Steven J. Horowitz

Steven J. Horowitz is a music journalist based in New York City. He currently serves as News Editor at HipHopDX.com and previously served as Associate Editor at YRB Magazine. He's contributed to Billboard, VIBE, RollingStone.com, VillageVoice.com, SPIN.com, and more.

Urban Power Cities: Miami

Urban Power Cities: Miami

From the international reach of home-grown superstar Pitbull (20 million singles sold worldwide, according to RCA Records) to the single-slinging hit machine Flo Rida (seven top 10s on the Billboard Hot 100, including two No. 1s) to the street-rap dominance of local heavy hitters DJ Khaled and Rick Ross, the city's quickly become a hotbed of urban talent.
Urban Power Cities: Los Angeles

Urban Power Cities: Los Angeles

After nearly a decade of relative quiet (following a dominant and era-defining run in the ’90s), Los Angeles is in the middle of an urban music resurgence led by a creative crop of young artists marked by their social engagement, commitment to touring and independent approach

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