This isn’t a project with a lofty goal to meet; it’s an endurance test.
"I feel less like I’ve escaped New York and more like I came back from the bodega with the wrong bottle of Snapple."
The baby photo is a reminder that innocence can never truly die.
"I’m not afraid of being judged or telling the truth."
The short film 'Nowhere, Nobody,' co-directed by Naima Ramos-Chapman, reflects the life and perspective of Earl Sweatshirt.
'Outer Peace,' is a fun, brisk project that finds the silver linings threading the analog and digital worlds.
The 26-year-old rapper/singer/producer has found value in constantly changing shapes.
"Things aren’t always fire, but when shit stink, you put it in the toilet and flush it."
In 2018, Tyler and Earl find themselves sitting in a long-stewing sense of self-awareness.
"Calling 'Some Rap Songs' a challenging album would be an understatement."
Many of our favorite rappers know how to use their words to paint cinematic pictures. J.I.D is one of those rappers.
From The Wu-Tang Clan to Vince Staples, the radio skit has long held a special place in hip-hop history.
Rap music lives and dies by the notion of experience being the best teacher.
No one wants to be the Negro Swan.
From Drake to Jay Electronica, we tracked the course of 11 careers since that game-changing verse five years ago.
From 'Rap Jam' to 'Def Jam: Vendetta' to 'Fortnite,' hip-hop and video games have had a long, intertwined history.
The Compton rapper's shine is strong enough to pierce through any cloud that dares to rain on his parade.
Tracing the path to The Internet’s Megazord through each of the five members' solo projects.
Great question, right? That's why we asked four producers.
The double album might seem counterintuitive to the world of streaming, but artists like Drake are proving it still has a place.
Westside Gunn is ready for his respect. Now.
The Griselda Records founder's personality is as golden as his ear for beats.
Every street corner in Tierra Whack’s world leads to a left turn.
In his quest for the crown, Royce has found himself.
We spoke with Fat Joe, Steve Rifkind, Rockwilder, Tony Sunshine, Joell Ortiz and more about Pun's seminal debut.
We sat down for BBQ with the trio before the release of their highly-anticipated new album.
In celebration of the album's 20th anniversary, Preemo gives fans a behind-the-scenes look at eight of the biggest records on 'Moment of Truth.'
"'PRhyme 2' is yet another dazzling bit of jump roping between title matches, sometimes flashy but always familiar."
Phonte only speaks when he has something to say.
The Chicago MC has come to collect on his latest single.
A trip to Wakanda has recontextualized Vince Staples' thrilling sophomore album.
The youngest member of the respected indie label is defying expectation at every turn.
SiR's latest is a trip through the happy and sad pit stops of love, and an impressive next step in his TDE tenure.
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.