Monday, December 9 2013
Jewel running, megalomania, acid rap, and sasquatches -- hip-hop continues to surprise in 2013.
Sunday, January 1 2012
The year ahead looks to be an exciting one with the emergence of wealth of great new music waiting in the wings. Will Alabama Shakes be the toast of 2012? Will 2012 be a banner year for forward-thinking hip-hop and R&B? And let's not forget all the great new bands expected to break big in 2012.
Tuesday, December 7 2010
Epic, sleek, weed rap, emo, sociopolitical, gangsta, or house party? In which direction will hip-hop go? This was a year for all of the above.
Wednesday, October 9 2013
The protean image we get of Brown on Old is best when the complications of identity clash with complications of sound and fit into fascinatingly confining structures.
Monday, August 13 2012
One of the better hip-hop releases of this year: good, unfussy beats that don't have to blow your speakers to blow your mind.
Thursday, September 22 2011
Detroit's most exciting rapper returns with a free album as troubling as it is hilarious.
Wednesday, April 7 2010
Wacky, hilarious, and clever rhymes from a unique MC whose zaniness will likely be looked over for his easier-to-digest cohorts.
Tuesday, October 7 2014
After spending summer playing festivals, Danny Brown has beens holed up working on a new record. But that didn't stop him from doing three NYC shows including one at the tiny Sonos Studio.