Rawkus Records

Hi-Tek on the “Bittersweet” Making of His Classic Solo Debut ‘Hi-Teknology’

We spoke with producer Hi-Tek about his solo debut Hi-Teknology, the underlying drama surrounding its release, the impact of "Round… Read More

May 8, 2021

After 20 Years, Pharoahe Monch’s Classic Debut ‘Internal Affairs’ Will Be Available For Streaming

The legendary MC will release his solo debut for streaming in celebration of the album's 20th anniversary. To celebrate the… Read More

September 30, 2019

How Rawkus’ ‘Soundbombing II’ Launched a New Era of Independent Rap

On May 18th, 1999, Rawkus Records released Soundbombing II, the landmark album that paved the way for one of the… Read More

May 17, 2019

The Secret History Of Talib Kweli’s “Quality”

Talib Kweli walks us through the creation of his debut solo album, Quality on what marks the project’s 15 year… Read More

November 19, 2017

Talib Kweli and Yasiin Bey are Performing Three Halloween Shows as Black Star

Black Star at Radio City. Pic by @cognito333 A post shared by Talib Kweli (@talibkweli) on Sep 30, 2017 at… Read More

October 20, 2017

Watch Sherbert Gang’s ‘Far Away’ Video, See Rawkus’ Founder In A New Light

Sherbert Gang is the new creative collective from Brian Brater and Amir H. Fallah. Most of our readers will recognize… Read More

July 16, 2016