Tommy Hilfiger  with models backstage at his show  during New York Fashion Week: The Shows at Park Avenue Armory. Photograph: Mike Coppola/Getty Images for Tommy Hilfiger

The lobby of my fancy New York hotel is filled with fashionable people staring at their phones. They are largely dressed in black and have studious e(...)

Nightmares on Wax’s George Evelyn has been a Warp mainstay since the get-go, and both label and producer are marking 25 years . N.O.W. Is the Time (...)

Nelson Mandela with Bono in 2002. ‘I, like everyone else, was mesmeri
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sed by his deft manoeuvering as leader of South Africa,’ says the U2 frontman. Photograph: AP Photo/Juda Ngwenya

As an activist I have pretty much been doing what Nelson Mandela tells me since I was a teenager. He has been a forceful presence in my life going bac(...)

Music producer Quincy Jones is suing Michael Jackson’s estate, seeking millions of dollars in royalties generated from some of the star’s biggest hits after the King of Pop’s death. Jones also named Sony Music Entertainment, the parent company of Jackson’s longtime label, Epic Records, in the breach-of-contract complaint. Photograph: Gus Ruelas/Reuters

Music producer Quincy Jones is suing Michael Jackson’s estate, seeking millions of dollars in royalties he said were generated from some of the star’s(...)

Chuck D (aka Carlton Douglas Ridenhour) is just about to give a lecture to students in Massachusetts. He is also juggling preparations for next wee(...)