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  • Blogs

    June 1, 2012

    Live: Curren$y And Styles P Bring The Jet Life To Webster Hall

    Direct Flight Tour: Curren$y w/Styles P, Smoke DZA, Fiend 4 Da Money, Corner Boy P, Trademark Da Skydiver, Young Roddy Webster Hall Thursday, May 31 Better than: Staying on the ground. Last night, the New York stop on the Direct Flight Tour—with the Jets Styles P and Curren$y, as well as a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2011

    Q&A: Das Racist On The "Michael Jackson" Video

    ​In the two years since stumbling across viral MP3 stardom with "Combination Pizza Hut & Taco Bell," Brooklyn's Das Racist have evolved from insular meta-rap blogger obsession to some of our city's most electric assonance merchants. Their first official, hold-it-in-yr-paws physical release, Re ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2011

    Live: Curren$y Cruises Through Irving Plaza

    Curren$y Irving Plaza Monday, June 6 Better than: "Dude, I'm so high right now." There are few ways to describe a Curren$y show without it sounding like a meeting of a cult, or an extremist political party. The place is packed, overflowing into the hallways of Irving Plaza. Giant flags proclaimin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2011

    Q&A: Raekwon On Getting His Third Wind, Rapping About Crime In A Soft New York, And Giving RZA Tough Love

    "Just growing up when we grew up and how we grew up and of course where we grew up . . . I seen enough to keep me inspired for decades, man." ​From the moment we all heard those kung fu effects on "Protect Ya Neck," the world was hooked. Smitten by the rugged wordplay and seemingly endless li ... More >>

  • News

    December 8, 1998

    'Homicide By Cop'

    The medical examiner ruled Reginald Bannerman's death a suicide, but his family insists that a rogue black cop pushed him in front of a subway train