Jack Riedy presents an oral history of the watershed 1998 album.
Burberry Perry and Lil Yachty go to Calabasas, Chance The Rapper goes to Church, plus new Lil Duke, Birdman, and Mos Def, er, Yasiin Bey
Off the Books returns with Harold Stallworth, who recommends checking out the alternatively bleak and hilarious, "Big Machine."
When/If he'll return to the U.S.A. remains unknown
In his latest volume of Re-Work the Angles, Zilla Rocca fixes up ""The New Danger" and makes it look sharp.
Brad Beatson turns down only for freedom.  In the summer, I’m looking to push play on a playlist and let it ride. It’s too beautiful out. And I know it’s inevitable that some drunken fingertips will hijack the music at some point to play what they want to. So this is my grand attempt at […]
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Zilla Rocca is a 5 O’clock Shadowboxer holding the sector After the hellish winter we suffered along the east coast in 2013-2014, where 60 inches of snow pelted us into psychological mince meat, the spring of 2014 has been a mirage of sorts – 80 degree temperatures overtaken by rain, cool nights, and beautiful sunny […]
Max Bell is just chillin eating lamb brain I gave up on my unspoken dream of becoming a rapper a long time ago. There are enough decent white rappers and Aesop Rock is already Aesop Rock. But there was a time when I wrote rhymes in the margins of college ruled notebooks, more focused on […]
Photos via Tito Garcia & Quayvo Shots. Joshua Lerner teaches at a school, accredited. If most rap artists still make their bread and butter through touring and stage performances, as Harold Stallworth stated last week in an article for this site, it serves us well to wonder: what are the factors that make for a […]