‘Contact High: A Visual History of Hip-Hop’ At Annenberg Space For Photography

By Alyson Camus | July 18, 2019

illustrating the change in culture

Gwyneth Paltrow Selling Hip Hop Theme Clutches?

By Alyson Camus | July 29, 2015

‘We asked Edie Parker to designed a duo of hip-hop-themed clutches, just for us,’ says the description and of course they are sold for the modest sum of $1,695 each.

Fox News Blame Rap For The Decline Of Christianity

By Alyson Camus | May 14, 2015

Rap is not responsible for the decline of Christianity, on the contrary they push the God agenda all the time… but O’Reilly is a simple guy with huge blinders on each side of his big head… A decline of Christianity? I see that as a good thing, may be the product of more science in school curriculum?

Last Call: Week of March16th, 2015

By Iman Lababedi | March 24, 2015

I have gone back to Pimp-Butterfly over and over again and I am stuck respecting it more in theory than enjoying it in practise. I really don’t like feeling OBLIGED to like something that is leaving me more bemused than amused.

The A+ List 2-14-14

By Iman Lababedi | February 14, 2014

Starting with a spitted out “That’s why I fucked your bitch, you fat mother fucker”, 2Pac takes the Bad Boy crew and blows em away and never better: this time he wipes the smirk off Biggie’s face with a violent, threatening, deadly earnest “Back the fuck up or you’ll get smacked the fuck up.” Result: the murder of two of the biggest pop stars of all time.

10 Songs: What rock nyc Is Listening To 1-13-14

By Iman Lababedi | January 13, 2014

Ride With Me – Schooner – It turned their set around Saturday night but is till better on record where the National tenor type voice shines through and adds depth to a pretty damn good song to start with – A