Artists changing Twitter avatar turquoise for marketing new streaming service.
A hard long look at festivals, and the artists that play them.
Elaborate package limited to 1,000 copies, and features scratch-off panels.
From Grandmaster Flash to Wugazi, the 10-step evolution of the mashup.
We offer up our own thoughts on which year had the best musical gems.
“On the Run” tour launching in June.
Jay Z, Lorde, Vampire Weekend also take home trophies.
The albums and events that let us down in 2013.
The best of beats, rhymes and anarchy for the year 2013.
The album that sent off Jay Z on his highest note… temporarily.
“Magna Carter World Tour” mainly in North America.
Another death trip through the hottest 100 singles in the country right now.
The second half of our epic breakdown of the best rap music of the 1990s.
Jigga’s Samsung-aligned July 4th surprise is just this side of a vanity project, but still pretty decent.
Kickin’ it really, really old school.
Album out via smartphone app July 4.
Class struggles, ladder climbing, and general excess.
Phoenix, Queens of the Stone Age and Miguel also performing.
Headline acts also include Kendrick Lamar, Justin Timberlake
Jay-Z makes a Hilary Swank reference sound fresh in guest verse.