12 Reasons to Let Your Kid Major In Music

1. They won’t spend four years trying to decide what to major in. Most students float through four-year overpriced universities wondering, ‘what should I major in?’ This is a lot money we’re talking about.  So ask yourself: which is the better investment?  Something focused, directed and passionate?  Or four years …

Jack Harlow Talks Louisville’s Music & Culture, ‘Gazebo’, Private Garden, Rick Pitino, the Boston Celtics & More on TheseUrbanTimes

Recently, Louisville native/ music artist Jack Harlow joined Terrell Thomas at the desk on ThesseUrbanTimes.   With his movement growing and his new project ‘Gazebo’ set to be releasing later this month, Jack Harlow spoke on his music and growing wit his crew Private Garden. Highlighting how his new project …

Mattel Debuts Hijab-Wearing Barbie, Racists Trolls Lose It Online

Ibtihaj Muhammad, a member the United States fencing team who made waves for wearing a hijab during the 2016 Summer Olympics, inspired a new Barbie doll wearing the traditional Muslim garb, the hijab. The announcement at this year’s Glamour magazine’s “Women the Year” summit the doll made many positive waves for …

The Best Songs of 2017 (So Far)

Vulture is looking back at the best releases so far in 2017. This list has been updated to include October releases. What is a single supposed to do? Can one song really change an entire worldview? Now that all music is easily available whenever we want it, how do we …

Why It’s Time to Reconsider Witch House

In TV, movies, and real life, women have been at the forefront the year’s biggest stories — so this Halloween season, we’re looking at pop culture’s most wicked depictions female power. In 2000, nu-metal band Papa Roach released a video for the song “Broken Home.” It’s about the fallout a …

Exploring Darius Rucker’s Impact on Modern Country Music

The year 1995 was one flux in rock. Through Nirvana’s posthumous Unplugged in New York LP, Kurt Cobain’s tortured ghost could still be heard around the hour on the radio, and Hole’s Live Through This singles rang out as rejoinders. Dave Grohl hit the ground running with the self-titled Foo …

Lana Del Rey’s Live Show Is at a Crossroads

Lana Del Rey is something an anomaly in the modern pop landscape. Her artwork evokes Old Hollywood splendor, and her music imbues cabaret performance values with the washed-out sonics British shoegaze. It’s intriguing on record, but still more surprising to see in a live setting, especially among the young and …

Nico Segal Is Chance the Rapper’s Not-So-Secret Weapon

For several years now, music has provided Nico Segal with his share wild times: playing on Saturday Night Live (twice), producing for Kanye West, recording at Rick Rubin’s studio with Neil Young. Despite all this, you might not even know him by name. Segal is best known as Chance the …

The Corrs return to the Royal Albert Hall 20 years on!

Nearly 20 years have passed since The Corrs returned to the legendary Royal Albert Hall, and amid the anticipation a brand new album coming in November titled Jupiter Calling, The Corrs brought their nineties and early noughties records all the way to the 21st century in spectacular fashion. The famous …