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The first question we found ourselves faced with when compiling this list of the week's five best songs was pretty simple: Should we just pick our five favorite songs from BEYONCÉ? Would any other…   Read Story »
DJ Premier was the musical half of Gang Starr. He produced "NY State Of Mind" for Nas and "Kick In The Door" for Biggie and "Come Clean" for Jeru The Damaja. There's a strong argument that he's the…   Read Story »
When teenage Brooklyn boom-bap revivalist Joey Bada$$ teamed up with the great rap-fundamentalist producer DJ Premier, they named the track "Unorthodox," even though it's one of the most orthodox…   Read Story »
By the end of last year, compiling Monthly Mixes became a sad task. Each month I'd scan in sadness, watching our strongest songs presented as straight-to-Soundcloud affairs, our music business…   Read Story »
The teenage Brooklyn rapper Joey Bada$$ has built his name by resurrecting the grimy, polysyllabic boom-bap that was one of New York's chief exports during the 1990s. So in his first track for…   Read Story »
We just told you about Mark Ronson's newest video treatment for his cover of Radiohead's "Just." Well, whereas that video had a bunch of Mark's, we now have a bunch of "Just"'s. Make sense? To sort…   Read Story »