After 20 years of booms and busts, Detroit's Robert Hood remains to be one of the few artists to come out of the city's initial waves of techno ..
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Most heads remember his jam with Kanye West that goes, “I can’t live my, I, I can’t live my, I can’t live my life this way.” Or they ..
Choosing the right music in the car is essential, especially in dealing with hip-hop. The moment that bad bitch at the crosswalk — you know ..
Tokyo has long housed a vibrant and burgeoning underground hip-hop scene, rivaling even the most die-hard indie rap scenes in New York City ..
Mac Miller is like the Vanessa Hudgens of the rap game. He makes art for teens. Except unlike Hudgens, Miller has always been upfront about ..
This is what hip-hop should sound like. It doesn’t matter if you’re chilling at the tennis courts, killing time on the job or toking in your ..
Born Sinner is struggle music. It is melancholy and frustrated and no fun to listen to. From the moment J. Cole announces that it’s way darker ..
When it comes to those of us that critique music, there is a tendency to overanalyze. This is the case with no artist more than Kanye West, ..
Prodigy knew Alchemist was special after listening to ten seconds of his beats. The two hip-hop artists met in the ‘90s through mutual acquaintance ..