On his latest album Twice as Tall, Burna Boy exceeds his stature

The follow-up to African Giant finds an Afrobeats star at the peak of his powers.

Ugly is beautiful and Oliver Tree is modern art

Oliver Tree is no flash-in-the-pan absurdist. He's honed his careers (music and scooters) for over a decade. Welcome to his first album.

You’re a James Blunt fan, you just don’t know it yet

It's time we all accepted that James Blunt is good, argues Madeleine Chapman.

He’s so precious when he cries: Why Bazzi is so much more than a great meme

He's the artist who launched a million memes and over a billion streams. Sam Brooks picks out Bazzi's best moments so far, from his career-making breakthrough to his mature new mixtape Soulsearching.

This Lonely Boy wants a drink: A boozy trip through the Black Keys’ discography

The Black Keys' new album "Let's Rock" is out now, and to celebrate the release, Taylor Macgregor drinks his way through some selections (aka easiest ones to find on Spotify) from the band's acclaimed discography.

Tayla Parx is a pop superstar-in-waiting whose music you’ve already heard

She's written some of the biggest hits across the world the past few years, and now she's stepping into the limelight. Here's what you need to know about pop music's next superstar.

From the club to the festival: Rudimental’s top five moments

Rudimental are one of the UK's biggest bands with a list of collaborators as long as your arm. Sam Brooks takes a look at some of their best moments ahead of their new album, Toast to Our Differences.

Meek Mill, out of jail, is a champion again

Meek Mill, rapper and former Drake adversary, had one hell of a 2018, culminating in his long-awaited fourth album. Jogai Bhatt reviews Championships.

Eight things Cardi B should do when she’s in New Zealand

Cardi B plays Bay Dreams festival in Mount Maunganui and Nelson just after New Year's. What should she do while she's here? What should she eat? We offer her some suggestions for her itinerary.

A brief history of The Wombats

How the Wombats, one of the most long-lasting bands from the mid-2000s British guitar rock revival, outlived their contemporaries.