?uestlove and company: Those who don't like our angriest album can step right off
A Different Breed
Rock the Bells goes down Wednesday, August 8, at Reliant Arena, 1 Reliant Park, 832-667-1400.
Little Brother performs Friday, June 29, at Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, 713-225-5483. Orgone and DJ Haul also perform.
The Audience's Listening
Wednesday, August 2, at Warehouse Live, 813 St. Emanuel, 713-225-LIVE
Chappelle returns with a raucous Block Party
She Wants Revenge made the journey from hip-hop to new wave...Just don't compare them to Interpol
DJ delight Miss Kittin spins purrfect grooves
Saturday, August 13, at HUSH, 15625 Katy Freeway, 713-330-HUSH.
Wednesday, June 8, at HUSH, 15625 Katy Freeway, 713-330-HUSH.
Project Blowed celebrates ten years of hip-hop innovation and improvisation
See You Next Tuesday
The ten most dangerous and radical hip-hop records of all time
Forget caroling. Here are a few hip-hop jammy-jams to warm your yule log.
Handsome Boy Modeling School, Molotov and Rufus Wainwright
With underground hip-hop or mass-appeal club records, RJD2 is a stickler for details
The Grind Date (Sanctuary)
The New York Times misses the point in its attack on "rockism"
Another outpost of crap plops onto the Houston dial, as this open letter reveals
Rap firebrands Brand Nubian mellow with age
Okayplayer -- the Roots' home on the Net -- is more than just a Web site. For some hip-hop heads, it's a way of life.
RBG: Revolutionary But Gangsta (Sony/Columbia)
How come there's no Pharcyde or De La Soul on the dial?
Jay-Z previews his latest opus, The Black Album
Nobody understands the Politics of the Business like Prince Paul. In fact, almost nobody understands it at all.
A broom-brandishing KRS-One sweeps away the future of hip-hop at Fitzgerald's
Slum Village plays catch-up to the White Stripes and Eminem
Dälek may destroy hip-hop in order to save it from commercialism
Atmosphere MC Sean Daley saves the world by saving his circle of friends
Jurassic 5 will help you remember hip-hop the way it oughta be
Art Official Intelligence: Mosaic Thump (Tommy Boy)
Common and Black Eyed Peas dare to raise the artistic standards of hip-hop
Four New York turntablists redefine the art of deejaying
I-45 Lost Between the Lines
The Roots makes rap come alive live