15 Skepta Songs You Should Know

Are you just now getting familiar with UK rapper Skepta because of the Kanye West and Drake co-signs? He's been doing it for years—catch up.... Read more »

Best New Artists of the Month

Finding new artists is easier than ever, but this creates a problem: it's harder than ever to filter through it all and keep tabs on what's really good. With so many artists popping up every day,... Read more »

Myami – “Soldier”

By Appleby Ordinarily I find myself stalking the pages of Pigeons & Planes in search of the good shit. That “call Richard Russell right now” shit. That “boy you late as hell to your friends, when YOU... Read more »

The Bards of Bard: Das Racist’s ‘Shut Up, Dude’ Turns Five

Hip-hop looks nothing like it did in 2010. The story of that evolution would be incomplete without the burned-too-bright whirlwind career of Das Racist. For a trio who used comedy and the ugly truth to address... Read more »

15 Free Songs You Should Download Right Now

Every Sunday we collect the best free music we can find and put it all in one place. If you fell behind or just feel like building up your iTunes, we've got you covered. Here are... Read more »

What Does Young Thug Sound Like?

We love Young Thug, but writing about him is difficult for a lot of reasons. He’s a polarizing figure, but most of all, it’s just hard to describe what he sounds like. The way he uses... Read more »

Best Songs of the Month

With so much good music steadily coming through, it's easy to miss out on some of the best. To help prevent this, we've rounded up the best songs from the past month. Here are the songs... Read more »

Drea Smith – “Hellen Keller”

PYYRAMIDS dropped their debut album around two years ago, but we haven’t heard much from the duo since then. Today though, we get a hint at what one half of the twosome has been up to.... Read more »

Meet WebsterX, the Milwaukee Artist With an Uncompromising Vision

Words and video by Sean Stout WebsterX moves with a confidence that’s hard to measure. It’s a rare quality, making it all the easier to recognize. “Kid Cudi, man—right where he’s at, that’s where I want... Read more »

Please Stop Calling Me a “Rap Writer”

I was in sixth grade the first time someone attempted to put me in a box, musically. We had a substitute teacher that day, and during a recreational period, a friend and I told the sub we... Read more »