• Blogs

    September 16, 2013

    Birthplace Mag's Manny Faces: New York Hip-Hop's Not Back - It Never Went Away

    How many times have you heard "New York Hip-Hop is Back" championed by every hip-hop publication worth its weight in Rawkus slipmats? Before the hip-hop hoopla, one man saw it all coming a mile away. Manny Faces launched his website Birthplace Magazine in 2008 to cover Tri-State hip-hop at a time co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2011

    Madonna Gets Back In Time With "Give Me All Your Love"

    ​Earlier today snippets—totaling 24 seconds—of Madonna's newest single, entitled "Give Me All Your Love" and scheduled to serve as an amuse for her forthcoming 12th album, hit the web, causing amateur popmusicologists to scramble for meaning. (Lots of people went the "ooh trending ... More >>

  • Music

    November 21, 2006

    Hova's Slight Return

    Jay-Z's aura finally outshines his art—what a drag it is getting old

  • Music

    November 8, 2005

    Jock Jams

    U.K. rock cheerleaders mock non-dancers into fun-having