Longreads Or Whatever
Roc of Ages: Dame Dash's Second Chance at a Second Act
Damon Dash is 44-years-old and if you pay attention, you can see that he is playing a character he is presenting to the world. Damon Dash starring in 'The Life of Damon Dash.'
Hot 97's Programming Director Ebro Darden Talks Summer Jam
Ebro speaks on Summer Jam history, the line-up selection process, and the VH1 show 'This Is Hot 97.'
Thinkpieces And Shit
Nicki Minaj Going Back to Her Hip-Hop Roots Doesn't Make Sense
Fifteen years after Diddy and Ma$e strapped on goofy shiny suits, we're still talking about what "hip-hop" is. Why?
A Conversation with Steve Stoute
The 'Tanning of America' author speaks frankly on the state of race in hip-hop, and what that says about American culture at large.
Re-Entering the 36 Chambers
20 years after their legendary 'Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)' hit, a Staten Island native looks back.
Why Don't We Have a Song of the Summer Yet?
“Blurred Lines” is just a good song. “Get Lucky” makes me think of 1978. “We Can’t Stop” is depressing. So when are we going to get our song of the summer?