Crank up the volume and dance like everyone’s watching.
Good self-talk, black therapists, and sad birthdays.
Michelle Obama helps Yara Shahidi with college apps, Frank Ocean drops a new single, & more.
Music for when you’re feeling lonely.
An illuminating interview with Frank Ocean. Plus: More news we’re reading today.
The premiere of a video with retro/pop vibes.
To avoid: crashing and burning.
Trust is powerful.
Hot heat, long grass, and blue sky forever.
A cover of the Madonna classic, plus a chat about finding new-favorite music.
April’s theme is LUST FOR LIFE. For details on how to send us your work, please read our Submit page. ✴
Rookie is an online magazine and book series for teenagers. Each month, a different editorial theme drives the writing, photography, and artwork that we publish. Learn more about us here, and find out how to submit your work here!