Q&As

Q&A

Hamzaa Turned Being "Sad as Fuck" into Rich Soul-R&B

We meet the 20-year-old singer and songwriter, who landed her first TV spot as an unsigned teen last autumn. She's just getting started.
Grace Shutti
4.26.19
Q&As

The Return Of Lowkey: A Wide Ranging Interview With The UK MC

Never one to shy away from politics, we spoke to him about why he made his long-awaited return, new album, and how academia has changed him.
Ciaran Thapar
4.11.19
First Dates

I Drank So Much Milkshake With Tommy Genesis

The Canadian rapper and visual artist had a convo with Noisey about sculpture, sci-fi fiction and spacial synaesthesia.
Daisy Jones
3.12.19
Q&A

Koffee Is the Rising Teen Star of Reggae’s New Wave

We met the 19-year-old rapper and singer, who BBC 1Xtra have tipped as one to watch this year and whose music warms like a sauna.
Tshepo Mokoena
3.12.19
Q&As

David Bazan Remembers Everything

On 'Phoenix,' Pedro the Lion's first album in 15 years, the songwriter looks back on his Pentecostal childhood, reflecting on freedom, escape, and connection.
Alex Robert Ross
2.25.19
Noisey Hitlist

VanJess Go Deeper than Nostalgia with Their 90s-Style R&B

We spoke to the sibling duo about vulnerability and inspiring girls from the West African diaspora, as visible, black R&B artists.
Bolu Babalola
11.19.18
People Just Do Nothing

The Kurupt FM Guys Tell Us All the Ways to Fuck Off Forever

The last season of 'People Just Do Nothing' starts today, so here's Grindah, Beats, Steves and Chabuddy G's advice for you on leaving jobs, friendships, group WhatsApps and more.
Hannah J Davies
11.12.18
Interviews

The Unapologetic Devotion of Hiss Golden Messenger's MC Taylor

The North Carolina songwriter speaks on his career spanning box set 'Devotion,' the questions he’s still asking himself, and being a father.
Matt Williams
11.6.18
Interview

Dizzee Rascal Hates Interviews, But He Still Gave Us One

We caught up with the grime legend shortly after the release of his triumphant new EP 'Don't Gas Me' and found an MC tired of questions.
Aniefiok Ekpoudom
10.29.18
Premieres

Yowler's Tumultuous New Album Is One of 2018's Best Indie Rock Records

After a time of change and growth, Maryn Jones made 'Black Dog In My Path' a record almost as turbulent as the world is. It's streaming in full here today.
Colin Joyce
10.11.18
Q&As

Jarreau Vandal Is More Than a Pop Star Remix Mastermind

We chatted genre, "Soundcloud DJ" stigma and club culture on a day out graffiti tagging with the Dutch producer.
Mariana Carvalho
7.13.18
Q&As

Kojo Funds Is the Afro-Swing King of the UK’s Black Diaspora

The London MC taps into his west African and Caribbean heritage, and talks to us about the pivot he's made away from street life.
Alison Awoyera
5.17.18
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