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Pitchfork Music Festival 2017

Now in its 12th year, Chicago’s Pitchfork Music Festival is bigger and better than ever.

Week in Pop: BSKi, The Ruby Suns, Tunabunny

Confident Hitmakers, Gary’s House, Latitude, Rose Hotel, guest selections by Tunabunny.

Vince Staples, Kilo Kish at Center Stage

Center Stage.

Noise Pop: Vince Staples, Kilo Kish at the Fox Theater

Noise Pop Exclusive

Lisa/Liza Discusses Deserts of Youth, Warns Not to Get Pizza on The Vinyl

Pizza.

Irving Plaza Cancels Several Shows in Wake of Shooting

How deeply will NYC hip hop concerts be affected by the incident?

Hopscotch Festival books every band touring this summer

Or so it seems.

Live From Austin: SxSW in photos

Live performances from Deftones, Chvrches, Santigold, Oscar, Crystal Castles, and many more.

Old Beats: When Young Rappers Reject the Golden Era

Lil Uzi Vert and hip-hop’s irreverence towards the canon.

Harder, Softer: Stoicism and vulnerability in hip-hop

Hip-hop’s changing relationship with the public expression of feelings.

Northside 2015: Pusha T and Vince Staples at House of Vans

He’s still our Pusha.

Northside 2015: Run The Jewels, Sleigh Bells, and Vince Staples at 50 Kent Ave

Running them jewels fast before the lightning and thunder hit us.

Earl Sweatshirt releases two new songs

These tracks are two years old, but his new record might be finished.

Earl Sweatshirt at Bowery Ballroom

The 19-year-old rapper returns to New York City post Doris.

Earl Sweatshirt, “Hive” (feat. Vince Staples & Casey Veggies)

Still sprung on that ultraviolence rap.