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Hard Knock Life: The Ballad of Damon Dash

He was the crown prince of the Bling Era, a Svengali who turned his friend and partner Jay-Z into a superstar, signed Kanye West, and built a business empire that extended far beyond hip-hop. Then he split with Hova, and bit by bit, the mercurial mogul began to lose it all—his label, his wife, his homes, and the figurative shirt off his back. Today, as Jay-Z towers over the culture, the 42-year-old Dash insists he's right where he wants to be: hustling and hungry. read more
February 2014
Celebrities & Entertainment

Last Call: Jhené Aiko

Hip-hop's go-to hook girl has lent her voice to Drake and Big Sean—and made boyfriends jealous along the way. No wonder the 25-year-old is going solo with her debut EP, Sail Outread more
January 2014
Celebrities & Entertainment

Hip Hop's Queer Pioneers

Yes, they're all gay, but the seven MCs in this portfolio are as different from one another as Kanye and Lil Wayne, with influences that range from Nas to Björk to Jean Cocteau. Yet they do have one other big thing in common: They're indelibly changing the face—and sound—of rap. read more
October 2012
Celebrities & Entertainment

Q&A With Skylar Grey

Hip-hop's most in-demand collaborator dishes on performing for the Dalai Lama and making Eminem cry. read more
October 20, 2011
The Daily Details

Album of the Week: Theophilus London's Timez Are Weird These Days

Even though today is the first chance for the public to buy Theophilus London's debut album, Timez Are Weird These Days, the industry rumbling around this artist has been going on for months. No wonder—it rocks. read more
Tue, 07/19/11 AT 9:00AM
The Daily Details

The 5 Influential Record Stores That Changed Music Forever

How a few old-school music shops helped birth D.C. punk, indie hip-hop, nineties rock, and Chicago house. read more
Thu, 07/07/11 AT 9:00AM
Celebrities & Entertainment

Hip-Hop's Latest It Girl: Rye Rye

The 19-year-old sensation on being mentored by M.I.A., raising a 1-year-old, and why people think she's depressed when she wears jeans. read more
February 2011
The Daily Details

How to Dress Like Grandmaster Flash

Our guest blogger, Roxana Altamirano, the genius behind Nerd Boyfriend, shows you how to get the hip hop pioneer's look. read more
Wed, 11/17/10 AT 4:53PM
Celebrities & Entertainment

Brian Austin Green Married Megan Fox—and You Didn't

Since leaving the 90210 ZIP code, the actor has endured cracks about his hair, his rap album, and his flagging career. But he wakes up next to Megan Fox every morning, so who's laughing now? read more
October 2010
Celebrities & Entertainment

Nicki Minaj: Hip-Hop's Hottest Sidekick Goes Solo

After collaborating with everyone from Lil Wayne and Usher to Mariah Carey and Robin Thicke, rap's newest booty queen is shaking things up with her debut album. read more
May 2010
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