Jazmine Hughes

staff writer for New York Times Magazine

Jazmine Hughes on KCRW

Lil Nas X has taken the world by storm. His song “ Old Town Road ” became the number one track in the world in 2019 after going viral on the internet.

From internet sensation to global icon: How Lil Nas X is navigating music as a gay artist

Lil Nas X has taken the world by storm. His song “ Old Town Road ” became the number one track in the world in 2019 after going viral on the internet.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Judge Judy is ending her relationship with CBS. She’s been on CBS for two decades, resolving real-life small claims disputes.

Judge Judy quits CBS after 25 years, new show to come in 2021

Judge Judy is ending her relationship with CBS. She’s been on CBS for two decades, resolving real-life small claims disputes.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Judge Judy has been on TV for two decades, resolving real-life small claim disputes. She makes nearly $50 million a year for it.

How Judge Judy built a multi-million dollar fortune

Judge Judy has been on TV for two decades, resolving real-life small claim disputes. She makes nearly $50 million a year for it.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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