Latest from Chris Richards
Three decades of rappers name-dropping the president, and what it all means.
  • Nov 6, 2019
The D.C.-raised songwriter celebrates his album drop with a homecoming show.
  • Nov 6, 2019
The Baltimore-based composer performs at Rhizome on Tuesday.
  • Oct 30, 2019
  • Review
His new album, “Jesus Is King,” is either an act of self-delusion or self-erasure.
  • Oct 28, 2019
The pop singer says she never needed a persona to write great songs. Now that she’s made one of the decade’s finest albums, are we ready to believe her?
  • Oct 24, 2019
  • Perspective
He’s still rap’s great expressionist. But that’s not the half of it.
  • Oct 23, 2019
  • Review
Without its suffocating layers of studio production, the country music rebel’s work can breathe.
  • Oct 8, 2019
  • Review
The concert provided an encounter with a screaming voice of reason.
  • Oct 3, 2019
The District noise-punk trio performs at Songbyrd, Rhizome and Comet in October.
  • Oct 2, 2019
  • Perspective
This year has been big for women in rap. But progress still feels slow.
  • Sep 18, 2019