GoldLink on Meeting Rick Rubin, Touring With SBTRKT, and Performing For André 3000

It’s been a crazy year for GoldLink. He went from catching a little buzz on SoundCloud to meeting with Rick Rubin, touring with SBTRKT and Flume, traveling the world, and performing in front of André 3000.... 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 »

The Best Music Videos of the Month (January 2015)

The beginning of a new year is typically a slow period for musical releases, but that's not the case for 2015 so far. As noted in our Most Anticipated Albums of 2015, there's a lot of... Read more »

The Obama Family’s Best Music Moments

The Obamas. They're a family you have come to love (or hate... haters), but you can't deny that this is one of the coolest families to be in the White House since maybe the Kennedys. They're... Read more »

Rough Drafts of Hit Songs

The song writing process is different for every musician. Whether it’s written in a notebook, typed in a Blackberry with the side scroll, or memorized in their head, every artist has their own method of creating... 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 a 19-Year-Old Young Thug Predict His Future

When I spoke with Young Thug in 2014, he said he always knew he’d be a star. By that point, he was already rising quickly, but he had the confidence long before he had the hits.... Read more »

Lxury feat. Deptford Goth – “Square 1″

London’s own Lxury is still quite new to the scene, but he has been making some solid impressions since last year. His newest single “Square 1″ is just as impressive as his previous work. The Deptford... 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 »

Video: Run The Jewels – “Lie, Cheat, Steal”

At this point, it’s starting to feel like Run The Jewels can really do no wrong. It doesn’t matter if they’re performing in old train stations or remixing their album with cat sounds; everything El-P and... 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 »

Cara Delevingne Stars in Donnie Trumpet & The Social Experiment’s “Nothing Came to Me” Video

Chance The Rapper, Donnie Trumpet and the rest of The Social Experiment crew have been hard at work on their forthcoming album Surf for some time now. Slowly but surely, they have been giving us a... Read more »

The Best Music Videos of the Month (January 2015)

The beginning of a new year is typically a slow period for musical releases, but that's not the case for 2015 so far. As noted in our Most Anticipated Albums of 2015, there's a lot of... 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 »

Hear FKA twigs and The Notorious B.I.G. Mashed Up on “Video Girl Dreams”

Chances are you either love or hate mash-ups. Actually, you probably hate most mash-ups. We all do, but sometimes, they’re fun. When it comes to this very particular craft, there are only a few names who... Read more »