1. New Public Enemy Album Coming Out Next Week

    June 27, 2017 12:41 PM EDT Iconic New York hip hop group Public Enemy are set to release a new album next Tuesday (July 4). It’s called Nothing Is Quick in the Desert,  and it was supposed to be a surprise -- until the Spanish site Binaural published the news over the weekend, prompting HipHopDX to text Chuck D for…

  2. How Rappers Like Lil Uzi Vert & Travis Scott Made Moshing & Metal Tees Mainstream in Hip-Hop

    June 22, 2017 10:33 AM EDT Rap brings back the noise. While touring Europe with Public Enemy in the late 1980s, Ice-T noticed something that didn't normally occur at American hip-hop shows: During songs like PE’s “Bring the Noise,” fans would form fierce mosh pits. For him, the experience was revelatory. “Fuck …

  3. The Ultimate Summer Festival Guide: Who to See, What to Wear and Where to Stay

    April 01, 2015 5:55 PM EDT From the storied folk festival where Dylan went electric to America's biggest rave, here's everything you need to know about summer's biggest fests. Rock In Rio Usa: May 8-9 (rock) and May 15-16 (pop); Las Vegas What Is It? The inaugural U.S. version of Brazil's biggest…