shea serrano Features

Shea Serrano Quit His Teaching Job, Now He Has Two Best Sellers and Two TV Shows

"It is funny to just walk in and just be a Mexican, because I’m usually the only one there"
mf doom Features

The 10 Best DOOM Songs of 2017, Ranked

Even after 'The Missing Notebook Rhymes' went missing, the masked villain still caused havoc
worst cops Features

The Worst Cops of 2017

The hall of shame
donald trump Features

32 Songs That Dissed Donald Trump in 2017

The "F.D.T." wave
88 rising Features

Sean Miyashiro of 88rising Connected the Cultures

With 1.25 million YouTube subscribers and a gang of talent, 88rising controlled the new East-West flow
tape Features

Why 2017 Was Rap’s Year of the Tape

Seven labels explain why they're still rewinding cassettes back
safdie brothers Features

The Safdie Brothers Got Gritty as 2017’s Filmmakers to Watch

"You might not like the feeling that you're feeling, but you can still be entertained by that feeling."
best albums Features

The 25 Best Albums of 2017

The essential sounds that defined one very strange year
Laraaji Features

Laraaji Wants To Enlighten You

Conversation with a New Age legend
joe budden Features

The Struggle Is Real: Joe Budden Is Not A Hater, He Just Hates Bullsh*t

"I laugh at the whole mad and bitter tag because I love where music is"
big head Features

Bighead Gave SoundCloud Rap its Sound and Got Sober

Meet the biggest producer for the Lil rappers
sunrise Features

KRS-ONE And Fat Joe Bring The Bronx To Miami For “Way of Wade” Event

Li-Ning kicks at Art Basel
kendrick lamar jay-z Features

The 17 Best Music Videos of 2017

From a new kind of trapping to rap's young pope, this is what we were watching this year
pi'erre bourne Features

Pi’erre Bourne Turned Hip Hop Dark Purple

"They’re copying the beats they heard. They can’t copy my mind."
westside gunn Features

Westside Gunn and the Great Griselda Takeover

Respect the Almighty, no matter what language it's in
offset Features

Offset’s 15 Best Verses of 2017

Woo! Woo!