Fyre Festival, a Luxury Music Weekend, Crumbles in the Bahamas

A high-end event founded by Ja Rule and the entrepreneur Billy McFarland was supposed to feature shows and yachts. Attendees found chaos instead.

How Lil Uzi Vert Turned Rap Into Rock and Became a Pop Star

He’s a rapper, a social media phenomenon, the guy yelling “ya” on Migos’s hit “Bad and Boujee.” What’s the secret of Uzi’s success? A panel discussion, on Popcast.

Kendrick Lamar’s ‘DAMN.’ Earns the Biggest Billboard Debut of 2017

The rapper’s new album shot to No. 1 on the strength of sales of the full album. John Mayer opened at No. 2.

Rising Rapper SahBabii Packages Tough Talk in a Sweet Voice

The 20-year-old Atlanta artist came to New York for a trip that demonstrated how quickly the internet can change a rapper’s life.

Rising Rapper SahBabii Packages Tough Talk in a Sweet Voice

The 20-year-old Atlanta artist came to New York for a trip that demonstrated how quickly the internet can change a rapper’s life.

Popcast: A Deep Dig on Kendrick Lamar and J. Cole’s Hip-Hop’s Values

The two rappers recall an earlier time in the genre’s history, in terms of aesthetics and politics. How do they fit in today? A panel discussion, on Popcast.

Playlist: The Playlist: The War on Drugs and Lana Del Rey Deliver Two Kinds of Reveries

Prince, Perfume Genius, Juana Molina and more: hear the new tracks that caught our critics’ attention this week.

The Chainsmokers Prove They’re a Hit on the Album Chart, Too

The duo’s singles have performed well, and now its debut LP has opened at No. 1, bumping Drake’s “More Life” to No. 2.