Hip-Hop/R&B

Bobby Shmurda, “Shmurda She Wrote” review: It’s no “Shmoney” dance, but it’s a start

Bobby Shmurda can rap and has an incredible ear for beats. “Shmurda She Wrote” seems a bit rushed, but with more time and creative concepts, he’ll truly be an MC with staying power.

Bobby Shmurda can rap and has an incredible ear for beats. “Shmurda She Wrote” seems a bit rushed, but with more time and creative concepts, he’ll truly be an MC with staying power.



Big Bank Hank dead: Sugarhill Gang rapper was 57

Big Bank Hank of pioneering hip-hop group Sugarhill Gang has died, TMZ is reporting. He was 57.

Big Bank Hank of pioneering hip-hop group Sugarhill Gang has died, TMZ is reporting. He was 57.



Azealia Banks “Broke With Expensive Taste” review: A familiar surprise

Even though a handful of songs on Azealia Banks' “Broke With Expensive Taste” are old news, they fit right in and haven’t gotten stale over the last few years.

Even though a handful of songs on Azealia Banks’ “Broke With Expensive Taste” are old news, they fit right in and haven’t gotten stale over the last few years.



Fun Fun Fun Fest 2014 photos: Neutral Milk Hotel, Wiz Khalifa, Foxygen and more (review)

Fun Fun Fun Fest 2014 day 3

Fun Fun Fun Fest 2014 wrapped up on Sunday with sets from Neutral Milk Hotel, Foxygen, Pissed Jeans and more.



Oh hey, the Azealia Banks album you’ve been waiting for is out now

Even though a handful of songs on Azealia Banks' “Broke With Expensive Taste” are old news, they fit right in and haven’t gotten stale over the last few years.

This week in surprise releases: The Azealia Banks album you’ve been waiting for, “Broke With Expensive Taste,” is out right now.



Denver hip-hop artists react to election results

Wheelchair Sports Camp performs at Lost Lake Lounge on March 9, 2014. Photo by Michael McGrath, heyreverb.com.

Jonny 5 of Flobots, Kalyn Heffernan from Wheelchair Sports Camp and more Denver hip-hop artists react to the 2014 elections.



Listen: Kendrick Lamar freestyles over Taylor Swift’s “Shake it Off”

Summer Jam 2014

Mark your calendars, Nov. 5, 2014 is the day that Kendrick Lamar rapped over a Taylor Swift song.



Teyana Taylor, “VII” review: More chops than Instagram photos

Teyana Taylor's “VII" proves the girl has got some chops and is more of a singer/songwriter than her online antics let on.

Teyana Taylor’s “VII” proves the girl has got some chops and is more of a singer/songwriter than her online antics let on.



Watch: Kendrick Lamar shares new “i” video

Watch: Kendrick Lamar shares new "i" video

Kendrick Lamar is all dance moves in his new video for “i”. Watch it here.



Les Sins’ “Michael” isn’t original, but is it good?

Toro y Moi's Chaz Bundick returns with "Michael," his second release as Les Sins with one goal: If not original, make it good.

Toro y Moi’s Chaz Bundick returns with “Michael,” his second release as Les Sins with one goal: If not original, make it good.