gotta Have It’

Shifting the focus to Nola Darling as an artist, the show highlights roadblocks for today’s black creative class.
Taylor Hosking
5.28.19
Noisey News

An Album of Unreleased Prince Demos is On the Way

'Originals,' a 15-track compilation of demos curated by Jay-Z and Troy Carter, will be released June 7.
Kristin Corry
4.26.19
Interviews

Fat Tony Takes Houston With Him Everywhere He Goes

The Houston rapper and new Vice Live co-host explains how his southern roots influenced his recent album, ‘10,000 Hours,’ and shares the 10-song playlist he listens to before filming.
Kristin Corry
3.8.19
Remembering Things

Prince's Final Top Ten Hit Is Pretty Creepy in Retrospect

Twenty-five years after reaching No. 3 on the Billboard Hot 100, “The Most Beautiful Girl In The World” feels complicated.
Gary Suarez
2.26.19
Music

The Guide to Getting Into Chaka Khan, Funk's Eternal Queen

'Hello Happiness' is Chaka Khan's first album in 12 years. As funk's standard-bearer, her dynamic voice is enough to stand the test of time – and genres.
Kristin Corry
2.21.19
Music

Prince's Only Christmas Song Is Still Completely Devastating

On 1984's "Another Lonely Christmas," he sang about misery and mourning without offering a way out.
Alex Robert Ross
12.12.18
Essays

Eavesdropping on Prince

The first full-length release of new material since Prince's death provides a glimpse of the artist at his most vulnerable.
Alex Robert Ross
9.24.18
Premieres

Peer Into Prince's Genius With "Why The Butterflies," an Unheard Early Demo

We're premiering the new single from the posthumous 'Piano and a Microphone 1983,' out on September 21.
Alex Robert Ross
9.14.18
Essays

'A Star Is Born' Examines Pop's Destructive Relationship with Drug Abuse

The film, starring Lady Gaga in her first feature role, is a harsh look at the realities of fame.
Sarah MacDonald
9.12.18
Music

Copy of Prince's 'The Black Album' Sells for $27,500, Breaks Discogs Record

The only known Canadian copy of the record was salvaged by a pressing plant employee in 1987.
Alex Robert Ross
8.7.18
New music

Listen to Prince's Intimate, 35-Year-Old Cover of "Mary Don't You Weep"

It's the first single from a new album of solo recordings, ‘Piano & a Microphone 1983,′ to be released by the late singer's estate on September 21.
Alex Robert Ross
6.8.18
Noisey News

Questlove Proved on 'Fallon' That He Knows Prince's Music Better Than You

The Roots drummer proves he's the ultimate Prince fan during a game of "One-Second Song Quiz" on 'The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.'
Kristin Corry
4.26.18
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