Hip-Hop

10.14.19

The Making of Mos Def's 'Black on Both Sides'

An oral history of the legendary record, 20 years later.

10.7.19

Ja Rule Awkwardly Attempts to Explain His Role in Fyre Fest

On 'Watch What Happens Live,' the Queens rapper opens up about his involvement with the troubled event and why he's ready to throw another music festival.

9.29.19

How Do You Protect a Witness Like 6ix9ine?

The heavily tattooed Brooklyn rapper could be going into federal protection—that is, if it's even possible for him to disappear.

8.29.19

Hear Pusha T and Lauryn Hill's New Kanye-Produced Song 'Coming Home'

The soulful jam is the second new single from King Push this week.

8.26.19

'Old Town Road' Is Responsible for a Remix Renaissance

This week alone, artists like Lizzo, Saweetie, and Pop Smoke have released major remixes that extend the shelf life of their songs.

8.22.19

A Guy Meets A$AP Ferg in an Elevator – a Cult Fashion Brand Follows

The story of Places + Faces: clothing label, touring DJs and hip-hop's unofficial-official photographers.

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7.31.19

BJ the Chicago Kid's '1123' Magnifies the Soul of the Black Experience

The singer's follow-up album is an ode to the Chicago upbringing that shaped how he approaches love and life.

7.30.19

Chance The Rapper Isn't the Underdog Anymore

His debut album 'The Big Day' is massive and messy, but the Chicago standard-bearer is still having fun.

7.27.19

10 Drake and Rick Ross Collabs That Prove the Duo Never Make Bad Songs

"Gold Roses" is the latest offering showing how the partners-in-rhyme have consistently created classics.

7.17.19

Hype Williams Changed Hip-Hop Forever With These 10 Videos

Megan Thee Stallion is enlisting the help of legendary director Hype Williams for 'Fever: Thee Movie,' but his fingerprints have been on rap's visuals since the 90s.

7.17.19

André 3000 Playing the Flute in Public Is the Purest Story of 2019

The rapper has been spotted with his flute "at least a dozen times" in Philadelphia and Los Angeles.

6.28.19

8 Projects to Stream to Feel Nostalgic for the Mixtape Era

Now that Chance the Rapper's first two mixtapes have finally hit Apple Music and Spotify, here are a few others to stream.

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