Archive for the 'Editorial' Category

Nocando: Third World Hustle

How he went from battle rap legend to one of hip-hop’s most exciting artists.

When Did Hip Hop Stop Giving A F*ck?

Is hip hop still the voice for the voiceless or has it become compromised?

A Night With OutKast At Governors Ball

The Dungeon Family alums put on a terrific show.

A Day At Hot 97's SummerJam 2014

Mek's experience at the annual summer concert.

Healthcare Is A Human Right: Ryan Lewis Takes on HIV/AIDS

A 2dope discussion with Macklemore's right hand man about his new 30/30 Project.

Who The Hell Am I: My Frustrating 20-Year Love/Hate Relationship With Nasir Jones

The highs and lows of one of the best emcees to ever touch a microphone.

Lil Wayne's Tha Carter III, The 2DBZ Edition

Here's what the album should have been.

OXYMORON: Behind the Boards

A 2dope look at the production behind ScHoolboy Q's debut album.

Editorial: Why YG's 'My Krazy Life' Makes Total Sense In 2014

It's a Cali thing...

Slang Editorial: ScHoolboy Q's Great SXSW Adventure (2011)

Or, how our first SXSW showcase led to Puffy being banned from touring outside the States.

Bring It Back: Kanye West's "Spaceship"

The College Dropout turned 10 today.

Who The Hell Am I: Why DMX vs. George Zimmerman is Horrible for Hip Hop

It's deeper than you might think.

A Night With Dom Kennedy's Get Home Safely Tour In New York

Meka's kinda-sorta-not-really review of last night's concert.

Who the Hell Am I: The Case For J. Cole’s 'Born Sinner' As The Best Album Of 2013

Andreas Hale takes an in depth look at Cole's Sophomore outing.

A Night With Ice Cube & Kevin Hart's New Movie 'Ride Along'

Check out Meka's kinda-sorta-not-really review of the action-comedy film.

DIY Culture: Bridging the Gap Between Punk/Post-Punk & Hip-Hop

TL;DR: Punk & Hip-Hop are basically cut from the same cloth.

Who the Hell Am I: The Undeniably Frustrating Career Of Wale

Andreas Hale looks back on the DMV emcee's roller coaster of a career.


"The most influential rock star of all-time is a narcissistic douche." - Andreas Hale

Point Grey: Fresh Up Out My Coma

Twenty years after its release, Snoop's Doggystyle is still inescapable. Here's why.

A Night With Pusha T: MNIMN Release Concert in NYC soon as Pusha took the stage the atmosphere changed. Check out my review of Read...