A review of Miguel's live show at Joe's Pub in New York City. [via Village Voice]

The best hip-hop albums of 2012 thus far. [via LA Weekly]

A brief history of the instructional dance song. [via Noisey]

Rick Ross isn't the only artist to use the word "sophisticated" in a song title. [via MTV Hive]

The 5 best new artists for August 2012. [via Spin]

Everything is purple. [via egotripland]