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This Isn’t About Kanye West

Let’s get right to the awkward introduction: Hi, my name is Thomas Golianopoulos and I’m the new features editor at XXL. Over the past decade, I’ve written for tons of great magazines, some dreadful ones and, unfortunately, a few that ...

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Table of Contents March 2010

FEATURES 36 U-N-I-T-Y Over their nearly 20-year career, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony have gone through a gauntlet of legal troubles and inner turmoil, which makes their new reunion album all the more special. It’s history in the making. 40 New Money In a decade ...

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Table of Contents April 2010

FEATURES 58 Strength in Numbers U-N-I-T-Y in rap ain’t dead. Just ask these duos/groups: Pac Div, Paper Route Gangstaz, Embassy Music Board, Mullage and Hollyweerd. 62 Sing for the Moment R&B’s next generation—Kevin Cossom, Ester Dean, Mike Posner, Shanell and Jarvis—comes well-equipped with dynamite soul. 64 Sound ...

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Whip my fez

That Jay Electronica-Willow Smith collabo I've been hoping for just got one step closer to fruition: It was announced at some point in between the last time I was on the Internets - when I published that hilarious ...

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