1. 'Little' Louie Vega's 'Just The Way I Like It' Starring Cassio Ware: Exclusive Premiere

    March 15, 2016 1:24 PM EDT As half of Masters At Work, one of the most important production/DJ teams on the New York scene in the early '90s, “Little” Louie Vega helped define an earthy yet effervescent strain of house music that percolated through the city and beyond. Not all dance hits make the jump from the…

  2. Erykah Badu Cuts 'Underground' Distinctly Her Way

    September 29, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Excerpted from the magazine for Billboard.com. One thing hasn't changed since Erykah Badu first grooved into crossover success in 1997: The singer/songwriter does things her way. And that includes musical messages pulsating throughout her fourth project, the EP "Worldwide…

  3. Me'Shell Ndegeocello Returns With 'Anthropological Mix'

    May 06, 2002 12:00 AM EDT "There's no mistake in the color that it is. It's infused with black-born musicalities," Me'Shell Ndegeocello says of her new Maverick album, "Cookie: The Anthropological Mixtape." "There's no mistake in the color that it is. It's infused with…

  4. Brace 4 Impak

    August 04, 2001 12:00 AM EDT Underground hip-hop production outfit Da Beatminerz is known more for its deft keyboard work than turntable skills. Underground hip-hop production outfit Da Beatminerz is known more for its deft keyboard work than turntable skills. Although primarily known for working with East Coast artists,…