Read Hip-Hop Turns 40
Watch Jay Z Video Puts Hip-Hop And Art Back In The Same Room
August 3, 2013 – Jay's co-stars represent the family ties between hip-hop and the art world.
Watch Tristan 'Mack' Wilds On His Move From Acting To Singing
July 30, 2013 – After playing Michael on The Wire and Jay Z's nephew in a music video, he's releasing an R&B album.
Watch 20 Years Ago, Tupac Broke Through
Watch Pusha T's New York Doubleheader
Read First Listen: Ka, 'The Night's Gambit'
Watch Jay-Z's 'Magna Carta' Is A Fait Accompli
Watch Prodigy On Mobb Deep's Early Days And Protecting His Success
July 8, 2013 – The New York veteran says he's enjoying the unglamorous work of building a record label.
Watch New Jay-Z Album Tests The Musician And Samsung
Watch Mike Dean On Working With Selena, Scarface And Kanye
June 27, 2013 – In the '90s he helped create the Dirty South sound; now, he says, "Me and Kanye are like a band."
Read Questlove's Roots: A 'Meta' Memoir Of A Lifetime In Music
June 24, 2013 – In Mo' Meta Blues, the drummer for The Roots describes how he was groomed for music at an early age.
Watch J. Cole On Competition And Writing Honest Songs
Watch Statik Selektah On Boom Bap And His Mom's Favorite Rapper
June 20, 2013 – The producer spoke to Microphone Check about his fifth album and giving his childhood to hip-hop.
Watch The-Dream: Why We All Need R&B