Hip-Hop

Music

nnamdi ogbonnaya's cerebral hip hop is the sound of the summer

Catching up with the multi-hyphenate artist with atomic stage energy.
Maggie Lange
7.20.18
Music

meet the key players in cape town’s hip-hop scene

South African photographer Imraan Christian turns his lens on local musicians.
Russell Dean Stone
1.16.18
Music

6lack: the next 6ig thing

6lack's heartbroken hip hop really, truly slaps.
Isabelle Hellyer
Issy Beech
10.26.17
Music

how rapper aminé captured malia obama's heart, and yours

We join the rising rapper for the most important meal of the day.
Emily Manning
9.8.17
Music

vic mensa, hip-hop's ultra-creative rare bird, returns

The Full Moon Festival headliner tells us what’s written in the stars on his long-awaited debut album.
Emily Manning
7.11.17
Music

premiere: seattle rapper donormaal will bewitch you with her new album

The Seattle upstart raps about depression, capitalism, and My Little Pony.
Jackson Howard
7.11.17
Hip-Hop

the fierce return of the sculptural, political flattop

A brief history of one of hip-hop's most influential hairstyles.
Antwaun Sargent
6.23.17
News

a massive hip-hop museum is coming to harlem next year

Set to be 20 stories tall, the space will honor the groundbreaking genre’s history and most iconic acts.
André-Naquian Wheeler
6.12.17
Culture

coming to terms with miley cyrus's contradictory hip-hop comments

The singer says she now gravitates towards "uplifting" rap music.
André-Naquian Wheeler
5.8.17
Music

estonian rapper tommy cash wants to be 'kanye east'

The 25-year-old raps about growing up in Tallinn and directs visuals straight from a post-soviet sex dream.
Braudie Blais-Billie
4.25.17
Music

mike will made it might be our generation's best collaborator

As he releases a star-studded clutch of back-to-basics trap cuts, we sit down with the hitmaker to find out more about his new album and listening to The Smiths with Rae Sremmurd.
Emily Manning
3.31.17
Music

how rising r&b star ari lennox found her honest lyrical voice

J. Cole’s new signee Ari Lennox doesn’t want fantasy romance. She wants to get freaky in the backseat of her car.
Jackson Howard
1.25.17
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