10 Years That Changed A City

2013: Macklemore, and Seattle Hip-Hop, Go Mainstream

There’s a palpable civic pride—and renewed engagement—in the very idea of local music because our guy made it big.

03/04/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Music

Macklemore Will Release a New Album with Ryan Lewis February 26

It's called 'This Unruly Mess I've Made.'

01/15/2016 By Matthew Halverson

Museums

'The Legacy of Seattle Hip-Hop' Offers Style Over Substance

MOHAI's new exhibit on local hip-hop culture provides a historic scene overview, but lacks depth.

10/07/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Faux Real

Great (Fake) Moments in Seattle Hip-Hop History

As MOHAI opens its Legacy of Seattle Hip-Hop exhibit, we look at some less fact-checked moments that defined the scene.

08/31/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: Citizen University Will Fire Up Your Inner Revolutionary!

Today's picks for civic nerds

03/20/2015 By Atoosa Moinzadeh

What to Buy Now

Seattle Artist Collaborates with Converse for Nordstrom

What do you do when Converse calls you and asks you to trick-out 30 pairs of their iconic high-top sneakers for a popup at Nordstrom? If you're Seattle artist Peter Robinson, you get to work.

04/04/2014

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Massive Monkees' Joe "Jorawk" Stolte

We talk hip-hop, Beyonce, and the Sonics with a member of Seattle's world-champion breakdancing crew.

04/09/2013 By Seth Sommerfeld

Article

Celebrate Massive Monkees Day, April 13

Seattle’s world-champion breakdancing troupe teaches us to spin, flip, and float.

03/15/2013 By Laura Dannen

Seattle Sound

Watch the New Trailer for Seattle Hip-Hop Documentary 'The Otherside'

It's the first look at the buzzed-about film by Olympic speedskater J. R. Celski.

03/04/2013 By Laura Dannen

Seattle in the News

Here Come the Macklemore Haters

What do Macklemore and Ryan Lewis mean for hip-hop? Discuss.

02/22/2013 By Laura Dannen

Article

Hip-Hop Duo THEESatisfaction

The young musicians of THEESatisfaction reveal their approach to fashion.

02/15/2013 By Abiola Akanni

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with MC Geologic of Blue Scholars

The Seattle rapper breaks down why 2012 was a banner year for local hip-hop.

11/28/2012 By Seth Sommerfeld

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Ryan Lewis

More than just Macklemore's producer, do-everything-man Lewis talks about building a hip-hop empire.

10/09/2012 By Seth Sommerfeld