Darryl “D.M.C.” McDaniels recounts the making of the groundbreaking single with Larry Smith.
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Killer Mike and El-P dissect the formula that created 2014’s best loved rap album.xx
A few favourites from the Academy universe, released over the past 365 days.
Listen back to the free and exclusive tracks from Academy friends and alumni released throughout the month of December.
Ashley Zlatopolsky reunites the Motor City group to talk about their brief moment in the spotlight.
Garth Cartwright provides a eulogy for two men whose careers were intertwined through art.
Behind the scenes pictures from the special live show at Amsterdam’s Trouw, spearheaded by the two Innervisions members.
The NYC scenester talks about the early days of punk and hip hop.
Danny Masao Winston profiles some of the finest bespoke manufacturers of high-end audio equipment in Japan.
Max Bell talks to the 17 year old rapper about ballet, his influences and blowing up at a young age.
The next edition of the Academy will take place in the French capital.
Check out the sights and sounds of the 2014 Red Bull Music Academy in Tokyo.
Chairman Mao gets the lowdown on some of the elusive singer’s favorite music.
The celebrated DJ and producer sits down in Tokyo for a rare in-depth chat.
The restless Hyperdub and Warp affiliate talks about her sonic globetrotting.
A quick chat with the jazz lifer.
Steve Scipio and Patrick Patterson revisit their enduring story: from forging their brand of soulful nyah-rock to inspiring hip hop and dance music.
Two titans from the synth manufacturer explain their craft.
Tetsuro Yokegawa takes a look back at the Japanese legend’s essential late ’70s and early ’80s albums.
Mainstream ’70s and ’80s Japanese pop you can dance to, according to Tokyo’s Crystal.