Rome Fortune & Tunji Ige – “Spotlite”

If  you like Rome Fortune and Tunji Ige for their more lighthearted sounds, get ready to have your head fucked. “Spotlite” was produced by Ben Pramuk and Noah Breakfast, and they do a thorough job of... Read more »

Video Premiere: Jomor Swift – “Relentless”

Jomor Swift impressed with his Gene$is album, and he revisits it to turn in the video for standout track “Relentless.” The Atlanta DJ-turned-rapper has a crazy story (read a little about it here) and brings a calculated,... Read more »

Twin Shadow Speaks on His New Album at the SXSW Tumblr IRL Event

This year at SXSW, Tumblr brought their IRL series to Austin for some special collaborations with artists. Twin Shadow, whose new album Eclipse is out now, kicked things off and took some time out to talk about... Read more »

Why SXSW Still Matters

The week before SXSW, I was at a dinner with a co-worker and a few people who worked at a record label. When we started talking about SXSW, it was mostly negative. We talked about how... Read more »

Premiere: Fresh Moss ft. Rome Fortune – “Understand”

Newark, NJ rapper Fresh Moss impressed with his Skinny Fresco: Volume II mixtape, and now he’s building up momentum for Skinny Fresco: Volume III, coming very soon. For “Understand,” he links up with ATL’s Rome Fortune... Read more »

Listen to Earl Sweatshirt’s New Album

Last week we got a new Earl Sweatshirt song, along with the news of an upcoming album. Earl made it known that the roll-out didn’t go as planned but despite all that, today brings us the new... Read more »

Watch Mississippi Rapper Skipp Coon’s “Ruremarm” Video

If you’ve been craving new music with substance, you should already know Mississippi rapper Skipp Coon. He dropped the free Miles Garvey album late last year, and he revisits it for the “Ruremarm” video. Dressed in a pastor’s... Read more »

Leks Rivers – “Nubian”

Leks Rivers became an immediate new favorite back in January when we first heard “When I’m High.” The 20-year-old London producer/singer told us that at that point, he was totally independent and handling all the production and writing... Read more »

Brockhampton Gave a Glimpse into the Future at SXSW

Pro-tip for rising acts trying to establish themselves at SXSW: bring 10 friends. It sounds stupid, but it’s amazing what a difference 10 people who are really into the show can make. The coolest thing about Tim and... Read more »

Video Premiere: Ikey – “When We Were Kings”

“Maryland via Lagos, Nigeria via Spanish Harlem.” Those are the first words used in a press release description of Ikey, and his latest video reflects the value he places on his background. Ikey’s “When We Were Kings” represents his... Read more »