Taking Giant Steps

“I was shooting for something different. Like, some of my influence was John Coltrane — I played the sax, as well. So listening to him play and the different rhythms that he had: I was trying to write my rhymes as if I was a saxophone player.” —Rakim If you only look at other people…

Walk This (New) Way

“When I go to the schools to talk to the kids, I say, ‘Always be open to try something new because it might not just change your life, it could change the world.’” -DMC In 1986, hip hop pioneers Run-DMC put out a record single that changed the music world forever, but if it were…