Taylor Swift returns to streaming as rival Katy Perry releases album International

Taylor Swift got back together with Spotify on Friday, returning her music to streaming services almost three years after complaining publicly they did not pay artists enough, and on the same day rival Katy Perry released a new album. Swift, one of the world’s best-selling pop stars, also made her music available on Pandora, Amazon.com […]

Hip-hop is life: The Vietnamese rappers pushing cultural boundaries International

Stepping inside one of Saigon’s underground nightspots one hot and sticky Friday night I find a huddle of young Vietnamese men all jostling for space in a tightly packed, coven-like circle in front of the DJ booth. Kitted out in baggy t-shirts, hoodies and jeans, baseball caps and bandanas, they pass the microphone around, taking […]