Entries tagged with "Editors Picks"

XV Is Back (For Real This Time) & New Music Is Coming (Interview)

By Yoh | Posted February 7, 2018
"I am the kid with the green backpack. That’s who I gotta be to inspire all of the other kids."

GOAT: The 8 Greatest Hip-Hop Producers of All Time

By Andy James | Posted February 7, 2018
In the search for greatest ever, only 8 producers are truly deserving of the honor.

“We Desire as a Species to Kill Each Other”: A Conversation with Brother Ali In Amsterdam

By Jaap van der Doelen | Posted January 25, 2018
We spoke with the Rhymesayers MC and devout Muslim in Amsterdam about philosophy, history, and his religion.

Rap, Writing, and Finally Giving My Grandmother Her Flowers

By Donna-Claire Chesman | Posted January 17, 2018
This is the formal start of her final bouquet.

Freddie Gibbs’ Manager Shares Their 14-Year Journey From Major Label Failure to Independent Conquest

By Yoh | Posted January 11, 2018
The story of Freddie Gibbs and Ben "Lambo" Lambert is one of belief and patience.

How Saba’s ‘Bucket List Project’ Mended More Than My Faith

By Jaelani Turner-Williams | Posted January 10, 2018
"As a quick fix from my misery, I grabbed the largest knife, roughly sliding it across my upper left forearm."

What Happens When Hate Forces You to Change Your Rap Name?

By Donna-Claire Chesman | Posted January 9, 2018
“I don’t want to be misrepresented or misunderstood.”

15 Months Later, Why Frank Ocean’s ‘Blonde’ Sounds Completely Different to Me

By Donna-Claire Chesman | Posted January 4, 2018
“That’s a pretty fucking fast year flew by.”

No One Ever Really Dies & Neither Do Pharrell’s Clumsy Racial Politics

By CineMasai | Posted December 22, 2017
It’s a shame that a lot of the politics found on N*E*R*D's new album feel so forced because the music comes close to their best.
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