J. Cole’s Tales Out of School
February 4, 2013
On a weekday evening in January, J. Cole, the 27-year-old rapper from North Carolina whose first album hit number one and who is about to put out his second album, is at the American Museum of Natural History.
Chief Keef’s Double F Life
June 26, 2012
We’ve been riding around in Chief Keef’s convoy (a GMC Denali, a Mercedes truck, and an Escalade, which together carry about 15 people) all day, watching Keef get grilled on his sudden rise to fame, Kanye West remixing his song, and his extravagant deal with Interscope.
Waka Flocka Flame is a Product
April 18, 2012
In the basement of a tattoo parlor on Manhattan Avenue in Greenpoint, 25-year-old Atlanta rapper Waka Flocka Flame is lying on his side on a long wooden table and getting a tattoo of a pinup girl on the back of his left calf while a TV crew films it.