Rap Music

The 16 Best Lupe Fiasco Songs

Lupe Fiasco is one of rap music’s most gifted and uncompromising rappers, and these 16 songs — from “Mural” to… Read More

February 16, 2023

Mixtape Monday: Boldy James x Cuns, Jabee, SNOTTY, ilysm, BlackLiq x Ohbliv + More

Boldy James x Cuns, Jabee, SNOTTY, ilysm, Blackliq x Ohbliv and more this Mixtape Monday. Boldy James & Cuns deliver… Read More

December 19, 2022

How RZA & DJ Scratch’s Love of Martial Arts Films Led to ‘Saturday Afternoon Kung Fu Theater’

We spoke with RZA and DJ Scratch about their new album Saturday Afternoon Kung Fu Theater and the important role… Read More

March 3, 2022

Best Music Videos Of The Week: Kelis, Robert Glasper, ilham & More

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GYDmcagxbDA The best new music videos of the week include selections from Kelis, ilham, Robert Glasper, and so much more.… Read More

October 8, 2021

September 29th, 1998 Was Rap Music’s Last Great Release Date

Read a first-hand experience on what made September 29th, 1998 special, and why we'll never see another date like that… Read More

September 29, 2021

How the Sample Snitch Won

Hip-hop's code of silence pits producers against an obsessively resourceful block of fans. With the crate-digging community thriving online, there’s… Read More

August 20, 2021

Sheff G Conquered Brooklyn Drill; Now What’s Next?

We spoke to Brooklyn drill rapper Sheff G about his new album Proud Of Me Now, his love for Flatbush,… Read More

December 17, 2020

The History of Nashville Hip-Hop & The Seven Crews Moving the Scene Forward

For years, Nashville hip-hop artists have been starved of national attention. That's about to change. We profiled seven prominent Nashville… Read More

December 10, 2020

Your Old Droog Believes He’s Accomplished Something No Rapper Has Ever Done Before

We talked with Your Old Droog about his new album, working with artists like Mach-Hommy and Tha God Fahim, and… Read More

December 9, 2020

10 New Hip-Hop & R&B Albums You Should Listen to Right Now (Week of Oct. 16)

We have the best new rap and R&B releases of the week, featuring artists like Open Mike Eagle, Omar Apollo,… Read More

October 16, 2020