Apr 23, 2014 — The maker of a hip-hop classic on his audience, the next generation and how his anniversary is inspiring a new album.
Apr 20, 2014 — For a hip-hop artist who eschews commercial rap stereotypes and clichés in favor of thornier writing, the challenge is to do so without being a bore — Jeremiah Jae does this well.
Apr 17, 2014 — The cousins have formed Black Jungle Squad, a collective of relatives and close friends. "Taking it back to the days when there was a lot more crews in hip-hop," says Jeremiah. "Like Native Tongues."
Apr 14, 2014 — The rap duo OutKast launched what may be its farewell tour over the weekend at Coachella, but the group and its fans, who have waited a decade for the reunion, might not have the same expectations.
Apr 14, 2014 — The rapper has earned a global name for fusing hip-hop, samba and Afro-Brazilian sounds with lyrics about the plight of Brazil's poor black and urban population.
Apr 11, 2014 — "I got a job. I like my job, it's cool. But I'm sitting there writing raps," says the Houstonian. "I go out to the club and I'm like, 'Damn, I got this verse in my head.'"
Apr 9, 2014 — The Bay Area legend is widely known for creating slang, flouting the rules and knowing everybody from everywhere. He speaks about his long career, Master P, Lil Jon, T-Pain, Tupac and Too Short.
Apr 4, 2014 — "Nobody from hip-hop was supposed to go to Harvard without a degree," says 9th Wonder, a respected producer who's turned out to be a born teacher.
Apr 1, 2014 — While in Austin, Texas, the producer and DJ sat down in a sunny backyard and spoke on his performance style, learning from the greats and reading autobiographies.
Mar 29, 2014 — The Dallas through Houston trio sat down in the Austin sunshine, cracked a few Lone Stars and opined on Texas funk, Texas weather, church and their business plan.