Janette Beckman had already immortalized the Clash and the Sex Pistols on film when she first met the members of N.W.A. She was putting together a book of photographs of the hip-hop community.
"I try not to have any preconceived notions when I go into a situation," she told Crossfade while watching ... More >>
Even though 2006 inductees Johnny Rotten and the Sex Pistols might think the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is "a piss stain" that charges too much for dinner and a gala, there are plenty of "music industry people" (i.e. not gaping A-holes) who'd be happy to grab a decent dinner while basking in the glo ... More >>
If Planet Earth had testicles, they'd belong to Kendrick Lamar. Because, proverbially, homie's got the world by the balls.
With five critically acclaimed mixtapes and an independent release already under his belt, it's easy to forget that the Compton MC's first major-label LP hasn't even dropped y ... More >>
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A$AP Rocky and his A$AP Mob just released "Bath Salt," a dark banger with enough evil swag to make you eat a face off ... More >>
Earlier this week, Crossfade reported on Khia -- the rapping stripper from Tampa, Florida -- and the naked picture she Tweeted on Sunday.
Khia's stated motivation for leaking her own nudes was to celebrate the ten year anniversary of "My Neck, My Back," the MCs super explicit, lone hit single devot ... More >>
Donald Glover's flow is serious, so stop laughing at his jokesEvery week, we gather some interesting stuff from our sister Village Voice Media publications' music sections. Just for kicks. Here's last week's entry.An in-depth look
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