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KRS-One & Marley Marl
Hip Hop Lives

The pairing of KRS-One and Marley Marl should be a momentous occasion in rap music. Back in 1987, the icons were adversaries in hip-hop’s arguably greatest battle. KRS claimed South Bronx supremacy, while Marley produced Queens borough anthems like “The ...

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Indie vs. Major
Good News, Bad News

Late last year, two interesting things happened. Jim Jones’ third solo album, Hustler’s P.O.M.E., debuted at No. 6 on Billboard’s Top 200, having sold 106,000 copies its first week in record stores. Jones’ album was released by Koch Records, the ...

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