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Gen Z Asian Americans are making indie alternative rock cool again

Meet some of the up-and-coming artists incorporating their racial or cultural identities into what’s historically been a very white genre

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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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Our Favorite Music Videos That Celebrate Musical Talent

These AA+PI artists’ music videos are all about the instrumentals

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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