The Swedish artist Yung Lean, who has morphed from Internet curio to genuine commodity, is a reminder that hip-hop success no longer requires traditional gatekeepers.
Ronald Herron, who performs as Ra Diggs, was found guilty of running a drug ring in two Brooklyn housing projects and of killing three people involved with drugs.
Scenes from the music festival on Randalls Island.
With Outkast is coming to New York this weekend to play at the Governors Ball festival, Ben Ratliff and Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah discuss the duo and its legacy.
Nicki Minaj embraced Drake, and 50 Cent shared the stage with Nas on Sunday at the Hot 97 Summer Jam.
Primavera Sound in Barcelona is an expansive music showcase that has gradually become one of the top tickets of the European festival season and a template for other promoters worldwide.