For a woman whose reality TV slogan was “If a girl beef with me, she gon’ have beef forever,” the Bronx rapper plays exceptionally well with others.
In 2004, 'The Miami Herald' accused the city of targeting rappers. Nearly 20 years later, the arrests are still raising questions.
Florida rappers Yungeen Ace and Foolio have given vintage classics like Vanessa Carlton’s “A Thousand Miles” and Fantasia’s “When I See You” a more sinister meaning.
DMX’s death and the testimonies of Demi Lovato and Bobby Brown should force the industry to consider how fame exacerbates addiction and mental health.
How does one exist as a Black pop musician when pop is predicated on whiteness?
The strongest reporting on the LA riots of 1992 came from Black writers at a hip-hop magazine. In 2020, the infrastructure for a robust Black press doesn't exist.
The barriers separating rap music and the mainstream have been obliterated, and the sun is setting on a certain generation of pop star.
In a decade of distraction, angst, and demoralization, there’s been no one better suited to document our collective breakdown.
Drake's rejection at Camp Flog Gnaw earlier this month shows that fans increasingly believe they have control of the aux cord, even when it harms artists.