SPIN MAGAZINE In its early years, the magazine was noted for its broad music coverage with an emphasis on college-oriented rock music and on the ongoing emergence of hip-hop. The magazine was eclectic and bold, if sometimes haphazard. Started: May 1985 Last Issue: Sept/Oct 2012 Published: Bimonthly Location: New York City Contributors: Charles Aaron, Jeff Rogers, Michael Albanese, Steve Kandell
Vol.4 No.2 May 1988 Run DMC
October 1992 Public Enemy
July 1991 LL Cool J
January 1998 Notorious B.I.G.
May/June 2012 Waka Flocka Flame
December 2011 Big K.R.I.T. Kendrick Lamar Asap Rocky Odd Future