It’s World Goth Day, and because goth is one of the greatest musical subgenres of the late 20th century, the Jezebel staff is here to honor goth with a playlist of some goth songs that we like.
The estate-approved Whitney Houston documentary, Whitney, premiered on Wednesday at Cannes, and with it came a set of devastating revelations about the late singer’s life.
A new study which looked at 500,000 popular songs over the past three decades found that music is only getting more depressing.
If my mom wasn’t my mom, I’d be convinced she spent her childhood as a character from an iconic, subtly bizarre kid’s book—like Meg from A Wrinkle in Time, though instead of zipping through space via tesseract, my mother was inventing complicated melodrama about the personal lives of the trees that lined her block.
Constructing an album as a reflection of sexual awakening is practically a rite of passage for pop singers (particularly women pop singers) at this point. There was Madonna’s Erotica, Janet Jackson’s janet (and then The Velvet Rope and then All for You and then Damita Jo and then...), Rihanna’s Rated R into Loud,…
By now you may have heard, though it seems more likely that you haven’t heard, Rita Ora’s new song “Girls,” which features Charli XCX, Bebe Rexha, and Cardi B.
Arctic Monkeys have long been consistent. Not with their musical style, which morphs with every album, nor their haircuts, which also transform—longer, shorter, less hair gel, more scruff—with every era. What they’ve been consistent with is timing.
We will soon be awash in new albums by a man who has now been dead for more than two years. Today, Tidal announced that it is preparing a new album culled from Prince’s legendary vault for a 2019 release. Tidal CEO Jay-Z is assisting in its compilation.
On Thursday, Spotify removed R. Kelly’s music from their promoted playlists as part of a new “hate content and hateful conduct policy.” Now, R. Kelly has responded to the decision, again denying the claims of sexual misconduct that have followed him for decades. In a lengthy, wordy statement provided to Variety,…
If I woke up this morning on the back of a unicorn who was tap-dancing while redoing my taxes and cooking me tofu scramble, I would have been less surprised than I am at what has actually transpired: I have found myself enjoying a Meghan Trainor song. This is new and wild and I’m freaking out a little bit.
Cardi B went on the Howard Stern show this Wednesday to talk about attending the Met Ball, her engagement to Offset, and getting ready for her baby who we know now will be a regular, degular, shmegular girl.
Join me in a slow clap for olden time literality—according to a new report from Atlas Obscura, in 1846, an entire century before rock and roll was even a twinkle in Sister Rosetta Tharpe’s eye—The Original Monstre Rock Band made headlines in England for their musicianship crafted with actual rocks “hewn from a…
In November, 2017, FYF Fest founder Sean Carlson was accused of sexual misconduct by four different women in a SPIN magazine report. Now the festival has been canceled nearly two months before its 2018 date, reportedly due to poor ticket sales.
You always sort of know what you’re getting into with a Vogue profile, especially if the subject is promoting something specific like a movie or a clothing line. There will be quotes about how hands-on they are, how they just completely disappear into a role. Maybe our female subject will be ogled by a man! You get it.
In the early 1990s, Liz Phair started getting letters.
Y/N is a guide to the week’s music releases based on our highly scientific, non-subjective Yes/No rating system.
Kelis has revealed in a new interview that her ex-husband, the rapper Nas, was mentally and physically abusive during their relationship.
In an interview with Rolling Stone, Janelle Monáe has finally confirmed the career-long rumors about her sexuality—which have ramped up in intensity since the release of new visuals from her forthcoming album Dirty Computer, heavily featuring actor Tessa Thompson.
R. Kelly’s attorney, publicist, and executive assistant have all reportedly resigned and more may be leaving his team soon.
Janelle Monáe made a 44-minute “emotion picture” (what we mere human Earthlings call a movie) to go with her forthcoming album, Dirty Computer. But instead of having us watch it on our computers, Monáe is making it a televised event.