Stories of hip-hop’s genius, influence, struggle, and endurance.
Deandre Ayton and Marvin Bagley spurned Nike and Adidas to sign with Puma. This isn’t the first time the sneaker company has made basketball history.
The hip-hop artist sits down for a wide-ranging interview with NYT executive editor Dean Baquet.
[Not singe-page] The rap superstar discusses his career and how he’s remained relevant: In the years since his masterpiece ‘Reasonable Doubt,’ the rapper has often been accused of running on empty, too distant now from what once made him real. In ‘Decoded,’ he answers existentially: ‘How distant is the story of your own life ever […]
David Johnson has sent more than 260 emails to Jay-Z, but has yet to receive a single reply. That may not mean his messages aren’t being read: ‘[Jay] has opened every single one of my emails, even re-opening them to re-read,’ says Johnson. ‘He has clicked on links and had emails open for as long […]