Briana Younger on the death of the rapper Nipsey Hussle, who, she writes, embodied the best of hip-hop
Richard Brody writes about the life and work of the filmmaker Agnès Varda, who died this week, at age ninety, and the legacy of her films such as “Faces Places,” “Cleo from 5 to 7,” “Jane B. pour Agnès V.,” and more.
Amanda Petrusich writes about Scott Walker, the prescient, literary musician and former member of the Walker Brothers, who died on March 22nd, in London.
Dan Chiasson writes on the poet W. S. Merwin, who died on Friday, at the age of ninety-one, and on his haunted, Delphic works.
Amanda Petrusich writes about the legacy of Dick Dale, who died last week, at eighty-one, and his influence on the genre of surf rock with the song “Misirlou.”