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The student-radio-run music festival in Austin is the first of its kind, and an absolute can’t-miss.

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You’ve probably forgotten about them, but you shouldn’t have.

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On the bright side, at least now you have the creative anguish you need to make some new music!

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It’s been over four years since their last release, and all I can say is ‘Finally!’

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Because love is more than just romance.

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It’s hard to be Puff, but it’s even harder being Puff’s son.

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From rap to jazz to soul, this up-and-coming artist does it all.

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In three videos on Instagram, the 31-year-old rapper explained why he had been on a yearlong hiatus.

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Dylan Minnette, of ’13 Reason Why’ fame, flexes his musical chops on the band’s wobbly first project.

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Will the ‘You Say’ singer lead a worship session for the Lolla crowd?

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The Nashville dark-pop savant is combining his confessional songwriting with a sultry, haunting sound.

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The ‘Pinata’ sequel, ‘Bandana,’ is slated to release next month.

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Whether you’re on a road trip or a bender, they’re your soundtrack.

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The Norwegian pop sensation’s debut is torn between her musicianship and her contractual obligations.

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For me and so many others, a twenty one pilots concert is a second home.

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The shocking video for “Come Over Here” premiered live on YouTube, and fans are still beside themselves.

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The bloated album did well on the charts, but its standards are clearly lower.

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Plus which ones are likely to win, lose, shock and awe.

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His unique voice and clever lyrics seem guaranteed to lead to a successful future.

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A fierce, multilingual, female rapper? Yes, please.

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This year more than ever, local acts shone.

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This August’s 50-year Woodstock reunion will feature some of the biggest names in the industry, but who?

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The two projects, which are completely interrelated, break down the barriers between text, image, emotion and sound.

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The title is a clear instance of queer-baiting, and that’s just the tip of the iceberg.

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His two visual albums, ‘Straight Outta Oz’ and ‘Forbidden,’ illustrate his personal struggle growing up gay.

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She might be an award-winning musician, but country fans are hesitant to embrace the left-leaning songwriter.

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The diy musician and performance artist wants to radically transform the music industry, and so far she’s succeeded.

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The Grammy-nominated artist known for ‘Take Me To Church’ has suddenly released a work of pure art.

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The project addresses romantic partners, children and friends, all relationships characterized by different kinds of love.

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To a trained eye, the pop star’s Instagram is littered with hidden clues.

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The self-taught musician and recovering addict turned her studio into a therapist’s chaise and her music into a sensation.

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They’re like a newer, better One Direction, at least according to Logan Paul.

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Older rock stars are making good music for more people, and it’s an unequivocal good.

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Whether you like Christian music or not, Franklin’s is worth a listen.

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The newest project from Peter Sagar is his strongest, but also his softest.

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Each member of the girl group, without exception, has already begun to find solo success

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Prepare to learn some serious time-management skills.

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‘break up with your girlfriend, i’m bored’ is deeper than you think.

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Each song in the 12-track project offers a new perspective on feminism.

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Moss has turned the high school ‘I want to start a band’ phase into a career.

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He’s one of the few artists creating new, old, soul music.

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The son of Rev Run has laid the groundwork for a successful career of his own.

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Pro tip: Cleanliness is often an afterthought.

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The new project from Mark Hoppus and Alex Gaskarth might tank, so here are some classics to fall back on if it does.

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The k-pop times they are a changin’.

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Prepare for chaos, friendly strangers and loud music.

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The award show’s cryptic methodology has led to widespread criticism in recent years.

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Hilarious, female-run and sex positive, Ellie Schnitt’s pod baby has it all.

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The New York City roommates spill raunchy and relatable advice every Wednesday.

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Too busy to keep up with current events? Think again.

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Aside from a few scattered positives, the 13-track project feels like a throwaway.

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Who knew a singing, rapping, twerking flautist would be the key to inspiring body positivity?

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The author won’t mind, and neither will your REM cycle.

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Turn on, tune in, stay in school.

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The Austin-born, LA-based duo chats new cities, career analogies and potion recipes.

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Lovato’s milestone underscores the importance of perseverance, not perfection.

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The 23-year-old mother of two has spun every opportunity into a break, and now she’s on the verge of mainstream success.

