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Teresa Xie


'MAGDALENE' is FKA twigs' Most Accessible Album Yet

Her sophomore album reflects on overcoming pain in life and love.

Tiny Desk, Big Audience, Bigger Artists

As the NPR video series expands, is it still giving enough exposure to smaller artists?

Kanye West Heads In A Religious Direction with 'Jesus Is King,' But Fails to Deliver

The rapper's ninth studio album feels empty and underwhelming.

Vagabon’s Self–Titled Album is an Honest Collection of Growing Pains

Singer–songwriter Laetitia Tamko strips down her walls on her sophomore record.

'uknowwhatimsayin?' is Danny Brown's Most Sophisticated Album

The latest album from the Detroit rapper features Run The Jewels, Blood Orange, and JPEGMAFIA.

Whitney Made Union Transfer Feel Cozy and Familiar

Hand Habits and Whitney perfectly complemented each other on stage.

Is Live Nation Entertainment's Monopoly Hurting Concert Lovers?

The ticket sales giant streamlines fans' experiences, but is it worth the high cost of fees?

Sofar Sounds: Perfect for Students, but Problematic for Artists

People question whether the concert experience startup gives artists the recognition they deserve.

What Was 2019's 'Song of the Summer'?

Street picks the songs that defined this past season.

Why BROCKHAMPTON Hates Pitchfork

Exploring the relationship between artist and critic

Whitney's 'Forever Turned Around' is Nostalgic and Bittersweet

The indie group delivers a second album that further defines their sound.

The Best Songs from Euphoria's Season One Soundtrack

Fill your back to school playlist with songs from the breakout show of the summer.

Loyle Carner's 'Not Waving, But Drowning' Intersects Poetry and Music

The artist's lyrics stand alone as something special on his sophomore album.

Donald Glover's 'Guava Island' is Beautiful, but Lacks Message

Be prepared to be both pleasantly surprised and a little disappointed.

Anderson .Paak's "Ventura" Delivers on Love and Spunky Beats

.Paak seems to have learned a few things since Oxnard. 

Nipsey Hussle: Artist, Entrepreneur, Community Activist

At age 33, Hussle's death came far too soon.

The Rise of 'The Creative': Redefining What it Means to be an Artist

Why have one defining artistic platform when you can have multiple?

Everything You Need to Know About J.I.D Before Spring Fling

At just 28 years old, J.I.D has revamped Atlanta rap. 

Solange's 'When I Get Home' is a Beautiful Construction that Lacks a Thesis

Solange's most recent album makes an artistic statement, but leans on abstraction.

Ten Songs Discovered Through Spotify's Pollen Playlist

A unique Spotify playlist that's perfect for discovering new artists.
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