Rakim Returns to the Spotlight with a Luxurious Tiny Desk Concert
The iconic rapper performed new single "King's Paradise" before dropping into "Paid in Full" and "Know the Ledge."
Alex Robert Ross
Historic Film Photos Capture Hollywood's Legacy of Exploitation
A photo show at MoMA takes a brief historic look at exploitation of gender, race, and 'second-class citizens' in film.
Thinkpieces And Shit
Has The Lyricism Been Erased from Hip Hop?
Wu-Tang's GZA seems to think so, but maybe he's trapped in the past.
VICE vs Video games
We're in the New Golden Age of Video Games
Forget the retro-mania of Tomb Raider and GoldenEye 007; the "classics" could never compare to what we're capable of today.
This is a New Golden Age for Hip Hop
This year was the greatest year for hip hop, of all time.