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In new album “PTSD,” Chicago’s G Herbo tells us that gangstas can cry too

The relaxed beat, combined with a melancholic delivery of the lyrics, make “Black Coffee” feel like a safe place to return to

Bardo continues to amaze by flawlessly using language to spread his lyrics to everyone that listens in new song. Too often do we find that languages are grouped and cataloged with specific music genres. If you are a hip-hop artist, you must flow in English. If you speak Spanish, you must be a Latin artist […]

Senior hip hop correspondent Gabe Mendoza reviews Jay Electronica’s new, long-awaited album A Written Testimony

“Futsal Shuffle 2020” arrives after a year and a half of stop-starts in the album’s roll out, widely believed to be the product of a cold war between the rapper and his label.

This month on Station Breaks, NPR member stations hand-pick a diverse and exciting playlist highlighting musical discoveries from all over the world.

Ayana Contreras picks her favorite records of 2019 so far…

L.A. born / Brooklyn bred R&B singer sings farewell to Chicago and hello to London on new EP.