Every year, Soundcheck presents "Critics Week," a series highlighting the best and worst of music of the year. Host John Schaefer is joined by music critics to discuss the year’s best- and worst- albums in pop, hip-hop, classical, opera, rock, jazz, world and Latin.
Between Kanye and Eminem's redemption stories and Drake and Nicki's break-outs, Soundcheck focuses on the year's best hip-hop releases. HipHopDX.com's Editor-in-Chief Jake Paine joins us to share his list.
WNYC’s source to hear your favorite bands and discover new ones, with live in-studio performances, interviews, and tips on wading through New York’s ever-vibrant concert scene. Hosted by John Schaefer.