Friday, April 17 2015
Cherry Bomb is the first time in a long time that we’ve gotten to see Tyler grow up at all, but is it too much to ask for this 24-year-old man to mature a little faster?
Thursday, April 9 2015
Just a week shy of its release, Odd Future rapper and provocateur Tyler, The Creator has announced his new LP, Cherry Bomb.
Tuesday, April 7 2015
Minneapolis rapper/producer Ecid takes a track from his latest LP and gives it a stripped-down rendition, with twee toy piano adding whimsy to the tune.
Wednesday, March 25 2015
Readers that aren’t easily offended will find themselves laughing and cringing at what is surely the raunchiest history book in years.
Friday, March 13 2015
Heems, having broken away from rap group Das Racist, tackles politics, race and romance on his disparate yet ultimately compelling first solo album.
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.
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.
Friday, November 7 2014
On his first solo release, Epic (from the Chicago hip-hop maestros BBU) obliterates the boundary between personal and political.
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".