superlatives

The Best and Unforgettable of the Fugees, According to Pras

“We’re Caribbean, Haitian, Brooklyn. That rice and beans, plantains, machetes. We’re coming with that vibe.”
double consciousnesses

The Fiction of the Color Line

From Nella Larsen to Mariah Carey, Black women writers have long used passing stories to crack our façades of race, class, and gender.
song review

There Is Still Nothing Like New Adele

Even if “Easy On Me” resembles, on its surface, something old and familiar.
  1. drama in the air tonight
    Remember the Phil Collins Alamo Artifacts BattleYears after his massive donation, plans for the Texas museum are imploding.
  2. superlatives
    The Best and Unforgettable of the Fugees, According to Pras“We’re Caribbean, Haitian, Brooklyn. That rice and beans, plantains, machetes. We’re coming with that vibe.”
  3. one night only
    CBS Nabs Adele Concert Special Featuring an Interview With OprahAdele One Night Only airs Sunday, November 14.
  4. double consciousnesses
    The Fiction of the Color LineFrom Nella Larsen to Mariah Carey, Black women writers have long used passing stories to crack our façades of race, class, and gender.
  5. #freebritney
    Britney Spears Says She’s Afraid of Making a Mistake Now That She’s FreeShe wrote on Instagram that the paparazzi seem to want to scare her into doing “something crazy.”
  6. tiny desk/big band
    Camila Cabello Performed a New Song With a Mariachi Band for Her Tiny DeskFor her unreleased song “La Buena Vida.”
  7. song review
    There Is Still Nothing Like New AdeleEven if “Easy On Me” resembles, on its surface, something old and familiar.
  8. scary
    Adele’s ‘Easy On Me’ Is a Song About Her PoltergeistMany people, including Adele, are saying that her new song, “Easy On Me,” is about her divorce. Unfortunately, it is about a vengeful demon.
  9. vulture sports
    You’ll Love How Much the Red Sox Love ‘Dancing on My Own’“Deep down, everybody thinks it’s a little catchy.”
  10. my mixtape is dropping
    Add PinkPantheress’s Debut Mixtape to Your MySpace ProfileOr just stream To Hell With It now.
  11. my single is dropping
    Miranda Lambert Grows Up to Be a Cowboy in New Single“If I Was a Cowboy” is the latest in her busy 2021.
  12. thugger goes punk
    Young Thug Rocks With It, Drops New Album PunkHappy Slime Season to all who celebrate.
  13. my single is dropping
    Dixie D’Amelio Drops Fan-Favorite Single ‘The Real Thing’As heard on Hulu’s The D’Amelio Show.
  14. book excerpt
    Mac Miller Found Freedom on FacesAn oral history of Mac Miller’s 2014 opus, now available on streaming services for the first time, excerpted from The Book of Mac.
  15. ‘tis the season
    Kelly Clarkson Declares It’s Christmastime With When Christmas Comes Around …Featuring Ariana Grande on the big-as-you’d-expect “Santa, Can’t You Hear Me.”
  16. grammys 2022
    Bo Burnham’s Inside (The Songs) Won’t Compete for a Comedy GrammyThe album will be moved to Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media.
  17. respect the classics
    Um, Should We Be Worried About Genesis?But mostly Phil Collins.
  18. disrespect the classics
    Paul McCartney Reviews the Rolling Stones: ‘Blues Cover Band’“I’m not sure I should say it, but.”
  19. seeing stars
    Billie Eilish Accomplishes Bucket List by Punching Jimmy Kimmel“I’m probably the strongest person here!”
  20. music videos
    Troye Sivan’s ‘Angel Baby’ Music Video Is Deliciously FruityLet him eat cake (off whomever he wants)!
  21. go easy on us
    Adele Finally Adds It Up and Announces New Album 30The follow-up to 25 arrives on November 19.
  22. trailer mix
    Jojo Was a Man Who Thought He Watched The Beatles: Get Back Trailer“It’s going to be such a comical thing like in 50 years’ time. They broke up because Yoko sat on an amp.”
  23. last night on late night
    Watch Jimmy Fallon and Chris Stapleton Sing of Their Love for Nancy MeyersIt’s Nancy Meyers week all over again!
  24. music festivals
    Coachella Will Return to the Desert in April 2022Nature is healing.
  25. splits
    Kim Kardashian West Will Be Keeping Up the Hidden Hills Estate in DivorceEven if North West says it’s “ugly.”
