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After months of jury selection, the Fulton County case against the influential rapper known as Young Thug has begun in Atlanta. Prosecutors are using his lyrics as evidence in the racketeering case.
Author: Ayesha Rascoe
Posted: December 3, 2023, 1:30 pm
The 50-year-old heavy rock group performs the final concert of its "End of the Road" tour Saturday in New York. But it's said farewell before.
Author: Chloe Veltman
Posted: December 2, 2023, 11:06 pm
One hundred years after her birth, Maria Callas still commands attention in the world of opera, which she forever altered with her singular, searing performances.
Author: Tom Huizenga
Posted: December 2, 2023, 12:57 pm
She's among the last living beboppers, one of the first singers on Blue Note and a pioneer of voice and bass. The legendary Sheila Jordan joins Christian McBride for a career-spanning conversation.
Author: Sarah Geledi
Posted: December 1, 2023, 7:39 pm
The Tiny Desk blooms with the stanzas, sounds and legacy of jazz poetry.
Author: Nikki Birch
Posted: December 1, 2023, 10:00 am
Shane MacGowan was a famously hard-drinking but brilliant musician who shot to fame in the 1980s with the folk punk band The Pogues.
Author: Neda Ulaby
Posted: November 30, 2023, 1:37 pm
Es Devlin says that stadiums are designed for competition and combat. So her job, whether she's designing for Beyoncé, Super Bowl Halftime, or The Olympics, is to achieve intimacy on a massive scale.
Author: Bilal Qureshi
Posted: November 30, 2023, 10:10 am
Catherine Christer Hennix combined drones and minimalism with mathematics, logic, and spirituality. Hennix died earlier this week in her home in Istanbul, Turkey, at age 75.
Author: Andrew Limbong
Posted: November 29, 2023, 10:05 pm
The artist returns to the Tiny Desk for a full circle moment of a performance.
Author: Ashley Pointer
Posted: November 29, 2023, 10:00 am
The decision Monday came four months after a Detroit-area jury said the document was a valid will under Michigan law, despite scribbles and many hard-to-read passages.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: November 29, 2023, 5:38 am