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FEATURE: The-Dream, Got To Get It

Photography Phill Knott   In his songs, and his conversations, The-Dream swears a lot for an R&B singer. “Shit.” “Damn.” “Muthafuckas.” Nouns, verbs, adjectives. He sings as audaciously as he speaks. He’s even got an unreleased track called ...

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The Black Carpet

While I openly believe that 24-hour news networks are the worst thing ever to happen to journalism, I chose MSNBC's coverage of Michael Jackson's Memorial for hip-hop journalist Toure. On one ...

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Ace Hood: Ruthless

Ace Hood Ruthless (We The Best/Def Jam) You’d think Ace Hood is in a race against time. Less than a year ago, this magazine dubbed the Miami rapper one of 2009’s finest freshmen, as he prepped his rookie album, Gutta. Striving for a ...

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