Da Art of Storytellin’
Our regular Hip Hop column
How one of hip-hop’s biggest personalities ended up being one of the most frustrating and infuriating.
A round-up of some great new hip-hop releases.
Our hip-hop column returns with some laments about Grammys lameness.
Four excellent new mixtapes and albums to check out for the summer.
When pop stars co-opt black culture only to turn their backs on it.
A look at the wildcard of the audience, plus the best mixtapes of the month.
It’s long past time to stop caring about the irrelevant institution.
To begin what’s going to be a long and difficult year, Jackie Im rounds up some promising new beats.
The best in beats and rhymes for the year.
A diversion from the divisiveness, with three great new mixtapes.
Hip-hop isn’t responsible for society’s ills, and definitely not responsible for Donald Trump.
Fall is here, but the summer jams aren’t ready to stop just yet.
Anticipation for Frank, plus notable new hip-hop releases.
This month I’m keeping this intro short. The past few weeks has seen a lot…
I tend to be pretty selective about my rap reading material. I try to concentrate…
A few days before I sat down to write this month’s column, my partner and…
I wouldn’t shock anyone if I said that rap is a largely male-dominated genre. Not…
Another roundup of the best releases in hip-hop this month.
When it rains it pours.
Playing mixtape catch up.