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Friday, April 26, 2019
The TDE artist returns with fits of anxiety and maturity, three years after his Grammy-nominated Blank Face LP.
Monday, April 22, 2019
Beyoncé's historic 2018 Coachella performance has been immortalized thanks to the Netflix film Homecoming. Three members of Beyoncé's Coachella marching band talk about the show's prolonged legacy.
Friday, April 19, 2019
Our list of the best albums out this week includes Lizzo's long-awaited debut, the rousing, infectious anthems of Johnnyswim, new music from The Tallest Man On Earth, Loyle Carner and more.
Thursday, April 18, 2019
The Texas rapper is sharing his album, ARIZONA baby, three songs at a time. Ghettobaby adds three songs to the tracklist.
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
The genre-jumping producer is set to release Flamagra, his first album in five years, in May with features from Solange, Anderson .Paak, George Clinton and more.
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
The recording of her historic 2018 performance, titled Homecoming: Live Album, includes new songs and arrives just as a documentary about the concert begins streaming on Netflix.
Monday, March 18, 2019
The U.K.-based singer-songwriter takes the Tiny Desk on a cosmic journey through her Saturn return.
Thursday, March 07, 2019
The Seattle singer-songwriter premieres a botany-themed vent session on NPR Music.
Wednesday, March 06, 2019
Days after Solange dropped her visual album When I Get Home, the artist/auteur doubled down on her love for Houston by hosting screenings of the album's companion art film all across the city.
Monday, March 04, 2019
The rapper's five-track EP Cry 4 Help is her first project in two years and though it's condensed, sounds more honest than any of her previous releases.
Friday, March 01, 2019
With just two days of warning, Solange shares the surprise album When I Get Home.
Thursday, February 14, 2019
The songwriting of this Boston-born artist is sly, mellifluous and bitingly honest. Her latest, "Whorey Heart," illustrates the emotive see-saw of trying to cut someone off.
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
The millennial London jazz band shares an expeditious, vibrant single from its upcoming debut album, You Can't Steal My Joy.
Friday, February 01, 2019
TLC's 1999 smash was a song women loved about the men they wouldn't put up with. Two decades later, fans still take its message to heart when scrubs run amok.
Thursday, January 24, 2019
The 23-year-old New York artist has caught the attention of Tyler, The Creator, Solange and more. Get familiar now.
Thursday, January 17, 2019
DAWN waves a flag for the weirdness of black girls while once again asserting herself as a musical chameleon capable of an elegantly executed audible middle finger.
Thursday, January 10, 2019
On his new album, talented producer and chillwave crusader Chaz Bundick has transitioned into a full-fledged vocalist and groove operator.
Sunday, December 23, 2018
Our list of the year's best hip-hop is an encapsulation of a year awash in trolls and tabloid fodder, grief and grit and escapist fantasy, and also an attempt to extract meaning from the chaos.
Saturday, December 22, 2018
These are NPR Music's picks for the top 10 R&B projects — not restricted by gender — that are leading the vanguard. Remember their names and watch the throne.
Tuesday, December 04, 2018
The music video for "Blaxploitation," like the Chicago rapper's sophomore album, Room 25, is jam-packed with metaphor and symbolism.