While much of the industry was shaking to keep up with the revolution, artists like Noname, City Girls, and Shamir continued to make the music we wanted to hear.
Now that Chance the Rapper's first two mixtapes have finally hit Apple Music and Spotify, here are a few others to stream.
The Chicago rapper is no longer hiding. "Blaxploitation" is a history lesson in black film for one of 'Room 25's' most daring cuts.
She played a three-song medley of 'Room 25' songs with a live band, and she crushed it.
New albums from Noname, Dilly Dally, and The Goon Sax top this week's list.
Featuring Lil Yachty, Tei Shi, and Noname.
We'll also have IAN SWEET and No Win performing at Cheer Up Charlies.
The dean tackles 'The Hamilton Mixtape,' some Injury Reserve, and Quasi's 'Battle Hymns' compilation