 

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Social media, love, vulnerability: the new release explores all the complexities of modern teendom.

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The hip-hop community is nonplussed, to say the least, with Grande’s latest sampling choices.

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The group’s new album, ‘Father of the Bride,’ is set to release later this year.

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It’s time to get excited about everyday objects.

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Sasha Sloan, Allie McDonald, Willow Smith and Billie Marten will all be household names soon.

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Yes, much of our lives are driven by FOMO, but isn’t that better than materialism?

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Her Cinderella-esque story is the stuff of fairy tales, but her music is even better.

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How a soulful Austin pop band makes transcendence feel like dancing.

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The ‘America’s Got Talent’ alumni are primed for the spotlight.

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Kelly’s past seems to have finally caught up to him.

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The podcast explores celebrities’ teenage years and proves that adolescence was awkward for everyone.

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The rapidly popularizing genre is plagued by the same sexism that permeates American music.

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On his new album, the 26-year-old finally leaves the gimmicks behind.

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Reading slumps happen, but these podcasts can help.

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The YouTube-famous duo have returned with another pop-culture-bashing album.

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The album has head-banging potential, but the 22-year-old’s work still needs some polishing.

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What a time to be a hip-hop fan.

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The MC’s sophomore project, ‘NOIR,’ is brimming with promise.

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It’s about time the man who embodies jazz makes his own mark on the genre.

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It’s been over four years since their last release, and all I can say is ‘Finally!’

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Because love is more than just romance.

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Sounds x

It’s hard to be Puff, but it’s even harder being Puff’s son.

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Sounds x

From rap to jazz to soul, this up-and-coming artist does it all.

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In three videos on Instagram, the 31-year-old rapper explained why he had been on a yearlong hiatus.

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The Norwegian pop sensation’s debut is torn between her musicianship and her contractual obligations.

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For me and so many others, a twenty one pilots concert is a second home.

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The shocking video for “Come Over Here” premiered live on YouTube, and fans are still beside themselves.

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The bloated album did well on the charts, but its standards are clearly lower.

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Plus which ones are likely to win, lose, shock and awe.

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His unique voice and clever lyrics seem guaranteed to lead to a successful future.

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A fierce, multilingual, female rapper? Yes, please.

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This year more than ever, local acts shone.

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This August’s 50-year Woodstock reunion will feature some of the biggest names in the industry, but who?

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The two projects, which are completely interrelated, break down the barriers between text, image, emotion and sound.

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The title is a clear instance of queer-baiting, and that’s just the tip of the iceberg.

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The song’s narcotic catchiness is no accident.

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His two visual albums, ‘Straight Outta Oz’ and ‘Forbidden,’ illustrate his personal struggle growing up gay.

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She might be an award-winning musician, but country fans are hesitant to embrace the left-leaning songwriter.

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The diy musician and performance artist wants to radically transform the music industry, and so far she’s succeeded.

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He’s 16 and ‘Ready’ to Ruel the world.

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Solange is home, and she’s working.

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The Grammy-nominated artist known for ‘Take Me To Church’ has suddenly released a work of pure art.

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It’s finally time for badass women to take the mic.

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The project addresses romantic partners, children and friends, all relationships characterized by different kinds of love.

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To a trained eye, the pop star’s Instagram is littered with hidden clues.

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The fan-girl in me is screaming.

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The self-taught musician and recovering addict turned her studio into a therapist’s chaise and her music into a sensation.

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They’re like a newer, better One Direction, at least according to Logan Paul.

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Older rock stars are making good music for more people, and it’s an unequivocal good.

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Whether you like Christian music or not, Franklin’s is worth a listen.

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Throw on some SHAED.

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A line-by-line breakdown of Grande’s ode to splits.

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The newest project from Peter Sagar is his strongest, but also his softest.

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The world is pretty scary, and that’s why we drink.

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Each member of the girl group, without exception, has already begun to find solo success

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Prepare to learn some serious time-management skills.

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Metaphorically, of course.

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‘break up with your girlfriend, i’m bored’ is deeper than you think.

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Each song in the 12-track project offers a new perspective on feminism.

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Moss has turned the high school ‘I want to start a band’ phase into a career.

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He’s one of the few artists creating new, old, soul music.

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The son of Rev Run has laid the groundwork for a successful career of his own.

