T.S. Monk Talks Bebop to Hip-Hop [INTERVIEW]

T.S. Monk Talks Bebop to Hip-Hop [INTERVIEW]

by Matthew Allen

Offspring of famous figures often carry heavy burdens, living up to what came before them. Not T.S. Monk. As the son of the late… Read More

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Wu-Tang Returns! Forever?

by John Kennedy

Wu-Tang Clan’s A Better Tomorrow Album Drops Today The Mighty Wu-Tang Clan is back with… Read More

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by Kristin Braswell

Just hours before her concert at New York’s Gramercy Theatre, Jazmine Sullivan admits that she’s nervous. Though she… Read More

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by Glennisha Morgan

In 1997, Lil' Kim, Da Brat, Missy Elliot, Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes and Angie Martinez recorded “Not Tonight (Ladies… Read More

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Larry Smith:
Unsung Legend of Hip-Hop Gets His Props

by Chris Williams

Over the past four decades, hip-hop music has transformed popular culture and touched every inch of the globe. Its origins have been… Read More

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Rap Catches Up to Big Gipp? [INTERVIEW]

by Alexandra Phanor-Faury

It may be something of a surprise to learn that on Big Gipp’s new solo album ZAGGA (which he says means… Read More

On the “A” with Souleo: Jamaican dancehall culture gets the visual treatment

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“Wi lickle but wi tallawah.” It is a common expression in Jamaica that means despite its small physical size… Read More

TLC Marks 20 Years of ‘CrazySexyCool’<br />

TLC Marks 20 Years of ‘CrazySexyCool’

by Michael A. Gonzales

“A lot of people thought we were going to be one-hit wonders,” Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins, one-third of TLC… Read More

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The chillyish November weather and this new video—by Jamaican roots reggae artist Protoje and his singer comrade, Chronixx—may… Read More

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