Rap - Features album reviews, song lyrics, a photo
gallery, and audio clips. Also includes links to video clips.
- Hip-Hop Below The Surface - Offers hip-hop culture and
music news and album reviews. Features a store with original
and Freestyle gear and a forum for hip-hop heads.
Scrilla's Rap News and Reviews - Find album reviews, a
list of Phat Flavas organized by year or month, and a weekly
news update. Follow links to other hip-hop pages.
Reviewz - Provides rabid fans the opportunity to submit
album reviews. Offers news, tour info, release date details,
and an area for unsigned artists.
Thoughts - Dedicated to trading hip-hop tapes, providing
unbiased reviews, and giving hip-hop aficionados the
opportunity to vent. Check out Off the
36th Chamber, The - Magazine features news updates on the
hip-hop scene, album reviews, music charts, verses of the
week, and links to music stores.
Magazine - Peruse album reviews, read news articles about
the latest happenings in the hip-hop world, or learn about the
Record Reviews - Contains critiques of albums by such
artists as the Beastie Boys, Ice-T and Handsome Boy Modelling
Hyde's Hip-Hop Sector - Survey this listing of reviews and
opinions on some of today's top hip-hop artists and albums.
Ozone - One writer offers his musings on the culture of
hip-hop. Find an archive of his numerous reviews from weekly
newspapers and national magazines.
- Devoted to providing rap artist news, album reviews, and
event information. Includes forums for DJs and MCs, plus a
store for fans.
Magazine - Daily zine is devoted to all aspects of hip-hop
music. Find reviews, US and int'l news, sounds, interactive
forums, concert info, and radio tips.
- Small DIY zine offers photos of graffiti, skateboard tricks,
plus interviews with artists, musicians, and skaters. Includes
recent CD reviews.
Ambiance Journal - Offers a searchable directory of album
reviews for hip-hop, reggae, jazz, classical, and
international music. Post a message to the forum.
Legends - Hip Hop and Urban Lifestyle Webzine - Written in
German and English, this magazine offers reviews of recent
cuts, audio samples, and opportunities for undiscovered
Exchange - Vinyl addicts and turntabilists will find album
release news, interviews with prominent DJs, reviews,
resources, and a classified section.
Company Web Sites
Recordings - Label run by the legendary Rick Rubin offers
an artist catalog devoted to rock'n'roll, world music,
country, special projects, and rap.
- Step into the Arista Diner for a healthy serving of info
about contemporary artists and yesterday's stars. Find a
catalog, label links, and news.
Records - Industry mogul provides a full-range of services
to fans of all types of music. Offers daily news, tour info,
multimedia files, and a store.
Entertainment - Sign up for reissue catalogs of blues,
roots rock, soul, gospel, surf, and country music.
Jam - Def Jam's site uses Shockwave to introduce artists
like LL Cool J, the Beastie Boys, Run DMC, Eric B & Rakim,
De La Soul, and Public Enemy.
Records - Promotes rock stars, hip-hop artists, R&B
crooners, and gospel singers. Learn about upcoming albums and
smaller labels, or listen to a jukebox.
Records - Tune in to the live stream radio for the
inimitable sounds of the Alkoholiks, Mobb Deep, and the
Wu-Tang Clan. Also offers artist profiles.
Records - Multinational record company possesses, within
its swollen roster of affiliate labels, many well-known
- Detroit's famous soul and R&B label celebrates its
forty-plus years with a time-line, juke box, photos, and
profiles of Motown greats.
- Death metal from the Netherlands
Republic - Distribution giant, BMG, presents its latest
offerings in jazz, R&B, pop, hip-hop, and blues.
Music Web Sites
Guide - Provides biographies and brief discographies for
rock, country, folk, jazz, and rap groups and artists.
Includes a music glossary.
World - Read articles about diverse blues-related
subjects, get artists' birth and death dates, view photos, or
bid in an auction. Follow related links.
Net - Includes a repertoire list, reviews and articles, a
CD-buying guide, and a database of composers.
Score Monthly - Imperative for fans of film music.
Regularly updated with interviews, reviews, and info on the
latest music as well as those who create it.
Den - Byrds leader Roger McGuinn brings the folk tradition
to the cyber age. With an exclusive new recording and
descriptive song text every month.
Magazine - Features interviews, news, editorials, CD
reviews, a festival locator, humor, and links. Includes a
Artist Showcase - View a list of the top 100 requested
artists. Skim the album reviews, join a chat room, or visit
Nation Magazine - Official homepage for this magazine
covering industrial, gothic, and experimental music. Includes
chat rooms and ordering details.
Music Archives - Educational resource discusses countries
and regions and their musical styles, with related sound
samples and photos.
Irish Music Net - Music
magazine features news; audio samples; artist profiles; and a
directory of studios, festivals, distributors, and performers.
Musica - Latin music and culture magazine offers news,
artist profiles, features, and columns.
Metal Music - Covers hard-rockin' bands from the 70s
through the 90s. Read group histories, shop for CDs, or check
out used tapes for sale.
- Politically-minded magazine covers the world dance scene in
French, English, Spanish, and Japanese. With news and hours of
RealAudio DJ mixes.
- Opinion-shaping UK weekly offers comprehensive news and
reviews covering popular music. Includes charts and a shopping
Depression - Official page for this magazine embraces the
resurgence of new and alternative country, but also tips its
hat to the founders of the genre.
Source - Directory of artists, clubs, events, tours,
links, and reviews of new releases. Includes a list of local
radio stations that play reggae.
and Roll Hall of Fame - Honors hundreds of artists who
helped shape the face of rock 'n' roll. Includes photographs,
sound files, and biographies for each inductee.
Stone Network - Pioneering music magazine proffers reviews
and features from the print version, plus exclusive photos and
Market - Comprehensive country-music resource includes a
guide to almost two hundred country stars, a discussion forum,
chats, and radio broadcasts.
Band List - Comprehensive source for artist and band
listings. Search by genre or scan the giant alphabetical
- Future Music Culture - Provides news about urban and
electronic music and culture. Find subscription and contact
- Quincy Jones established this guide to rhythm and blues,
rap, and traditional African-American entertainment.