hip-hop

It’s Science Now — ‘Old Town Road’ Is Pop

Congratulations to Lil Nas X: “Old Town Road” has just been voted as the No. 1 “Song of the Summer” according to Billboard. It’s taken…

Why China’s Top Rappers Are Dissing the Hong Kong Protests

Masked men and women in Hong Kong this weekend came face-to-face with police in one of the biggest battles of the ongoing protest, getting sprayed…

‘Up in Them Guts’: A Cultural History

“Hello?” “Hey, Finger.” “Who’s this? Clarise or Roberta?” “This is Clarise.” “Oh, what’s up Clarise? What do you need?” “I wanna come over and get…

Chance the Rapper Delivers an Opus for the Age of Wife Guys

Hip hop this summer has embraced any number of exciting themes, from the Yeehaw Agenda (Lil Nas X) to Hot Girl Summer (Megan Thee Stallion)….