Monday, October 26 2009
Twista can slice and dice words like a razor-sharp Ginsu knife. But F5 finds him getting twisted by the torque of his own tornado.
Sunday, October 18 2009
Artist/producer PC Muñoz mines for gems and grills the greats.
Sunday, October 11 2009
K'naan's The Messengers series is a trilogy of episodes designed to highlight the genius of Nigeria's Fela Kuti, Jamaica's Bob Marley, and the United States' Bob Dylan.
Monday, September 28 2009
We can debate this greatest rapper business from now until the end of time. Let's just say Jay-Z is the greatest hip-hop icon ever, and call it a day.
Thursday, August 27 2009
On the eve of his third Blue Note release, Double Booked, jazz pianist Robert Glasper discusses his stylistic bifurcation, MC skills, and -- inevitably -- Michael Jackson's legacy.
Sunday, August 16 2009
The words of people like DJ Lazy K, a grateful and hardworking mixtape creator, illustrate how well underground hip-hop is doing, if the RIAA would just leave them alone.
Sunday, July 19 2009
The "half-man, half-amazin'", Nas' persona is part myth and part "everyday kid" from the Queensbridge projects.
Thursday, June 11 2009
Why so serious? Have a grab bag of weed, love, politics, and laughter.
Thursday, May 28 2009
An excellent album from the state of Minnesota and a shrewd hip-hop duo.