  26. grammys 2022
    The Grammys Deemed Kacey Musgraves’s star-crossed a Pop AlbumAfter her label entered it in Best Country Album — which Golden Hour won in 2019.
  27. the law
    Tyga Arrested for Alleged Domestic ViolenceThe alleged crime against his ex-girlfriend, Camaryn Swanson, is a felony.
  28. switched on pop
    James Blake Has Come to Terms With His Underrated InfluenceTherapy and reaching his 30s have helped the artist-producer focus on simply having fun.
  29. years start comin
    Smash Mouth’s Steve Harwell Will No Longer Get the Show On, Get PaidThe singer is leaving the group after a clip of a performance on Saturday went viral on TikTok.
  30. true love
    Megan Fox and Machine Gun Kelly’s Relationship Is Exactly How You Imagined“Our souls chose this to absolutely have to face our shadow selves.”
  31. rumour has it
    Adele’s First Instagram Live Includes Sneak Peek of ‘Easy on Me’“I’m gonna get in trouble.”
  32. in the room with bosses
    Megan Thee Stallion and Her Dog Met Up With BTS in New YorkShe told the group she wants to do a video the next time they collaborate.
  33. social distancing
    Hayley Williams Will Take a Step Back From Social Media, Including Her Finsta“I’ve carefully considered this decision for almost a year now.”
  34. music
    Dwayne ‘the Rock’ Johnson Makes What He’s Calling His ‘Historic Rap Debut’He features alongside Joey Cool and King Iso on Tech N9ne’s track “Face Off.”
  35. the law
    Faith Rodgers Recalls R. Kelly’s ‘Childish’ Behavior During Her Trial Testimony“I knew he was trying to throw me off and make me kind of shake up a little bit,” she said in her first public comments since his conviction.
  36. groovy duo
    Feel Good This Fall: Silk Sonic Announces New Album#LetSilkSonicThrive
  37. my single is dropping
    Kelis Serves Up ‘Midnight Snacks’ in New SongHer first music in seven years returns to her favorite topic: food.
  38. backstories
    How Billie Eilish Rethought the James Bond Theme Song for a New GenerationShe built a blockbuster in a bedroom, so it makes sense she’d record “No Time to Die” on a tour bus.
  39. going solo
    Who Is Jesy Nelson Without Little Mix?The singer on reckoning with her controversies, past and present, and her debut solo single with Nicki Minaj.
  40. videology
    Diane Keaton Grieves, Parties With Justin Bieber in ‘Ghost’ VideoThe Oscar winner’s latest star turn.
  41. my first solo single is dropping
    Jesy Nelson Trades Her Girl Group for ‘Boyz’ With Nicki MinajInspired by P. Diddy’s “Bad Boy 4 Life.”
  42. classical-music review
    Carnegie Reopens With Bernstein, Beethoven, and a Tribute to Those 7 p.m. ShoutsAfter 572 silent days.
  43. send our love (to your new album)
    Everything We Now Know About Adele’s New AlbumFrom her chatty Vogue and British Vogue covers.
  44. bow down
    JoJo Siwa and Her Momager Get Their Own Making the BandSiwas Dance Pop Revolution, which will form a tween group called XOMG Pop, starts streaming on Peacock on November 4.
  45. stadium arcadium
    The Red Hot Chili Peppers’ 2022 Tour Openers Are Wildly StackedThe Strokes, Haim, St. Vincent, A$AP Rocky, Thundercat, Beck, Anderson .Paak, and King Princess join.
  46. covers
    Cat Power Sings Frank Ocean to Announce New Covers AlbumCovers features songs by the Pogues, Lana Del Rey, the Replacements, Billie Holiday, and more.
  47. last night on late night
    Charli XCX Dances on Her Grave for Fallon ‘Good Ones’ PerformanceHyperpop may be dead, but Charli? Undead, baby.
  48. just couple things
    Meghan Trainor Thinks Soul Mates Should Poop Next to Each Other, But Only OnceThe couple that goes together stays together.
  49. the law
    Diplo Could Face Charges Over Revenge-Porn AllegationsThe Los Angeles City Attorney’s office confirmed it is looking into a police referral.
  50. festivals
    Pharrell Criticizes Virginia Beach Over Cousin’s Police Killing, Pulls FestivalHe referenced the city’s “toxic energy” in an October 5 letter about Something in the Water Festival.
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