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Hip Hop

  1. the industry
    Fulfill Your Dream of Cardi B Insulting You to Your Face on Netflix Hip-Hop ShowRhythm + Flow, the platform’s first competition show, is set to debut in 2019.
  2. streetwear
    How The North Face Took Over ’90s New YorkTo be cool, you had to be really warm.
  3. that's a bop
    It’s Only April And Nicki Minaj Released the Song of the Summer“Chun-Li” and “Barbie Tingz”! We are drowning in bangers.
  4. fascinators
    Roxanne, Roxanne Tells the Unknown Story of the First Female RapperThe relentlessly optimistic rapper gets her day and then some.
  5. jerrod carmichael
    Jerrod Carmichael Is Adapting Dapper Dan’s Upcoming Memoir for the Big ScreenDaniel “Dapper Dan” Day’s Harlem boutique counted many of hip-hops biggest stars from the ‘80s and ‘90s as clients.
  6. best bets
    Nordstrom’s First NYC Store, Wooden Lamps and a Boutique From Biggie’s DaughterWhat’s new in New York stores.
  7. playlists
    How a Hit Rap Song Happens NowThe most influential playlist in music is Spotify’s RapCaviar, which turns mixtape rappers into megastars. And it’s all curated by one man.
  8. encounter
    Touring the Children’s Museum With Asahd Khaled, the Busiest Baby in Hip-HopThe 10-month-old child of DJ Khaled is probably the first baby to come out of the womb with a perfect Instagram presence.
  9. Lil Uzi Vert and Kurt Cobain Have Some Things in CommonThe Philadelphia rapper is climbing the charts with a melancholy hit about death.
  10. point of clarification
    Miley Cyrus Attempts to Clarify Her Controversial Comments About Hip-Hop“I am expanding personally/musically and gravitating more towards uplifting, conscious rap.”
  11. Cardi B Explains How She Always Looks So ‘Schmoney’▶️ “A lot of people try to put a whole entire Gucci outfit on — it doesn’t go well, sis.”
  12. On ‘Loyalty’ Rihanna Plays It Casual With Kendrick LamarRihanna’s appearance on Kendrick Lamar’s “Loyalty” has more of a story than you might think.
  13. WATCH: The Fascinating Scientific Reason for Eminem’s Rap GeniusThere’s a lot going on in that brain.
  14. respect the classics
    Roger Daltrey Thinks Rock Has ‘Reached a Dead End’ and Rap Is the FutureRock is dead they say. Long live rock.
  15. radio vulture
    Let’s Not Go Back to the Good Old Days of Real Rap BeefDrake’s vicious shot at Kid Cudi’s mental health may be a tactical error. 
  16. new music
    Listen to Common’s New Song, ‘Home’The track, featuring Bilal, dropped tonight.
  17. radio vulture
    Shawty Lo Knew: Remembering an Atlanta LegendThe rapper died today in a car accident.
  18. How Luke Cage Plans to Please Binge Watchers and Hip-Hop Fans Alike“We wanted to do a show that was unapologetically hip-hop and apologetically black.”
  19. radio vulture
    What André 3000 Taught Frank OceanThe art of opting out. 
  20. 6 Pretentious Ways to Boost Your Get Down Viewing ExperienceSix ways of seeing The Get Down differently while waiting for the show to take off (as it eventually does).
  21. irreconcilable differences
    Donald Trump and Rap Came Up Together, and Now They’re Coming ApartHow rappers came “Up Like Trump” and now pray for his downfall.
  22. lose yourself
    President Obama Lost Himself in the Music, the Moment Before DNC SpeechHe was listening to “Lose Yourself,” obviously.
  23. swellness
    Meet the Woman Giving Healing Crystals to Hip-hop StarsRadio personality Devi Brown explains why crystals are so special, and why rappers are clutching them onstage.
  24. passive aggression
    Drake’s Current Nemesis, Joe Budden, Is More of a Match for Him Than He LooksIs Drake finally losing his temper?
