William E. Ketchum III is a journalist who covers music, pop culture, race, culture and social justice.
Assessing Aaliyah’s legacy 15 years after we lost her is necessary, if heart-wrenching. Still, her spirit lives in the next generation of Detroit’s female artists.
Nat Turner is the sample-driven rapper-producer's new project, which is centered around live instruments and original compositions.
Detroit rappers have won a hard-fought battle to be recognized among hip-hop heads, but as the city’s pioneers take their ‘Kings Court’ tour overseas, hometown love remains elusive. Will the triumphs ever come full circle?