Dec 06, 2013
The composer reflects on his storied Broadway career in a new HBO documentary.
Nov 06, 2013
We can't fully understand American slavery and its legacy without mining the diversity of enslaved experience in scholarship as well as film.
Oct 28, 2013
The legendary singer-songwriter of the Velvet Underground died Sunday.
Sep 05, 2013
Somewhere in America Miley Cyrus is appropriating black culture, but she's certainly not the only artist—we've got a long and tangled history of it.
May 10, 2013
Who has two thumbs and won't be attending a Rolling Stones concert this year? This moi.
May 03, 2013
A new book charts the intellectual history of the Village Voice's towering rock critics, as well as the community that sprung up around them.
Mar 08, 2013
When Marco Rubio keeps reminding everyone he likes hip-hop, who is he really speaking to?
Feb 19, 2013
Heaven help me, I'm praising Jonah Goldberg.
Feb 14, 2013
Beyoncé's new documentary Life Is But a Dream marks a brief pit stop during her rise to world domination.
Nov 20, 2012
When will people making a living in the arts fight for their right to be compensated fairly for their contributions to culture?
Oct 26, 2012
Jackson. Joe Jackson.
Oct 12, 2012
Oct 01, 2012
An investigation of music’s power by one of its great polymaths
Sep 28, 2012
Sep 27, 2012
The lead singer of Against Me! changes gender and challenges the male punk scene.