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How house music changed the world: ‘It was freedom. It was our church’
As Beyoncé and Drake take on the genre, legends from Robin S to Jesse Saunders reflect on its resurgence

Alex Rayner and Stephen Worthy

15, Sep, 2022 @5:00 AM

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It’s time to ban private jets – or at least tax them to the ground | Akin Olla
Kylie Jenner’s 17-minute private jet ride is a reminder that private jets are morally obscene and terrible for the climate. The planet can no longer afford these indulgences

Akin Olla

05, Aug, 2022 @10:20 AM

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Drake defends his short private jet flights – by saying plane was empty
The rapper’s explanation made his plane’s short hop flights even more of a climate disaster, critics pointed out

Oliver Milman in New York

29, Jul, 2022 @3:50 PM

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A 17-minute flight? The super-rich who have ‘absolute disregard for the planet’
Kylie Jenner is far from the only celebrity to make short hops using private jets despite mounting concerns over the climate crisis

Oliver Milman, graphics by Andrew Witherspoon

21, Jul, 2022 @9:00 AM

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House music had its Black roots ripped up – now Drake and Beyoncé are reclaiming them | Michelle Kambasha
The world’s biggest Black stars have turned to the genre not to pander to white tastes – but to remind fans where it came from, says

Michelle Kambasha

25, Jun, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Drake: Honestly, Nevermind review – brand new moods, same old moans
The Canadian superstar’s new album is surprisingly full of house music, but his passive-aggressive complaints get dull

Alexis Petridis

17, Jun, 2022 @2:31 PM

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‘I’m hungry. I want to dominate’: Jack Harlow, hip-hop’s most fancied new megastar
With a US No 1 single and a starring role in the remake of White Men Can’t Jump, the cheeky rapper is set for global fame. He discusses doubters, developing his voice – and the ‘heroic’ fight against homophobia

Owen Myers

06, May, 2022 @5:00 AM

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‘The world is now coming to Africa’: why Madonna and Ed Sheeran want a piece of Afrobeats
West African artists such as Davido, Fireboy DML and Amaarae are ruling pop on their own terms, reflecting a new cultural pride – and western pop stars want in

Christine Ochefu

04, Mar, 2022 @8:40 AM

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The stars of Top Boy: ‘Are drug dealers going to Black Lives Matter marches? I doubt it’
Britain’s edgiest crime drama is about to return – and this time its scope is bigger than ever. Ashley Walters, Little Simz, Kano and more discuss turning Drake down, the call of Hollywood and not being able to depict BLM

Alexi Duggins

25, Feb, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Teen monitoring Elon Musk’s jet ‘tracking Gates, Bezos and Drake too’
Jack Sweeney, who wants Tesla CEO to hand over $50k to remove flight tracker bot, sets sights on other celebrities

Rupert Neate Wealth correspondent

02, Feb, 2022 @8:14 AM

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Go easy on me: why pop has got so predictable
Adele, Ed Sheeran, Abba, Lana Del Rey and Drake all found success in 2021 by delivering more of the same – a result of how our chaotic lives, on and offline, are informing our taste

Alexis Petridis

16, Dec, 2021 @5:05 PM

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Kanye West and Drake review – the end of an overcooked beef
In a much-hyped livestreamed gig, Drake’s prosaic pop-rap is shown up by the magnetic stage charisma of his new friend

Alexis Petridis

10, Dec, 2021 @1:53 PM

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