What's Good? Hip-Hop Drops A Motherlode Of New Music

Friday got flooded with new music. Here's the quick take on LPs from Eminem, Brockhampton, N.E.R.D., Boosie, G-Eazy, Scarface and Jeezy — to name a few.

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Stop Hating On Ed Sheeran's Fundraising Ad, Say Critics

A Comic Relief spot starring the pop singer, raising funds for children in Liberia, was voted the worst charity ad of 2017. Some are saying the criticisms aren't warranted.


Charli XCX's 'POP 2' Mixtape Drops Next Week, Shares 'Out Of My Head'

Carly Rae Jepsen, MØ and Caroline Polachek all appear on Charli XCX's second mixtape of 2017. Hear the first single, featuring Tove Lo and Alma.


Charli XCX And Carly Rae Jepsen's Orbits Align On 'Backseat'

The dripping synths that open Charli XCX's new mixtape sets a subdued mood for the absolutely guest-packed POP 2.


More Women Come Forward To Accuse Russell Simmons Of Rape, Sexual Assault

On Wednesday evening, The New York Times and the Los Angeles Times published accusations of rape and other sexual assaults that allegedly took place between the 1980s and 2014.

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SoundCloud's New Leader Is Focused On The Fundamentals

Kerry Trainor, who replaced co-founder Alex Ljung as CEO in August, tells NPR that SoundCloud is not trying to compete with Spotify, saying creators are his main focus.

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FCC Repeals 'Net Neutrality' Rules For Internet Providers

After a brief security evacuation, the agency voted to undo Obama-era regulations that prohibit cable and telecom companies from blocking access to websites and apps or influencing how fast they load.

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OPB's 2017 Photos Of The Year

A look back at some of the most transcending images from the biggest stories of the year.


The 100 Best Songs Of 2017

NPR Music's list of the 100 best songs of 2017.


The 50 Best Albums Of 2017

NPR Music's list of the 50 best albums of 2017.

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