Brian Coleman

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2014

    3rd Bass Rapper MC Serch Almost Moved to St. Louis on an Italian Opera Scholarship

    This year marks 25 years since The Cactus Album, the debut release by legendary New York hip-hoppers 3rd Bass. Released on Def Jam, backed by Russell Simmons' Rush Management and produced in part by the Bomb Squad (best known for its work with Public Enemy and Ice Cube), The Cactus Album boasted imp ... More >>

  • Music

    August 29, 2007

    Filthy Lucre

    Malcolm McLaren is the godfather of today’s mainstream hip-hop. But not for the reason you think.

  • Music

    August 16, 2006

    Yo Quiero Actual Musicians

    B-Sides talks to Alejandro Escovedo, explores hip-hop's essential albums