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Sam Smith: ‘Modesty, Decadence, and Joy’
Reneé Rapp Is Ready for Her Close-Up • The ‘Sex Lives of College Girls’ star is finally making the music she’s always dreamed of
‘Escapism’ • The haunting track by the British singer-songwriter Raye climbed the charts globally. Here’s how the song came together
Detroit’s Dance-Music Scientist • Producer and label head Omar S is mentoring a new generation of forward-thinking musicians in the home of techno
Come On, Barbie, Let’s Go Party • Greta Gerwig, Margot Robbie, Mark Ronson, and others dish on the film’s all-star soundtrack
Everything Ayo All at Once • With several movies and the second season of ‘The Bear,’ you’re going to see a lot of Ayo Edebiri this summer
Lil Wayne • The rapper on staying motivated, wanting to play the Super Bowl, and why he’ll be working forever
Bad Bunny Conquered The World. Now What? • CONQUERED THE WORLD. NOW WHAT?
Future of Music
Hit Machines • AI music is in its infancy, but from voice-cloning wars to looming copyright disputes to a potential flood of nonhuman music on streaming, it’s already a battleground
Snippetcore • Songs are getting shorter, and the snippet — mere seconds of music — holds unprecedented power for artists and listeners alike. The reason might have something to do with our brains
Unhearable Music • Imagine a future with surgically inserted earbuds and whale concerts. This is a work of fiction — but the technology behind it isn’t too far off
Future 25 • Across the genre map and around the world, these are the artists who have us — and our cover star — most excited about the future of music in 2023 and beyond
The Lost Marine • GRADY KURPASI WENT TO UKRAINE TO FIGHT. THEN HE DISAPPEARED
Mick Mars Goes to War with Mötley Crüe • HE LEFT THE BAND HE CO-FOUNDED MORE THAN 40 YEARS AGO AMID A NASTY LEGAL FIGHT. NOW THE 72-YEAR-OLD IS READY TO TELL HIS STORY AND DISH THE REAL DIRT
The Brain Behind Barbie • ONE OF HOLLYWOOD’S MOST BRILLIANT DIRECTORS SPENT THE PAST FEW YEARS IN … BARBIELAND. GRETA GERWIG GOES VERY, VERY DEEP ON THE PINKEST MOVIE EVER MADE
The Fast Times and High Crimes of a Hip-Hop Grifter • SWAGG MAN’S OPULENT LIFESTYLE LED TO A MASSIVE SOCIAL MEDIA FOLLOWING. NOW, HE’S ACCUSED OF SWINDLING HIS OWN FANS.
Resurrection in Pill City • THE OPIOID EPIDEMIC DEVASTATED PORTSMOUTH, OHIO, BUT A FORMER ARMY CAPTAIN IS TRYING TO BRING IT BACK — ONE BURPEE AT A TIME
The Greatest Comeback That Almost Wasn’t • AT THE START OF THE EIGHTIES, TINA TURNER WAS BROKE, ON THE RUN FROM IKE, AND PLAYING CHEESY CONVENTIONS. THE INSIDE STORY OF HER MIRACULOUS SECOND ACT
Music • One of pop’s most interesting artists polishes her weird edges to go for radio-ready gold
T.V. • The cops and criminals of FX’s ‘Justified’ return to a changed world that’s more dangerous than ever
Movies • Harrison Ford is back as the tomb raider with the hat and whip, but this nostalgia trip is a major slog
Samuel L. Jackson • The ‘Secret Invasion’ star on AI, awards, and the Republican Party