Nothing is sacred on the information superhighway.
After conquering the Great White North, this Canadian MC has his sites set on America.
The Coup makes up for lost time on its latest disc.
Damian Marley conveys his father's vision to a new generation.
Little Brother's new record takes hip-hop's stereotypes to task.
Denver rolled out the carpet for All-Star Weekend, but it's still not enough for urban-film distributors.
Shovel away all that Usher, Prince and Lil Jon you've been jamming and dig this year's buried black-music treasures.
After fifteen years of the grind, De La Soul is still schooling folks.
When DJ Vadim traveled to the ends of the earth, he found hip-hop in every corner.
Backbeat writers sound off on a few of their favorite musical things from 2002.
From race to religion, Chocolate Genius tells it like it is.
As part of underground hip-hop's newest dream team, Dilated Peoples are at the top of their game.
Roni Size is dedicated to moving forward, and boundaries be damned.
The Bay Area's Gift of Gab and Chief Xcel make hip-hop that's magically Blackalicious.
The steel wheels keep turning in the DMC turntable battles.
Femi Kuti represents the next generation of Afrobeat.
The coolest college station around could use some cash.
Eminem plays the race cardin reverse.
DJ King Britt is making Boulder part of his royal domain.
Kim Fronapfel, aka DJ Sentiment, focuses on music that matters.
Denver rapper Kingdom hopes he has the golden touch.
Three locals are using the media to put Colorado hip-hop on the map.
Long Before "Asteroid," moviemakers made their mark on Colorado. A guide to some high and low points.
Hark! The Herald Angels are practically the only group without a holiday CD this year.
NINE AND DA BUSH BABEES ARE TRYING TO PRODUCE A RAP TO REMEMBER.