Read 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.
Watch 2 Pi: Rhymes And Radii
Watch Miguel: An 'Honest Introduction' To An R&B Star
Watch Rye Rye Just Wants To Be 'Young And Playful'
Watch 2 Chainz: A Pop Star For All Of Us
Watch The Best Rap Of 2012: A Conversation
Watch Ne-Yo On A Career Made Stronger By Missteps
Read Homeboy Sandman: A Rapper Leaves Law Behind
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