He’s back. You knew it was coming: a breakdown of the samples from the heart of Jay Electronica’s mythical debut, now a Hov-ridden reality.
Ryan caught Medhane, MIKE, Voldy Moyo, Jadasea & Slauson Malone, five artists at the forefront of innovation in hip-hop, performing in Peckham.
The power of thought can place us on the surface of the Sun in a fraction of a second. Sound leaves a fingerprint in matter and music can influence the past and future. We sat down with Tonio Sagan, producer, rapper, and grandson of the world’s most well known astronomer, to talk life, music, and all of the intersections of the two.
The story of j-hope – BTS’ rapping, dancing star – demonstrates to us how hip-hop, in its many forms, still has the power to reach anyone anywhere.
They’re some of hip-hop’s biggest names, and they’re attached to some of the culture’s most unassuming bit players: these are the other guys, the namesakes who’ve since been eclipsed by bigger and oft-better artists of the very same name.
The dust has settled and the controversy has all but passed, so what can the samples on Jesus Is King tell us about Kanye’s religious reinvention?
Gunna and Bryce Vine, live. We take you inside the show at Tampa’s Yuengling Center with storytelling and vivid photography from our live media specialist, Alex Dixon.
J.I.D is coming for the top and nothing is out of reach. There’s no ceiling too high for him to shatter when he moves with the precision and drive that he’s shown throughout a long path of obstacles and hardship. We compiled the most in-depth biographical profile of J.I.D in existence to archive his remarkable story forever.
J.I.D is in a league of his own. Now you can hear the complete story of his journey directly from J.I.D himself. We cataloged and analyzed every published interview he has ever given, covering a timespan of over half a decade of artistry. Podcasts, written interviews, video, radio, all of it is right here for your reference.
1999’s Internal Affairs thrust underground veteran Pharoahe Monch into the spotlight, imbued with the might of Godzilla and a vocabulary like none other. Twenty years on, we’re looking back at the Organized Konfusion emcee’s classic solo debut, exploring the feud that all but erased it, and celebrating the anniversary that brought it back from the brink!