Since hooking up with North Carolina MC Phonte in the early aughts,
Dutch producer Nicolay, a.k.a. Matthijs Rook, has been bringing his
penchant for eclecticism and outside-the-box thinking to underground
hip-hop. As the Foreign Exchange, Nic and Phonte reached critical mass
with albums lik ... More >>
The biggest pop star in the world - a claim that is now at least arguable, well over a year after his death - is having a difficult week. There's chatter that the recordings on his upcoming December release Michael aren't actually him.
Given the state of the music business and the sheer value of ... More >>