British rapper Simbi Ajikawo, who records as Little Simz, jumps right into your ears with her distinctive beats and fluid style on “Might Bang, Might Not,” the first song on […]
The Nigerian American MC hopes to help support his family by making music—and he’s filled his crew with cousins.
Hill’s Sunday-night headlining set celebrated the 20th anniversary of The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill, one of the greatest albums in the history of the genre.
We have a winner! (Of our Pitchfork cover contest, that is.) And also a key to help you decipher Jason Wyatt Frederick’s riot of an illustration.
It took three weeks, but Pitchfork has now announced the names of all the artists performing at its 13th festival, including headliners Fleet Foxes and Lauryn Hill.
If you’re not at home hiding from the cold snap, over the next few days you might try Atriarch, David Daniell & Douglas McCombs, or Bleeding Rainbow
This week’s Early Warnings include Bon Iver, Bone Thugs-n-Harmony, Chicago Folk & Roots Festival, Corrosion of Conformity, Lauryn Hill, R. Kelly, Mark Kozelek, Soundgarden, and Vreid.
Critics’ Choices and other notable shows: Algebro, Lauryn Hill, Mondo Drag, Zelienople, Jason & Alison of Verbow, Dylan LeBlanc, Moonstone Continuum, Tony Conrad, Arnold Steinhardt, Estrogen Highs, Afrika Bambaataa, Nightlands
New York hip-hop is shaking up and waking up to a new electronic music that’s both innovative and commercial. The new style is not so much a sound as a strategy, a cold fusion that maps a middle ground between tripped-out Wu-Tang science and overeager Puffy pop.