Full story - September 19, 2019
Sophia Chang
The music industry veteran on her remarkable career in hip hop and her decades-long friendship with the Wu-Tang Clan.
Full story - September 17, 2019
The best-selling salsa album “Siembra” from 1978; a view of the Bronx, just north of Manhattan.
How a salsa album that many thought was doomed became a hit.
Full episode - September 12, 2019
Writer, poet and guest host Hanif Abdurraqib.
Writer Ashley C. Ford, indie artist Vagabon and remembering Notorious B.I.G.’s “Ready to Die.”
Full story - September 12, 2019
Writer Ashley C. Ford
The writer and proud Midwesterner talks Toni Morrison, Missy Elliott and her surprising musical obsession.
Full story - September 12, 2019
The album "Ready to Die."
In 1994, Biggie Smalls released one of the greatest hip hop records of all time.
Full story - September 12, 2019
Laetitia Tamko, also known as Vagabon.
The indie music innovator on her new album and the music that inspires her.
Full episode - September 05, 2019
Comedian and writer Maeve Higgins
Playwright Michael R. Jackson, artist Molly Crabapple and the creators and cast of “Felix Starro,” a new musical from the Ma-Yi Theater Company.
Full story - September 05, 2019
A still from the musical “A Strange Loop,” starring Larry Owens (center).
Why playwright Michael R. Jackson loves the soaps.
Full story - September 05, 2019
Molly Crabapple holds one of her drawings from her book “Brothers of the Gun: A Memoir of the Syrian War.”
Molly Crabapple on drawing AOC and what makes a true New Yorker.
Full story - September 05, 2019
Francisca Muñoz, Caitlin Cisco, Alan Ariano and Diane Phelan in “Felix Starro.”
Faith, family and fraud in the new musical “Felix Starro.”