Call for Essays About Any Aspect of Popular Culture, Present or Past

Articles tagged hip-hop

Wednesday, June 20 2007

KRS-One & Marley Marl: Hip Hop Lives

Whether he's still "number one" is immaterial. What matters is that, after over two decades in hip-hop, KRS-One is here to say the culture is still alive. And that sound in his voice? That's pure joy.


Thursday, June 14 2007

Phat Kat: Carte Blanche

Lyrics, beats, or delivery? Well, I'd like to have them all, but we don't always get what we want.


Tuesday, June 12 2007

Dizzee Rascal: Maths & English

Dizzee Rascal manages to outdo himself on Maths & English, releasing one of the best and most challenging hip-hop albums in recent memory.


Friday, June 8 2007

Daddy Yankee redefines himself with second CD


Sunday, June 3 2007

Sharpton’s campaign slams hip-hop music slang


Wednesday, May 30 2007

Talib Kweli

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

Detroit rapper, a hit in Europe, works to find an audience at home


Tuesday, May 8 2007

In hub of rap, hip-hop’s slip shows


Sunday, April 29 2007

Brother Ali Has Finally Laid Down The Undisputed Truth

The conscientious hip-hopper talks about racial identity and the new album that could blow up his career at last.


Brother Ali: The Undisputed Truth (Reviews) [17.Apr.07]
El-P: Ill Sleep When Youre Dead (Reviews) [12.Apr.07]
Robert Glasper: In My Element (Reviews) [11.Apr.07]
Rjd2: The Third Hand (Reviews) [8.Mar.07]
She Ain’t No Joke (Features) [11.Sep.03]
Slim Shady, Network Engineer (Features) [1.Mar.01]
Now on PopMatters
PM Picks
Announcements
PopMatters' LUCY Giveaway! in PopMatters's Hangs on LockerDome

© 1999-2014 PopMatters.com. All rights reserved.
PopMatters.com™ and PopMatters™ are trademarks
of PopMatters Media, Inc.

PopMatters is wholly independently owned and operated.