1) London, for whatever mood you might be in.
2) Lexington in The Economist, grappling with hip hop. Sample quote:
Consider the hot album of the moment: “Tha Carter III” by Lil Wayne. Its central message is that if you are a rap star, you will get laid. The song “Lollipop”, for example, celebrates a young lady who treats Lil Wayne as she might a lollipop.