I've been to every Fun Fun Fun Fest since its inception in 2006, back when it was a one-night event and Spoon played to a small crowd of very cold attendees. Since then, the fest has grown in scope and size, seen legends and up-and-comers grace its stages, and matured out of its original Austin loca ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Wednesday, February 11, 2009... That no talent ass-clown known as Paris Hilton apparently approached Sir Paul McCartney backstage at the Grammy's asking if he would consider doing a duet with her. I believe he answered by doubling over in laughter and ... More >>
Shovel away all that Usher, Prince and Lil Jon you've been jamming and dig this year's buried black-music treasures.
White People (Elektra)
The Ownerz (Virgin)
Prince Paul's latest concept record attacks lame commercial hip-hop--by co-opting it
All of the Above (Coup d'Etat)
Hip-huh? Antipop Consortium doesn't expect you to get it at first.
Disposable Arts (Yosumi)
Deltron 3030 (Ark 75)
Rumors of De La Soul's imminent demise are proved untrue with the Art Official Intelligence series
Porn and Pimpadelic collide on the Southern devils' first video shoot
The world might not be coming to an end, but maybe it should be
U-God's solo album is only the latest in a series of Wu-Tang Clan misfires
Dan "The Automator" Nakamura loves hip-hop -- but he loves music more
Going steady with the singles of the summer
Chris Rock's Bigger and Blacker than anyone, and his new album may be the funniest hip-hop album ever made
Prince Paul used to be hip-hop's leading court jester. Now, he's dead serious.
Raving about Simon Reynolds' techno history, Generation Ecstasy