CORRECTED: But for a December Stay of Execution, Philadelphia Rapper Cool C Would Have Been Put to Death January 82 years ago
Correction published 1/8/2015: As Philadelphia magazine has pointed out, the introductory paragraph of this story contained erroneous information. On December 5, 2014, United States District Court Judge Felipe Restrepo granted Christopher Roney, a...
2 years ago | Hip-Hop
Hip-hop moves fast. Even in this accelerated internet age, where music seems like it's here today, gone before I finish typing this sentence, rap's always thrived by having someone new always around the corner to introduce new styles and flip the ...
2 years ago | Nostalgia
With 2014 (almost!) officially over, it means the endless stream of twentieth-anniversary Illmatic and Kurt Cobain thinkpieces have ended. While 1994 was admittedly an infinitely important year for music of every genre, both in terms of artistic s...
2 years ago | Rap
Lex Rush has been an unmistakable presence in the New York hip-hop scene for just over two years. Often the sole female in some of the city's most intense freestyle competitions, the Queens-born MC's instantly recognizable flow and dynamic wordpla...
2 years ago | Lists
Last weekend's SantaCon was another reminder that it's the worst thing in the world. Well, that might be slightly hyperbolic, but as much as I love Santa and pub crawls (and I swear to Donner and Blitzen I do), the combination of both annually res...
2 years ago | Concert Reviews
Better Than: That Christmas episode of All That with Run-D.M.C. Friday night's Christmas in Brooklyn show at the Barclays Center (presented by Hot 97 and WBLS) was a fulfilled Christmas wishlist of a show: Run and D.M.C. shared a stage in New York...