Maybe just being true to yourself will draw an audience.
“You’re stripping away a layer between yourself and the listener, which is groovy.”
The best Kendrick collaborations are the ones with someone wild and weird enough loosen him up.
The new songs are a subtle push into the present for bands that seem branded by their past.
There’s no disguising that this is a body of songs about gleeful adulting on a Montana resort.
Nearly every song overstays its welcome.
All the times the award show got it wrong.
She gave insecurity and uncertainty a powerful voice.
The singer’s true character is revealed in its crestfallen deep cuts.
The songs about sex are going to be the draw, but it’s the rapper’s mix of kooky images and no-nonsense delivery fueling the whole enterprise.
It sounds like he tried to bring “SexyBack” back.
Cardi B! Beyoncé! Kanye?!
It’s like he’s second-guessing his place in the rap game.
The Beautiful and Damned mostly just careens through long nights and regrets it in the heavy mornings after.
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In an effort to be everything to everybody, big singles are marching toward “pop centrism.”
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Craig Jenkins chooses his favorite albums of the year.
Donald Glover’s latest album as Childish Gambino came up bigger than anyone saw coming.
It’s deadly serious, but every message is delivered with a patient and delicate touch.
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