So Jurassic Five has reunited, Deltron 3030 just put out a new album, El-P and Killer Mike have made three of the best rap records of the last two years, Death Grips smolders controversially in the national consciousness, and Kanye has alienated everyone with a cacophonous assault on corporate white America. Is indie rap once again ascendant? Not that "indie rap" could or would mean what it did when Y2K was still a thing — rap, like rock and pop, comes in vastly more stances and flavors than "indie" or "mainstream" anymore — but, well, we all know about those... More >>>