Justin Staple

Music

The New Lil Peep Doc Is the Defining Document of the SoundCloud Rap Generation

'Everybody's Everything' is both a tribute to the late rapper, and an examination of the image and money-obsessed music industry he found success in.
Justin Staple
3.19.19
Interviews

The Apocalypse Is Mellow on Shlohmo’s New Track, "The End"

The LA producer's long-awaited new album, also called 'The End,' is out on March 22
Justin Staple
1.30.19
PROFILES

The Myth of Prophet, a Lost Funk Great Who's Back From Outer Space

Decades after his cultishly beloved debut 'Right on Time,' the mononymous musician returns with a new record, ready to tell his story of acid, aliens, and a lifetime hustling.
Dan Gentile
5.15.18
PROFILES

Makonnen Still Loves You

Following the chaos that overnight success brings, iLoveMakonnen opens up about the next chapter in his life, finally able to become the artist he always was—and wanted to be.
Paul Thompson
11.21.17
Premieres

Jeremiah Jae Returns as Daffi, Shares the Dark, Twisted "Payne"

The experimental rapper and producer has a new persona, so listen to his new single now.
Justin Staple
8.17.17
Interviews

Trippie Redd Is on the Way to Becoming Soundcloud Rap's Frank Sinatra

On songs like “Love Scars” and “Romeo and Juliet,” the Canton, Ohio, native is charting a bold melodic path.
Noisey Staff
8.11.17
Interviews

Reading This Interview with Lil Pump and Smokepurpp Will Make You Stupider

The Soundcloud sensations broke down hits like "D Rose" and "Audi"—sort of.
Noisey Staff
8.8.17
Interviews

Yo, Pi'erre Bourne Is Out of Here

The producer of Playboi Carti's "Magnolia" and "wokeuplikethis" discusses his work and explains why he owes his career to illegal downloading.
Noisey Staff
8.8.17
Interviews

Whatever Makes JMSN Happy

Maybe it's drinking. Maybe it's working with Kendrick. Maybe it's his Prince-infused new album, 'Whatever Makes U Happy.' We sit down with the LA-via-Detroit singer born Christian Berishaj to talk about it all.
Justin Staple
5.8.17
Interviews

Njomza Makes Songs That Inspire Mac Miller and Probably You, Too

After teaming up with everyone from Skrillex to FKi, the Chicago pop artist strikes out on her own with her debut project 'Sad for You.'
Justin Staple
4.3.17
Noisey

The Orwells Are Terrible Human Beings

The Chicago brat rock crew talks embracing their bad reputation and a new sound on their forthcoming album: "We're not gonna be kickin' it with Kanye any time soon. And that's okay."
Justin Staple
2.17.17
Interviews

The Orwells Are Terrible Human Beings

The Chicago brat rock crew talks embracing their bad reputation and a new sound on their forthcoming album: "We're not gonna be kickin' it with Kanye any time soon. And that's okay."
Justin Staple
2.17.17
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