hip hop

BitchTapes: 2016 Favorites

Bitch Music Editor Katie Presley highlights some of her favorite songs of 2016. Read more »

BitchTapes: Holiday Shmoliday

A mix of non-traditional holiday songs for the end of a non-traditional year.  Read more »

New Music Monday: Mystic Davis and Diztroy

Mystic Davis brings the bounce and swagger Jamaican production team Diztroy has been waiting for. Read more »

BitchTapes: Voice Lessons

A mix of voices that expand our horizons, change the way we listen, and challenge our expectations. Read more »

New Music Monday: Uncle Meg

The former Handjob Academy rapper celebrates and pokes fun at the sparkle of pop celebrity at the same time. Read more »

New Music Monday: Tkay Maidza

Australian rapper Tkay Maidza’s music hearkens to MIA and Icona Pop, has features from Killer Mike, and claims Nicki Minaj and Santigold as influences. The result is a high-energy hodgepodge, and it’s pop hip-hop gold.  Read more »

New Music Monday: Chhoti Maa

She’s a powerful hip-hop artist with bruja swag.  Read more »

New Music Monday: Trishes

Producer and singer Trishes incorporates her West Indian roots into what she calls “indie pop with a hip-hop influence.” Read more »

Turning the Tables: An Interview with author and scholar Tricia Rose

The Hip Hop Wars author Tricia Rose discusses corporate music, hypermasculinity, and scratching out misogyny in music.   Read more »

Remembering Afeni Shakur, Racial Justice Activist and Mother

While Shakur may be most popularly known as Tupac’s mother, she was an activist in her own right.  Read more »

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