Features

10 Types of People You Meet at Every Music Festival

We hate to generalize, but there are only 10 types of people at music festivals. It doesn't matter if the festival is in Indio, California, or Reykjavik, Iceland—it's the same crowd, consisting of the same people.... Read more »

11 Remixes Every Outkast Fan Should Hear

Outkast, what would have happened to rap music without you? When Big Boi and Andre 3000 first rose from the bloody ashes of the coastal wars of the 1990s, they were initially considered outsiders, too experimental... Read more »

A Family Gathering With Uncle Snoop

It's the middle of the summer, the sun's shining, food and drinks are abundant; I'm glad to be here. It's a little awkward though. Family reunions always are, I suppose. There's a whole lot of mingling,... Read more »

The Most Anticipated Albums For the Rest of 2015

2014 gave us some excellent albums, but it also failed to deliver on a few promises. There was no Kanye album, no Grimes album, no Lil Wayne album, no Drake album, no Adele album, no... you... 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: Player Ways

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. Slim Slater – The Slim Slater Tape... 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 Reasons Not to Work in the Music Industry

Thinking about getting a job in the music industry? It's not as glamorous as it seems. Here are 10 things you should consider before you commit to a job in music.... Read more »

Nigerian Music You Should Know for 2015

Nigerian music has been blowing up on an international scale lately, so we figured it was time to dig a little deeper. These are the artists from Nigeria you should know in 2015—don't say we didn't... Read more »

What It’s Like Being An Independent Artist in 2015

After asking our readers what advice they would give to other independent artists, we got a lot of passionate responses—and a lot frustration with the music industry.... Read more »