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Spotify Is Removing Bands Accused Of Promoting White Supremacy

The Southern Poverty Law Center identified the groups as associated with hateful ideologies. Spotify said its content policy is "under constant review."

Reggie Ugwu • One year ago

J Balvin's Fast-Rising “Mi Gente” Is A Challenge To The US-Centric Pop World

After the "Despacito" remix, can an entirely Spanish song top the pop charts?

Reggie Ugwu • One year ago

R. Kelly Show In Atlanta Will Go On Despite Local Government Opposition

County commissioners had hoped to block the show in light of recent allegations of physical and mental abuse.

Reggie Ugwu • One year ago

Rick Ross Apologized For Saying He'd Expect Sex From Female Protégés

The comments had "pushed every stereotype women have to deal with in this industry," one music executive said.

Reggie Ugwu • One year ago

How Haim Became Rock's New Royalty

Music’s favorite all-sister trio on smashing genre divisions, the pop charts, and the patriarchy.

Reggie Ugwu • One year ago

Here's What 43 Of R. Kelly's Former Collaborators Said When Asked If They'd Work With Him Again

After BuzzFeed News reported that parents told police Kelly has been holding several women against their will, we reached out to some of his former collaborators.

Reggie Ugwu • One year ago

Inside The 2017 Battle For Song Of The Summer

DJ Khaled, Luis Fonsi, Diplo, Zedd, and Carly Rae Jepsen explain how random chance — and careful planning — fuel an annual midyear tradition.

Reggie Ugwu • One year ago

Prodigy Of Mobb Deep Is Dead At 42

He had been hospitalized with complications due to sickle cell anemia.

Reggie Ugwu • One year ago

13 Things You Should Know About Lorde's Long-Awaited New Album "Melodrama"

The pop prodigy's second album is finally here.

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To Modernize The Grammys, The Recording Academy Will Try Online Voting

But can a technical fix solve a cultural problem?

Reggie Ugwu • One year ago

17 Pro Tips For Staying Safe At Concerts And Other Live Events

"It's important to live your life, but you should be smart as well."

Reggie Ugwu • One year ago

Is Shazam's Game Show The Future Of Unscripted TV?

The first primetime show based on an app is a testing ground for Hollywood, the music industry, and Silicon Valley.

Reggie Ugwu • One year ago

The Making Of “DNA.,” Kendrick Lamar And Mike Will Made-It’s Militant Masterpiece

The inside story of Damn.'s showstopping second single, as told by the super producer who made it.

Reggie Ugwu • One year ago

Who Decides What Gets Played On The Radio? More And More, It's Listeners

Recent fan-chosen singles from Drake and Future show how even the oldest traditions in popular music are shifting.

Reggie Ugwu • One year ago

The Fyre Festival Fiasco Shows How Insane The Festival Market Has Become

"You always have to be upping your game because the competition is so fierce."

Reggie Ugwu • One year ago

Here's The Story Behind That Kendrick Lamar And U2 Song

Mike Will Made-It, who produced "XXX," explains how he and Kendrick connected with Bono: Jimmy Iovine. "Jimmy might have anybody around."

Reggie Ugwu • 2 years ago

Tim Heidecker, Bard Of The Anti-Trump Movement

The surrealist comedian of Tim and Eric fame is writing surprising and irreverent songs that speak to liberal indignation. To his straight white male antagonists in the alt-right: “Why don't you be a positive force in the world instead of a piece of shit?”

Reggie Ugwu • 2 years ago

11 Things You Probably Didn't Know Were Funded With Help From The National Endowment For The Arts

President Trump has proposed eliminating the NEA in his first federal budget. Here's a sampling of famous American art created with the help of the endowment since it was founded in 1965.

Reggie Ugwu • 2 years ago