“I’ve improved on a lot of shit.”
“I had nothing for a long time. To have a career that’s lasted over ten years... A lot of kids don’t even get to have hindsight.”
Those jumbo-sized Crayola boxes wish they had this much color.
We spoke with seven highly respected individuals in the music journalism space to hear their first impressions of 'Illmatic.'
“I don’t know if you ever find your sound, until you’re done making music and you look back on the whole thing.”
"It's not about me anymore."
"I just hate the victim mentality."
“It’s about introducing myself in a fiery way… being brought up in a fiery environment, in Brooklyn."
Two months after his death, Mac’s presence is no less palpable.
After an extended wait, 'mō'zā-ik' feels even more like a special occasion.
We ranked the 10 most iconic interactions between your favorite rappers and the airlines that bring them to your city.
“On a scale from 1-10 on achievements of life right now, I’m on 11.”
On a night that almost spiraled out of control without his presence, Greedo showed why he matters so much to the city of Los Angeles
Jaden’s certainly doing his part to solidify the Smith legacy.
Paige II reminds us that sometimes the worst pain can bring out the best art.
The Odd Future alum invited us to his Hollywood studio.
It all starts with GAZI.
Why be great at one thing when you can be great at everything?
We caught up with the rising star at SXSW Music Festival in Austin, Texas.
"It takes a lot of time to get inspired by real life to go back and rap."
The L.A. native is dispelling preconceptions and spreading the UUGLY gospel.
Ultra-masculine rappers have always ruled hip-hop, but the tide is turning.
Syd's solo debut was initially a disappointment, but I've grown to champion the album.
Meaningful engagement is only possible if fans both care for and connect with the messenger and the message being delivered.