Pitchfork today debuted a new section dedicated to of hip-hop. “Levels," the first new section to launch on Pitchfork since “The Pitch” debuted in 2013, hopes to be "the essential destination for hip-hop obsessives."
Levels is led by senior editor Timothy "Timmhotep" Cornwall. Previously, he led NPR Music’s hip-hop and R&B coverage and wrote for music titles including MTV, Rolling Stone, Complex, VIBE, and XXL. His team includes staff writer Alphonse Pierre, contributors Stephen Kearse, Briana Younger, and contributing editor Sheldon Pearce.