Kanye’s ‘The Life of Pablo’ 1st streaming-only Platinum album

With his seventh consecutive No. 1 album, Kanye West is blazing trail in the unexplored terrain of an evolving music industry. Despite its mixed reception, The Life of Pablo has been streamed over 3 billion times worldwide since its release in 2016, and now, at over 1.5 billion streams in the US, is the first streaming-only record in history to achieve RIAA certified Platinum status.

Adult. releases the long-awaited ‘Detroit House Guests’ 

2017 marks 20 years since Adult., the danceable, punkish, electronic husband-and-wife duo of Nicola Kuperus and Adam Lee Miller first played together. In the ensuing decades, the two founded the Ersatz record label, developed a following in Europe, and recorded six albums and 15 EPs on such labels as Ghostly International, Chicago's Thrill Jockey,

Noname’s Tiny Desk Concert

Noname is super popping right now. You probably knew that already, however. And if you’re an artist deserving enough to land a Tiny Desk Concert at NPR, then you’re really super popping. Duh. Well today, the good people at NPR just released Noname’s 15-minute set, which features the Chicago star performing a medley of “Diddy Bop,” “Yesterday,” […]