How songs like “6 Inch” conjure the pioneering women artists of soul music’s past.
Explore a few more colorful worlds.
Like the prodigious artists before them, Kendrick Lamar and Kanye West create work that allows us to know ourselves and order our world.
Nina arrives in April.
With politics and pop culture mixing in new ways, we’re ready for a new LP. And one might finally be coming.
With help from a string section and a brass band.
Hear a sample of another tribute.
One of her many contributions to the upcoming documentary.
Alex Frank reads between the lines of the pop singer’s recent open letter on Instagram.
A new documentary shows how a complicated icon may have set the stage for today’s youth music.
Drawing a clear line between the Civil Rights Movement and the recent protests.