by Genetta M. Adams onOctober 31, 2011
With a book and a Western, Common is next in a line of emcees who sought success beyond the mic.
by Patrice Evans onOctober 30, 2011
Having a baby girl will likely transform Jay-Z's rhymes from here on out, Patrice Evans writes in his column at Grantland.
October 19, 2011
VIDEO: Watch a sneak peek of Secret Millionaire's Club.
by Dr. Joycelyn Wilson onOctober 19, 2011
A Harvard hip-hop scholar compares the golden age to today's era of violence and greed.
by Helena Andrews onSeptember 15, 2011
Single-Minded: All the talk is about the impact of pregnancy on Beyoncé. Has the world changed so little?
September 6, 2011
In today's link roundup: Vanity Fair lists 2011 visionaries. Plus: Erykah Badu studies to become a midwife.
August 16, 2011
In today's link roundup: Why did people really hate The Help? Plus: The backlash over Kanye and Jay's backseat in "Otis."
August 9, 2011
One writer says that Jay-Z and Kanye's new album represents what hip-hop should have been.
by Mychal Denzel Smith onJune 29, 2011
It's more than just music for a generation of men who grew up without strong paternal figures. For one writer, rap was like a surrogate father.
February 22, 2011
London court rules that restaurant name is too close for comfort to Roc-a-fella.
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