High praise for The Moods’ new album, from Music Editor Hannah Brierley
Kendrick Lamar raises the bar and lays down the gauntlet, writes Ben Lomax
Ben Lomax takes a preliminary dip into the mindset and ideas of Kendrick Lamar’s latest project, which may hold the key to as yet unknown depths
Rapper, spoken word artist and political activist George the Poet displays his skill with words in a charming performance
Rapper, Watsky, talks to Katie Shepherd about tackling fear in order to reach joy, ahead of a triumphant performance off the back of his latest album
On his new album, Drake returns to what he knows best
19 years since Biggie Smalls’ death, can we interpret one of rap’s classics as an unlikely take on feminism?
Kanye West’s much-anticipated and flawed seventh album The Life of Pablo will delight and piss off in equal measure. But it wouldn’t be a Kanye West album if it didn’t piss off somebody
Rob Paterson reassesses Yeezy’s magnum opus as more than just a great hip-hop album: it’s a hedonistic, prog-rock dream
19 year-old Essex boy Jordan Cardy (Rat Boy) kept his show snappy, and gave out some snapbacks to his fans
The Mancunian Grime collective talk Dubstep evolution, Industrial influences and an imminent return to the La Hacienda days.
Matt Gibney takes a trip down memory lane.