The Village Voice
1984: A Great Year for Hip-Hop
We've just passed the half-way point of 2014 and, and if you've followed the hip-hop newswire with even a passing curiosity, you're probably already up to your medulla oblongata in "20th Anniversary" retrospectives.
Genevieve Gorder renovates an 1850s New York brownstone.
Genevieve sits on the custom swing she made for her daughter Bebelle's bedroom in their newly renovated Manhattan home.
Rev Run Losing Weight To Keep Up With Granddaughter
Rap pioneer Rev Run is close to losing 30 pounds after hiring a conditioning coach to get him fit.
[Interviews] DMC Blames Hot 97 & Chuck D Rift On Information Gap; Says Pete Rock Saved Run DMC
Exclusive: DMC confirms a friendly rivalry with KRS-One, spiritually healing himself via Sarah Mclachlan and paying homage to the Blues with Sugar Blue and Sonix the Mad Scientist.
River Front Times
Rap-Metal Is Back...and It's Actually Good
Metal is an ever-turning and twisting genre, following wormholes into subgenres and melding any and all techniques and sounds along the way in a constant struggle to create something new and original.
Trailer for Jay-Z's Made In America documentary details process of...
'It's a bigger idea than just a concert': Trailer for Jay-Z's Made In America documentary details process of putting together his epic music festival The concert event may have happened two years ago, but the very first Budweiser Made In America is about to get the big screen treatment.
River Front Times
Hip-Hop Did Not Begin How You Think It Did
To hear most people tell it, the history of rap goes like this: MCs were originally rapping primarily to showcase their DJs.
Today in Rock: July 15
On this day in 1966 Klaus Voorman is released from his NEMS contract by Epstein so that he can join Manfred Mann as bassist.
Urban Music News Network
Hip Hop Star DMC Releases New Single With Grammy Blues Artist
What happens when you put a Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Hip-Hop Icon with a Grammy Award-Winning Blues legend together on one song? The answer is "NEXT LEVEL"! Masterminded by Super Producer Sonix The Mad Scientist the track is the perfect blend of blazing Blues Harmonica, mighty rap and Sonix' hard-hitting unique sound.