Music

The Empresario

Beyoncé should make a country album.

Know Your Role

The goodness of defining the relationship.

A Grand First Draft

George Gershwin’s ‘Rhapsody in Blue’ at 100.

The Dispatch’s Best of 2023

The culture and content we enjoyed the most this year.

A Worship Album for the Doubter

Rend Collective’s Chris Llewellyn dives into suffering, church failures, and politics in his first solo record.

Rage Against the Elites

Political controversies about music are boring.

Olivia Rodrigo’s Mainstream Nostalgia

Why are her songs about teenagers falling out of love and not being able to parallel park captivating?

SCOTUS Poised to Rein in the Administrative State

Plus: Ed Sheeran fends off a copyright lawsuit.

Creedence Clearwater Revisited

How a new book and documentary give insight into the rise and fall of one of the most American bands.

Why Conservatives Should Care About Hip-Hop

Approaching the genre's 50th anniversary, it's time for conservatives to reconsider hip-hop.