Wed., July 23, 2014 5:42pm
One of the biggest and developing stories in hip-hop is the Los Angeles label Top Dawg Entertainment. The company employs an in-house production team...
Wed., July 23, 2014 5:00pm
The Uruguayan singer-songwriter Jorge Drexler, a former doctor, is known as a literate and introspective musician. But then he wondered how his...
Tue., July 22, 2014 4:45pm
The "boom-chicka-boom" of Johnny Cash's guitar. The ghostly echo on Elvis Presley's voice. More than 60 years after these early...
Mon., July 21, 2014 5:15pm
In their first single, the young country singers Maddie & Tae make a splash by speaking up for the women in country songs who are expected to...
Fri., July 18, 2014 11:45am
From July 25 to July 27, we'll stream more than a dozen concerts from the festival's main stage.
Fri., July 18, 2014 3:45am
Texas blues legend Johnny Winter has died, ending a long and expansive career that included working alongside bluesman Muddy Waters and playing at...
Thu., July 17, 2014 2:00pm
For four days in the Superdome, the Essence Festival conjures an alternate universe where mature R&B performed by seasoned veterans is elevated...
Mon., July 14, 2014 1:15pm
Spoiler alert: Like many bad things in life, some of the first usages of the slur that we could find are from children's rhymes.
Mon., July 14, 2014 12:00pm
A second-generation American, he was one of the most prominent conductors of the post-World War II era, leading orchestras and opera companies on...
Mon., July 14, 2014 8:45am
Drummer Tommy Ramone died at the age of 65 on Friday. He was the last original member of the punk band that gave him his name. Their music was...