Wednesday, May 30 2007
In anticipation of his (long-awaited) new solo CD, rhymesmith extraordinaire Talib Kweli makes pre-emtive good on an old promise.
Thursday, May 10 2007
Tuesday, May 8 2007
Sunday, April 29 2007
The conscientious hip-hopper talks about racial identity and the new album that could blow up his career at last.
Wednesday, April 25 2007
Scholar's canny look at hip-hop's denigration of black women.
Tuesday, April 17 2007
The Twin Cities’ earnest, Muslim, albino rapper is back with his long-awaited follow-up to the critically acclaimed Shadows on the Sun, and he brought some baggage with him.
Monday, April 16 2007
Thursday, April 12 2007
Classic hip-hop sounds a lot different after you've filtered it through 1984, through the War in Iraq, through the Patriot Act.
Wednesday, April 11 2007
A genuinely new sound for a jazz trio -- swing plus hip-hop brings something powerfully new.