'The Big Boss' took a genre from working-class neighborhoods and turned it into a commercial powerhouse. But as the trailblazer retires, reggaeton meets a new moment for rebellion and experimentation.
Broadway-legend-in-training Stephen Sondheim was a college sophomore in 1948 when his musical Phinney's Rainbow was produced — and recorded — at Williams College in Massachusetts.
Each week, the guests and hosts on NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour share what's bringing them joy. This week: Midwest Modern Twitter account, Unclear and Present Danger podcast, Gemini Rights and more.
Houston police announced Friday that Patrick Xavier Clark, 33, has been charged with murder in connection with Takeoff's fatal shooting outside a bowling alley last month.
The announcement by the Twitter CEO to suspend Ye came after the conservative social media platform Parler said it had agreed with the rapper formerly known as Kanye West to call off a deal.
The K-pop superstar and BTS member performs a set of solo material in front of a very impressive replica of the Tiny Desk.
The rapper previously known as Kanye West made a series of antisemitic comments, declaring "I love Jewish people, but I also love Nazis." Ye was on the show alongside white-nationalist Nick Fuentes.
Glastonbury Festival organizers say Elton John's performance on the 2023 festival's final night on June 25 will be his farewell show in the U.K.
Failure was not an option when Léon arrived in New York, a determined 24-year-old pianist from Cuba. At nearly 80, she says some things haven't changed.
The coin honoring the Rolling Stones is the fifth in the Royal Mint's "Music Legends'" series that celebrates British artists. Others so honored have been Queen, Elton John, David Bowie and The Who.
The duo, featuring Sylvan Esso's Amelia Meath and Daughter of Swords' Alexandra Sauser-Monnig, gives a playful, fun-filled performance of sublime songs.
Many of the biggest hits in pop music used to have a key change, but it's getting harder and harder to find in top hits.
The British-born vocalist, songwriter and keyboard player whose cool, soulful contralto helped define such classics as "You Make Loving Fun," "Everywhere" and "Don't Stop," died Wednesday.
Jake Flint married his wife Brenda on Saturday and died in his sleep a few hours later on Sunday morning, according to news reports.
The songwriter's grungy dream-pop sound and sweet, sincere voice are perfectly suited to the Tiny Desk.