Wednesday, December 8 2010
Though it's a tough environment for musicians to try and make a living, some artists have built and broadened their audience because of their free tunes.
Thursday, December 18 2008
PopMatters presents our 60 best albums of 2008, highlighted by the return of British trip-hop legends and some infectious American indie rock by way of the Cascade Mountains.
Monday, June 24 2013
The Gifted proves to be an extraordinary ‘gift’ to any hip-hop collection.
Thursday, November 3 2011
Wale drops a wholly ambiguous first album for Rick Ross' Maybach Music imprint, leaving listeners just as unfamiliar with him as we've always been.
Tuesday, November 10 2009
Insecurity, bulimia, infidelity, intra-racial discrimination, self-loathing and coked out, aspirational celebrities: welcome to Wale's coming out party.
Thursday, August 14 2008
Unsigned D.C. rapper's strange love of Seinfeld helps deliver the best mixtape of 2008
Thursday, October 20 2011
Wale and Kid Cudi end their feud, as the two MCs collab on a new single for Wale's Ambition.
Tuesday, April 27 2010
Backed by a live band, K'naan rapped tight and globally wise rhymes that blend Rakim's sophistication with Eminem-esque wit before a sold out crowd at Chicago's Metro.
Wednesday, May 27 2009
Wale has joined with Zune to produce a series of 10 video podcasts and the first one has just gone live. It follows the rapper on
Thursday, March 5 2009
Wale's new mixtape looks to up the level of production with 9th Wonder behind the boards. "Nightlife" gives a preview of what might be possible.