Features

13 Songs That Could Be 2015’s Summer Anthem

Every year, a couple of songs emerge from the thaw as omnipresent anthems for the warmer months. In summers past, you couldn't step outside without hearing Daft Punk's "Get Lucky" or Kanye and Jay Z's "N***s... Read more »

Is Frank Ocean About to Drop the Most Fire Rap Album of 2015?

We've heard Frank Ocean rap before, and there's evidence to suggest that he may be doing more of it in the future. Is Frank Ocean about to drop the most fire rap album of 2015?... 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 »

5 On It: How We Get By

5 On It is a feature that looks at five of the best under-the-radar rap findings from the past week, highlighting new or recently discovered artists, or interesting obscurities. Mic Kellogg – “Breakfast” While it seems... Read more »

Plugged: Ateph Elidja is the Future

A few months back, we took a look at some of the more captivating albums that'd be dropping this year, one of which was Brodinski's resonant Brava. On it, he furthered his exploration into blending the... Read more »

Deeper Than Punchlines: On The Intersection of Comedy and Hip-Hop

At first blush, hip-hop and comedy couldn’t be more different. Fictional assassin/actual Canadian Seth Rogen talked to comedian Hannibal Burress about the differences between a rapper’s larger-than-life character—“it’s totally acceptable to talk about how you are... Read more »

Best Songs of the Week

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 picked some of our favorite tracks from the week. Here are the songs... Read more »

10 Rappers Redefining Their Hometown Sound

Hip-hop began as a regional phenomenon. From the South Bronx to Compton, rap music came from people describing their immediate surroundings and daily struggle in intense detail. Back in the late '80s and early '90s, a... Read more »

If There Was Twitter When Napster Got Shut Down…

On July 11, 2001, the popular, controversial, and revolutionary file sharing website Napster shut down their service in compliance with an injunction from an ongoing lawsuit filed by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). Just... Read more »

Tweet That: Artists Whose Social Media is Better Than Their Music

Musicians nowadays have to strike a balance when it comes to their output: not only are they expected to maintain a steady track record of singles, mixtapes, albums, touring, et cetera, but there's also the added... Read more »