These days, the former rap provocateur is a sorely needed example of old-school artistic purity
The Rolling Loud festival offers a window into a seething musical otherworld where everything is permitted and no one gets canceled
Losing, and finding, oneself in the late rapper’s raw honesty
Calvin Valentine, aka Bong Mayer, moves to LA to ‘Save the Planet’
Art rapper Rhys Langston’s philosophy of a half-black Jewish kid from all over Los Angeles
The LA music writer who took down Post Malone talks about Baton Rouge rap, the pillaging of the ‘LA Weekly,’ and what Philip Roth has in common with Drakeo
West Coast rap god, shackled in the K-19 unit of the Men’s Central Jail in Los Angeles, a week before his murder trial
Artist Zoë Buckman describes how and why she embroiders late rappers’ lyrics onto lingerie
Just in time for Pride, he drops a new video for ‘Lookin,’ the first single off his racy debut album
All the rapper wants is to meet a nice Jewish girl. Anyone out there?
How the music guru landed on the logo that launched it all
Why a curious lyric on Hova’s new album is not controversial
Nechi Nech, Hebrew’s greatest hip-hop star, releases new masterful album
On the 30th anniversary of Licensed to Ill, here’s a video of Mike D, MCA, and Ad-Rock freestylin’ for MTV on the Lower East Side. Get your weekend started right.
Trebek spits hot fiya—about starting from the bottom, buying choppers, and pandas
A mini interview with two rising stars in the Jewish rap game
The music video for the anti-BDS track ‘Dodging Bullets’ features Matisyahu
A video showing two Jewish girls rapping about the benefits of genetics testing has received a mixed response, which is a shande because it’s fantastic
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