rakim-contact-high Photography

Contact High: Photographing The God MC

Rakim as shot by Adger Cowans
A rendering of the new lobby in the 5Pointz Condos Art

Design Firm Pisses On 5Pointz’s Grave

Cool graff, bro

How Brooklyn Came Together To Save The Biggie Mural

It's all good, baby baby!
biggie-smalls-mural Art

Iconic Biggie Smalls Mural May Soon Be Destroyed

That (new) Brooklyn bullshit, they on it
malcom-x-contact-high-eve-arnold Photography

Contact High: How Eve Arnold’s Photos of Malcolm X Impacted Hip Hop

The Magnum photojournalist followed the iconic, visually astute leader for a year
pel bink art exhibition Art

Visual Artist PEL Remixes Bink’s Rap Productions For New Exhibition

"Yeah, I sample myself.”
Cover art of El-P's 'Fantastic Damage' Art

Behind the Brain-Warping Cover of El-P’s ‘Fantastic Damage’

A catch up with Def Jux’s creative director on the album's anniversary

Lil Uzi Vert Isn’t A Rapper… He’s A Cot Damn Superhero!

A brief history of Uzi's wildest stage dives.
rza-contact-high-lead Photography

Contact High: David Corio Shoots The RZA

Up close and personal with The RZArector

Photo Book Documents Dangerous Journey From Cuba to the US

Humanizing the migrants' story.

Artist Kang Seung Lee Draws the L.A. Uprising 25 Years Later

He wasn't there, which is why he thinks imagery is so important
Contact High Photography

Contact High: Shooting the King Jammy’$ Posse in Kingston, Jamaica

Photographer Beth Lesser remembers Waterhouse circa 1987
Vito Acconci in 1991 by Peter Bellamy Art

Remembering Vito Acconci, New York’s Father of Performance Art

A Bronx-born performance artist's unsettling work
Aly Mananquil is a photographer in Metro Manila, Philippines, shooting street life, fashion editorials, and local creatives. Photography

Doubletap: @alleyttle

Take a peek at life in Manila
May Day has become as much about immigration rights as for labor rights, and to celebrate that, we collected these artists' pro-immigration signage. Art

Celebrate May Day With Pro-Immigration Signage

Art with purpose
larry-levan-contact-high Photography

Contact High: Shooting Larry Levan at the Paradise Garage

Bill Bernstein on going inside the DJ booth to photograph the legend