“I am still learning about Mac, learning about what his last moments were. I guess that is why I am crying.”
A quarter of a century later, all heads realize.
“In total it was 97 writers, including the sample writers.”
The duality of “Strawberry Swing” is a reminder to make blessings out of the ordinary.
It would be easier if there were a way to ignore Kanye, but there isn’t.
It’s been decades since sampling was uninhibited. Library music is changing everything.
The artist-fan relationship is as wrought as any other relationship in our lives.
The Bushwick rapper sang the one song a rapper isn’t supposed to sing.
In Korea, Junoflo is considered a “gyopo.” In America, he’s an Asian. At once, he’s from everywhere and nowhere.
You've been warned.
At its genesis, the worldwide appeal wasn’t foreseeable, but now, almost 50 years later, it’s impossible to imagine a world without hip-hop and rap music.
Whatever happened to the places that helped shape hip-hop?
Brace yourselves for the ultimate butterfly effect.