Chuck D

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2012

    The 20 Best San Francisco Concerts of 2012, According to Us

    Whether you preferred the dancefloor at Mighty, the plush environs of Bimbo's 365 Club, or the dewy late-night fields of Outside Lands, there were plenty of great concerts in San Francisco and the Bay Area in 2012. We reviewed many of them, from "secret" shows at semi-legal clubs to sprawling, three ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2012

    Top 10 Black Pop Stars Who Should Go Country

    With the nation's major-party political conventions recently drawing to a close with a rousing reelection appeal from the nation's first black president, it seems fitting to cast a spotlight on an equally rare profession: the black country music artist. Or, rather, the former black pop star seeking ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2012

    Comparing M.I.A.'s Super Bowl Middle Finger to Music's Greatest Bird-Flippers

    Juvenile, numbskulled, pointless, banal, outrageous -- M.I.A. flipping the bird at this year's Super Bowl halftime show might have been all or none of those things, depending on whom you ask, but it was one thing above all: A surefire plot to join the ranks of the middle-finger-flashing musical elit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2009

    Hey DJ! Friday Q&A: Kool Karlo & Haightin' Clayton

     ‚ÄčAs you'll learn from today's DJ Q&A, Kool Karlo & Haightin' Clayton are quite fond of skate mags, plastic watering cans, and making Tuesdays into the new Fridays. (But they can also keep Fridays as the new Fridays, if you check Clayton out tonight.)The pair pull San Franciscans out ... More >>

  • Music

    April 27, 2005

    Louder Than Bombs

    For MC Immortal Technique, planting the seeds of revolution ain't nothin' but a g-thang

  • Music

    October 20, 2004

    A Hero Comes Along

    The lowest-profile member of the lauded Quannum crew, MC Lateef, finds the spotlight on Ambush

  • Music

    March 17, 2004

    On Grime

    We look beyond the buzz to get to the bottom of British MC Dizzee Rascal's phenomenal rise to fame

  • Music

    October 9, 2002

    New Manifesto

    After 15 years, Jack Dangers may have found a way to leave all his electronic music imitators behind

  • Calendar

    March 6, 1996
  • Music

    May 10, 1995

    Suffocated Love

    Maxinquaye probes the soul-snatching sounds of Tricky and Martine

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