Adrian Younge

Rakim Proves His Technique Is Still Sharp in Moving Tiny Desk Concert

Rakim Tiny Desk

Despite the fact that back in 1992, Rakim Allah told you and me “Don’t Sweat the Technique,” it is apparent that his skill set is certainly something to break a sweat about. In lieu of dropping his new single “King’s Paradise,” the God MC delivered a nostalgic performance on NPR‘s Tiny Desk Concert series last […]

Happy Birthday to the Supreme Wordsmith of Hip-Hop: Ghostface Killah

Ghostface Killah

Today (May 9), a wordsmith whose crowning aptitude to generate fervid painterly narratives through the chambers of a luminous soul into the realm of hip-hop welcomes in another year of life, the one and only, Ghostface Killah. Visit for more information Widely recognized for his sonorous raps and wandering flow, Ghostface Killah is admired […]