  25. all hail the queens
    All the Best Looks From the VH1 Hip Hop HonorsAll hail the queens.
  26. racism
    Queen Latifah: ‘Racism Is Alive and Kicking’“We need to change this attitude.”
  27. tributes
    Michelle Obama Praises Missy and Queen Latifah“I’m so grateful to you for your passion and your contributions to our world.”
  28. hip-hop
    Rae Sremmurd Do Have a Type, and It’s Girls Who Do YogaAdd this to your vinyasa playlist. 
  29. new music
    Listen to a New Jurassic 5 Song, the Next Best Thing to a New Jurassic 5 AlbumIt’s called “Customer Service.”
  30. unreleased
    Hear Victoria Beckham’s Unreleased Hip-Hop AlbumWhy yes, ODB does do a guest verse.
  31. How Charlamagne Became Tha God of Hip-Hop RadioWhat do Hillary Clinton, Martin Shkreli, and Kanye West have in common? They’ve all been interrogated by Charlamagne, hip-hop’s puckish Howard Stern.
  32. wedding albums
    Real Wedding Album: A Nontraditional Production“I knew I wasn’t going to be an all-white bride. I wanted to create a dramatic look, something different.”
  33. comics
    Killer Mike Wrote Marvel’s Hip-Hop Covers Intro“The age of Internet lists has shows us how difficult it is to please everyone, but Marvel manages to represent Hip-Hop in every one of its various incarnations since its glorious inception.”
  34. Ruth Bader Ginsburg Has Been Reading Up on the Notorious B.I.G.Both of us were born and raised in Brooklyn.”
  35. brief histories
    Gwyneth Paltrow’s Love Affair With Rap: A TimelineA brief history of her hip-hop obsession.
  36. party life
    The Gay Hip-Hop Club Night Jay Z Probably Doesn’t Know He InspiredHard Cock Life has become a platform for queer rappers and performers in the U.K.
  37. A Brief History of Rap in the New York Times Crossword PuzzleTalking hip-hop with puzzle master Will Shortz.
  38. quotables
    Tom Ford Flattered by Jay-Z’s New Track Named After Him“I don’t pop Molly, I rock Tom Ford.”
  39. male gaze
    Male Gaze: Kendrick Lamar’s Soulful Puppy EyesCrowned Best Male Hip-Hop Artist and Best New Artist at last night’s BET Awards.
  40. depth of field
    Janette Beckman on What It Was Like to Photograph the Punk SceneAnd her later days, when she switched over to capturing the world of hip-hop.
  41. aziz ansari
    Visit Emceez AnsariYikes! Lil Aziz!
  42. dance
    Lil Buck and Benjamin MillepiedBuck and Ben do Bach!
  43. stop-motion
    Watch Delicious-Looking Food Perform Iconic Rap SongsYo! Pancakes rap!
  44. hip hop squares
    Go Behind the Scenes of MTV2’s Hip Hop SquaresValid question: Is that Fat Joe, or did Bruce Vilanch shave his head?
  45. radio vulture
    Lil B at NYU: What’s So Funny About Peace, Love, and Understanding?Internet-beloved rapper drops wisdom on uncomprehending college crowd.
  46. radio vulture
    Carnegie, Rockefeller, Carter? Jay-Z’s American DreamCultural horse-trading at star-studded Carnegie Hall concerts.
  47. Mysteries
    Getting to the Bottom of Hilarious Hip-Hop-Themed Eatery Bon RappetiteAre Wu Tang Clams and Snoop Doggy Corn Dogs really a thing?
  48. hip-hop
    Watch Ice-T Talk About His Documentary, Something From Nothing: The Art of RapIf you’re going to trust anyone to walk you through the history of hip-hop, it’s this guy.
  49. mike d.
    See Beastie Boy Mike D Squash a Beef About the Term ‘Illin’’ on ColbertMike D plays Top Grammarian.
  50. What Does ‘Illin’ Mean in Hip-Hop Slang?The New York ‘Times’ crossword puzzle editor has an opinion!
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