In the early stages of this thing called hip-hop, the DJ was the end all, be all.
When all signs point to the worst, it’s the intrinsic nature of a true fan to look for the bright side.
True story. For roughly three days a week, the routine was the same. The dude would arrive at the room, break out the bag containing the grub and eventually pull out the checker board—12 red pieces versus 12 black pieces, ...
Talk about underrated! The list of artists who have done covers of their material reads like a who’s who.
When you know you’re rocking something fresh, that air of confidence is sometimes misleading.
On the precipice of Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday weekend, O’Shea Jackson, aka Ice Cube, revealed why and how one of his dreams is coming to fruition.
Farewell 2016. As we take a retrospective look back at the year that was, we can only conclude that this one was a rough one.
As frustrating as it is to be a music fan, you may be correct to deduce the stress level for an artist to be magnified tenfold what we feel.
Don’t know when the slogan or ideology, “You can’t go home again,” became so deeply entrenched in our society, but it’s been proved incorrect on quite a few occasions.
The stigma attributed to New Yorkers, especially when we’re out of town, is that we can be a little vociferous.
Getting there is one thing. Gallons of blood, sweat and tears plus countless thoughts have been poured into the production of material designed for mass consumption, only to get halted abruptly in a mailroom, never meeting the powers who could ...
Somewhere along the way something that we so proudly hailed had been compromised. The “Voice,” as hip-hop has been metaphorically described, ain’t what it used to be.
A year ago, global music and entertainment platform, TIDAL, raised upward of 1.5 million, divvied into grants for a select list of organizations promoting social and racial justice with their inaugural TIDAL X: 1020 Amplified by HTC.
While it’s usually reserved for the day after Thanksgiving, on the surface, Friday, Oct. 7, 2016, looks to give new meaning to Black Friday
Judging by the talent at the 2016 Made in America Festival, aside from the talent curator, Shaun “Jay-Z” Carter, it’s probably safe to say that the entity proudest of the new lions set to bounce on the music industry is ...