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Weekend at Diddy’s

Sometimes, it's important to give credit where credit is due. I probably couldn't get Rihanna to go out with me in the first place, even if I had a lot of money. Chris Brown, on the other hand, kicked the crap ...

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Paul Wall:Fast Life

Paul Wall Fast Life (Swishahouse/Asylum Records) Paul Wall doesn’t make gangsta rap, and most probably wouldn’t call his music socially conscious, either. Instead, records like 2005’s “Sittin’ Sidewayz” and 2007’s “Break ’Em Off” earned the Houston rapper props for making feel-good songs best ...

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FEATURE: T.I., Kingdom Come

Don’t get it twisted. Though he may not be physically sitting on the throne for a year and a day, T.I. remains King. Though his highly publicized legal battles may be the thing of yesterday’s headlines, Clifford Harris’ struggles still ...

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What Is “Too Old” For Hip-Hop?

Hip-hop has no age limit or size requirement. If you're at least "this" tall, you can roll with the culture. No problems given, no questions asked. But Rap, the musical facet of the movement, is more micro-cosmic, with its own set ...

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