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The group of art students – assembled by Ming Wong – negotiates the boundary between engagement and appropriation

BY Thea Ballard | 22 SEP 21

With cult-like fanfare surrounding his elusive upcoming album, Donda, Harmony Holiday examines the US rapper’s erratic process

BY Harmony Holiday | 03 AUG 21

At Konrad Fischer Galerie, Berlin, the artist harnesses her voice to explore how sound can sculpt our perceptions of space

BY Sonja-Maria Borstner | 27 MAY 21

‘Organic Music Societies’ shows the nomadic world the late American jazz icon and Swedish artist created for their friends, collaborators and children, Neneh and Eagle Eye Cherry

BY Anton Spice | 14 APR 21

Musician Sumeet Samos on how Dalit music has helped mobilize against caste violence and institutional discrimination

BY Sumeet Samos | 22 MAR 21

The artist speaks with Olamiju Fajemisin on the legacy of Rock Against Racism in the UK

BY Olamiju Fajemisin | 19 MAR 21

Shon Faye pays tribute to the pioneering musician and producer whose generation-defining music will live on in the exultations of the dance floor 

BY Shon Faye | 04 FEB 21

In the latest episode of frieze’s Autumn Sessions, the two friends play and discuss records that create or bridge distance

BY Sean Burns | 20 NOV 20

frieze editor Andrew Durbin speaks to the author about his new essay on Bollywood for the November/December issue

BY Andrew Durbin | 20 NOV 20

Can the story of performer and activist Paul Robeson help us reconcile universalism with Black progress? 

BY Susan Neiman | 30 SEP 20

Presented in partnership with BMW, Lianne La Havas gave an exclusive solo performance followed by a live conversation with frieze Editor at Large, Jennifer Higgie for a special episode of Bow Down

26 SEP 20

The musician’s retrospective album proves he has long been ahead of his time – and out of this world

BY Eliza Barry | 21 SEP 20

Charles Aubin, Aruna D’Souza, Brendan Fernandes, Ligia Lewis and Paul Maheke take stock of the performance world in the wake of COVID-19 

04 SEP 20

The writer and musician’s latest album, Mandinga Times, is a bracing ode to apocalyptic collapse

BY Julyssa Lopez | 18 AUG 20

The album is a timely affirmation for the global African diaspora, but it can’t be accepted as a universal representation of global Blackness. 

BY Eric Otieno Sumba AND Nelly Y. Pinkrah | 14 AUG 20

Pop Smoke’s posthumous release is an authoritarian play on the senses

BY Aria Dean | 11 AUG 20

The artist’s ambitious fourth studio album is a genre-bending journey of defiance and radiant elation

BY Verónica Bayetti Flores | 22 JUL 20

For David Grubbs, an onrush of music has led to a rethinking of musical ‘speed’ itself

BY David Grubbs | 24 JUN 20

After Hours is filled with a familiar, sometimes crushing, sense of yearning for something more

BY Aria Dean | 26 MAY 20

For her latest show at Kerlin Gallery, the artist incites a state of half-recognition reminiscent of Alzheimer’s 

BY Maeve Connolly | 27 FEB 20