Slum Village

The 50 Best Songs of the Year 2000

The year 2000 looms large in pop culture history: the Y2k non-scare, the Seinfeld "Newmannium" episode, the "In the Year 2000" sketch from Conan O'Brien's…
SPIN Staff / September 25, 2020

SPIN Singles Mix: Kevin Saunderson, the Radio Dept., Vanessa Carlton, and More

Welcome to SPIN‘s Singles Mix! SPIN staffers have rounded up their favorite, must-hear tracks for your personal playlists. Collecting the finest from rock'n'roll high school…
SPIN Staff / June 16, 2015

Slum Village and De La Soul Release Brooding ‘Right Back’

Following "Expressive" and "Push It Along," the first listens off Slum Village's forthcoming record Yes! (out June 16 via Ne'Astra Music), the seminal hip-hop group has shared "Right Back."
Harley Brown / June 6, 2015

SPIN Singles Mix: Mitski’s ‘Townie,’ Jenny Hval’s ‘That Battle is Over,’ and More

Welcome to SPIN's Singles Mix! The SPIN staff has rounded up their favorite, must-hear tracks for your personal playlists. From Philly punk kids to sexed-up…
SPIN Staff / March 11, 2015

Rap Release of the Week: Quelle Chris’ ‘2Dirt4TV Vol. 1′

"Even their presentation was unique. I mean they weren't gangsta, but they weren't Huxtabilized either. That was the strangest irony of all: Musically, they were…
Brandon Soderberg / April 13, 2012

No Trivia’s Friday Five

Writer Harry Crews died on Wednesday. He was 76. What's that have to do with rap music? Well, not too much, though I'd encourage you…
Brandon Soderberg / March 30, 2012

Slum Village, ‘Villa Manifesto’ (E1)

Since the release of their defiantly angsty fifth album in 2005, these Detroit indie hip-hop stalwarts have mourned the passing of founding members J Dilla…
Mosi Reeves / July 14, 2010