Wednesday, February 4 2015
Swiss rapper Bligg, hip-hop's resident weirdo, reinvents the genre through subversion and humour -- and an alphorn's load of smart, catchy tunes.
Monday, October 6 2014
Chuck D unleashes a brief but vital onslaught of old-school fury; it just might be the gutpunch today's scene desperately needs.
Thursday, August 29 2013
Italian rapper Luche ratchets up the dread on the martial beats of "Chi Non Dimentica".
Friday, August 16 2013
Iran's top rapper aims his lyrical barbs at his country's second-rate MCs -- and does it with style.
Thursday, August 15 2013
Italy's young upstart offers up a smooth, funk-infused groove on "Quello Che Mi Resta", a pensive hip-hop number that strolls rather than swaggers.
Monday, August 5 2013
At once ancient and modern, Istanbul, one of the world's most eclectic and evolving cities, adds yet another element into its cultural melting pot: hip-hop, a music and subculture that has impassioned many Turks -- and infuriated others.
Sunday, July 14 2013
J. Cole delivers with an impressive second album.
Thursday, June 27 2013
Yeezus will be brilliant to some, terrible to others. The truth lies somewhere in between.
Monday, June 24 2013
The Gifted proves to be an extraordinary ‘gift’ to any hip-hop collection.
Wednesday, June 19 2013
On his second mixtape Chicago's Chance the Rapper takes us on a psychedelic journey that's as ambitious as it is appealing.