New York Rap

2.20.18

Wiki Just Put Out Two 'No Mountains in Manhattan' Bonus Tracks

"Hands Out" is a dark bop, while "Ballin on the Low" sounds like something to play off rooftop when you're really feeling yourself.

2.16.18

Rapper MIKE Is All About Love on His Floaty New EP

A tug-of-war between dark and uplifting moments makes 'Resistance Man' feel like the 19-year-old's most exciting work yet.

10.16.17

MIKE Should Be Your New Favorite Teen Rapper

The Jersey-born New Yorker's been compared to MF Doom and Earl Sweatshirt, but he's in a lane all his own.

9.28.17

The Stitched Up, Lo-Fi Torment of Deem Spencer

The Queens rapper's 'we think we alone' EP is an impressive take on processing grief.

8.23.17

Wiki Hits the Campaign Trail in His New "Mayor" Video

The New York rapper's debut album 'No Mountains in Manhattan' arrives this Friday.

8.3.17

You're Not Paying Attention to New York's Most Exciting New Rap Scene

Bobby Shmurda's imprisonment left a hole, but his influence is being felt more than ever in the music of new artists like Sheff G and Blixky Boys.

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6.28.17

Princess Nokia Is Effortlessly Fly in Her "G.O.A.T." Video

It's the New York rapper's first release under Rough Trade Records.

6.27.17

Wiki Turns the Bodega Into the Club in "Pretty Bull"

The New York rapper releases another solo cut.

6.24.17

This Is What Prodigy Had to Say About ‘The Infamous’ 20 Years After Its Release

"I was forced to deal with the pain and hanging in the streets and wilding out[...] We'd been through so much. At 19, I felt like I was 40."

6.21.17

Latasha Alcindor's 'Teen Nite at Empire' Preserves a Fading Brooklyn

The Brooklyn rapper remembers a now-closed skating rink and talks being a voice for young women of color.

6.20.17

Legendary Rapper and Mobb Deep Member Prodigy Has Passed Away

The Queens native was 42.

3.31.17

Dave East Made One of His Dreams Come True with His "The Real is Back" Video Featuring Beanie Sigel

The Harlem rapper talks about collaborating with Beans and what he has coming for 2017.

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