Dhruva Balram

Summer Walker – ‘Life on Earth’ review: insightful break-up bangers from Atlanta’s R&B hero

Scarcely ten months after her breakout debut album, Summer Walker's latest examines the highs and lows of break-ups

Denai Moore – ‘Modern Dread’ review: gifted vocalist showcases signs of gentle evolution

The high points on Moore's third album can get lost within the record's vast and veering structure

Khruangbin – ‘Mordechai’ review: newfound candour from psychedelic music’s low-key superstars

The Houston heroes have spent a decade quietly crate-digging and pushing the boundaries

Arca – ‘KiCk i’ review: a new high watermark for the wildly innovative producer’s experimental pop

The Venezuelan producer's singular project boasts an all-star cast including Rosalia and Bjork

Wiley – ‘Godfather III’ review: grime hero (allegedly) bows out with a career-spanning ode to the genre

This cinematic sequel sees the MC revisit the touchstones that made him so essential in the first place

Where to start with the late, great Tony Allen’s extraordinary discography

The legendary drummer has died at the age of 79. He leaves behind a rich and complex legacy

Ghostpoet – ‘I Grow Tired But Dare Not Fall Asleep’ review: the world-weariness soon becomes catching

Acclaimed singer-songwriter Obaro Ejimiwe combines weighty lyrics with delicately intimate sounds

Riz Ahmed on being an actor, activist and rapper: “Representation stretches culture – it might even heal people”

The star has been hosting 'The Long Lockdown', an online series aimed at helping you through isolation

Jay Electronica – ‘A Written Testimony’ review: mythical rapper’s Jay-Z collab isn’t the revelation fans had hoped for

It's not quite the bonafide solo record whispered about on certain corners of the internet, but there's still solace for the faithful
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