Chuck D

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2012

    Ten Black Pop Stars Who Should Go Country

    Editor's note: Country Time is a new biweekly column for our sister music blog in Seattle, celebrating that city's favorite musical genre: mainstream country. With the nation's major-party political conventions drawing to a close recently with a rousing reelection appeal from the nation's first bla ... More >>

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    September 22, 2011
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    March 8, 2007

    Seein Is Believing

    Can a socially conscious MC make it in the bling-drunk world of Miami rap? One man aims to find out

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    December 1, 2005

    Tomorrow's Yesterday

    Miami's fastest-rising hip-hop MC can't forget his past

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    September 29, 2005

    Rise Up

    The urban music community responds to Katrina and the aftermath

  • Music

    October 7, 2004

    Work It Out

    Fifteen years down the line, De La Soul is still shining, still grinding

  • Music

    September 23, 2004

    Bush Bash

    With Slam Bush, the hip-hop generation descends on a hurricane-plagued swing state

  • News

    March 18, 2004

    Letters from the Issue of March 18, 2004

    Civic demons, bad dentistry, and hip-hop culture crash

  • Music

    April 10, 2003

    The Natives Are Restless

    Can you feel the bass?

  • News

    March 29, 2001

    Austin Chronicles

    Tales from the Texas music fest: Rock barely survives, honky-tonk rules, and Miami may yet host the Latin Grammys -- but no bombs, please

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    March 22, 2001

    Mix & Remix

    Welcome to Miami Beach's annual Winter Music Conference, where the elite meet to discuss the future of the beat

  • Music

    November 23, 2000

    Fast Humans

    The Roots get experimental

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    September 2, 1999

    Hip-Hop's Clown Heavy

    Kool Keith, crazy like a fox

  • News

    November 6, 1997

    Calypso Carnival

    Brash and bawdy, playful and provocative, an exotic art form gets a local showcase the Miami Calypso Show

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    February 20, 1997
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    April 13, 1994

    Sex & Cars & Rock & Roll

    I entered the Rolling Stone Rock & Roll Bowl on a whim. How'd I do? Just call me Johnny Ca$h.

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    November 4, 1992
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    April 8, 1992

    Home Grown

    Spring's sprung, so it's time for our critics to reap and sow the good and not-so-good of local recordings