Twenty-five years ago today, the beat was born. It was the sound of young adults from Louisville — a sprawling collection of collaborators, most of them close friends since childhood…
Can a song change the world? Popular music has always been looked on as something of a disposable pleasure: reflective of its times, sure, but meant to be played among…
Ian Astbury takes us inside the career of the Cult and Hidden City, their latest album.
It’s the Friday Five! Shuffle through five random tracks from your library and share it with the Popdose community.
Two of the best artists of all time show up – PM Dawn and Prince.
Imagine a year when the Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Fame nominees are announced and everyone shut up? Well, that’ll never happen, but most people seem fairly cool with this year’s inducted artists, who were announced by Flea of the Red Hot Chili Peppers at a press conference yesterday. Let’s take a quick look at this year’s nominees-who will officially be inducted next spring. Albert King: One of two posthumous honorees (he died in ’92,) blues guitarist King didn’t have […]
It’s all about the Wu as we close in on the top 10 of our rap list. Where do hit albums by Raekwon and GZA land?
Public Enemy, Ice Cube, and BDP kick off the second half of our list of the 100 greatest rap albums of all time.
A veritable coruncopia of white rappers shows up in this installment of the greatest rap albums of all time. Plus-The Roots, OutKast and more!
Slightly Stoopid’s DeLa takes time from promoting the band’s new album to give us a soulful list of Desert Island Discs.
Though Sonic Youth are the quintessential indie rock group, they actually spent 18 years on a major label. Michael Fortes looks back at the start of it all.
Twenty years after this Public Enemy classic was released, Mike Heyliger reflects on its legacy — and laments mainstream hip-hop’s turn away from social consciousness.
DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE Okay, Mix Six fans, if you’re also a reader of the Pop Politico posts you’ll know that I’m not a gun advocate when it comes…