The New York Times reviews Sleigh Bells' concert this past weekend at Terminal 5 in New York. [via NYTimes]

Read about how Gucci Mane inspired V-Nasty to try her hand at freestyling. [via MTVHive]

Who belongs on hip-hop's Mt. Rushmore? [via RefinedHype]

Metal bands Lamb of God and Testament give their presidential endorsements. [via Gawker]

Rhymesayers CEO Siddiq speaks on the success of his label's talent and branding without distribution. [via HipHopDX]

Pitchfork looks at bands such as Cloud Nothings and The Men at a time when "rock music" terms have become so tainted. [via Pitchfork]