Allison Rapp is a New York City-based music and culture journalist. Her work has appeared in Brooklyn Magazine, City Limits and more. She tweets at @allisonrapp22
40 Years Ago: Marvin Gaye Seeks Solace With ‘Sexual Healing’
Hit earned a pair of awards at the 1983 Grammys, the only two R&B legend claimed during his lifetime.
Why INXS Pushed for More With ‘Need You Tonight’
They were on their way to becoming one of the biggest bands on the planet when 1987 hit finally pushed them over.
Neal Schon Says He and Jonathan Cain Don’t Talk Politics
"I do nothing but write music with Jon. That's it," the guitarist confirms.
Prince’s Family Vows to Return His Master Tapes to Paisley Park
"We're going to bring his original music out," the late musician's sister has said.
Stevie Nicks Announces Second Leg of 2022 US Tour
Singer has added a dozen new dates to trek.
Peter Jackson Is Planning Another Beatles Film
'Get Back' director says the new project is "not really a documentary."
Richard Marx Announces New Album, ‘Songwriter’
September LP previewed with first single, "Same Heartbreak Different Day."
One-Off Bob Dylan Recording Sells for $1.7 Million
Only one physical copy exists of 2021 re-recording of "Blowin' in the Wind" that uses new technology.
Carlos Santana ‘Doing Well’ After Collapsing During Performance
Guitarist assures fans he is now "taking it easy."
Kate Bush’s ‘Running Up That Hill’ Reportedly Earning Millions
The 1985 single is back on the top of the charts thanks to 'Stranger Things.'
15 Years Ago: Star-Studded Concert for Diana Honors Her Legacy
Among the performers at the 2007 show were several of the late royal's favorite musicians, including Elton John and Duran Duran.
‘Hallelujah: Leonard Cohen, a Journey, a Song’ Debuts in New York
New documentary on the late singer-songwriter was eight years in the making.