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R. Kelly Charged With 10 Counts of Sexual Abuse in Chicago

The R&B singer was charged with aggravated criminal sexual abuse involving four victims, three of whom were underage. He has denied “that he has engaged in any illegal conduct.”
Tags: News, Chicago, Rap and Hip-Hop, Pop and Rock Music


R. Kelly Charged With Sexual Abuse in Chicago

The singer, who has been trailed by accusations of misconduct for two decades, faced renewed scrutiny after the January broadcast of the documentary “Surviving R. Kelly.” He has denied the claims.
Tags: News, Chicago, Rap and Hip-Hop, Pop and Rock Music


R. Kelly Charged With Sexual Abuse in Chicago, Reports Say

The singer, who has been trailed by accusations of misconduct for two decades, faced renewed scrutiny after the January broadcast of the documentary “Surviving R. Kelly.” He has denied the claims.
Tags: News, Chicago, Rap and Hip-Hop, Pop and Rock Music


Inside Japan’s Chicano Subculture

When I heard Chicano culture had spread to Japan, I wanted to see it for myself. Who knew the culture I grew up with had a home so far from California?
Tags: Japan, News, California, Automobiles, Subculture, Calif, Fashion and apparel, Travel and Vacations, Rap and Hip-Hop, Chicano Park (San Diego


The Saturday Profile: A Rap Challenger to the Thai Military Junta

In a repressive country, Nutthapong Srimuong does not shy from political themes. His rap video, “What My Country Has Got,” has been viewed 56 million times in three months.
Tags: Elections, News, Thailand, Demonstrations, Prayuth Chan-ocha, Military Junta, Thaksin Shinawatra, Politics And Government, Protests and Riots, Rap and Hip-Hop, Human Rights and Human Rights Violations, National Council for Peace and Order (Thailand, Nutthapong Srimuong


Playlist: The Playlist: Unreleased Tom Petty, and 13 More New Songs

Hear tracks from Cardi B and Bruno Mars, Lizzo, Foals, Alicia Keys and others.
Tags: Post, News, Jazz, Mars, Keys, Smith, Presley, Elvis, Lennon, Matthew, Michael, Tom, Sean, Cardi, Cross, Petty


Album Review: Ariana Grande Is Living a Public Life. The Real Reveals Are in Her Music.

The singer’s fifth album, “Thank U, Next,” is her most adventurous yet — and most in conversation with the rest of pop music.
Tags: News, Ariana, Grande, Rap and Hip-Hop, Pop and Rock Music, Thank U, Next (Album


Critic’s Pick: Review: At ‘Freestyle Love Supreme,’ Attention Must Be Paid. Really.

Since you provide the content for this group’s delightful hip-hop musical improvisation, you really have to lend them your ears (and phones).
Tags: News, Theater, Miranda, Anthony, Thomas, Kail, Lin-Manuel, Rap and Hip-Hop, Greenwich House Theater, Freestyle Love Supreme (Music Group, Veneziale


How Swizz Beatz Bridged the Worlds of Hip-Hop and Contemporary Art

While amassing his own collection, the music producer became a crucial connector, and an important advocate for artists of color.
Tags: Art, Beyonce, News, Auctions, Wiley, Keys, Marshall, Sean, Lawson, Dean, Combs, Swizz Beatz, Knowles, ALICIA, Kerry James, Deana


Critic’s Notebook: Want to Be Heard During the Grammys? Maybe Stay Home

Ariana Grande skipped the ceremony and made lots of noise, while Drake showed up and had his microphone cut off.
Tags: Post, News, Ariana Grande, Drake, Grammy Awards, Donald, Lamar, Kendrick, Glover, Ariana, Grande, Rap and Hip-Hop, Pop and Rock Music, Drake (Rapper, 21 Savage (Rapper, Cardi B (1992-


Grammys 2019: Cardi B, Lady Gaga and Kacey Musgraves Make It a Year for Women

At a ceremony dominated by female performers and presenters, Musgraves won album of the year for “Golden Hour,” as well as three other awards.
Tags: Music, Country Music, Kacey Musgraves, News, Keys, Grammy Awards, ALICIA, Musgraves, Rap and Hip-Hop, Cardi B Lady Gaga


Grammy Awards 2019: Kacey Musgraves Leads a Big Year for Women

At a ceremony dominated by female performers and presenters, Musgraves won album of the year for “Golden Hour,” as well as three other awards.
Tags: Music, Country Music, Kacey Musgraves, News, Keys, Grammy Awards, ALICIA, Musgraves, Rap and Hip-Hop


Grammy Awards 2019: Kacey Musgraves Wins Album of the Year

At a ceremony dominated by female performers and presenters, Musgraves won album of the year for “Golden Hour,” as well as three other awards.
Tags: Music, Country Music, Kacey Musgraves, News, Keys, Grammy Awards, ALICIA, Musgraves, Rap and Hip-Hop


Live Updates: 2019 Grammys Live Updates: Cardi B Wins Best Rap Album

Michelle Obama joined Alicia Keys onstage to talk about what music means to her, and Lady Gaga’s “Shallow” won two awards.
Tags: Music, Country Music, News, Alicia Keys, Michelle Obama, Lady Gaga, Keys, Grammy Awards, Cardi, ALICIA, Rap and Hip-Hop


Live Updates: 2019 Grammys: Drake Wins Best Rap Song for ‘God’s Plan’

