The New Rap Is the Old Rap Just Better

Today in the New Yorker (subscription-only!), Sasha Frere-Jones looks at El-P and Killer Mike, “survivors of a kind of roisterous political hip-hop that seemed to have faded away.” But has not! And is more “roisterous” than ever! (As we have noticed and enjoyed more than quite a bit.) Here’s our recent guide to the New York City rap scene.