Wednesday Apr 9
Q&A with the director of Our Vinyl Weighs a Ton
Known to hip-hop heads and vinyl connoisseurs as Peanut Butter Wolf, Chris Manak is a DJ and producer who founded the influential underground label Stones Throw Records.
MF Doom & Bishop Nehru's "NehruvianDoom" To Be Full Album
Rising emcee Bishop Nehru and the masked man of Hip Hop MF Doom announced they were working on a joint project together called NehruvianDOOM.
As MF Doom once said, rap these days is like a pain up in the neck. Seriously, the ratio of intelligent lyricists to not-exactly-lyricists-at-all leans heavily toward the latter in this time of ours.
Deltron 3030's sci-fi concept takes hip-hop to loftier levels
Hip-hop's sci-fi streak runs surprisingly deep. From Afrika Bambaataa's space explorations in the 1980s to Kool Keith's time-traveling Dr. Octagon alter ego and RZA's comic book-influenced Bobby Digital persona in the '90s to MF Doom and N.E.R.D.'s deep cuts in the '00s, rappers and producers have savored the opportunity to zone out and get ... (more)
Madvillainy Turns 10
The underground has always been hip-hop's lifeblood. Born in unofficial dance parties spread only by word of mouth, hip-hop's beginnings are rooted away from the mainstream.