Ben Affleck and Ana de Armas have a tight grip on the quarantine gossip cycle and they are not letting go. Repeatedly stepping out on quarantine strolls like the sidewalks were lined with red carpet, the public caught wind of their isolationship early on in quarantine. Now, the couple is doing full-on PDA in a […]

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The Jonas Brothers would like a chance at song of the summer, please! The pop band just dropped two new songs: “X,” featuring Latin Grammy award-winner Karol G, and “Five More Minutes.” Fans got a taste of both songs in the band’s concert film and documentary Happiness Continues and, naturally, begged for their release. It’s […]

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El-P, our resident rap doomsayer, warned us that everything was going to shit long before it got there. As a solo artist, a producer, a member of the rap groups Company Flow and now Run the Jewels, and the former head of the venerable hip-hop label Def Jux, El-P, born Jaime Meline, built a sturdy […]

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Music by the late rapper Pop Smoke will live on in a posthumous album coming out June 12. The Brooklyn artist’s manager Steven Victor posted an album cover and release date on Instagram Thursday afternoon. No official title has been announced. This is the rapper’s first album after breakout mixtapes Meet the Woo and Meet […]

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As musicians have set weekly or daily appointments for livestream performances to satisfy fans, BTS ARMY has had to settle for bits of content: a performance on James Corden here, some concert recordings from the vault there. Now, the superstar K-pop seven-piece has announced its first live concert from quarantine — but you’ll have to […]

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We’re committed to keeping our readers informed. We’ve removed our paywall from essential coronavirus news stories. Become a subscriber to support our journalists. now. Just off Columbus Avenue, a self-appointed DJ pulled up to an extra-wide sidewalk and greeted the weekend by blasting salsa from his car stereo. A small crowd gathered to dance at a […]

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Beckett Cypher, Melissa Etheridge’s son with former partner Julie Cypher, has died of causes related to opioid addiction. He was 21. Etheridge’s team announced Cypher’s death on Wednesday evening her official Twitter account. “We’re sad to inform you that Melissa’s son Beckett passed away and there will not be a Concerts From Home show today,” […]

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Hip-hop lost a visionary thinker and a lifelong tastemaker over the weekend in the late Andre Harrell, founder of the seminal hip-hop label Uptown Records, home to a number of the architects of the new-jack-swing revolution of the ’80s and ’90s and an integral stepping stone for black music icons like Sean “Puff Daddy” Combs, […]

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Charli XCX is levitating a couple of feet over a DJ booth. “My fans like pop music and poppers. Guess they really know what’s uppppp!” she drawls like an automaton with vocal fry. Air horns pierce through the torchlit rave dungeon. As she reaches the chorus of a new demo she’s calling “Gen- eration,” the […]

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Following a very busy Mother’s Day, Future kept the ball rolling with a surprise announcement today that his new album, High Off Life, will drop this Friday, May 15. The album, which was originally titled Life Is Good after his chart-topping single with Drake, will feature Travis Scott, DaBaby, Young Thug, Meek Mill, NBA YoungBoy, […]

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For over a decade, Hayley Williams sold gale-force emotional reckoning as the lead singer of Paramore, one of the most successful bands on the forefront of the mainstream emo revolution of the middle aughts. Hard-charging riffs carried her sweeping vocals and incisive lyrics across the country, building the band’s profile through endless touring. Paramore stayed […]

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Pioneering, flamboyant, eccentric — Little Richard was all these things, and then some. And just as his anarchic performances suggested, the late legend was just as wild away from the piano, living a life full of sex, drugs, spirituality, generosity, sex, bravado, kindness, and some more sex. The immediate outpouring following his May 9 death […]

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As the planet reels in anxiety and grief, Matty Healy sounds surprisingly calm, almost as if he’d expected this, or certainly hadn’t been entirely surprised by it. “It is a very, very odd time,” he says over the phone from the recording studio in the English countryside where he’s been quarantining with the drummer-producer George […]

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On Monday, singer Bryan Adams swung so wide with a coronavirus rant, he spun past concert cancellations, whizzed by “bat eating,” and landed on, of course, veganism. In an Instagram post lamenting the cancellation of his May shows at London’s Royal Albert Hall, the singer plays 1983’s “Cuts Like a Knife” and goes off on […]

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At the end of one of the most thrilling Billboard chart races we’ve had since “Old Town Road,” Doja Cat and Nicki Minaj’s “Say So” remix earned the No. 1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100, beating out Megan Thee Stallion’s “Savage” remix with Beyoncé. “Say So” leaped from its No. 6 spot. (Both Bey […]

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Part rapper, part singer, and part heir to the throne of BET Uncut, Ontario hip-hop star Tory Lanez has carved out a unique path to fame that began as an overactive youth bouncing between family in Montreal, Toronto, New York, and Atlanta, then broke big thanks in part to Chixtape, a mixtape series on the […]

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