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It has to be a toss-up between Coachella and Bonnaroo as to which is our most iconic currently active American festival. Growing up in Pennsylvania, I found the earlier years of Bonnaroo somewhat…   Read Story »
Busdriver, Aesop Rock, and Danny Brown all come from vastly different corners of the map, both geographically and figuratively, but all three are among underground rap's most distinctive vocal…   Read Story »
Last week, Harlem's A$AP Mob debuted a new track called "Hella Hoes," and all four of the rappers who appeared on that song (Rocky, Ferg, Nast, Twelvyy), had the A$AP prefix in their names.…   Read Story »
It's hard to imagine two more appealing characters in rap than Ghostface Killah and Danny Brown, two gifted storytellers with peerless knack for detail and unmistakably wild cartoonish rasps. They…   Read Story »
The Bumbershoot Festival goes down in venues around Seattle every year on Labor Day weekend, and the lineup for this year's festivities on 8/30-9/1 just came out. As usual, it's a unique assembly of…   Read Story »
I came so close to including the Ghost Of A Saber Tooth Tiger's "Animals" video this week, partly because it's good on its own merits and partly because "eyelinered Jodorowskian hippie cult leader"…   Read Story »
Last year, Danny Brown released the tortured, introspective, adventurous rap opus Old, one of the year's best albums. One of the risky choices he made on the LP was to bring Purity Ring in to produce…   Read Story »
A Danny Brown show is a frantic and beautiful thing that doesn't really translate to late-night TV, but that hasn't stopped late-night TV hosts from booking him. And last night, Brown was the musical…   Read Story »
Danny Brown is one of rap's most electric live performers, but somehow he'd never performed on a late-night show before last night. As the musical guest on Kimmel, he knocked out "25 Bucks," from his…   Read Story »
We skipped 5 Best Songs last week because of the holiday, so we considered any music that dropped between last week and this one eligible for this week's installment. And wouldn't ya know it: Over…   Read Story »