The hip-hop artist tells us why he chose to live and make music in Chicago's Pilsen neighborhood.
There's more to lyrics like "dur dur dur dur dur" than you'd think.
An exclusive interview with the new poster child of capitalistic greed.
Kanye West got into an insane Twitter argument with Wiz Khalifa, but it's all part of West's return to normalcy after years spent in outer space.
The rapper B.o.B. has announced he's convinced the world is flat. But questioning everything you've been told is part of the very fabric of hip-hop itself.
Kayode Ewumi put his character Roll Safe on hiatus at the end of last year, so we met for a chat about what's coming next.
Filthy parody music king Clarence Reid a.k.a. Blowfly passed away on Sunday. Here are eight illustrations of the musician by a collection of talented artists and a short and touching essay by hip-hop historian Johan Kugelberg.
The hip-hop legend walks us through his career from his rise to fame to the pivotal music that led to the end of Clipse and more.
The paucity of successful Asian-American rappers converts into a scarcity of fans. But to one man, a white man from Staten Island, Asian-American rap is the world. His devotion is rare and real enough to make an impact on the artists themselves.
Also, Noisey editors drop their predictions on us for 2016's musical landscape.
We spoke with will.i.am and the producers behind "Merry Motherfuckin' Christmas" to get the story behind the most ruthless Christmas song of all time.
FLOTUS got flow.
His bass-heavy production is right in line with the Atlanta scene, but spending his formative years in Japan inspired Madeintyo in more than just his name.
The mixtape, O.K., serves as a soundtrack to his forthcoming novel of the same name.
The rapper and the septuagenarian socialist finally got to spend some QT together in Atlanta this week.
Systemic oppression exists by dehumanizing the pieces that don't fit. But what better proof is there of our humanity, that we're alive, than our ability to dream? Five years ago, on MBDTF, West dreamed bigger than most.
And it was perfect.
"In a terrible world, I think music is a tool no different from religion to get through difficult times."
The raptastic radio spot is yet another example of the Republican Party fundamentally misunderstanding its relationship with hip-hop.
The rap mogul invited journalists and industry folks to his birthday bash, featuring a New York-centric film screening set to his new, free album, Money Makin' Mitch.
In peacetime, Abdul Rahman Masri became one of Syria's most celebrated rappers. Now a refugee in Germany, he's determined to speak for his home nation's lost generation.
Mike Dean is a legendary producer who's worked with everyone from Kanye West to 2Pac. He's also one of rap's biggest potheads. We smoked with him as he reminisced about facing Snoop Dogg in a blunt-off.
The most popular and relevant show on TV is full of ripped-from-the-headlines plots, elaborate musical set pieces, eye-popping cameos, pop-culture tie-ins, and more melodrama than you can shake a stick at.
Destruction Unit kicks ass, Bring Me the Horizon sucks, and 2 Chainz is immortal (but you already knew that).