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It Sounds Like Gucci Mane Is Trying to Atone for an Ugly Rap Trend

Gucci Mane has dropped a new track called “Dissing the Dead,” in which he forthrightly…

Marcus Mumford Is Opening Up About Winston Marshall Leaving the Band

Marcus Mumford is prepping his first solo album, clearly a well-earned labor of love after…

13 Mainstream Artists Who Went Christian Mid-Career

On the surface, the trajectory of Kanye West — who, it must be noted, is…

Lecrae Drops New Single and Music Video for ‘Spread the Opps’

Back in 2012, Lecrae dropped Church Clothes Vol. 1,  an album that would unknowingly change…

Atlanta’s Music Midtown Festival Has Been Canceled Over Gun Laws

On Monday, Live Nation announced that it would be canceling Music Midtown Festival in Atlanta,…

TikTok Might Be Coming for Spotify With a New Streaming Service

Having successfully scared Facebook and Instagram (but we repeat ourselves) so bad that they’re desperately…

10 Covers of Classic Hymns That Actually Improve on the Originals

Worship music is constantly changing, creating new music and new sounds almost weekly. That’s a…

Chance the Rapper Is Quietly Releasing Some of the Best Music of His Career

In 2019, Chance the Rapper wanted to tell the world a story about how grateful…

We Are All This Security Guard Openly Weeping at a Kendrick Lamar Show

Earlier this week, we at RELEVANT posted an article about the little things that are…

We’re All Thinking the Same Thing About Obama’s Summer Playlists, Right?

On Tuesday, former President Barack Obama continued his annual tradition of dropping his summer playlist…

Why Can’t We Stop Crying at Joni Mitchell’s ‘Both Sides Now’ Performance?

On Sunday, Newport Folk Festival goers were given a remarkable treat with a surprise full…

2022’s Kennedy Center Honorees Include U2, George Clooney and, Obviously, Amy Grant.

Amy Grant is finally getting some well-deserved recognition for her work, landing among 2022’s Kennedy Center honorees.…

Enough With Me-Centered Worship Music

Corporate worship is difficult. The many, many songwriters who tackle praise songs that we’ve talked…

12 Christian Reality Show Ideas We’d Binge Right Now

Somehow, the reality show genre continues producing high ratings at (relatively) low production costs. Networks…

Watch: Stephen Spielberg Has Directed His First Ever Music Video for Marcus Mumford

50 years into Stephen Spielberg’s career, and the man’s still at the top of his…

Ten Underrated Worship Acts You Should Be Listening To

At this point, you’ve probably got a pretty good idea of the modern worship landscape.…

Guerrilla Radio: Why Is This Canadian Soft Rock Station Playing Non-Stop Rage Against the Machine?

A mystery is streaming on the airwaves in Vancouver, where the city’s premier pop and…

Check Out Taylor Swift’s New Song, ‘Carolina’

Taylor Swift’s “Carolina” is here. Her contribution to the film adaptation of Delia Owens’ Where the…

Maverick City Music’s Tiny Desk Is Exactly We Needed to Hear This Week

NPR’s infamous Tiny Desk studio is finally back in operation after two years, and this…

Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, Dove: Who Will Be the First Person to EGOD?

This week, Jennifer Hudson secured a Tony award for her work on A Strange Loop, securing…

Return of the Queen: Beyoncé Is Back

“New Beyoncè Album.” Few phrases hold as much culture-shaking importance. They’re right up there with…

Report: What Happened to Women Worship Songwriters?

A troubling new study from the Journal of Contemporary Ministry first reported by Christianity Today…

Lizzo’s Apology Is a Masterclass In Taking Ownership and Making Things Right

There’s this idea out there that “cancel culture” is some sort of unstoppable force of nature…

All Hail Jennifer Hudson, Official Member of the EGOT Club

On Sunday, Jennifer Hudson claimed a Tony Award for her work as co-producer on A…

RELEVANT’s Top Picks for “Song of the Summer”

We know, summer has just kicked off. There’s so much left of this season, including some music…

St. Vincent’s Cover of ‘Funkytown’ Punches Way Above Its Weight

We’ve already discussed the very strange Minions: Rise of Gru soundtrack, which unites a Pitchfork Festival-worthy lineup…

A Bizarre Deep Dive Into the Weirdest CCM Song Ever Written

My passion for breakfast extends to just two opinions: 1) It’s the best meal to…

M.I.A. Says She Had a Vision of Jesus and Is Now a Born Again Christian

M.I.A., one of the coolest and most revolutionary artists of her generation, has had a…

Sky Ferreira Is Back With Her First New Song in Three Years. Listen to ‘Don’t Forget’ Now.

Sky Ferreira is one of the most patient artists of her generation. Or, at least,…

Watch Paramore’s Hayley Williams Join mewithoutYou on Stage on Los Angeles

Iconic indie rock band mewithoutYou is in the middle of their farewell tour, closing the…

Five Artists Trying to Fight Climate Change With Their Music

A new survey recently released by the Music Declares Emergency pressure group revealed that music…

The Man Whose Fentanyl Distribution Was Connected to Mac Miller’s Death Has Been Sentenced to 17.5 Years

Stephen Andrew Walter is one of the three men to be charged in the drug…

Check Out the Video for Soccer Mommy’s Excellent New Single ‘Bones’

Soccer Mommy’s got a new tour in the works, in support of her upoming album…

Kanye West Won Every Christian and Gospel Award at the Billboard Music Awards

Award seasons come and go, and this year’s certainly started off with a hit. But…

Kendrick Lamar Says His Album Came From Asking ‘God to Speak Through Me’

Kendrick Lamar’s long, long, loooong anticipated album is here. Mr. Morale and the Big Steppers…

15 Christian Parodies of Pop Songs You’ve Got to See to Believe

For almost as long as there have been pop songs, there have been parodies of…

Check Out the Trailer for Angel Olsen’s ‘Big Time’ Film That Will Accompany Her Album

Angel Olsen has dropped a new trailer for Big Time, the film that will accompany her upcoming…

Sadly, the Time Has Come to Admit That the New ‘Minions’ Soundtrack Looks Awesome

Who’s excited for the new Minions movie? Make some noise! We can’t hear you! Probably because you…

Uh, Dolly Parton and Doja Cat Will Co-Star in a Tiktok Musical About Taco Bell’s Mexican Pizza?

You don’t get to pick what sort of news happens in 2022. You can only…

Watch 1K Phew Take Down a Crooked Church Scam in the Music Video for ‘The Offering’

1K Phew is back with “The Offering,” another slice of extremely excellent hip-hop from the…