How an ending for an underrated band segued into the rise of a great solo artist.
At the peak of Bruce Springsteen‘s Born in the U.S.A. fame in 1984, he appeared on the cover of Rolling Stone, clad in signature denim and leather, and a red bandana wrapped around his forehead. He looked every bit the rock star behind the year’s best-selling album, and over time eventually sold 15 million copies […]
“Who do you think you are? Baby one day, you’ll be a star…” Jay Z began his rapping career in the late ’80s, but it took a long time before he’d garner the attention of any labels. Here was a kid from Brooklyn’s Marcy Gardens Projects who dealt drugs for a living and sold his […]
A look at a powerful reclamation of artistic vision, 25 years later.
As Broadcast's stunning debut turns 15, we look back on what made it magic.