Hilary Hughes

Hilary Hughes

Culture Editor/Critic/Correspondent

Currently: MTV News! My work has appeared in Esquire, Rolling Stone, NPR Music, The New York Times, Pitchfork, Elle, and more. Say hi: hilary.jane.hughes@gmail.com

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Charles Bradley Thinks the System Is Still Fucked

Traditionally, at the end of a rousing production, an audience tossing roses on the stage to laud the performers isn’t an uncommon practice. At a Charles Bradley concert, that flower-flinging wave of adoration swells; it just happens in reverse, and it’s a lesson instead of an ovation.