hip-hop

On ‘Donda,’ Kanye West Stands Alone

Forget all the big guest stars and endless shout-outs to God: Ye has crafted a fascinating, deeply flawed album about having no one

‘Through the Wire’ and the Car Accident That Nearly Ended Kanye’s Career Before It Started

As we wait — and wait — for the superstar to release ‘Donda,’ now’s a good time to revisit his first single, which mapped out the path he’s followed for the last two decades

‘Little Joe Sure Can Sing!’: Joe Pesci’s Forgotten Musical Debut

You’re not a real Pesci aficionado until you’ve experienced the actor’s 1968 jazz album… and his 1998 rap

‘It Wasn’t Me’ Is the Soundtrack to Our Cheating Fantasies

Almost exactly 20 years ago, the Shaggy infidelity anthem topped the charts. Now it’s back in a Super Bowl commercial, reminding us that, deep down, we’d all like to think we’re players — we just don’t want to get caught.

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