Building, 1989-1991: The Untold Story of a Lost New York City Hip Hop Club.
Stretch Armstrong, Patrick Moxey of Payday and others remember NYC happening. By Alex Waxman
[ Standard Hotels ]
Will Smith Was a Gangsta Rapper.
A closer look at early Fresh Prince lyrics before they were sanitized for mass consumption. By Shea Serrano
[ The Ringer ]
A Brief History of “Nas is Back!!!” Songs.
Cool breakdown, except for one small part where Nostradamus album is given props. By Zilla Rocca
[ Passion of the Weiss ]
Black Sheep Reunites For A Wolf In Sheep’s Clothing 25th Anniversary.
Performing debut album in its entirety on tour. By Jake Paine
[ Ambrosia For Heads ]
A Tribe Called Chef: Jarobi White's Move From Rapping To Food.
"I’m starting to flourish in it now." By Shawn Setaro
[ Forbes ]
Key Tracks: Pharoahe Monch’s PTSD .
The Queens rapper discusses his deeply personal 2014 concept album: "A lot of what I was talking about with the personal issues wasn’t happening in that timeframe. I had to go back a couple of years to pull from that and commit to feeling that way again, which was difficult." By Tim Einenkel
[ Red Bull Music Academy ]
Stranger Things , Halloween III , and The New Rise of '80s Synth Music.
"If watching Stranger Things has awakened your inner synth nerd, there has never been a better time to discover the artists who influenced today’s new wave of genre-pushing synth musicians." By Gino Sorcinelli
[ Medium ]
Delroy Edwards, One of L.A.'s Best Dance Music Producers, Remains an Enigma.
He’s dedicated to doing it on his own terms. By Jeff Weiss
[ LA Weekly ]
Iggy Confidential: The Songs of David Bowie
Iggy Pop spins 2 hrs of great music by his dearly departed friend.
[ BBC ]