If her catchy "bubblegoth" music is winning fans worldwide, pop star Kerli chalks it up to her revolt against the hard grind of life as her native Estonia shook off its Soviet legacy. I just wanted to leave, I wanted to see the world so much.
Iggy Azalea has soared to stardom as a rare white woman in hip-hop, but her meteoric rise has triggered a backlash that reveals much about the music business's fault-lines on race and gender. Her most vociferous critic has been fellow rapper Azealia Banks, a black woman who has accused Azalea of mocking African Americans.
Our guide to this week's album releases also features the week's top new music videos from artists like Kanye West, Run the Jewels, Deerhoof, Zola Jesus, and more. Read and Post Comments | Get the full article at Metacritic