Hip-Hop

New music

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.
Josh Terry
8.29.19
News

'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.
Kristin Corry
8.26.19
Fashion

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.
Annie Lord
8.22.19
Essays

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.
Josh Terry
7.30.19
Objectively Correct Lists

Rap Has a Long History of Reclaiming the Golf Course

On the heels of YBN Nahmir's NSFW golf-themed collab with City Girls and Tyga, we go deep on rap's relationship with the links.
Kristin Corry
7.24.19
Remembering Things

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.
Kristin Corry
7.17.19
Culture

19-Year-Old Malaysian Hip-Hop Artist Goes Viral for Rapping in a Hijab

She joins a small but growing number of hijab-wearing female rappers.
Meera Navlakha
7.5.19
Objectively Correct Lists

Eight of the Best ASMR Moments in Hip-Hop

"Hey, how you doin' lil mama? Lemme whisper in your ear."
Kristin Corry
7.4.19
Hip-Hop

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.
DeAsia Paige
7.1.19
News

Cardi B's 'Press' Video Shows She's Fully Controlling Her Narrative

The visual for her latest single comes just after she was indicted on felony charges for a fight in a strip club last year.
Kristin Corry
6.27.19
Culture

This Filipina-American Rapper's Heartfelt Song For Her Immigrant Mother Is Worth A Listen

Ruby Ibarra's song 'Someday' emerged as one of the standout submissions in NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert.
Lex Celera
6.27.19
News

JAY-Z Is Officially the First Billionaire Rapper

Forbes has valued the rapper's assets in music, real estate, and art at $1 billion.
Kristin Corry
6.4.19
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