The historical unfolding of hip-hop bears a strong similarity to that of literature. With that lineage in mind, it's easy to see why the '00s found hip-hop taking on its postmodern stage.
24 Sep 2014
It was a year of thrilling comebacks from legends like My Bloody Valentine and David Bowie as well the launch of major new talents like Lorde and Kacey Musgraves. These artists had the biggest impact on the shape of music in 2013.
27 Dec 2013
In Ice-T's 2012 documentary, Something from Nothing, he asks why rap music doesn't garner the same amount of respect afforded to jazz and blues music.
04 Apr 2013
From the type of honest and revealing storytelling that some have mastered to the wit-centric, mind-bending lines that ooze with double entendres and third, fourth, and fifth meanings, the best hip-hop will forever be contingent on the power of its lyrics. Here, PopMatters takes a look at 10 of the best lyricists the rap form has to offer.
23 Jan 2013
You’re here to see your favorite indie-rock act, and you just so happen to have great representatives from other musical styles to explore as well.
22 Jun 2011
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