Mayor Cooley

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How Rap Adopted Ralph

<i>Whether it’s Gucci and Louis Vuitton riffing on the work of Dapper Dan, or the contemporary streetwear labels building on the foundations of early</i> …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Creek Boyz, The World's Best Trap Choir, Are Back With Two New Songs

The Baltimore group announces its debut tape '1:11' and shares "Trap Digits" and "Loco," the hooky follow-ups to "With My Team."<p>Creek Boyz ended an-already impressive 2017 with an unexpected Lil Yachty remix to their breakout single, "With My Team," a trap chorale that emphasized the importance of …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Kendrick Lamar Goes Insane With Future And Jay Rock On ‘King’s Dead’ From The ‘Black Panther’ Soundtrack

It may just be high hopes, and nothing more than internet conjecture, but there are murmurs that the <i>Black Panther</i> soundtrack may be Kendrick Lamar‘s own little inspired foray back into music. Some are whispering that the soundtrack will serve as the <i>American Gangster</i> to Kendrick’s Jay-Z, meaning the …

Jay-Z Discusses Rap, Marriage and Being a Black Man in Trump’s America

The music mogul talks with The New York Times’s executive editor at the close of an eventful year.

Jay Z

Cardi B Was Made to Be This Famous

<b>Cardi B thinks nobody</b> is watching her as she practices in the backstage holding pen at Brooklyn Academy of Music, where <i>Jimmy Kimmel Live!</i> is taping a …

How Kendrick Lamar Became the Defining Hip-Hop Artist of His Generation

“What is a hit record?” Kendrick Lamar asks, reclining on a couch at Milk Studios in Hollywood after his hours-long photo shoot.<p>There’s a certain …

Rap & Hip-Hop

$1,000 for Personal Essays

Narrative Magazine, a non-profit focused on ” advancing literary arts in the digital age by supporting the finest writing talent and encouraging …

Want to write for Overland?

Whether you’re an emerging writer or you’ve been around the traps for a while now, <i>Overland</i> is sure to have an opportunity for you.

Eleven Literary Journals that Read Submissions Blind

A blind submission is one that is submitted to the literary journal in a way that the readers and editors can read all the submissions without …

$20,000 for a 100-Word Story: The Museum of Words Flash Fiction Contest

The Cesar Egido Serrano Foundation’s fifth international flash fiction contest is now accepting entries. Administered by the Museo de las Palabras …

Creative Writing

Borrowed Solace: Now Seeking Submissions

Borrowed Solace is a new online magazine of poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, photography, and artwork. Created by a group of writers who are …