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“What a Wonderful Durham” was made in collaboration with the Youth Network at the organizationMade in Durham. Read more


“It’s about keeping your audience in the moment,” said Phonte Coleman, formerly half of the hip-hop duo Little Brother and currently the lead singer of soul outfit The Foreign Exchange. Read more



Illustration by Steve Oliva

The highlights from twenty-five years of stark, elegant storytelling by Wu-Tang Clan’s inseparable dart experts. (No OBFCL, because that would be too easy.) Read more


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Photo courtesy of Dreamville

After Hurricane Florence put the kibosh on the September debut of J. Cole's hip-hop fest in Dix Park, Dreamville tries again with a mix of familiar bookings and fresh faces. Read more


Also on this week’s INDYcast: What you need to know about Durham Mayor Steve Schewel’s State of the City address and a hot new track from FFFOOLERY. Read more

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"I have a Ph.D. in hip-hop." These were the words that shifted the trajectory of my career in a split second. Read more


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Photo by Anthony Supreme

Though it has yet to be rescheduled, the rapper's big dreams are having a big impact on his home state. Read more