Despite the traction it is getting online (over 22 million views and counting on YouTube alone), what the rapper did was nothing new.
The singer-songwriter connects his inspiration and his craft to the literary and cultural canon.
On "This Is Happening," John Scheinfeld discusses his new film about the revered American saxophonist and composer.
By beginning with “God Bless America” and then switching to “This Land Is Your Land,” Lady Gaga offered a subtle but radical critique of the president's policies.
Musical artist Stew’s ode to the literary icon is particularly welcome now, when Baldwin's words have taken on fresh significance.
Now playing in Los Angeles, the oratorio by Ted Hearne patches the whistleblower’s story together using songs, video, Twitter feeds, cable news reports, testimony and transcripts.
A hipper, grittier, more casual version of opera is attracting the interest of young audiences It could save the venerable art form, plagued by certain stereotypes, from a dusty fate A hipper, grittier, more casual version of opera is attracting the interest of young audiences.
Beyoncé further embraced her hybrid role as political entertainer while posting an open letter about this week's slayings of Alton Sterling and Philander Castile at the hands of police.
And now for a Tuesday musical interlude, featuring the tuneful stylings of singer-songwriter Anthony D'Amato, who used his experience at a recent Trump rally in Long Island, N.Y., as research for his new song, "If You're Gonna Build A Wall."