The first mayoral debate of the general election is scheduled for late October, but independent candidate Jimmy McMillan is ready now. In a new music video, "Debate," McMillan of the Rent Is Too Damn High party says there is only one issue worth talking about. "You got to have a roof over your h ... More >>
On Monday, when the other candidates for mayor of New York were trying out new talking points about the high cost of living in this city, crafted after a night spent in public housing, a sixth candidate was quietly collecting signatures on the corner of Lafayette Street and Astor Place.
"Reality rap" was once a phrase invoked by gangsta rappers to defend their music against moral outcry from the mainstream media and pesky suburban dwellers. These days, the term largely refers to the slew of emcees lining up to star in their own TV shows. While Boogie Down Productions associa ... More >>
Does a black television network have a responsibility to do better?
In which the new music editor emerges from hiding to get clocked in the head