Jimi Hendrix and His “Black Legacy”
Jimi Hendrix is typically associated with classic rock. But this author argues he deserves a bigger place within black culture and music.
Life After Hip-Hop (And Age 50…)
Hip-hop began as a youth movement. In the last 30 years or so, things have evolved. What’s it like now for those “founding fathers”?
Uncharted: “This Is Big Audio Dynamite”
Mick Jones and Big Audio Dynamite emerged from the ashes of The Clash and pushed political rock in an entirely fresh direction.
6 Artists To Know (And Why Not to Ignore Them)
Looking for some new music? Some of these artists have been floating under the radar for a bit, but deserve a look — and a listen.
How Parliament and Funkadelic Brought the 70s to A Freaky Climax
In 1979, Parliament and Funkadelic released two projects that helped close out the 70s– and usher in the era of rap and hip hop.