From impertinent upstart at a gay newspaper to parlaying volunteering into a 35-year career in radio, he's seen it all. His iconic party Sex Dwarf has its own culture. Where the heck does the name come from, anyway?
With each passing album and performance beyond his 2015 start – from his 2015 Coming Home debut to 2018’s Good Thing and his latest solo release, 2021’s Gold-Diggers Sound – Texas-based vocalist and songwriter Leon Bridges has expanded his vision of R&B traditionalism.
In the lead up to his newest album, 2022’s Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers and his most recent tour, Kendrick Lamar proved again, with singles such as “The Heart, Part 5,” that his music is an intricate existential puzzle.
I started going to rave parties when I was 19 years old, when local promoters would throw events in unsuspecting locations that were either completely illegal or operated outside of the “nightclubs,” leaving cops no options to shut them down.