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Monday, April 24, 2023
NBA players weren't always free to express themselves through their outfits. Nowadays they represent their roots and influence culture off the court. (Story aired on ATC on March 23, 2023.)
Sunday, April 23, 2023
Players didn't always have the freedom to express themselves through their outfits — in 2005, the NBA instituted a restrictive dress code. Now players embrace the intersection of sports and fashion.
Saturday, April 22, 2023
Music festivals like Coachella are a spectrum of taste and discovery, allowing fans to experience their favorite artists and introducing them to new ones.
Tuesday, April 04, 2023
Fusing together the defiant sounds of pop-punk and underground hip-hop, Teezo ruminates on what it means to chase his dreams and avoid the pitfalls of complacency.
Tuesday, March 21, 2023
Yves Tumor is giving goth, glamorous and godly on this tender yet desperate track.
Monday, February 20, 2023
Crushes prevail in the Montreal-based trio's new single.
Tuesday, February 14, 2023
The title track of the artist's sophomore studio LP is a gloomy but cathartic meditation on finding clarity after heartbreak.
Wednesday, February 08, 2023
The polymath producer distills his knack for synthetic beats and jazz-like arrangements into a smooth, delicate soul rhythm.
Tuesday, January 31, 2023
The lead single from Lucha captures an ambivalent feeling: yearning deeply for someone while aware of the ways that love can turn toxic.
Wednesday, January 25, 2023
The rapper unbottles the feelings that come with being young and facing an uncertain but boundless future.
Tuesday, January 24, 2023
The U.K. born Nigerian-Jamaican rapper is the life coach we didn't know we needed.
Wednesday, January 18, 2023
A$AP Rocky dedicated "Same Problems?" to "everybody we've lost and anybody who ever lost somebody." It serves as a solemn introduction to the rapper's upcoming album.
Wednesday, January 11, 2023
King Krule, Pretty V and Jadasea collaborate on a track that rings like a sacred toll or a broken lullaby.
Friday, January 06, 2023
Each week, the guests and hosts on NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour share what's bringing them joy. This week: Babel or The Necessity of Violence, Sultana's Dream, La última copa/The Last Cup, and Brick.
Friday, December 30, 2022
Each week, the guests and hosts on NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour share what's bringing them joy. This week: The Menu, dancer Kim Hale, "Girlfriend" by Matthew Sweet, Drink Masters and more.
Wednesday, December 28, 2022
Jerry Craft published the Newbury award-winning graphic novel New Kid in 2019. The novel focuses on the experience of being Black and the "new kid" at a predominantly white school.
Friday, December 23, 2022
Each week, the guests and hosts on NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour share what's bringing them joy. This week: The Blamo! podcast, Paris Is Burning, Sheryl Lee Ralph's Sleigh and Crash Landing on You.
Wednesday, December 21, 2022
Susan Kuklin published the award-winning Beyond Magenta in 2014. The collection of images and interviews with transgender and nonbinary teens and young adults centers their experiences and identities.
Friday, December 16, 2022
Each week, the guests and hosts on NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour share what's bringing them joy. This week: Making Shazam playlists, Chris Klimek's annual mixtape, NPR Best Music of 2022 and more.
Wednesday, December 14, 2022
Ashley Hope Pérez published Out of Darkness in 2015 to critical acclaim. The novel re-contextualized contemporary issues of race providing a historical framework in a not-so-post-racial America.