The rapper debuted his eighth album, “Ye,” on a wide-open Wyoming field, bringing collaborators, friends and the music industry together after his “shaky-ass year.”
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The rapper’s new album, “Daytona,” is filled with crisp rhymes over Kanye West beats. But his post-release war of words with Drake has had an even bigger impact.
A documentary about the fashion world Zelig André Leon Talley doesn’t live up to his energy.
Fame almost ate this 26-year-old pop singer and songwriter alive. Now he’s made one of the year’s best pop albums, “Voicenotes.”
“Beerbongs & Bentleys” and “Sr3mm” are albums optimized for the streaming age: hypnotic, playlist-ready and barely albums at all.
The singer’s stadium tour sought to complete her transformation from warm pop superstar to something more coldblooded and bulletproof.
While the rapper trumpets his new messages on Twitter and in interviews, a collective global rescue effort for his mind, soul and legacy rages on.
The rapper wrestles with various kinds of temptation on his new album, but the larger issue he addresses is how a new wave of renegade stars view his work.
The singing competition, back after a two-year hiatus, is focusing on the fireworks onstage, rather than between the judges. And Lionel Richie is its godfather.
Niche stars and not-quite celebrities are churning out namesake products — T-shirts, coloring books, tissue boxes — made for a dedicated few.