Daily Discovery: WebsterX

Listen to “Doomsday” once and it’s obvious that Milwaukee-based artist WebsterX—real name: Sam Ahmed—isn’t your typical rapper. “I started off with an Ethiopian/Muslim upbringing,” he explains. “Both of my parents are from there, and my dad... 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 »

Big Sean ft. Drake and Kanye West – “Blessings”

Earlier this week, Big Sean announced that his forthcoming album, Dark Sky Paradise, will arrive February 24. To keep that momentum going, he’s unleashed the second single from the project, the Drake-featuring “Blessings.” Judging by this... Read more »

Natalie McCool – “Pins”

Natalie McCool first impressed us last summer when she shared her dreamy “Dig It Out.” Today, the Liverpool singer gives us yet another excellently crafted pop production with her newest single, “Pins.” Here, McCool trades the... Read more »

Allan Kingdom – “Glass Up (Chi x TC)”

Chicago’s Closed Sessions collective brings artists to their town with a request and a challenge: play a show and create a song, while being filmed. Minnesota rapper Allan Kingdom was up to the task this time... Read more »

The Best New Artists (January 2015)

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 »

Listen to “Bet I” by Kevin Abstract’s Band Brockhampton

First things first, according to Kevin Abstract, Brockhampton is not a rap collective; they are a boy band. So acknowledge them as such. The band is an interesting blend of many talents that manage to work... Read more »

Watch Clairmont The Second’s Video For “Flame Princess”

These days, artists can’t count on the older generation to show them how things are done. Too much has changed over the past years, and the best way to get things done is to figure them out for... Read more »

Premiere: Death By Icon – “Wake Up”

Death By Icon is a Chicago hip-hop group made up of Vic, Ant, and producer Dook, and “Wake Up” is the animated first single from their upcoming album Hassah. With clean, hefty production and a chorus that’ll... Read more »

Lapalux Announces New Album, Shares “Closure”

It’s been a few years since his debut album Nostalchic, but Lapalux has announced that his second album Lustmore is finally on its way. According to Lapalux, Lustmore follows a theme that is “a kind of... Read more »

Listen to Atlanta Rapper Jomor Swift’s “Gene$is” Album

Atlanta rapper Jomor Swift doesn’t sound like most of the artists coming out of ATL right now. His delivery is more controlled, his tone is more introspective, and from the start of his Gene$is album—it starts with him rapping... Read more »

Download Two New Songs From Metro Boomin & Young Thug

Fresh off the announcement of their upcoming tour with Travi$ Scott, frequent collaborators Young Thug and Metro Boomin have just dropped two new tracks as a part of their Metro Thuggin project. “Speed Racer” feels almost like... Read more »

Audego – “Feral”

Australian experimental duo Audego are back with a brand new single “Feral,” ahead of the release of their third full-length. Together, Paso Bionic and Carolyn Tariq have been consistently creating inventive “electro-R&B” since the group’s genesis in 2010. The genre may have... Read more »

Twin Limb – “Long Shadow”

Unlike most indie/folk/alt ensembles of 2015, Twin Limb isn’t coy about genre. They straightforwardly claim “dream pop“—it definitely fits, but like most attempts to compartmentalize, also doesn’t tell the whole story. Using accordions, guitar, strings, and... Read more »

Wara From The NBHD – “If Guns Could Speak” EP

Wara From The NBHD first caught our ear last summer with the unflinching bars about growing up in ATL and meaty, Neptunes-esque beats on his debut full-length Kidnapped. On the brand-new If Guns Could Talk EP, Wara continues to take... Read more »