Through first-person experience and interviews with Talib Kweli Immortal Technique and others, one writer ponders why Hip Hop crowds seem livelier outside the United States.
One writer attended Drake's Caribana weekend performance and says she learned a great deal about 2010 Rap, and equally learned about this year's star sensation.
KRS-One, Talib Kweli, MC Lyte, Joell Ortiz, Eternia, Ras Kass and B-Real assist in an academic look at the word "bitch" and its origins and impact in Hip Hop.
Razzy Kazzy updates about his Capitol obligations, why his catalog is misunderstood, and why the HRSMN will always be.
Eternia talks about her vast influences and sexist deejays, while Mazzi reports back from Egypt and two decades of experience.
Danny Boy, the House of Pain alum and Chicago's SoulStice answer globally and socially-minded questions.
The Psycho Realm/Soul Assassins veteran talks about bi-lingual raps, while Jason Hamza Perez explains the meaning of <em>New Muslim Cool</em>.
DJ Premier's latest voice talks about new era of boom-bap on his Blaqprint, while L.A.'s Busdriver says underground means local.
Two Michigan artists with very different styles, as Finale paid dues for years, and Mike Posner struck a golden sound.
The WWE's resident rhymer/wrestler, R-Truth, explains his transition from hanging with Eazy-E and 2Pac to trading blows in the ring and entertaining troops in Iraq.
DX revisits the year with the man who made a slept-on gem. From working with DJ Premier to Dipset, Coney Island shines.
Exclusive: Airing to tonight on NBC, wrestler R-Truth, a rap fan, told DX how he was affected by trip to Iraq.
After selling 300,000 units this year, a film directed by Scarlett Johansson coming, Saul Williams' redefines artistry.
The superstar explains his new alternative to the CD, his album's broad spectrum, Kardinal Offishall, and his philanthropy.
Cypress Hill's frontman talks his long-awaited debut on Duck Down, self-production, and west coast underdog status.
On honor of Thanksgiving, DX spoke to the only chef with a deejay on his cooking show who cooks grouper listening to Ghost.
In time for the election, two '90s underground vets discuss politics, Palin, and the state of Hip Hop as we love it.
This month's report finds a NYU-educated Queens emcee inspired by Shakespeare, and the other thing brewing in Seattle.
Donte from MOOD tells DX about the group's influence, their socially-minded video and Talib and Killah Priest getting on.
In the wake of Lil Wayne questioning deejays, New York's finest unearth the history, the game, and immortalizing 50 and Big.
Mayhem of S.A.S. tells DX that the recent Santana robbery caused an abrupt end to a five-year friendship.