At the end of the last century, advances in weaves, wigs and other innovations allowed for a new degree of autonomy — and fun.
When a 60-second video can make you famous, is it any surprise that young creators would bypass art school? But what’s left of their careers when fans move on and copycats encroach?
A pandemic awards show that seemed poised to disappoint ended up pivoting instead, shifting its focus to women, hip-hop and most crucially, the next generation.
Megan Thee Stallion owned the stage, struggling indie venues got a much needed spotlight and the event proved a pandemic awards show doesn’t have to look like a video conference.
Beyoncé, Megan Thee Stallion, Billie Eilish, Dua Lipa and more will face off Sunday. In this special “Diary of a Song” episode, critics for The New York Times break down the show’s premier category.
Beyoncé, Megan Thee Stallion, Billie Eilish, Dua Lipa and more will face off this weekend for record of the year. In this special Diary of a Song episode, The New York Times’ pop music team dissects the award show’s premiere category.
Hear tracks by Drake featuring Rick Ross, Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak, Bebe Rexha and others.
After a song by an unknown gains attention on the app, a trend-hopping remix with a superstar usually isn’t far behind.
Major artists looking to top the Hot 100 this year turned to a familiar formula made all the more powerful by the proliferation of fandoms online.
The Houston rapper provides glimpses of her various sides on her new album, “Good News,” but offers few close-ups.
The major categories include some surprising, lesser-known names and notable absences as a Recording Academy in transition plans its pandemic awards show.
The ownership of Taylor Swift’s catalog returned as a hot topic during a night highlighted by creative performances, throwback charm and lots of mask wearing.
Scandalized parents and politicians ushered in warning labels in the 1980s. Now making clean versions of explicit songs means taking advantage of every possible revenue stream.
A reader says Senate Republicans need to take responsibility for crises current and future. Also: The financial sell-off and the pandemic; the artistry of the rapper Megan Thee Stallion.
The Canadian artist is accused of wounding the singer by firing at her feet after an argument last summer.
Chris Rock hosted the first live episode since “S.N.L.” was driven from its studio by the coronavirus, and the show didn’t hold back on jokes about President Trump’s diagnosis.
Men rap and sing about sex in preposterous and sometimes awkward detail all the time. It’s beyond time that the same courtesy is extended to women like Cardi B, Megan Thee Stallion and ppcocaine.
Neither the rapper nor the police have named anyone as responsible for causing her injuries.