Editor's note: In "Tweets Is Watching," Phillip Mlynar asks local artists questions based solely on the contents of their Twitter timeline.
Havoc dropped his new 13 album earlier this week, a project he calls "an ode to hip-hop." He'll soon be hitting the tour circuit in the name of promotional dut ... More >>
Last Sunday, the Highline Ballroom hosted The 'Lo-End Theory, an event that celebrated a faction of the New York City hip-hop community's obsession with Ralph Lauren Polo clothing. Conceived by Dallas Penn, the festivities included a Polo clothing swap during the day and a series of live spots from ... More >>
See Photos From Night One: Hello Brooklyn: Jay-Z's First Night at the Barclays Center
Better Than: Seeing Jay-Z on the third night at Barclays Center.
Brooklyn has quickly become New York City's most popular borough, amassing a cult-like following (and real estate e ... More >>
Occupy Wall Street's plans for May Day are starting to take shape, and amidst the pickets and skill-shares and marches and mayhem, it's looking like there's going to be a lot of music too.
We already told you about the Guitarmy being mustered for next Tuesday, but organizers have also announced a n ... More >>
When the NYPD again forcefully evicted Occupy Wall Street from Zuccotti Park more than a week ago, many of those who weren't arrested marched north, leading police on a winding course that finally ended at around 2 a.m. in Union Square.
Most of the protesters went home after that, but a handful sta ... More >>
Every day this month, in conjunction with our Feb. 1 cover story "Philip Glass, An East Village Voice," Sound of the City will post excepts of interviews with Glass and his collaborators, as well as reviews of several concerts celebrating his 75th birthday.
Today we're publishing our interview with ... More >>
Tom Morello at Occupy Wall Street this morning.Tom Morello, the guitar player for Rage Against the Machine and Audioslave, made an appearance at Zuccotti Park this morning to play for Occupy Wall Street Protesters.
"First they ignored you," Morello told the crowd. "Then you got pepper-spraye ... More >>
J. Cole (album preview)
Roc The Mic Studios
Wednesday, August 17
Better than: Waiting until September 27.
Despite the stringent security measures implemented at the splashy preview of Jay-Z and Kanye West's Watch The Throne earlier this month, a middling blogger managed to leak snippets of ... More >>
Tony Yayo (left, under a towel), a tiny child (center), and Lloyd Banks (right).
Not much to report from last night's bizarrely curated Lloyd Banks/Reflection Eternal/Cory Gunz/Jackie Chain showcase at the Nokia Theater, besides the fact that New York still goes crazy for "Beemer, Benz or Be ... More >>