- December 17, 2012 |
- 71. Because We’ve Got An Answer to Odd Future.
Meet Ratking, Harlem’s new rival to the Los Angeles weirdcore rap crew.
- April 30, 2012 | Encounter
- 242 Minutes With Chet Hanks
Living the hip-hop life with a lesser-known son of Tom Hanks, who badly wants to be famous for something else.
- November 14, 2011 | Feature
- Veggie-Friendly Weirdo Rap
ASAP Rocky and the goofball new school of New York hip-hop.
- November 7, 2011 | Topic
A hippie-era use of traditional African instruments has become a 21st-century political issue at Occupy Wall Street.
- August 29, 2011 |
- The Rapture at Last
After nearly breaking up, they’re back.
- August 8, 2011 | Feature
- Old-School Ties
A coffee-table history of Def Jam, New York’s hip-hop Harvard.
- July 18, 2011 | Encounter
- 34 Minutes With Bobby Brown
Backstage at an unlikely New Edition reunion, the New Jack bad boy is grown up and sober. More or less.
- July 11, 2011 | Feature
- Bring That Beef Back: A Revised History of Tupac and Biggie
Are the cases about to be cracked?
- June 27, 2011 |
- The Anticipation Almanac: Music
Our critics pick the most anticipated music, lyrics, and more, for the season.
- May 2, 2011 | Feature
- Rude Boys
The birth of the Beastie Boys—an oral history on the 25th anniversary of Licensed to Ill.