Hip-hop

Debby Friday

Hear a new track from Debby Friday, “I GOT IT”

Plus tour dates lined up this spring

MIKE no curse lifted

Hear the new album by MIKE, Beware of the Monkey

Plus see new video for “No Curse Lifted”

Little Simz No Thank You

Hear the surprise new album from Little Simz, NO THANK YOU

Hear her follow-up to 2021’s ‘Sometimes I Might Be Introvert’

George Clinton Atomic Dog

George Clinton’s “Atomic Dog” at 40: Still Barking

A look back at the massive funk jam, with an even more massive influence on hip-hop.

Beastie Boys exhibit

Beastie Boys memorabilia exhibit opening in Los Angeles in December

A collection of “personal items, artifacts and ephemera”

Backxwash His Happiness shall come first review

Backxwash : His Happiness Shall Come First Even Though We Are Suffering

The third entry in an autobiographical trilogy that seethes, terrifies and hits hard.

Backxwash his happiness stream

Hear the new Backxwash album, His Happiness Shall Come First Even Though We Are Suffering

Hear the new album from the experimental Montreal hip-hop artist in its entirety

MIKE

MIKE announces new album Beware of the Monkey

Hear “nuthin I can do Is wrng.”

Freddie Gibbs $oul $old $eparately review

Freddie Gibbs : $oul $old $eparately

The prolific rapper makes his Warner debut with a consistent and satisfying set of hardcore hip-hop

Ka Languish Arts review

Ka : Languish Arts/Woeful Studies

A dual-album release of hard earned lessons

Open Mike Eagle

Hear the new Madlib-produced Open Mike Eagle song, “Circuit City”

‘Component System with the Auto Reverse’ due out Friday

clipping. announce REMXNG series, first installment featuring remixes from Loraine James, TENGGER and more

The first in an ongoing series, with a new EP out each week through October 12

Shrapknel metal lung review

ShrapKnel – Metal Lung

The New York hip-hop duo’s sophomore album is a dark and head-spinning vision

Danny Brown Winter

Hear a new Danny Brown single, “Winter”

Hear the first new single from Brown in three years