R. Kelly Indicted On 10 Counts Of Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse

R. Kelly has been charged with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse in Cook County, Illinois, according to court records reviewed by the Chicago
Tosten Burks / Spin | February 22, 2019 - 2:08 pm

The Anniversary

A Prince Among Thieves Turns 20

Paul Huston will always be respected by hip-hop historians and longtime heads for what he can do as a producer. He set a frequently copied…
Nate Patrin | February 22, 2019 - 1:57 pm

The Anniversary

The Hot Rock Turns 20

You always have to watch out for the quiet ones. Sleater-Kinney probably never wrote a quieter song than "The Size Of Our Love," a hesitant…
Tom Breihan | February 22, 2019 - 1:30 pm

Stream Slant’s Vain Attempt EP

Slant are an absolutely fucking ferocious hardcore band from the South Korean metropolis of Seoul. Their band name makes them pretty difficult to Google, but…
Tom Breihan | February 22, 2019 - 12:57 pm

Stream Diät’s New Album Positive Disintegration

The East Berlin postpunk band Diät make dark, heavy, desperate music, with death-rock atmosphere and hardcore intensity. But they don't make it often enough. Four…
Tom Breihan | February 22, 2019 - 12:39 pm

Ugly Beauty

Ugly Beauty: The Month In Jazz – February 2019

Hey, remember the Grammy Awards? Lady Gaga, Cardi B, Kacey Musgraves, all that stuff? I didn't watch -- hell, I haven't even heard any of…
Phil Freeman | February 22, 2019 - 12:33 pm

Jackie Shane Dead At 78

Jackie Shane, the pioneering transgender soul singer, has died. The Numero Group tweeted about Shane's passing this morning, writing that she had died earlier today.
Tom Breihan | February 22, 2019 - 12:26 pm

Stream Gunna’s New Album Drip Or Drown 2

Offset isn't the only Atlanta trap A-lister to release an album today. Last year, Gunna and Lil Baby, frequent collaborators and Young Thug proteges, got…
Tom Breihan | February 22, 2019 - 11:58 am


Alexia Avina – “Attitude”

Last year, the Montreal-based musician Alexia Avina released an intimate collection of ornate bedroom pop songs called Betting On An Island. It sounded like Avina…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | February 22, 2019 - 11:53 am

The Anniversary

Things Fall Apart Turns 20

Many people only know the Roots as Jimmy Fallon’s band on The Tonight Show. While that should be a criminal offense, it exemplifies how underrated…
Collin Robinson | February 22, 2019 - 11:43 am

YNW Melly Reportedly Being Investigated In Murder Of Deputy

A month ago, the 19-year-old South Florida sing-rapper YNW Melly collaborated with Kanye West on the single "Mixed Personalities." Last week, he and YNW Bortlen…
Peter Helman | February 22, 2019 - 11:38 am

Duff McKagan – “Tenderness”

The Guns N' Roses bassist Duff McKagan has had a fascinating life. McKagan started out playing in Seattle punk bands like the Fastbacks and the…
Tom Breihan | February 22, 2019 - 11:20 am

The Anniversary

Clarity Turns 20

There have been many ways to hear Jimmy Eat World's Clarity: your favorite streaming service; the 2007 reissue that included the original demo of "Sweetness";…
Ian Cohen | February 22, 2019 - 11:03 am

Watch Anderson .Paak Talk Dr. Dre Collaborative Album & Perform “Trippy” On The Tonight Show

The Californian sing-rapper Anderson .Paak got his big break when he appeared on multiple tracks on Compton, Dr. Dre's 2015 comeback album. Compton is also…
Tom Breihan | February 22, 2019 - 10:52 am

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: America’s “A Horse With No Name”

In The Number Ones, I'm reviewing every single #1 single in the history of the Billboard Hot 100, starting with the chart's beginning, in 1958,
Tom Breihan | February 22, 2019 - 10:25 am

