Nov 25, 2013 — This month Bun B, one half of the Underground Kingz, released his fourth solo project and celebrated the 21st anniversary of his group's first album. The musician from Port Arthur, Texas, also speaks about his drive, Ed O.G. and the meaning of trill.
Nov 11, 2013 — For a special episode of Microphone Check we invited Prince Paul, Mike Dean, Faith Newman, Stretch Armstrong and Ralph McDaniels — all working in hip-hop 20 years ago — to tell stories about a singularly productive and creative year in the culture.
Oct 16, 2013 — "If we're talking about the streets — we can't just glorify it. We have to tell the whole story."
Oct 11, 2013 — The Virginia Beach rapper also spoke about Rakim, Big Daddy Kane, Too Short and Wu-Tang.
Sep 12, 2013 — The seminal producer also tells stories about Mr. Magic, Pete Rock, Big Daddy Kane and Biz Markie.
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.