Juice WRLD, Lil Peep and XXXTentacion are symbols of a scene that trades off tragedy
After several high-profile deaths, hip-hop culture is in crisis. But these tragedies are part and parcel of a music world that romanticises, and profits from, artistic fatalism and human fallibility.
spotify are blacklisting r kelly from playlists: who should be next and where do we draw the line?
Yesterday, the streaming giant announced that R Kelly’s music will no longer appear in its company owned playlists. That brings up some interesting questions about censorship and the moral ambiguity of enjoying art by certain individuals.