Engineers who've worked with Drakeo the Ruler and Gucci Mane told VICE about the responsibility and challenge of working with incarcerated artists.
From pop bliss to field recordings of bridges to ice-cold synth raves, there's all kinds of great music out this week.
A group of rappers and producers are reimagining not just the sound of Los Angeles, but its slang, its fashion sense, and the cultural divide between blacks and latinos.
Desto Dubb's "Bankteller" was apparently recorded the night before Greedo was sentenced to 20 years in prison.
First teased on Twitter, 'Freddie' features 03 Greedo, Cassie Jo Craig, and Irie Jane Gibbs.
In an interview with Billboard, the LA rapper opened up about his upcoming 20-year prison sentence.
Tune into episode 132 of Noisey Radio on Beats 1 this Saturday at 9 AM EST/6 AM PST and Sunday 9 PM EST/6 PM PST.
The rapper's incredible potential has made him one of Los Angeles' most enigmatic artists, but his complicated history could cause his future to be in question.