Latest from Chris Richards
  • Perspective
Pop Smoke, Juice WRLD, Nipsey Hussle, Mac Miller. The volume of rap deaths has been unbearable.
  • Feb 21, 2020
  • Perspective
The slain rap star had an unmistakable sound and an unwritten future.
  • Feb 19, 2020
The DJ for the Washington Mystics and Washington Wizards relies on homegrown sounds.
  • Feb 5, 2020
  • Perspective
Alongside Shakira, she sent a powerful message with her presence alone.
  • Feb 2, 2020
The Maryland-raised singer headlines Songbyrd in Adams Morgan on Saturday night
  • Jan 29, 2020
  • Perspective
She’s a delicate soloist and a bold big band composer. What holds her sound together?
  • Jan 28, 2020
  • Perspective
CRITIC’S NOTEBOOK: The awards have been too white, too male and too old for too long.
  • Jan 27, 2020
  • Perspective
Plagued by controversy, the Recording Academy recognizes a new voice.
  • Jan 27, 2020
  • Perspective
Forget hearts and minds. She became this year’s leading Grammy contender by moving bodies.
  • Jan 23, 2020
  • Review
He studies neuroscience by day, and performs sold-out concerts by night.
  • Jan 17, 2020