Watch Chance The Rapper: NPR Front Row
Watch Gangsta Rap Swap Meet Proprietor Wan Joon Kim Has Died
March 14, 2013 – Kim sold some of the earliest work of DJ Quik and Eazy-E when few stores would sell their music.
Watch Le1f, Live In Concert
Watch Adrian Younge: Looking Back To Move Hip-Hop Forward
March 12, 2013 – Spaghetti Westerns, Philadelphia soul, opera and Wu-Tang come together in the producer's music.
Watch D'Angelo And Questlove Bare The Roots Of 'Voodoo'
Read First Listen: The Delfonics, 'Adrian Younge Presents The Delfonics'
March 4, 2013 – This cross-generational production has resulted in songs that get under your skin and stay there.
Watch The Floacist: A Soul Poet Says Yes To Moving On
Watch Where Does The Harlem Shake Actually Come From?
Read First Listen: Bilal, 'A Love Surreal'
Listen Frank Ocean's Big Year, And What Hasn't Changed In Hip-Hop
February 9, 2013 – Ocean's six Grammy nods round out a year in which his sexuality was as big a topic as his music.
Watch The Bizarre 20-Year Ride Of Two Pharcydes
Watch All The Singular Ladies: 6 Women At The Cutting Edge Of R&B
January 30, 2013 – In 2013, women are poised to take the mantle of progressive R&B. Here are a few worth watching.
Watch The Internet: Odd Future's Smooth Side KEXP
Watch Big Freedia Lays Out The Basics Of Bounce
Watch 'The Chronic' 20 Years Later: An Audio Document Of The L.A. Riots
January 22, 2013 – Our series about rap's greatest year begins with Dr. Dre's solo debut.