Music

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Late to Record-Breaking K-pop Group BTS? Start Here.

“Fake Love,” the lead single from the K-pop ensemble’s Billboard-topping album, offers a quick entry into the next big music sensation.

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WATCH: Solange and Esperanza Spalding Sing for Resistance at Peace Ball

The sold-out show took over the National Museum of African American History and Culture during the official inauguration concert.

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In Trying Times, Some Songs for Healing and Persevering

From Run the Jewels to Solange, we offer our favorite artists’ work to help process the rage and hopelessness you might be feeling right now.

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Take Care of Yourself: Stream Jamila Woods' 'Heavn' in Its Entirety

The singer, poet and youth educator just dropped her debut album.

'Hip Hop Honors' Returns, Will Exclusively Big Up Women

The show will air July 11 at 9 p.m. ET.

Franchesca Ramsey Slays Piers Morgan's Racially-Charged Critique of 'Lemonade'

Morgan wrote that he prefers prefers “the less inflammatory, agitating” Beyoncé.

#TBT: Celebrate Selena's Life With Five of Her Most Popular Songs

Today marks 21 years since Yolanda Saldívar killed the “Queen of Tejano Music.”

WATCH: Lalah Hathaway Reinterprets Her Father's Classic 'Little Ghetto Boy'

“Ghetto Boy” features contributions from Snoop Dogg, Terrace Martin and Robert Glasper.

WATCH: Jill Scott’s New Video Has All the Feelings

From Black boys lost to failed relationships, Jilly from Philly’s new video will put you in your feelings—then help you climb out.

Listen to Some of Sean Price's Last Verses on 'Venom'

“Venom” is the newest single from New York rapper Bruse Wane. It features Price and Big Pun’s son, Chris Rivers. 

Video: Dallas Teens Talk McKinney

Campers at Dallas’s Black Academy of Arts and Letters address fear and anger in the aftermath of McKinney police violence. 

Percy Sledge Passes Away at 74 Years Old

The singer’s famous ballad, “When a Man Loves a Woman,” lives on.

John Singleton Will No Longer Direct Tupac Biopic

The show will go on.

Selena Fans Will Get To See Her Perform Again

The Tupac hologram has set the stage for the return of the Queen of Tejano Music.

Rihanna Calls Out Indiana's 'Religious Freedom' Law

Badgal RiRi throws a few choice expletives at Governor Mike Pence and his homophobic friends.

Catching Up on Chris Rock's 'Driving While Black' Posts

The discussion about #DWB continues.

Trooper Reprimanded After Taking Photo With Snoop Dogg

Snoop did, in fact, shoot the deputy.

MCNY Unveils 'Hip-Hop Revolution' Photo Exhibition

Three photographers share classic moments in hip-hop culture seen through their lenses.

Remembering Selena 20 Years After Her Death

The Mexican-American pop star’s legacy lives on.

'Miseducation of Lauryn Hill' Now In the Library of Congress

L-Boogie joins the greats in Congress registry.