Bridging the Gap

Although it may sound new, for more than a decade, Skepta and the Boy Better Know have been making “grime,” a genre of rap that comes exclusively from London. Skepta’s younger brother, JME’s song “96 Bars of Re... Read More

Finders Keepers

Bryan Burgazzoli has an undeniable charm. He is an entertainer who can deliver clever punchlines to a room filled with people, a romantic who can turn garbage picking into a date night with his wife, and an art... Read More

What Phife Meant for NYC

The video for the A Tribe Called Quest song “Oh My God” opens up with a scene that happens every day in New York City:Q-Tip and Phife Dawg step into their local bodega, which is covered with small graffiti mark... Read More

LCD Soundsystem Return

On Easter Sunday weekend, the genre-busting music group, LCD Soundsystem, announced that it would sell tickets by lottery for two shows at Webster Hall. I almost broke my keyboard from how fast my fingers f... Read More

A Home for Graffiti

Five men draw brightly colored letters on the walls around the railroad tracks near East Fordham Road in the Bronx, surrounded by crates of spray paint. They move gracefully with the vibrant mist , creating sha... Read More

Flatbush Zombies

With  their debut album, 3001: A Laced Odyssey, the Flatbush Zombies give their loyal fans exactly what they want - even if the group’s signature sound does not come off as fresh as it used to be. The Flatb... Read More