Read Big K.R.I.T.: Music Straight 'From The Underground'
July 6, 2012 – The hip-hop artist's Live From the Underground takes listeners on a historical journey of the South.
Read A Close Look At Frank Ocean's Coming Out Letter
Watch My American Dream Sounds Like Nina Simone
Watch The Making Of Bobby Womack's 'Bravest Man'
Watch Reggie Watts: Tiny Desk Concert
Read In New Orleans, A Buffet Of Great Music
Read Killer Mike: On Ronald Reagan And Raising Daughters
June 19, 2012 – The Atlanta rapper has a new album, R.A.P. Music, and kicks off his U.S. tour Tuesday.
Read Ice-T Gives A Hip-Hop History Lesson In 'The Art Of Rap'
June 14, 2012 – The rapper and actor says he's paying a debt with his film about hip-hop: "Rap music saved my life."
Watch Usher's Classic R&B Dances On The Cutting Edge
Listen Death Grips: 'Footage' Of The Hip-Hop Apocalypse
Read First Listen: Bobby Womack, 'The Bravest Man In The Universe'
June 3, 2012 – Womack's new album is an assertion of brains and power, full of blood, sweat and salty vinegar.
Watch A New Hip-Hop Recipe With A Familiar Sound
Read First Listen: Big K.R.I.T., 'Live From The Underground'
May 27, 2012 – Live From the Underground is a personal album by a rapper who's prepared, focused, well-versed.
Read Cadence Weapon: A Poet Hones A Musical Personality
May 26, 2012 – Once the poet laureate of his Alberta hometown, Rollie Pemberton is three albums into a rap career.