Check Out Lil Wayne’s New Face Tattoos

When times are rough, tattoo your face. Last time we heard from Lil Wayne, he was still pissed off about his label situation and hoping to release Tha Carter V for the fans. Until that gets... Read more »

Video Premiere: O MER – “Blind”

O MER’s “Blind” is a very unique song, but it’s still digestible. Despite hitting notes that most modern music skips over, the glassy production and technical proficiency outshines all for beautiful results. For the video, that digestibility... Read more »

T.I. Responds to Q-Tip, Defends Iggy Azalea

After Q-Tip delivered a hip-hop history lesson to Iggy Azalea via Twitter, Grand Hustle boss T.I. steps in to defend the artist he helped make famous and give his thoughts on race, hip-hop, and the importance... Read more »

Q-Tip Breaks Down Hip-Hop For Iggy Azalea

There has been a lot of discussion around Iggy Azalea and her role in hip-hop. Earlier this week, Azealia Banks chimed in, reacting to Iggy’s Grammy nomination for Best Hip-Hop Album. Iggy responded, basically dismissing Banks... Read more »

Ruelle – “Big Guns”

Ruelle is the new project of Nashville singer Maggie Eckford. There’s a gentle, seductive quality to her voice, but gigantic, ominous production takes “Big Guns” from singer-songwriter territory into much grander space. “After her haunting electronic songs... Read more »

JUDE. – “Drive”

Florida duo JUDE. is back with another one. “Drive” doesn’t have as memorable of a chorus as “Crystals” or “Can’t Breathe,” but its a slick, well-produced addition to the growing catalog of JUDE. Check out “Drive” below, and keep an... Read more »

Video Premiere: Jonah Cruzz – “Windows”

Atlanta rapper Jonah Cruzz has a vibrant energy that shines on his Ordinary N*gga EP, and it comes to life in his latest video for “Windows.” The clip was shot in sunny Venice Beach, California, and it... Read more »

Listen to Canadian Rapper Emay’s “Sinner, Song-Writer” EP

We’ve gotten used to hearing the confident, introspective delivery of Canadian rapper Emay over his own production, but his new Sinner-Songwriter EP features some work from some of his favorite beatmakers like Star Slinger, Giraffage, and... Read more »

Watch the 42-Minute “Rap Monument” With Pusha T, Young Thug, Action Bronson, Danny Brown, and More

We’ve heard some of the pieces from Noisey’s “Rap Monument” posse cut, and now we get the full thing, a 42-minute song featuring production by Hudson Mohawke. Featuring, in order of appearance: Pusha T Bryant Dope Go Dreamer... Read more »

Premiere: Maroon 5 ft. Big Boi – “Animals (Remix)”

Big Boi is one of the few rappers who makes everything better. Like, everything. Whether it’s hip-hop, funk, electronic, rock, pop, or psychedelic, his agile delivery and ability to adapt always brings something of value to... Read more »

Earl Sweatshirt Explains Odd Future to Mike Tyson

Earl Sweatshirt recently had the chance to interview Mike Tyson for Citizens of Humanity, and the result is fascinating. The two talk about growing up, spirituality, and tons of other things, but a highlight comes when... Read more »

Watch Boogie Freestyle on “Sway in the Morning”

Boogie is one of our favorite new artists of 2014, but we’re still learning what he’s all about. The Los Angeles rapper stopped by Sway’s show and gave us a little more on his perspective, the inspiration... Read more »

Petite Noir ft. Yasiin Bey – “Till We Ghosts”

It’s not often that we hear from Yasiin Bey, who’s now based in South Africa, but he pops up here on a new track from Cape Town artist Petite Noir, who explains: “’Till We Ghosts’ was the... Read more »

Kevin Abstract – “bubblegum / iwb”

Kevin Abstract is one of our favorite new artists of the year, and part of the reason for that is because he’s not afraid to take risks. He does things differently, and “bubblegum / iwb” is another... Read more »

Kacy Hill is the Latest Addition to Kanye West’s G.O.O.D. Music

We were introduced to Kacy Hill back in September, when she released her debut song “Experience.” The song was great, and it came with a striking video that served as a powerful first impression. The 20-year-old... Read more »