Playlist: The Playlist: The Return of the Real Boy Band and 10 More New Songs

Hear Feist honor Leonard Cohen, N.E.R.D snap back to life and more new songs that caught our critics’ attention this week.

Style Q & A: The Roots’ Black Thought on Philadelphia Style. And His Beard.

In addition to his gig on “The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon,” the hip-hop innovator stars in “The Deuce” and has a new sneaker collection.

Travis Scott Sued by Fan Who Says Concert Injury Paralyzed Him

The rapper, known for his high-energy live shows, incited the mayhem that led a young man to be pushed from a third-floor balcony, according to a lawsuit.

Review: Onstage Jay-Z Forgoes Distractions, Drilling Down to the Message

At the opening of his “4:44” tour, Jay-Z showcased his effortless delivery and tried to translate the intimacy of that album’s themes to a large room.

Chengdu Journal: With Dreadlocks, Rhythm and Flow, China Embraces Hip-Hop

A city better known for pandas has become an unlikely outpost of a genre rooted in African-American culture.

nothing,nowhere. Blends Hip-Hop and Emo to Make Tomorrow’s Pop

Joe Mulherin is part of an emerging group of artists that is bridging the chasm between rap and rock. His debut is one of the most promising albums of the year.

The Rapper NF Tops the Chart With ‘Perception’

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers’ “Greatest Hits” holds at No. 2 and Lil Pump opened at No. 3 with his self-titled album.

Eminem Lashes Out at Trump With Freestyle Rap Video

The rapper accused President Trump of racism, hypocrisy, disrespect of military veterans and more in a video played at the BET Hip Hop Awards.