They won't be lost to fire, like much of the Universal Music catalog, but who will save the mixtapes?
The Detroit rapper's willingness to listen to other people, and to see himself from their perspective, is one of the hallmarks of his music, his career, and his politics.
Young artists are finding creative ways to carve a space in Portland's lively—if fractious and often ignored—hip-hop scene.
Saweetie's brash attitude is more than bravado—it's an essential part of her plan to dominate rap.
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While the two branches of music might appear to have nothing in common, they rose to pop-culture establishment in very similar ways. Today, they share the same songs and the same stage.
New research from the Netherlands suggests a youngster's music preference can predict whether he or she will be a shoplifter or vandal four years later.