Cardi B fulfills the promise of “Bodak Yellow” on Invasion Of Privacy

Part of the fun of “Bodak Yellow,” Cardi B’s earth-conquering 2017 hit, was the way it captured that rare moment when you can hear someone make a quantum leap forward on record. Cardi B had released two mixtapes already, proving she was an inspired rapper with preternatural, outsize charisma, but it wasn’t until that…

Cardi B to serve as Jimmy Fallon's first-ever co-host on The Tonight Show's next week

Cardi B has quickly become one of the new delights of the talk show circuit, coming at late-night with the same enthusiasm and genuine energy that she brought to her breakout hit, “Bodak Yellow.” (Also, sometimes she just makes expressive little sounds instead of actually saying anything, which is pretty fun.) Now—and…

Dirty computers, invasions of privacy: The 26 most-anticipated albums of April

April promises another strong, diverse set of new releases to follow up an excellent March, with albums from favorites like Grouper, Wye Oak, and Flatbush Zombies as well as up-and-comers Saba, No Thank You, and Half Waif. There’s also Janelle Monáe’s third full-length, Kali Uchis’ long-awaited debut, the latest from…

What's your personal pop culture resolution for 2018?

Welcome back to AVQ&A, where we throw out a question for discussion among the staff and readers. Consider this a prompt to compare notes on your interface with pop culture, to reveal your embarrassing tastes and experiences, and to ponder how our diverse lives all led us to convene here together. Got a question you’d…