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Remembering That Strange Moment When Korn Were Pop Superstars

At first, Korn were a myth to me. When they released their self-titled debut album in 1994, I was 11. I may have glimpsed their…
Chris DeVille | August 16, 2018 - 2:17 pm


Q&A: D∆WN On Bringing A Stadium Show To Misfit Kids Wherever She Goes

Before we see Dawn Richard play Pitchfork Festival’s Blue Stage, we see what she’s built for us: three jagged peaks made of neon tubing rising…
Sasha Geffen | July 24, 2017 - 1:09 pm


13 Memorable Moments From Bonnaroo 2016

For Bonnaroo's 15th anniversary, the festival put together a lower-key, looser experience than in recent years. There wasn't the firebrand of having someone like Kanye…
Ryan Leas | June 13, 2016 - 12:42 pm

More Dawn Richard stories

DAWN – “New Breed”

R&B experimenter and Danity Kane alum Dawn Richard released her first music since 2016 in early September, the smooth jam "Jealousy." Since then she successfully…
Jael Goldfine | November 7, 2018 - 11:00 am

DAWN – “Dreamer”

Dawn Richard, the future-soul experimentalist who records under the name DAWN, has been busy lately. Last month, she had a cameo in the season premiere…
Peter Helman | September 12, 2018 - 1:45 pm

Watch DAWN Cover The Cranberries’ “Zombie”

Look, we've all tried to sing it. Maybe we've done it alone in the car. Maybe we've done it drunkenly with friends, right around last…
Tom Breihan | September 10, 2018 - 9:09 am

DAWN – “Jealousy” Video

Dawn Richard, the R&B iconoclast otherwise known as DAWN, is about to embark on a reunion tour with other members of Danity Kane, the Diddy-assembled…
Chris DeVille | September 5, 2018 - 10:04 am

DAWN x MUMDANCE – “Guardian Angel”

Electronic soul experimentalist D∆WN (aka Dawn Richard) has just released a new song, following most recently her smooth remix of Janelle Monae's "PYNK." Before that, Richard released a…
Julia Gray | May 4, 2018 - 9:46 am

Janelle Monáe – “PYNK (D∆WN Remix)”

Last week, Janelle Monáe released "PYNK," a single from her new album Dirty Computer that features Grimes. We named it one of the best songs
James Rettig | April 18, 2018 - 3:31 pm

D∆WN – “Waves”

Ever since she released the 2016 album Redemption, Dawn Richard, the idiosyncratic future-soul traveler who records as D∆WN, has been dropping one-off singles like "Break
Tom Breihan | February 7, 2018 - 2:20 pm

D∆WN – “Gravity”

D?WN has put out a series of consistently great singles since she released her excellent album Redemption last year. The last track we heard was…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | July 6, 2017 - 1:24 pm

D∆WN – “Break Me”

We've been hearing a lot from Dawn Richard, aka D?WN, lately. Just last week we saw a 3D visual for her songs "Lazarus" and "Love…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | May 17, 2017 - 4:12 pm

Watch Dirty Projectors Play The Tonight Show With The Roots, D∆WN, & Tyondai Braxton

Dave Longstreth may have reinvented Dirty Projectors as a solo project on the new self-titled album, but that doesn't mean he's rolling solo these days.
Tom Breihan | May 11, 2017 - 8:52 am

D∆WN – “Lazarus” / “Love Under Lights” 3D Video

D?WN (aka Dawn Richard) has been experimenting with the music video form for the last couple of years, often integrating virtual reality experiences into her…
James Rettig | May 10, 2017 - 11:49 am

Dawn Richard – “LA” (Feat. Trombone Shorty) Video

Last year Dawn Richard, aka the art-R&B powerhouse that goes by the stage name D?WN, released Redemption, the excellent final installment in her trilogy of…
Pranav Trewn | April 4, 2017 - 2:28 pm

D∆WN – “Hurricane” & “Van Gogh”

Lately, it seems like the world has begun to see Dawn Richard as something other than a former Danity Kane and Diddy-Dirty Money member and…
Tom Breihan | March 10, 2017 - 12:50 pm
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