Monday, March 2 2015
For all the lip-service they pay cooperation, Doomtree's members fight against nobody so much as each other on this dilute offering.
Friday, February 27 2015
Ethel Payne's gripping accounts of black life in post-World War II America provided critical information that was largely missing from mainstream journalism.
Thursday, February 26 2015
At the peak of his game, Drake has begun to embrace the darker sides of success.
Monday, February 16 2015
Hip-hop and EDM meet in the new collaborative album by T.O.N.E-z and Rorschack, Handcuffs.
Thursday, February 12 2015
The young MC Bang On! may play dumb, but he's sharp as a tack.
Friday, February 6 2015
Lupe Fiasco ends his troubled relationship with Atlantic Records with a thrillingly ambitious sendoff.
Thursday, February 5 2015
Diana Ross inaugurated the historic reopening of Kings Theatre in Brooklyn with a dazzling lesson in longevity.
Thursday, January 29 2015
More than 50 years into her career, Bettye LaVette still has a voice for the ages.
Friday, December 12 2014
No one man should have all that power. The 97th most acclaimed album of all time is living in that 21st century, doing something mean to it. Counterbalance has a listen.
This year's push of stylistic diversity, craft, and experimentation adds fuel to hip-hop's movement into the future.