Jaap van der Doelen speaks to Daan and Luuk van den Brink about how they're using sampling to breathe new life in the treasured lore of their hometown Nijmegen, the Netherlands.
In this piece originally published to Jaap van der Doelen's Substack, he revisits and reminisces on some of Amp Fiddler's most legendary contributions to Detroit's funk scene.
Jaap van der Doelen dives into Soul Supreme's legal battle, which is now up to Norway’s Supreme Court to decide who actually owns a song: its writer or its publisher.
On 'King Cobra,' Brian Ennals and Infinity Knives craft an album that you can move to, as long as you’ll never be tip-toeing for no pigs.
Bandana P created the grassroots online promo campaign that has become a staple for independent hip-hop, all centered on his magnificent comeback record with Alchemist.
On 'Unlearning Vol. 1,' Evidence picks up the pieces to puzzle back together a whole new life as an artist.
With the European Championship in full swing, rappers Cousin Feo and Lord Juco of Death At The Derby talk about the joy of throwing verbal punches at each other and why they can’t wait to be old supporters in the stands.
The rising South London rapper talks about landing a feature from Jorja Smith, the Root 73 collective and making music that resonates.
DMX is the October revolution of rap, and "Stop Being Greedy" is his final warning to the bourgeoisie as he storms the palace gates.
How the riots surrounding rapper Pablo Hasél's arrest tie back to Spain's royal family and its fascist heritage, by Jaap van der Doelen.