Floridian hip-hop duo After The Smoke claims Universal stole their music. [via VICE]

Spinner speaks to Doomtree's Dessa about hip-hop homophobia and not being 'Feminem.' [via Spinner]

Among other topics, K'Naan discusses Nas' comments about Africa. [via HipHopDX]

N+1 Magazine review Pitchfork's past 17 years of existence. [via N+1]

GZA plans more Ivy League lectures, sitcom pilot and virus names. [via MTVHive]

Thirty great covers of Leonard Cohen that aren't "Hallelujah." [via ConsequenceOfSound]