Big Boi Playing Motown Founder Berry Gordy In Bobby DeBarge Biopic

Big Boi will play Motown founder Berry Gordon in TV One's upcoming biopic The Bobby DeBarge Story, The Fader reports. DeBarge was the lead singer…
Peter Helman | February 22, 2019 - 10:22 am

Watch Robyn’s Great “Ever Again” Performance On Ellen

Robyn's journey back to the American mainstream has been a long and strange one. Back in the late '90s, a teenage Robyn had a couple…
Tom Breihan | February 22, 2019 - 10:11 am

Jay Rock – “The Other Side” (Feat. Mozzy & DCMBR)

Right now, Jay Rock is in the midst of a serious winning streak. The Watts rapper was the first member of the TDE crew to…
Tom Breihan | February 22, 2019 - 9:48 am

The Anniversary

The Slim Shady LP Turns 20

"How the fuck can I be white? I don't even exist." I could write a term paper about a line like that. In fact, I…
Tom Breihan | February 22, 2019 - 9:16 am


Minihorse – “Drink You Dry”

Minihorse are a three-piece band from Michigan, and today they're debuting "Drink You Dry," the first single from their upcoming album Living Room Art. Frontman Ben…
Keely Quinlan | February 22, 2019 - 9:14 am

Johnny Marr – “Armatopia” Video

While his old Smiths bandmate Morrissey is off disappearing into shitheaddery, Johnny Marr is out here releasing ecology-themed dystopian concept albums. Last year, Marr came…
Tom Breihan | February 22, 2019 - 9:05 am

Stream Offset’s Debut Solo Album Father Of 4

Offset was supposed to cap off a year of extreme Migos saturation with his debut solo album last December, but the project was delayed for…
Chris DeVille | February 22, 2019 - 7:48 am

Albert Hammond Jr. – “Fast Times”

Albert Hammond Jr. has shared a new tune called "Fast Times," the latest output in a busy season for the Strokes guitarist. Just last year…
Keely Quinlan | February 22, 2019 - 12:47 am


Earlier this month, LA-based HEALTH dropped an album called VOL 4: SLAVES OF FEAR, which featured the noise-drenched "FEEL NOTHING" among other singles. They've also…
Keely Quinlan | February 22, 2019 - 12:09 am


Stream Thom Yorke’s Suspiria Unreleased Material EP

Although the remake didn't live up to the hype, Thom Yorke's original score for director Luca Guadagnino's Suspiria was spooky to say the very least. Now, Yorke is releasing Suspiria Limited
Keely Quinlan | February 22, 2019 - 12:03 am

Watch Halsey & Yungblud Cover Death Cab For Cutie

Halsey and English pop artist Yungblud recently collaborated on a new single, "11 Minutes," featuring Travis Barker. They shared a kiss in the song's music…
Julia Gray | February 21, 2019 - 6:40 pm

Miley Cyrus Says Donald Trump Called Her To Say He “Loved” Her Twerking At The 2013 VMAs

In an interview for Vanity Fair's latest cover story, Miley Cyrus said that Donald Trump was a big fan of her notorious performance from the
Maggie Serota / Spin | February 21, 2019 - 4:38 pm

Kendrick Lamar & SZA Won’t Perform “All The Stars” At The Oscars

The Best Original Song performances have been the source of a lot of drama for this year's Oscars. Typically, all of the songs nominated are…
Peter Helman | February 21, 2019 - 3:45 pm

Michael Jackson Estate Sues HBO Over Sexual Abuse Documentary

Michael Jackson's estate has sued HBO over the upcoming documentary Leaving Neverland, which tells the story of two men who say they were abused by…
Peter Helman | February 21, 2019 - 2:53 pm

The Week In Pop

Avril Lavigne’s Disappointing Return

Avril Lavigne is back, and as usual, it's complicated.
Chris DeVille | February 21, 2019 - 2:15 pm
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