When listening to an old favorite album feels like pulling on a perfectly broken-in pair of jeans.

How Twin Cities magicians made a community appear seemingly out of thin air.

This month is loaded with free comedy from Twin Cities leading ladies of laughter.

Steve Gorman, the former Black Crowes drummer and radio DJ, takes over the KQ Morning Show and dishes about the past—and what he’s learned. WORDS BY KATIE DOHMAN AND MARY LUCIA• • • Who had bets that when Tom Bernard left his legendary (err, infamous?) seat at the KQ Morning

Four books worth reading by Twin Cities hip hop stalwarts.

Three educators on how hip hop education can change the world.

KRSM radio’s Andrea Pierre talks community, culture, and why hyperlocal radio matters.

Three photos, now part of the Minnesota History Center collection, celebrate the contributions of the first generations of hip hop culture.

In the latest issue of the Arab cultural organization’s arts and literary publication, writers explore the unique complexities of the Black SWANA experience.