Frank Ocean Sues ‘Blonde’ Producer Over Songwriting Credits

Frank Ocean is suing producer Om’Mas Keith over songwriting credits on the singer’s 2016 album, Blonde. The suit also names Keith’s Analog Genius Corporation and several unnamed John Does as defendants, arguing none of them…

Watch Vic Mensa Perform Tender ‘We Could Be Free’

Vic Mensa recently stopped by Rolling Stone’s headquarters for a stirring performance of “We Could Be Free,” as part of our Take One series. Accompanied by a pianist and a guitarist, Mensa taps into the…

Patty Griffin Plots Acoustic U.S. Tour

Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Patty Griffin will embark on a headlining acoustic tour this May. The trek starts May 1st at the Blue Door in Oklahoma City and will feature Griffin performing with longtime guitarist, David Pulkingham….

Pete Townshend Details Massive ‘Who Came First’ Reissue

The Who‘s Pete Townshend will mark the 45th anniversary of his debut solo album, Who Came First, with an expansive reissue featuring eight unreleased tracks. The two-CD set arrives April 20th via UME. Among the…

Rihanna’s 30 Greatest Songs, Ranked

Rihanna’s tossed-off vibe and DGAF openness disguise both her musical gifts and remarkable work ethic, borne out in a cascade of hits. Who knew that the young Barbadian singer behind 2005’s “Pon de Replay” would…

Watch Tinashe Dance Alone in New ‘Faded Love’ Video

In Tinashe‘s alluring new video for “Faded Love,” the singer dances inside an empty warehouse decorated with gauzy curtains and broken mirrors. While the choreography and costume are plenty sultry alone, the tightly-composed vertical frame adds another level…