Blink-182 helped connect the mainstream pop-punk of the late 90s to the Soundcloud rap of today.
Ten Reader writers review 15 new records, including Pallbearer’s stately, mournful doom, Willis Earl Beal’s raw, mystical antipop, and Jack Ruby’s staggeringly savage no wave.
A steal at $20,000
When is a remix not a remix?
Billboard and the RIAA are ignoring mixtapes, which just happen to be outside music-industry control.
Up-and-coming local MC Young Giftz improved on his great 2012 collaboration with Tree, “Nino,” by making it longer and adding contributions from members of Save Money.
Positive mental attitude from an embattled Atlanta MC
How features, collaborations, and various team-ups are reshaping the pop charts
Bobby Conn re-creates his Hideout residency on Bandcamp, and more
It’s Ace Hood’s song but it’s Future’s show
Should a Chicago Public Schools teacher have used “nigger” in a sixth-grade class?
A couple decades ago Chaz L. Morgan began drawing pictures as a kid in Maywood, Illinois. Now 25, he’s making a living designing album artwork for famous rappers.
Where else can you hear ZZ Top’s “I Gotsta Get Paid” and E-40’s “I’m Laced” in the same place?
Some decided to love or hate Chief Keef’s Interscope debut prior to its release, but the album shouldn’t inspire such strong feelings
Three Beats: Chance the Rapper pushes Acid Rap, Disappears play Rainbo, and more