Rap and Hip-Hop

November 1, 2017

Style Q & A: The Roots’ Black Thought on Philadelphia Style. And His Beard.

Tariq Trotter, 44, a founder of the music collective the Roots (and the house band for “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon”), could be hip-hop’s Dostoyevsky. […]
October 16, 2017

Nicki Minaj, Always in Control

This story is one of the seven covers of T Magazine’s Greats issue, on newsstands Oct. 22. THE DAY I WAIT in the hotel lobby of […]
April 4, 2017

List of Five: Work Boots and a Marni Jacket: The Style of Joey Badass

The 22-year-old rapper and actor Joey Badass (born Jo-Vaughn Virginie Scott) recently released the single “Land of the Free” and is set to drop a full […]
March 3, 2017

Vows: An Islamic Romance, Soundtrack by Kanye and Drake

Vows By BROOKE LEA FOSTER In fall 2013, Samir Nurmohamed wanted desperately to go out with Salimah Nooruddin. There was only one problem: He had decided […]
December 9, 2016

The Sudden Rise of Lil Yachty

After 18 years of trying to get noticed, the rapper and teenage eccentric Lil Yachty has been forced recently to practice blending in. It’s mostly the […]
November 5, 2016

What Would You Serve With Gin and Juice? At the Table With Martha Stewart and Snoop Dogg

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — Martha Stewart arrived for dinner at the back-room chef’s table of the Nice Guy restaurant here recently, on what happened to be […]