William E. Ketchum III is a journalist who covers music, pop culture, race, culture and social justice.
Terrace Martin talks about him and Kendrick Lamar's future smash with Rihanna, the decision to make Damn a contemporary rap album, and what Kendrick has in common with Herbie Hancock.
Joey Badass won’t give up on his relentless pursuit of the American dream—even as a crooked system drops barriers in his path.
It's a pick so late to the game that it feels more like a slight than an achievement.
Chance The Rapper is the latest leader, but he's far from the only innovator in hip-hop this year.
J. Cole has complicated relationships with his idols.
To celebrate the song’s 10-year anniversary, Complex spoke with Capo about its unexpected origins as a snap music collaboration, how he slyly used a Jay Z diss to his advantage, and as always, the future of Dipset.
Speaking with Complex, T.I. discussed what he learned from these activists, the criticism he received for what many saw as detrimental tweets about Black Lives Matter, and why Quavo’s voice is just as valuable as anyone else’s during this time of need.
Piano virtuoso Robert Glasper doesn’t have a problem with music being split into genres—as long as it’s not used as an excuse to stay stagnant.
It's been a full year now since Drake released "Charged Up" and "Back To Back." It's time to move on.
The duo are coping with industry pressure by doing what they do best: staying lit, and staying in the studio for solo projects (and Katy Perry).
Reports say that Apple has entered exploratory talks to acquire Tidal. If Jay Z goes along with this, does it make him a sellout?
Whether you love the video for Kanye West’s “Famous” or hate it, one thing is clear: In 2016, he has recaptured the throne and is again the king of rap.
We've rounded up the 25 Funniest Celebrity Twitter Hacks that we have ever seen so you can look back and laugh again and, also, to give future hackers something to aspire to.
The Philly spitter talks Drake, Nicki, and how social media isn't real life....