Feb 26, 2014 — The 27-year-old Los Angeles rapper has done it all and, like the rest of us, knows he's not perfect. In a Microphone Check interview, he's thoughtful about his past and his new album, Oxymoron.
Jan 15, 2014 — The Tennessee musicians on where they come from, their definition of trap music and relationships, both working and romantic.
Sep 25, 2013 — The money that flowed through the music business in the '90s and the quality of the music released then helped to create a fat spectrum of hip-hop music — enough that Tuesdays, the traditional release day for albums, was often full of tough decisions. This list notes one such complicated day from each year of that decade.
Aug 20, 2013 — The high-minded Atlanta quartet has reunited 18 years after its debut album and seven years after Cee-Lo Green's pop smash "Crazy."
Jul 8, 2013 — After more than 20 years as a performer, the New York veteran says he's enjoying the unglamorous work of building a record label.
Jun 27, 2013 — The producer and engineer helped create the Dirty South sound in the early '90s, and now, he says, "Me and Kanye are like a band."
Jun 23, 2013 — The rapper and producer spoke to Microphone Check about the pressures of competing against one of his idols, putting his own spin on classic hip-hop songs and finding songs to sample everywhere, even at the Cheesecake Factory.
Jun 20, 2013 — The DJ and producer spoke to Microphone Check about his fifth album and giving his childhood to hip-hop.