The VMAs Are Pointless Now

Even Missy Elliott's electrifying performance and long-overdue props couldn't save the show from its focus-grouped blandness.
Josh Terry

'Old Town Road' Is Responsible for a Remix Renaissance

This week alone, artists like Lizzo, Saweetie, and Pop Smoke have released major remixes that extend the shelf life of their songs.
Kristin Corry

Lizzo's Tiny Desk Concert Will Bring Joy to Your Heart

The singer performed a 16-minute medley that includes "Cuz I Love You," "Truth Hurts," and "Juice."
Kristin Corry

'Hustlers' Is the Modern Day Robin Hood We Need

The first trailer for the new movie starring Jennifer Lopez, Cardi B, and Lizzo just dropped, and we are living for it.
Bettina Makalintal
Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

Robert Christgau on Lizzo's Casual Confidence

The Dean of American Rock Critics takes on Lizzo's 'Cuz I Love You' and Kevin Abstract's 'Arizona Baby.'
Robert Christgau
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

How Social Media Has Changed The Way We Judge Music

Has stan culture shifted the role of the critic?
VICE Staff
stream of the crop

Beyoncé's Live Spectacle and 16 More Albums for Heavy Rotation

From pop bliss to field recordings of bridges to ice-cold synth raves, there's all kinds of great music out this week.
Noisey Staff
Noisey News

Janelle Monáe on Coming Out: "I Was Terrified"

In a cover story for 'them,' Janelle Monáe opens up about coming out and how 'Dirty Computer' set her free in an interview with Lizzo.
Kristin Corry
New music

Lizzo and Missy Elliott Are the Duo the World Needs on "Tempo"

The two rappers are bringing some major energy for the long-awaited collaboration from Lizzo's upcoming album 'Cuz I Love You.'
Kristin Corry
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

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.
Shaad D’Souza

Lizzo's New Song "Phone" Is Your New Booty Bass Classic

Fresh from hosting the VMA red carpet pre-show and launching her MTV show, Lizzo drops this sick cut from her upcoming new EP.
Kim Taylor Bennett
New music

Sadie Dupuis Releases “Get a Yes,” a Glitchy, Poppy Ode to Consent

She also announced her new solo album as Sad13, ‘Slugger.’
Alex Robert Ross