Hip-Hop

A$AP Rocky for FRANK x ASAP

That Pretty Muthafucka: A$AP Rocky

A week before the video for “Fashion Killa” drops on GQ, A$AP Rocky is discussing taking a break from “outlandish and extreme fucking fashion statements.”

In the Cut with Dapper Dan

Almost by accident, Dapper Dan helped invent hip-hop fashion, influencing many of the same fashion houses whose logos he once appropriated.
DJ Outta Space

Frank Fridays: DJ Outta Space

Welcome to Frank Fridays, where every time out we let a professional let you know what you should be listening to this weekend and beyond. This week's picks are from Magic City Resident DJ Outta Space.
Mel D. Cole

Person of Interest: Black Dave

With Person of Interest we look for individualized takes on what’s happening in the world. This week we speak with New York-based rapper, skater, and mascot, Black Dave.
The Escapades of Futura 2000

The Story Behind the Rare Video for “The Escapades of Futura 2000”

In 1982, Futura 2000 teamed with members of the Clash and Fab 5 Freddy for the song “The Escapades of Futura 2000.” In the rudimentary track that stretches to nearly-ten minutes, Futura raps about graffiti culture in New York, calling out luminaries and institutions like Dondi White, Zephyr, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Lady Pink, Rust-oleum and the Fun Gallery.