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As Kendrick Lamar releases new album Mr Morale, revisiting the reflections of social disquietude in rapper's music
As the world through—social media and otherwise—rapidly loses its decency while rejecting the idea of the “other”, Lamar is forcing you to face your own hypocrisy that masquerades as different versions of libertarianism today.
Kanye West shared a series of tweets to criticise Universal Records and Sony, demanding their overly complicated contracts be "simplified now"
Kendrick Lamar, The Weeknd accused of copying a track by Brooklyn rock band in Black Panther song 'Pray for Me'
Representatives for The Weeknd and Kendrick Lamar did not immediately return requests for comment
The 2010s saw the boundaries between mainstream and underground continue to blur. Pop was best when it was sad, synthy or Scandinavian. Rock is dying or has already died, depending on whom you ask. R&B and soul got revivals. Hip-hop surpassed them all to become the most influential genre, while some believe genre itself is dead. Here's our pick of the best 10 albums that emerged in this decade
The Lion King: The Gift review — Beyoncé's album celebrates African culture, makes a big political statement
The Lion King: the Gift, curated and executive produced by Beyoncé, is a complementary album to the official soundtrack of the 2019 remake.
Allen Hughes along with his brother Albert Hughes had worked with the rapper for a video of his song 'Brenda’s Got a Baby'.
Drake made his first appearance in years at Grammys 2019 to accept the award for best rap song.
Grammy Awards 2019 kicked off on 10 February from Staples Centre in Los Angeles.
Grammy Awards 2019: Ariana Grande to skip event following disagreement with producers, Lady Gaga to perform
Grammy Awards 2019 will be hosted by Alicia Keys on 10 February.
BTS is nominated for a Grammy this year for their 2018 album, Love Yourself: Tear, making it the first K-pop group to secure a spot at the awards
Alicia Keys, who has won a total of 15 Grammys in her career as a musician, will host the 2019 Grammy awards
A Star is Born's Shallow, Black Panther's All The Stars among Oscars 2019 Best Original Song shortlist
Tracks from Mary Poppins Returns, The Ballad of Buster Scruggs and Suspiria have also made it to the Oscars 2019 nominations.
Kendrick Lamar tops 2019 Grammy nominations, followed by Drake, Cardi B, Lady Gaga, Childish Gambino
Kendrick Lamar has earned eight Grammy nominations for the Black Panther album
Podcast roundup: From Classical Classroom to Imagined Life and Proof, our pick of the best this week
When there is a podcast on nearly every subject under the sun, finding one to suit your interests may seem daunting. To help you tune into one that's really worth your while, here is our weekly list of curated podcasts.
Kendrick Lamar, late Icelandic composer Jóhann Jóhannsson win top honours at World Soundtrack Awards 2018
Jóhann Jóhannsson earned a posthumous Best Film Composer award at 2018 World Soundtrack Awards for his work on Mandy, Mary Magdalene and The Mercy.
Rapper Mac Miller found dead in California home at age 26; autopsy awaited to determine cause of death
Mac Miller was due to start a tour at the end of October
BET Awards 2018: Kendrick Lamar, Beyonce, SZA, Black Panther claim top honours; see complete list of winners
Here's the complete list of winners of the 2018 BET Awards, presented at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.
Billboard Music Awards 2018 : Ed Sheeran, Taylor Swift, Imagine Dragons, Kendrick Lamar win top honours
Kendrick Lamar, Bruno Mars and Ed Sheeran were the most nominated artists of the evening with 15 nominations each.
Watch: Childish Gambino's provocative music video for 'This is America' critiques gun violence, racism
Rich in symbolism and layered with question-raising imagery, Childish Gambino's music video shows what it means to be black in trigger-happy America.