CORRECTED: But for a December Stay of Execution, Philadelphia Rapper Cool C Would Have Been Put to Death January 811 months 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...
11 months 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 ...
11 months 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...
11 months 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...
11 months 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...
11 months 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...