In an article on the “Notti Bop” craze inspired by a teen’s murder, New Yorker writer Jody Rosen avoids making aesthetic judgements.
s a response to 21 Savage’s comments about Nas’ relevance, “One Mic, One Gun” is a pleasant surprise that works best as a statement of unity.
Freedom Archives, an online database focused on progressive and radical historical movements, has documentation on BLU magazine, which was published between 1998 and 2001. While
“Haagen-Dazs,” a track Tame One and El Da Sensei recorded with The Boulevard Connection, captures the essence of an era.
“Milky” is a testament to Hurricane G’s sharp Nuyorican voice, and a flow that swayed on and off beat with rope-a-dope grace.
The Charles Burnett film To Sleep with Anger has recently re-emerged this month via prominent samples in two songs.
A recent Hits graphic omitted Youngboy Never Broke Again, the second-highest streaming artist of the year.
Two recent stories on the decline of rap music’s overall market share have generated some concern in industry circles.
An L.A. Times feature gathers opinions on a bleak trend that has claimed the lives of PnB Rock, Pop Smoke, Nipsey Hussle, and many others.
New Jersey rapper Mach-Hommy recently gave a rare interview with Rolling Stone.
Kanye West’s alt-right stunts at Paris Fashion Week have drawn self-righteous condemnation from the fashion world and beyond.
In a story jointly published by the Chicago Reader and The Triibe, coverage of developments at Chicago’s O-Block is scrutinized.