For a Geto Boys biography so concerned with Bushwick Bill’s status as a short person, Hughes’ book sure skirts the issue of embodiment.
As shown with their brilliant collaboration with Mariah Carey, Jam & Lewis can still produce magic when making music with old friends.
Mike Ladd with producer Rough pulls up a wealth of succulent groove on The Dead Can Rap, nudging the think tank of his polemic poetry onto the dancefloor.
With his latest album, Vince Staples mines an artistic, existential, and notably fertile limbo. It’s his most reflective and sober perspective to date.
Summer is the best time of year to listen to hip-hop. From the upbeat and bouncy to the weird and paranoid, hip-hop just sounds better in the sunshine. That makes now the perfect time for the first edition of “Hip-Hop Matters” – PopMatters’ new monthly hip-hop roundup.
While not their most unique project, Mykki Blanco’s Broken Hearts and Beauty Sleep presents a steady, mellowed pathos that’s genuine and hard to deny.
Twenty years ago, P.Y.T.’s Down With Me represented the sounds that shaped one of the most effusive moments of popular culture, teen pop.
BTS’ original Japanese tracks could fill a compilation, even if the curation of BTS, The Best is a good representation of the Korean group as a crossover act.