Thursday, April 16, 2015
The rapper's son has changed Boogie's outlook on life: "I need to show him that he can be strong where he at and make a difference in this world."
Monday, April 13, 2015
"It's when you step out of the community that you get to look at it through a lens where you might be able to help," says the Queens rapper. "But then you're so far out of it, how do you get back in?"
Sunday, April 12, 2015
Sprawling over 14 songs and two dozen vocal acts, Welcome To Los Santos still holds together as a diverse, modern West Coast rap album, complete with heavy rock, electro and funk influences.
Friday, April 10, 2015
By Robin Hilton
This week we're introducing a mini-podcast from All Songs Considered for conversations about news, songs, musicians that have captured our imagination.
Wednesday, April 08, 2015
The Mercury Prize-winning hip-hop group performs songs from its just-released new album, White Men Are Black Men Too, in the Soundcheck studio.
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
By Oliver Wang
Kendrick Lamar's long-awaited new album dropped late Sunday night, nine days early. On it, the rapper wades into our current moment of peril around race, inequality and brutality.
Friday, March 13, 2015
By NPR Staff
Born in New York to Indian parents, Heems watched the Sept. 11 attacks from his high school. The Das Racist rapper's new album explores how life changed, for himself and his community, after that day.
Monday, March 09, 2015
Steinberg began managing Tupac Shakur in the late '80s and stepped away from that role in 1993. She didn't manage another musician for almost 20 years, until she started working with Earl Sweatshirt.
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