Vic Mensa

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Noname, the poet-turned rapper made her reputation with 2016’s mixtape Telefone, a release of thought-provoking hip-hop

Who: Noname What: Poet/rapper following in Chance The Rapper’s trail Where: Chicago Why: In the last five years, Chicago has become a hotbed of social(...)

Israelis and Americans participate the “March for Our Lives” rally supporting gun control in the US, outside the US embassy in Tel Aviv, Israel. Photograph: Oded Balilty/AP

Hundreds of thousands of protesters are expected to descend on Washington on Saturday for an anti-gun protest, as calls for tighter control intensify (...)

Prolific creative scenes often spring out of the toughest terrain. Chicago’s violent gangs may have given rise to the “Chiraq” moniker, but a clutch (...)

There’s a lot more to relish to Kaytranada’s debut album than just the addictive video game he used to plug the release. While the Haitian-Canadi(...)

Beyonce performs during the Pepsi Super Bowl 50 Halftime Show at Levi's Stadium on February 7, 2016 in Santa Clara, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

*In the course of a 1983 interview widely circulated after his death, David Bowie took MTV reporter Mark Goodman to task for that station’s reluctanc(...)

2015 is proving to be a bumper year for hip-hop from all quarters with landmark, groundbreaking releases left, right and centre. As they’v(...)

How much Twitter activity increases TV ratings is yet to be answered. Photograph: Kimihiro Hoshino/AFP/Getty Images

Twitter might not be a window into the soul, but it does provide a clear view into what grabs our attention on television, according to research being(...)