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Crash

You know being from the south gives you an opportunity to see how the racial profiling dynamic “really” works. Now….now….before errbody goes and thinks this is the moment I go all “Huey” (Newton or Boondocks), it isn’t (that ain’t ...

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FEATURE: Yo! Bum Rush the Show

Stage crashing seems to be the latest hip-hop trend. Earlier this summer, T-Pain waltzed into Jay-Z's set as he was performing "D.O.A (Death of Auto-Tune)" during Hot 97's Summer at Giants Stadium. Last night's MTV Video Music Awards featured not one, ...

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What was Kanye thinking?

This weekend began with me missing that Jay-Z 9/11 "tribute" concert on Fuse, and it ended with me missing the VMAs last night on MTV. In between, I worked a couple of shifts at the BGM and gorged myself on ...

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Infinite

In the XXL office, there’s a wall that has almost all of the covers the magazine has ever done posted in chronological order. That includes the multiple or split covers we’ve done, but none of the first 12 issues—that’s a ...

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