ALL: Opening Acts

Pusha T ≠ Martin Scorsese

In a recent interview, Pusha T equated his coke-rap focus to Martin Scorsese’s mob flicks. The comparison doesn’t quite hold up.

Forty Years of The Wire and Hip-Hop

This year marks four decades of avant magazine the Wire. Throughout, the British publication has frequently if fitfully championed interesting rap artists.

Opening Acts: When the Tide Is High

Wu-Tang Clan’s second album, Wu-Tang Forever, elicits a discussion on imperial eras. Plus, Kendrick Lamar’s new album and a Fat Joe TV doc.

A Company Flow Fan’s DJ Bag in 1997

As I spent the weekend revisiting Company Flow’s Funcrusher Plus, I began to wonder…what other records did I spin as an amateur DJ in 1997?