Revisiting System of a Down's chaotic, anti-fascist debut album 20 years after its release
System of a Down were woke way before being woke was a thing.
Everything is Love review: Beyoncé, Jay-Z celebrate their wealth, power, black identity in grand new album
On Everything is Love, Jay-Z and Beyoncé rap about being on top of the music industry and amassing an unimaginable amount of wealth; all while being black.
How XXXTentacion's rage-filled music describes the modern American landscape of a lost, broken generation
But what most people fail to see is that XXXTentacion—an obscure, troubled teenager who went from putting out mixtapes on SoundCloud to mainstream popularity—was the perfect pop-culture reflection of a lost, broken generation continually seeking gratification in places that get increasingly unfulfilling with time.
ye album review: Kanye West comes undone on a personal record about family, politics, addictions
While ye is not nearly as experimental or extravagant as Kanye West's earlier releases, it is an important Kanye release for his fans.
The Smashing Pumpkins, 070 Shake, Christina Aguilera — a playlist of the best new tracks from past week
This week, The Smashing Pumpkins released their first song in 18 years; Kanye West's protégé 070 Shake dropped a new track; and Christina Aguilera returned.
The 1975, A$AP Rocky, Gorillaz, Pusha T — A playlist of the best new tracks from the past week
This week, Pusha-T dropped a fire diss-track aimed at Drake, Gorillaz unveiled a new single, and The 1975 return with their new song.
On John Bonham's 70th birthday, a playlist of the most powerful drumming in classic Led Zeppelin tracks
Let's dive into some Led Zeppelin tracks where John Bonham shines; even more than usual.
Zayn, Eminem, Arctic Monkeys, Drake — A playlist of the best new tracks from the past week
This week, Zayn released the infectious 'Entertainer', Eminem featured on a scathing new rap verse, Arctic Monkeys starred in a surreal new video, and Drake dropped a surprise track dissing Kanye West and Pusha-T.
Slowdive's Souvlaki turns 25: The lasting influence of Neil Halstead, Rachel Goswell's shoegaze masterpiece
While My Bloody Valentine's Loveless is credited with popularising shoegaze, Slowdive's Souvlaki is unequivocally attributed to have perfected the genre.
With Race 3, Salman Khan goes back to humble origins of family dramas without giving up on his action hero image
Salman Khan gave up on Dancer Dad, a father-daughter emotional story, to embrace Race 3, but not without throwing some family drama into the mix.
With Race 3, Kaala facing distribution hurdles, it's time for movies to stop relying on a big star's presence
With Salman Khan's Race 3 and Rajinikanth's Kaala struggling to find distributors, the alarm bells for Bollywood are finally ringing.
Guru Randhawa's 'Raat Kamal Hai' is a drab, uninspiring, repetitive number destined to be a party hit
The new song by Guru Randhawa, titled 'Raat Kamaal Hai', is about partying. Obviously.
Hollywood 2018 Quarter 1 box-office report: Black Panther shows it's superhero films to the rescue
With Black Panther already crossing the billion dollar mark, its time for Avengers: Infinity War, Deadpool 2, Ant-Man and the Wasp, the first ever Aquaman movie, and X-Men: Dark Phoenix to ensure a successful 2018 for Hollywood.
A playlist of Avicii's most memorable tracks, from 'Broken Arrow' to 'Wake Me Up'
While Avicii scored a number of mainstream and radio hits, he produced a large number of tunes that are now considered some of the best work of the EDM boom.
Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao ambassador Amitabh Bachchan thinks 'it's terrible to even talk about' recent rape cases
Given that Amitabh Bachchan is the face of 'Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao' — this sudden burst of ignorance and denial seems particularly disturbing.
Rahul Subramanian on the Indian stand-up comedy scene: 'I want comics to be able to say anything'
"I tell jokes about whatever I think is funny. For me, it's a natural process. Whatever makes me giggle becomes a joke. My humour is very random. I'm too lazy to create a process," says Rahul Subramanian in an interview to Firstpost.
Dilli Se Hoon B******d review: Nishant Tanwar's comedy special is an ode to Delhi's modern day pop culture stereotypes
Nishant Tanwar's Amazon Prime Video India stand-up special is an ode to everything that is inalienable from Delhi's modern day pop-cultural stereotypes.
With Salman Khan convicted in blackbuck case, a look at all the crazy reasons used in defense of 'bhai'
Salman Khan, according to his fans and other celebrities, is a great guy, a wonderful human being, has a golden heart, and can never do anything wrong.
Why the Navjot Singh Sidhu-led commission to monitor Punjabi song lyrics is a very bad idea
Punjab is the first state government to set-up such a commission. And if you want to keep drunk-dancing in nightclubs to Punjabi songs, make sure Punjab is also the last state to do so.
My Dear Melancholy, review: The Weeknd returns to his roots with songs about crumbling relationships
The title of the Weeknd's latest release — My Dear Melancholy, — comes with a comma at the end because this six-track long EP is a letter by the R&B superstar addressing his own sadness and the inability to cope with crumbling relationships.