When Desmond Metcalf, AKA Yung Real, was in prison for burglary, he helped make a video that earned over a million views.
We sat down on the set of the rapper's Rocawear campaign shoot to discuss his new tour with Beyoncé, new song with Drake and dealing with existential dread.
Glamorous tales of rotting crack houses and having your head used as a toilet.
Thump turned to Twitter to see how DJs and producers have taken the referendum result news.
When Martin Glover was 22, he found himself standing on the street in a kimono, tripping on acid, and burning £20,000 in cash. Soon after, he became a Druid.
Going solo to Primavera Sound left me without a source of external validation, except for my Snapchat followers.
You're gonna read two nerds talking about smooth jazz and you're going to like it.
A standard guide to navigating festivals in general isn't any use. You need some sort of map, like Lonely Planet but with some references to stomach-rotting drugs.
From Tennessee to Illinois to California, attorneys are telling festival-goers how to avoid arrest and advising them about what to do if they do end up in cuffs.
Why are all the forecasts completely different, you scream? Don't worry, Channel Four's Liam Dutton isn't gonna mess you around.
Here's an illustrated guide to the most rotten lads you'll get stuck behind in the queue for a portaloo over the next few months.
The singer made his American television debut, and his fans made the show a living hell.
Ben Adams from A1 remembers what it was like to be on every British girl's bedroom wall, and how lonely life can be when you're a famous teenager.
"There's not enough of my vibe to make it worth dealing with the crap weather and pissed up kids."
Legality aside, drug testing is also controversial in a scientific sense.
Is there anything you can ask Sir Paul that hasn't been asked a million times? I was about to find out.
Kamasi Washington's dad, Rickey, played an essential role in the talented musician's life, challenging and nurturing him so that he could become the man and artist he is today.
A wet weekend at eco-friendly We Love Green festival was enough to get one of Thump's writer's hugging trees.
We talked to the LA pop punk trio about pizza, heartbreak, and the growing pains behind their new album Welcome the Worms.
All Uncle Aby wants is to set up a tour of London's grime locations, bless him.
When women are angry, they are expected to be sexy. When women are hurt, they are expected to be dignified. These two records changed that.
In the first installment of Rave New World, we visited Unsound Kraków, a festival featuring surprise headliners in unconventional spaces.
There's the stuff that's so valuable you'd jump of a building to save, and then the things you more or less expect to be destroyed.
The Strokes played the hits. Harry, an extremely English guy wearing a shirt with a flamingo smoking a blunt on it, was stoked.