Are high-profile white artists cultural contributors or appropriators? DX contributor Andre Grant takes a deeper look into things following Timberlake's recent tweets that got more than they bargained for.
The verdict is still out whether or not Drake can make a classic on a project labeled as an album. Is his career on the decline or is his forte in delivering monster singles? Take a look as we see how his discography stacks up.
When you glass is this full, you don't just command respect, you absorb it.
An ambitious rookie effort that was far from being dialed-in.
Royce 5’9 prepares you for “Layers” with this superb turn at autobiographical emceeing.
"Jerome Raheem Fortune" may be Rome Fortune’s moment-too-soon, but it is as entertaining as it is scattered.
The cocoon the caterpillar left behind before it became a Butterfly is crystalized with jewels.
Two esteemed Chicagoans, Vic Spencer and Chris Crack, celebrate capital “L” lyrics and break-beats on their collaborative venture.
Chorus lines of “pro-black” music are at an all time high, even at the Super Bowl, though Hip Hop is still largely excluded.
"4-4" isn't the momentum building warm up to "Dreamchasers 4" it should have been.
Adrian Younge molds his finest work to date in "Something About April II."
Macklemore joins a conversation he knows very well but does he go far enough?
A rotating cast of characters surrounding 50 Cent all had beef this week.
For Yasiin Bey, being a free citizen of the world may be his most important project of all.
Anderson .Paak delivers on the hype with "Malibu."
J. Cole’s recent HBO special explained, to this writer, why he may be the most relatable emcee of this generation.
Jadakiss also gives his top five New York emcees and what he thinks is hurting Hip Hop.
Antoine Harris plays "Ahm," an emcee, in the VH1 special The Breaks, and speaks on working with DJ Premier and Phonte.
Young Roddy discusses working with Curren$y.
A$AP Ferg responds to worries that his music will be significantly altered without A$AP Yams.
Sometimes you get what you want.