Hip-hop

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Aesop Rock x Blockhead : Garbology

A perfect emcee-DJ pairing, with a long-overdue album-length collaboration finally arriving.

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Hear Moor Mother’s new Adult Swim Singles track, “AFRO PICK EVE”

New track features Beans of Antipop Consortium

Wiki Half God review

Wiki : Half God

The former Ratking emcee cements his place in the New York hip-hop canon.

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The Enduring Mystery Of Unknown MF Doom Collaborator Mr. Fantastik

Unraveling the mystery of the unknown guest rapper.

Young Thug Punk review

Young Thug : Punk

The prolific rapper delivers a transitional record that offers a glimpse of what he’s really capable of.

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JPEGMAFIA releases new album, LP!

Hear the rapper’s new album, featuring 18 new tracks.

How Memphis rap tapes in the ’90s spawned a chilling legend

An innovative scene that gave rise to a very weird myth.

aesop rock Garbology

Aesop Rock and Blockhead announce new album, Garbology

Hear the first single, “Jazz Hands.”

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Blondie and Fab 5 Freddy to reissue rare holiday single, “Yuletide Throwdown”

The rough draft of “Rapture” and holiday single gets a proper reissue in November.

Little Simz tour dates 2022

Little Simz announces 2022 tour dates

North American shows lined up for next May in support of ‘Sometimes I Might Be Introvert’.

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The Fugees announce reunion tour for 25th anniversary of The Score

“We would be a voice for the un-heard, and in these challenging times, I am grateful once again, that God has brought us together.”

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Stream the new Moor Mother album, Black Encyclopedia of the Air

The Philadelphia artist’s latest is out now.

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Moor Mother – Black Encyclopedia of the Air

Camae Ayewa’s new full-length is an embrace of heady, accessible sounds without softening the poignancy of her words.

little simz sometimes i might be introvert review

Little Simz – Sometimes I Might Be Introvert

The UK rapper’s fourth album is her most ambitious and personal yet, balancing internal monologue with big arrangements.

little simz sometimes i might be introvert review

Stream Little Simz’s new album, Sometimes I Might Be Introvert

Hear the London rapper’s ambitious new album.

DJ Shadow Endtroducing reissue

DJ Shadow announces 25th anniversary reissue of Endtroducing

The 1996 album was remastered at half speed at Abbey Road Studios, and features a bonus 7-inch.

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Boldy James & The Alchemist : Bo Jackson

The emcee-producer team’s third record together is their strongest as well as their most disorientingly tense.