Like so many other artists, COVID-19 put a sudden halt on their packed, globe-trotting schedule. The pause and new perspective have proven productive for them, and resulted in a lot of new, yet-to-be-released music.
While On The Road at Lollapalooza 2019, the Atlanta alt-R&B singer told us that pairing with his fellow GRAMMY nominee is like "two brothers working, it's super easy, super natural."
D.I.Y. chill-pop artist Role Model sat down with us before a major moment at Lollapalooza 2019—his very first festival performance and second-ever fest overall. We talked about his excitement for it, loving Chicago, tearing up during best friend Omar Apollo's show at the fest and new music on the way.
The rapper, who released his debut album Sensational in May, spoke to the Recording Academy during his stop at Lollapoolaza in Chicago about his influences, tour stories and more.
Memphis pop-rock quartet the Band Camino stopped by backstage at Lollapalooza 2019 to talk about their early influences, the band's overall message and what it feels like to make their debut at the legendary Chicago festival.
"I like bass music. I'm seven foot, 350, I consider myself hard, when I played on the basketball court I was hard. I like the hard drops," the NBA Hall of Famer told us before his lit Lolla set.
While On The Road at Lollapalooza 2019, Nashville trio Judah & The Lion sat down with the Recording Academy to talk about their third studio album, Pep Talks, its poignant themes and helping fans to have hope in their lives through music.
"I just like [to perform] any song where loads of people sing along, basically. It's one of the best feelings in the world for us," James Hatcher, one half of the British duo electro-soul duo, told us.
Backstage at Lollapalooza in Chicago, the New Orleans-based group dissect the city's influence on their sound and discuss the recording process behind their most recent album.
"I'm transitioning to being a live act, so being able to sing at Lolla for the first time was a really amazing accomplishment," the L.A.-based singer/DJ/producer shared, beaming, right after her big Lolla moment.
Brothers Adam, Jack and Ryan (AJR) sat down with the Recording Academy before their Lollapalooza set to talk fan mashups, dream collabs and more.
While On The Road At Lollapalooza 2019, Chelsea Cutler tells the Recording Academy about how her 'Brent' EP came together and how leaving her home in New York for Connecticut helped her creative process.
While On The Road at Lollapalooza 2019, French DJ/Producer Madeon sat down with the Recording Academy to talk about his Good Faith Live show and upcoming sophomore album of the same name, writing "Shelter" with Porter Robinson and more.