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Pro tip: Cleanliness is often an afterthought.

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The new project from Mark Hoppus and Alex Gaskarth might tank, so here are some classics to fall back on if it does.

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The k-pop times they are a changin’.

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Prepare for chaos, friendly strangers and loud music.

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The award show’s cryptic methodology has led to widespread criticism in recent years.

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It’s no ‘The Fault in Our Stars,’ that’s for sure.

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Hilarious, female-run and sex positive, Ellie Schnitt’s pod baby has it all.

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The real is back, the ville is back.

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The New York City roommates spill raunchy and relatable advice every Wednesday.

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Too busy to keep up with current events? Think again.

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Aside from a few scattered positives, the 13-track project feels like a throwaway.

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Who knew a singing, rapping, twerking flautist would be the key to inspiring body positivity?

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Her upcoming album is taking a dark, macabre turn.

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It’s a modern album from a modern man.

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The author won’t mind, and neither will your REM cycle.

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Turn on, tune in, stay in school.

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The Austin-born, LA-based duo chats new cities, career analogies and potion recipes.

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Lovato’s milestone underscores the importance of perseverance, not perfection.

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The 23-year-old mother of two has spun every opportunity into a break, and now she’s on the verge of mainstream success.

 

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Social media, love, vulnerability: the new release explores all the complexities of modern teendom.

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Just block them and they’re gone … kind of.

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Two actors, one spectacular opera.

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The hip-hop community is nonplussed, to say the least, with Grande’s latest sampling choices.

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The group’s new album, ‘Father of the Bride,’ is set to release later this year.

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It’s time to get excited about everyday objects.

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Did someone say six-peat?

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Sasha Sloan, Allie McDonald, Willow Smith and Billie Marten will all be household names soon.

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These / right here / are his / receipts.

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Yes, much of our lives are driven by FOMO, but isn’t that better than materialism?

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So much for Mr. Brightside.

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Her Cinderella-esque story is the stuff of fairy tales, but her music is even better.

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How a soulful Austin pop band makes transcendence feel like dancing.

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The ‘America’s Got Talent’ alumni are primed for the spotlight.

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Kelly’s past seems to have finally caught up to him.

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The timing isn’t the only thing off.

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The podcast explores celebrities’ teenage years and proves that adolescence was awkward for everyone.

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The rapidly popularizing genre is plagued by the same sexism that permeates American music.

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On his new album, the 26-year-old finally leaves the gimmicks behind.

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Reading slumps happen, but these podcasts can help.

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The YouTube-famous duo have returned with another pop-culture-bashing album.

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The album has head-banging potential, but the 22-year-old’s work still needs some polishing.

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What a time to be a hip-hop fan.

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The MC’s sophomore project, ‘NOIR,’ is brimming with promise.

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And it sounds marvelous.

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It’s about time the man who embodies jazz makes his own mark on the genre.

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You’ll find that the lovely singer only gets sweet[en]er.

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Gun violence, racism, mass consumption and more have the country headed toward catastrophe, according to Rocky.

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Though the album is overflowing with sadness, its encouragement is just as evident.

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Her music is amazing, but it’s her life story that will leave your jaw hanging.

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‘Why ain’t nobody tell me I was bleedin?’ he asks on ‘Shattered Dreams.’

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Honestly, why hasn’t someone made this yet?

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‘A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships’ does what few much-ballyhooed albums do: it lives up to the hype.

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Overshadowed and under-played, each of these projects deserves way more attention than they received.

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She’s gone from locals to Lollapalooza in less than a year.

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For a ‘love yourself as you are’ video, why wear makeup and shoot in monochrome?

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Head-bobbing background noise has never been so in.

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Charlie Brown and his friends have nothing on Nate Dogg.

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From pop purgatory to sold-out stadiums, the English superstar has created a musical niche that has fans obsessed.

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‘A Love Letter to You 3’ flounders in the shadow of its predecessors.

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The musical will bring a lot more to the island than dance numbers.

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You love watching, so why not listen?

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Nyge Turner and Merk Nguyen, both 22, break down relationships, finances, Netflix and much more.

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YouTube Music might be the dark horse of streaming services, but it’s only getting better.

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Every time Earl drops new music the world becomes a better place.