To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Mary J. Blige's What's the 411?, UpNorthTrips compiled and mixed 10 hardcore rap and Mary J. Blige records. [via egotripland]

6 very important interactions between rappers and dogs. [via Village Voice]

An infographic of the world's richest musicians. [via MTV Hive]

A review of the reissue of GZA/GeniusLiquid Swords, the Chess Box Deluxe Edition. [via Pitchfork]

Lyrics by Bright Eyes, Purity Ring, and Cam'ron...illustrated! [via Noisey]