The Beastie Boys were one of the unlikelier acts of the 80s. Their rise is documented in Spike Jonze’s new documentary, “Beastie Boys Story.”
Jimi Hendrix is typically associated with classic rock. But this author argues he deserves a bigger place within black culture and music.
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”?
In looking at rap music origins, a song from 1972 by Italian singer Adriano Celentano has some familiar sounds. Listen for yourself.