The rising British-Japanese songwriter Rina Sawayama is making the pop world more relatable — one glittery, retro-sounding synth banger at a time.
Rising Harlem rapper Sheck Wes on his formative time in Senegal, his breakout hit "Mo Bamba," and his record deal with Travis Scott and Kanye West.
With her debut project Whack World, Philadelphia artist Tierra Whack created her own universe out of one-minute snapshots.
Meet Queen Key, the "My Way" rapper whose world runs on mischief, girl power, and uncontrollable laughter.
With her new album, Sway, and a clutch of recent cosigns, Tove Styrke's inventive earworms are primed to get the recognition they've always deserved.
This multi-talented South African artist became a star at home by setting her sights abroad.
The Canadian duo makes catchy, haunted-sounding music about surviving as trans women in an antagonistic world.
With new album Providence Canyon, singer-songwriter Brent Cobb makes straddling the worlds of big-city country and small-town Americana look easy.
A profile of the great, underrated Philly four-piece Remember Sports, plus the video for "Pull Through," a song off their forthcoming LP, Slow Buzz.
The punk-steeped folkie examines love and depression under Trump on her new album, May Your Kindness Remain.
A profile of Charlotte Day Wilson, the Toronto soul musician with a new EP called Stone Woman