Listen Ana Tijoux In Concert
Watch You've Never Heard Public Enemy's 'It Takes A Nation Of Millions To Hold Us Back'?!
July 13, 2012 – A young hip-hop fan finally listens to a classic album that's four years older than he is.
Read This Time, R. Kelly Burns With (Relatively Chaste) Passion
July 30, 2012 – The prolific, and often risque, crooner's 14th album explores sounds from earlier eras.
Read Essence In New Orleans: A Festival That Knows Its Audience
July 9, 2012 – Gospel, R&B, politics, family and commerce (and 400,000 fans) all merge at a music festival.
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.