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Our Favorite Music Videos for When You Just Want to Chill

Sometimes we just need to take some time to relax and unwind—these artists have the right vibe

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If Bella Poarch Was A Porch…

Creative writer J.A. Dela Cruz-Smith waxes poetic on ‘Steel Magnolias,’ the fantasy of Internet popularity, and the 25-year-old who rules TikTok

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BlackPink is Back

The internationally adored K-pop girl group just released their second album—with mixed results

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Our Favorite Music Videos Highlighting Mad Rap Skills

Here are four AA+PI artists impressing us with their words as much as their music

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Rina Sawayama Is the Radical Queer Asian Pop Sensation the World Needs

With a new album dropping today, the songstress again highlights the healing power of pop

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Our Favorite Music Videos to Get You Movin’ and Groovin’

We’ve compiled some of the best AA+PI artists, encouraging more dancing and less stressing

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With a Debut Single, ImJessHu Signals Her Growth as a Musician

Writer Eric Diep interviews dancer/model/creative badass Jessica Hu about her new record “Apply the Pressure”

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Are You Ready for the Rise of Alice Longyu Gao?

In the debut of our new musical artist of the month series, we learn about one of the dominant voices of the rising hyperpop movement

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When Art Meets Activism

Is singer M.I.A. abandoning her political and artistic aesthetic in favor of something more…conventional?

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Kehlani Redefines R&B

In “Altar,” the artist looks at love and grief, life and death, gender identity and friendship

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BTS Is Taking a Break—And You Should, Too

As writer Teresa Tran has learned, hustle culture creates both burnt out artists and bad art

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All the Asian and Asian Diaspora Artists to See at Coachella 2022

Whether you’re a lucky pass-holder or not, here’s a look at the dozen-plus talented AAAPI artists heading to this month’s biggest party in the desert