Dana Dane

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2013

    9 Fantastic Old-School Hip-Hop Christmas Songs

    Looking to freshen up your faithful ol' holiday playlist with a little hip-hop? Well nix thoughts of falling back on that foul-mouthed Christmas On Death Row album -- rappers were penning joyful and funked-up holiday ditties long before Snoop and Dre and Suge decided to congregate around the metapho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2013

    The History of Horrorcore

    While hip-hop is a worldwide multi-billion dollar industry at this point, a big part of what's kept rap music so fresh and vibrant for almost 40 years now is the constant innovations coming from its various regional sub-genres. While tracing the lineage of rap styles has been made easier with the ad ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2013

    They're Gonna Smash Run-DMC's Brains in

    Since October of 1955, when Norman Mailer and co. founded The Village Voice as a weekly paper for bros of the leftist pinko persuasion, we've done our dutiful best to preserve every word ever printed in our pages, tucking them away in our vast archival editorial library (pictured above). This summer ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2013

    The Ultimate List of Free Summer Concerts in NYC, 2013

    Get ready to plug this in your bookmarks, iCals, sticky notes, and religious shrines, because the ultimate guide to free summer concerts in New York City is here! Seriously, scroll down and don't be stingy - share with your friends. Concerts aren't fun without friends. Just ask the lucky gal above e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2011

    Ten Great Neighborhood-Specific Brooklyn Rap Anthems

    ​This Saturday, the Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival will conclude with shows by Brownsville's mighty M.O.P., who will perform their rambunctious brand of rap down under the Brooklyn Bridge, and, er, noted Queens representer Q-Tip. Rappers from Brooklyn have never been shy about proclaiming their her ... More >>

  • Music

    June 15, 2010

    Styles P Wrote a Novel

    The hard-boiled NYC rapper has found a new artistic medium for his badassness

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2007
  • Blogs

    July 27, 2007
  • Columns

    December 5, 2006

    Sexy Gift Guide: Part 2

    Pinup porn, stainless-steel butt plugs, and sheriff-starred strap-ons

  • Columns

    June 6, 2006

    Political Smut Makers

    Feminist porn takes center stage at historic event

  • Books

    July 22, 2003

    Eternal Return

    Alan Moore's Supreme Achievement

  • News

    November 5, 2002

    When I Reminisce

    Hip-hop Movies Mythologize the Age of Innocence

  • Music

    March 6, 2001
  • NYC Life

    February 27, 2001

    Live and Erect

    Rock And Rap Shows Bed-Spring Into Action