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YoungBoy Never Broke Again's “Top” opened at the top of the Billboard 200 with the equivalent of 126,000 sales, demonstrating the power of frequently delivering new music

This summer alongside the sea, a new song arrived to Beverly Glenn-Copeland via what he calls the “Universal Broadcasting System,” a kind of mystic link between his subconscious and the energy around him

“He’s really good at knowing how to kind of zigzag and keep everybody guessing, but also be true to what his brand is.”

Kanye West was asked to react to two common questions about his candidacy: Why is he running in 2020, since he is too late to get on the ballot in every state? And is he being exploited by Republican operatives? “Praise God for you” he texted back.

Roy Hammond, a soul singer, songwriter and producer with an impressive catalog in the 1960s and ’70s who produced a song that became one of hip-hop’s foundational samples, has died at 81

"Sometimes scoring work can feel very technical. It’s kind of like building the frame of a sculpture. But there was so much freedom with this project."

50 years ago, they did something rare in gospel: tied music to protest

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“We were quite serious about what we were doing. We really felt that the oscillator was as valid an instrument as a violin or a trombone or anything else.”

Toots Hibbert holds a firm spot in Jamaica’s musical pantheon as the first artist to use the word reggae on a record

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

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

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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

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

Two train operators, one on each side of the train, were in charge of transporting Jimmy Fallon and BTS back and forth along a track from a Bowery platform to a Canal Street platform

BTS is funding a new series of global arts projects, featuring 22 artists including Antony Gormley

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