Monday, March 29 2010
You may not want to fall in love with this 21st century siren, but chances are good that you will. That is, if you know what's good for ya.
Since Shahrukh Khan is showing Akon around Bollywood, imagine that awkward moment when the two are out on the town and they encounter the Fair and Handsome advertising chair, and Shahrukh Khan says to Akon, "I'd like you to meet my sponsor."
Tuesday, March 9 2010
The plucky Providence poet dodges the sophomore album slump with a poignant conscious hip-hop record, backed by huge beats from Alias.
Monday, February 15 2010
Longtime Wu-Tang Clan collaborator DJ/Producer Mathematics goes into the vaults and pulls out some choice cuts for remix and reinterpretations on this loosely formatted Wu-related release.
Monday, February 1 2010
Midwest, small-town rap Get your drunk on!
Tuesday, January 26 2010
Monday, December 14 2009
One surprisingly successful technique for converting hip-hop haters and deepening the existing fan's love for the culture is to expose them to "old school hip-hop".
Thursday, December 3 2009
Hip-hop luminaries deliver a tag team album with solid results, but could have reached deeper for something more valuable.
Sunday, November 29 2009
Two underground MCs from opposites sides of the States indulge themselves in a loose and hazy, drug-induced record full of strut and swagger.
Monday, November 16 2009
“He’s the most influential rapper in the world. If anyone can change young black men’s attitudes about marriage, all fingers point to Hov,” charges Jozen Cummings on The Root.com, a candy store for the politicized hip-hop junkie.