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The rise of DaBaby, from memes to the mosh pit. Hear the Popcast.

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In four and a half years — beginning small in Miami, and now promoting Coachella-sized events around the country — Rolling Loud has established itself as a playground for the young

Rihanna has a new release. But it’s not a single, or a new Fenty collection, or another Amazon Prime underwear show. It’s a “visual autobiography.”

TikTok moves at something faster than warp speed, and crucial to its joy is its reliance on the hard contrast: Why is this person doing this thing, and why does the jolt feel so good?

A teenager, her ukulele and a bedroom pop empire-in-the-making

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Don Cornelius, the TV show’s impossibly cool host, chose the locomotive metaphor for the sock hops he organized around Chicago before he created the show. At Soul Train Utica, now in its seventh year, the train is literal.

"We saw Mike Campbell from Fleetwood Mac every day at breakfast, met Stevie Nicks (swoon) leaving the bar, and sat across from David Blaine doing card tricks our last morning" (via @nytimestravel )

Over the last couple of months, the chart has been a showcase of some ingenious sales tactics. But now a K-pop supergroup has truly pushed the envelope.

Some fans suggested that critical comments online had affected her mental health

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BTS takes a different approach to K-pop on its new EP: ease

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BTS's shimmering “Boy With Luv” features Halsey — but more importantly, it features Halsey singing in Korean, exactly the sort of bilingual exchange that’s all too rare

You think CL is big? Try the earth-shaking popular boy band Exo. K-pop came to the Olympics closing ceremony.

BTS expands its footprint, and 11 more new songs: Hear the Playlist

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"Scorpion" CDs are selling at an FYE store in Queens. But BTS has been “huge, way bigger than Drake.”

BTS’s rappers often dictate the group’s sound: @JonCaramanica  reviews “Love Yourself: ‘Her’”

João Gilberto, one of the primary creators of bossa nova, the intimate Brazilian music that became a major cultural export, has died at 88

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