Michelle Obama joined Alicia Keys onstage to talk about what music means to her, and Lady Gaga’s “Shallow” won two awards.
Tags: Music, Country Music, News, Alicia Keys, Michelle Obama, Lady Gaga, Keys, Grammy Awards, ALICIA, Rap and Hip-Hop


Live Updates: 2019 Grammys: Childish Gambino Wins for ‘This Is America’

Michelle Obama joined Alicia Keys onstage to talk about what music means to her, and Lady Gaga’s “Shallow” won two awards.
Tags: Music, Country Music, News, America, Alicia Keys, Michelle Obama, Lady Gaga, Keys, Grammy Awards, ALICIA, Rap and Hip-Hop


Live Updates: Grammys 2019: Lady Gaga Wins for ‘Shallow’

As the 61st annual ceremony arrives, the Grammys are struggling to remain relevant and to meet demands for more equitable gender representation.
Tags: Music, Country Music, News, Keys, Grammy Awards, ALICIA, Rap and Hip-Hop, Lady Gaga Wins


Live Updates: Grammys 2019: Live Updates

As the 61st annual ceremony arrives, the Grammys are struggling to remain relevant and to meet demands for more equitable gender representation.
Tags: Music, Country Music, News, Keys, Grammy Awards, ALICIA, Rap and Hip-Hop


Live Updates: Grammys 2019: What to Watch For

As the 61st annual ceremony arrives, the Grammys are struggling to remain relevant and to meet demands for more equitable gender representation.
Tags: Music, Country Music, News, Keys, Grammy Awards, ALICIA, Rap and Hip-Hop


Playlist: The Playlist: Ariana Grande’s Next Step, and 12 More New Songs

Hear tracks by Kim Petras, Khalid, the Japanese House, Quando Rondo and others.
Tags: News, Jazz, Christian, Bain, Mark, Jessica, Pratt, Kouyate, Ariana, McCalla, Leyla, Grande, Miho, Rap and Hip-Hop, Pop and Rock Music, Chainsmokers (Music Group


Can the Grammys Please Anyone?

The awards show made a series of changes in the past year to address its lack of diversity. But whether new nominees will win — or big names will show up — isn’t guaranteed.
Tags: Post, News, Lady Gaga, Grammy Awards, Wilson, Donald, Carlile, Janelle, Lamar, Kendrick, Monáe, Glover, Recording Academy, Tina, Brandi, Kacey


Critic’s Notebook: 21 Savage, American Rapper

Detained by the government and mocked on social media, the Atlanta rapper is facing an uncertain future.
Tags: News, Atlanta, Immigration and Emigration, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (US, Rap and Hip-Hop, Immigration Detention, Citizenship and Immigration Services (US, 21 Savage (Rapper, I Am > I Was (Album


Critic’s Notebook: Music Lives in the Present. Can the Grammys Escape the Past?

Music’s big awards show is trying to remedy its lack of diversity and heal a rift between the generations while remaining prime-time entertainment. It’s a tall order it hasn’t fulfilled yet.
Tags: News, Grammy Awards, National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, Rap and Hip-Hop, Pop and Rock Music


Maroon 5 Barely Leaves a Mark at the Super Bowl Halftime Show

The rappers Travis Scott and Big Boi joined Adam Levine’s band for a toothless performance free of politics.
Tags: News, Adam Levine, Big Boi, Travis Scott, Scott, BOI, Adam, Levine, Rap and Hip-Hop, Pop and Rock Music, Maroon 5 (Music Group, Travis (1992-


Maroon 5 Barely Leaves a Mark at Super Bowl Halftime Show

The rappers Travis Scott and Big Boi joined Adam Levine’s band for a toothless performance free of politics.
Tags: News, Adam Levine, Big Boi, Travis Scott, Scott, BOI, Adam, Levine, Rap and Hip-Hop, Pop and Rock Music, Maroon 5 (Music Group, Travis (1992-


Rapper 21 Savage Is Taken Into Custody by ICE, Officials Say

The rapper had said he hailed from Atlanta but was an “unlawfully present United Kingdom national” who was supposed to have left the United States in 2006, officials said.
Tags: News, Atlanta, United States, United Kingdom, 21 Savage, Immigration and Emigration, Rap and Hip-Hop, Sha Yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph


Atlanta Is Throwing Its Own Extended Super Bowl Halftime Show

A concert spanning the city’s recent hip-hop history was just a taste of the local flavor on display around the big game this weekend.
Tags: News, Atlanta, Super Bowl, National Football League, Ludacris, Young Jeezy, Rap and Hip-Hop, Lil Yachty (Rapper, Gucci Mane (1980-, 21 Savage (Rapper, Lil Baby (Rapper, TI (1980-




Tekashi 6ix9ine Pleads Guilty and Agrees to Cooperate With Prosecutors

The rapper has agreed to testify against members of the Nine Trey Blood Gang, which he said he joined to bolster his credibility as a hip-hop persona.
Tags: News, Rap and Hip-Hop, Manhattan (NYC, Racketeering and Racketeers, 6ix9ine (Rapper, Nine Trey Blood Gang


Q. & A.: Angie Thomas Lets Hip-Hop Speak in Her New Novel, ‘On the Come Up’

The best-selling author talks about paying homage to the rappers she grew up listening to and the challenges of writing her first book after “The Hate U Give.”
Tags: News, Thomas, Books and Literature, Rap and Hip-Hop, Writing and Writers, Angie Thomas, Angie (Author, The Hate U Give (Book, On the Come Up (Book