NOTE: The Grammys are still 10 days away, but I'm going on vacation next week, so you're now privy to what must be the earliest Grammys preview on the internet. When we broke down this year's…   Read Story »
Over the weekend, rumors surfaced that Lil Wayne was considering suing Birdman for $8 million dollars for the delay of his next album, Tha Carter V. Well, the rumors are true, but he's suing for a…   Read Story »
We have to talk about historical perspective when we're talking about mixtapes, and we have Lil Wayne to thank and to blame for that. Lil Wayne wasn't the only one releasing great mixtapes during his…   Read Story »
Coming into the new year, the five guys who curate the Black Market -- Ian Chainey, Aaron Lariviere, Wyatt Marshall, Doug Moore, and me -- had a few long discussions on what we might do to improve…   Read Story »
When Jessica Pratt sings, something billows out of her. It isn't merely her remarkable voice -- soft and scratchy with a singularity that's almost chilling -- but a bigger force. Pratt is a…   Read Story »