Tuesday, March 8 2011
If video killed the radio star, some might argue that technology crippled the hip-hop mix masters. Crippled, maybe, but the deejay is not obsolete.
Wednesday, January 28 2009
Almost all of these artists spent as much energy as possible preserving the spirit of the songs that these updated versions are based on.
Tuesday, November 25 2008
Poverty, crime, disenfranchisement, sinning, saving, and no-account women: Stereotypical subjects of the average country song, or the average hip-hop song?
Tuesday, August 12 2008
With the release of his new album N.Y.'s Finest, the legendary hip-hop producer looks back and forward at the same time: remembering both his hardships and victories while looking forward to hip-hop's new age.
Sunday, April 13 2008
Rock has not created a new standard with this album, but he has created an alternate universe, reminding us that hip-hop can still be anything we make it.