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An ode to the fading glory of the album

With Taylor Swift’s 1989 being this year’s only new release projected to sell a million copies, the death of the platinum album may very well be on the way.
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Study music from Mozart to Metallica

A new school year is just beginning — and who would have guessed that an iTunes playlist could be the most important tool for studying success?
Chief Keef and Lil Reese (left to right) captured in the music video for their song “Traffic.”

Rap puts South Chicago on the map, at a cost

Regional styles have played an important role in the development of rap music in the United States. The traditional players have been the east coast, west coast and the south, but Chicago’s “drill” scene is the latest emerging hotspot.