by Andrew Breiner Posted on December 16, 2014 Updated: December 16, 2014
El-P and Killer Mike on "Run The Jewels."
by Judd Legum Posted on November 11, 2014 Updated: November 11, 2014
Cambridge University professors Akeem Sule and Becky Inkster argue that for many people hip-hop can help "positively transform their lives."
by Jessica Goldstein Posted on July 10, 2014
"A marriage of two of the finer things in life: art and hip-hop."
by Jessica Goldstein Posted on May 29, 2014 Updated: May 29, 2014
Iggy Azalea's "Fancy" is the song of the summer. Charli XCX wrote and sings the hook. So why doesn't Iggy give her a shout-out in the song?
by Alyssa Rosenberg Posted on February 19, 2014 Updated: February 19, 2014
Michael Dunn's trial wasn't just about "loud music." But hip-hop was in the dock in Florida, as it has been in other courtrooms around the country.
by Alyssa Rosenberg Posted on January 27, 2014 Updated: January 27, 2014
The men behind FX's white gay rapper show 'Chozen' talk about why we all deserve to enjoy rap video fantasies and their inspirations.
by Alyssa Rosenberg Posted on November 25, 2013
Macklemore and Ryan Lewis used their acceptance speech at the American Music Awards to call attention to the death of Trayvon Martin.
by Alyssa Rosenberg Posted on November 21, 2013
OutKast isn't perfect, but they're an important reminder that hip-hop's middle age isn't perpetually around the curve, and it's not inherently misogynist.
by Alyssa Rosenberg Posted on August 21, 2013
Earl Sweatshirt's time in Samoa changed him. But can fans of his earlier rape fantasies recognize that 19-year-olds grow, and grow with him?
by Alyssa Rosenberg Posted on July 18, 2013 Updated: July 18, 2013