Kris Kross: Totally Krossed Out

From Vondelpark's debut album to the end of Kris Kross, our look at music this week

When Kris Kross “jumped” onto the scene in ’92, they inspired young people everywhere to get Totally Krossed Out with their Jermaine Dupri-produced debut album. They also ignited a major fashion moment where it was suddenly acceptable to wear an entire ensemble backwards—belt, baseball jersey and all. Their ephemeral reign as the daddy macs of teen rap left an indelible mark on music, and sadly, …

The Fox Is Black: May Playlist

From Vondelpark's debut album to the end of Kris Kross, our look at music this week

You know that friend that always puts you on to the best music? The Fox Is Black (formerly Kitsune Noir), the award-winning art and design site, has been that friend to the Internet for some time now with a collection of monthly playlists released to much acclaim. The May Playlist features a range of indie pop, rock and electronic jams to suit the recent change …

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From Vondelpark's debut album to the end of Kris Kross, our look at music this week

John Grant: GMF In a style that is one part Antony Hegarty and one part Jack Black, American musician John Grant smoothly tackles hard-hitting issues like addiction, sexuality and living with HIV. The Reykjavik-based singer’s droll ruminations recently amused crowds at NYC’s Le Poisson Rouge, where he performed tracks from his upcoming sophomore album Pale Green Ghosts. For a hint at what to expect from …