How Producer oddCouple Found Himself and Tapped into a New Chicago Sound in the Process
The Chicago producer who has worked with Chance the Rapper, Jamila Woods, and Joey Purp steps up to a new level with his album 'Liberation.'
Heavn Help Us: The Joyful Music of Jamila Woods
Jamila Woods has established herself as one of the most sought-after new voices in music. Now the Chicago singer is making her solo debut with the uplifting new album 'Heavn.'
Forget Netflix, Super Bwe and Mick Jenkins Have Another Plan and It's Called "Breakfast & Chill"
The Chicago rappers connect for a smooth song about missing someone at home from the road.
Milwaukee's Best: The Wisconsin City Has Become a DIY Hip-Hop Haven
Brew City has never been a hip-hop destination, but a strong university arts scene and new sense of unity is changing that.
Masego's Cooking in the Jazz Bando: Get Familiar with Trap House Jazz
"They were just like play some John Coltrane and get in the corner. But that’s just not how I work."
Cousin Stizz Is the Hypnotic Rapper Giving Boston a Shout Out
The Boston rapper's rise has been reserved, but his release 'Suffolk County' is putting him on the map.
Smino Is Making a Midwest Musical Moment
Listen to his new song "3M," the first release off the upcoming 'Zero Fatigue.'
From YouTube to High School Graduation, This Is How Alessia Cara Left the Party and Got Here
The singer's "Here" has amassed millions of plays in just a few short months. Pay attention, because with the rising 18-year-old's dynamic and powerful voice, this is just the beginning.
Meet Queens Rapper Anik Khan: "I Want to Be the Kid Who Represents the Immigrant Story"
We spend a day in Astoria with the rapper of Bengali heritage, and premiere the video for his new song "Shadows."
Vicktor Taiwò Takes a Self-Portrait
Hailing from East London via Nigeria, the fast rising 23-year-old's songs articulate both the intensely personal and strikingly universal.
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GoldLink, Unmasked, Comes Down to Earth Before He Takes It Over
DC's GoldLink is on the cusp of serious fame, but the further his music takes him, the less he seems to put up a facade.
Rappers Are Dressing Like 80s Rock Stars and It's Awesome
Rappers have essentially become the new rock stars, a sentiment that has trickled down into pushing the boundaries of hip-hop’s style.