Ah, 2015—another year of shocking heartbreaks, childish beefs, and WTFs. We’ve compiled a few of the year's most captivating news stories, from beef wars to unexpected returns, with accompanying comics by illustrator Johnny Sampson.
From Drake to Beach House to Deafheaven to Sophie to Grimes to Cloud Nothings to, yes, Kanye—our picks for the best songs of the half-decade.
We examine 00s pop-- critically acceptable, mixed with hip-hop/R&B, more transparent than ever. [Tom Ewing]