As a Peace Corps volunteer in Ukraine, two artists have caught my attention. One is a pop-star, while another is a YouTube rap sensation. While very different, they are both relevant to Ukrainian culture.
Canadian singer-songwriter Alessia Cara is preparing for the release of her forthcoming sophomore album, The Pains of Growing, by taking things back to the beginning.
Travis Scott was already an hour late to his set when the fans in attendance started walking away from the “Scene de la Riviere” stage on the Ile Notre-Dame, an island hosting this year’s edition of the Osheaga festival in Montreal. As Travis was held at the Canadian border, fans were growing exasperated. “Guys, he’s
To say Kanye West and Kid Cudi have had a tumultuous relationship is an understatement. Regardless of who subtweeted whom, and who stole vocals from the other, the pair made up in endearing fashion during Kanye’s equally tumultuous “Pablo” tour. Their reconciliation was no doubt in part due to each artist’s struggle with mental health;
“If you’re a fan of Kanye West, you’re a fan of yourself…” — Kanye, Bonaroo 2014 Being a fan of Kanye West has always seemed like a privilege. Like you were in some secret club and only people who truly “got it” could appreciate it with you. Before the critically-lauded Yeezus dropped in 2013, thousands