In Colombia, the Petronio Alvarez festival is the big event of the summer — five days of music and food and fashion. More than a hundred thousand people travel to celebrate Afro-Colombian culture.
Born in Sweden to Iranian parents, musician Nadia Tehran uses her debut album, Dozakh: All Lovers Hell, to chronicle her heritage.
For Dreamville’s third compilation album, Revenge of the Dreamers III, J. Cole wanted to invite as many hip-hop and R&B artists as possible to collaborate for 10 days straight. It worked.
At MAD magazine’s peak in the early 1970s, more than 2 million people subscribed to it. The magazine will shift to printing collections of old content and end-of-year specials with new material.
Cocuy was once stigmatized as moonshine, but with hyperinflation putting other drinks out of reach, many Venezuelans have turned to this cheap form of alcohol. It tastes similar to tequila and mezcal.
This week’s mix features drone music performed on a pipe organ, ridiculously over-the-top metal from Japan, a wild avant-pop collaboration between Nels Cline and Cibo Matto’s Yuka C. Honda and more.
Kadir Nelson was inspired by Kwame Alexander’s poem. It “spoke to excellence, and perseverance, and triumph amidst adversity,” Nelson says. “It was an ode to the sung and unsung heroes in history.”
A group of men all named Josh Cohen went to a new off-Broadway musical The Other Josh Cohen. It’s a common Jewish name. One of them thought the show was about him, for good reason.
In a video that has been viewed millions of times, the young black man has his hair cut by a team trainer so he can compete. The referee, who is white, has been accused of racist conduct before.
The U.S. Agency for International Development told grant recipients by email Saturday to start planning for the possibility that their funding could end by January 31.