R. Kelly’s Latest Legal Trouble, Explained

R. Kelly. Photo: Prince Williams/Wire On Monday, journalist Jim DeRogatis, whose dogged decade-plus reporting on R. Kelly famously exposed the singer’s sexual behavior with minors, published damning new accusations against the self-proclaimed “Pied Piper R&B.” DeRogatis reports for BuzzFeed that Kelly is running what the families two alleged victims are …

[NEW MUSIC] Byrd "How You Feel"

Byrd really shows f his creative skills with this hit record “How You Feel”. The turn up is about to be so real in the club. Grab your bottles, get your dough ready, cause this is an anthem that the stripper would go crazy too. While this tracks makes you …

The Heady, Cinematic Music of Jim Jarmusch and Carter Logan

Jim Jarmusch. Photo: Monica Schipper/Getty s for Anthology Film As a denizen early-’80s New York, director, producer, and musician Jim Jarmusch’s interdisciplinary appetite was influenced by the city’s melding hip-hop and punk and by no-wave films and the cinema transgression. As the city’s creative class embraced collaboration and experimentation, working …

The Prodigy’s The Fat of the Land Still Feels Like a New World

Photo: Prodigy/XL Recordings Crossing over is never easy, but its difficulty can be rewarding. Since the ’60s, popular music has been immeasurably enriched by the exchange between the United States and the United Kingdom: sharing a common language and roughly equal in inventiveness, the musicians the two nations have created …

5 On It: Cream Team Chicago Gives Us Their Top 5 Albums

Cream Team Chicago are the fulcrum Hip-Hop’s next zeitgeist. The duo dropped ‘Welcome To Chicago’ and put the culture on notice. Their ficial debut project “Key 2 Life” guarantees to expand on what they’ve started and fer a dynamic balance Hip-Hop, Dancehall and Reggae. Read below what the group used …

See the New Video for Jay-Z’s ‘4:44’

Jay-Z has a Friday surprise for all you Tidal subscribers out there. (So, probably not for you, Kanye West.) Following the rollout “The Story O.J.,” he has now released a video for the title track his new album, 4:44. The video is filled with an assortment clips —  police violence, …

LCD Soundsystem’s Gavin Russom Comes Out As Transgender

Russom. Photo: Photo courtesy Gavin Russom In an illuminating prile on Grindr ahead LCD Soundsystem’s new album, Gavin Russom, the band’s synth player and vocalist since 2009, has come out as transgender. (Russom uses female pronouns and prefers “Gavin,” but may change her name.) It’s a process she says has …