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Kevin Abstract's 'ARIZONA BABY' Is the Rap Album We've Needed for Ages
April 26, 2019 Rap and the gay experience have historically existed at odds, but in ARIZONA BABY, being an openly gay man builds the emotional crux for an album poised to go down as one of 2019's crowning achievements in hip-hop.
'Not Waving, But Drowning' Is Irrefutably a Loyle Carner Project
April 23, 2019 Carner bridges the gap of nostalgia-inducing hip-hop and pertinent modern sensibilities in what proves to be an emotionally-laden sophomore effort.
Aries Cements Himself as Anti-Pop's New Star With 'WELCOME HOME' Project
April 18, 2019 From its very opening moments, it is immediately apparent why the enigmatic artist is currently gracing the cover of Spotify's Anti-Pop playlist.
Great Good Fine Ok Chooses Love over Fear In "Terrified" with Pell [PREMIERE]
April 18, 2019 Upon the first listen of "Terrified," it's obvious that GGFO is heavily influenced by contrasting elements of synth-pop, funk, and hip-hop.
Lo Village Finds Their Way Back to Themselves With 'Yellow Brick Road' [Q&A]
August 15, 2023 The substance of Lo Village’s work is culturally significant, speaking to the truth of the Black experience and every shade of that joy, fear, and expression.
Marcellus Juvann Delivers Introspective and Incendiary Flows on "HARDHEADED"
May 7, 2021 Projects like <i>HARDHEADED</i> are an important reminder that up-and-coming artists like Juvann are the true backbone of the hip-hop sphere.
$avvy's 'Boys Wear Pearls' Is R&B's Past, Present, and Future
March 8, 2021 Nashville rapper/singer $avvy released his long-awaited debut project 'Boys Wear Pearls,' an eight-track tape featuring some of the most versatile performances and songwriting seen so far this year.