Entries tagged with "Meet"

Meet Danny Watts, the Houston Rapper Signed to Jonwayne Who Just Quit His Costco Job

By Bryan Kalbrosky | Posted October 4, 2017
Two years after a making a chance connection on SoundCloud, the Houston native is a full-time rapper.

Who’s Torii Wolf & Why Did DJ Premier Produce Her Debut Album? They Explain

By Donna-Claire Chesman | Posted September 28, 2017
On 'Flow Riiot,' singer-songwriter Torii Wolf and legendary producer DJ Premier serve up beans and cheesecake—and it's delicious.

Meet Garren Sean, the New Bay Area Talent With a Timeless Sound

By Donna-Claire Chesman | Posted September 26, 2017
How collaborating with Chance The Rapper and others gave Garren Sean the missing piece to his own sound.

Meet 6 Exciting Indie Artists on Macklemore’s New ‘Gemini’ Album

By Donna-Claire Chesman | Posted September 19, 2017
The Seattle native's new album is an artist discovery tool. Let's dig in...

Meet Dougie F, a Jersey Artist Using His Yellow Durag to Uplift the Masses

By Ryan "SamuRy" Payan | Posted September 14, 2017
"People out here ain’t even making sacrifices for shit they love. I always want to remind myself—take risks."

Meet Don Mykel, a Harlem Emcee With ‘Infinite’ Potential

By Donna-Claire Chesman | Posted September 5, 2017
The 2Pac-influenced Harlem wordsmith is fusing vintage with new-age.

Meet Daz Rinko, a Memphis Rapper Injecting ‘Black Boy Joy’ Into Southern Grooves

By Donna-Claire Chesman | Posted August 25, 2017
We spoke with the Southern artist his newly-released EP, the "New Memphis" movement and an uncertain future.

Meet Knox Fortune, Your Favorite Chicago Rapper’s Favorite Collaborator

By Donna-Claire Chesman | Posted August 15, 2017
After years of helping his talented friends, we’ll soon hear what Knox Fortune has to say on his own.

Meet Siimba, an Ethiopian Emcee Melding Brooklyn Rhymes With a Global Soundscape

By Cassidy Kakin | Posted August 8, 2017
We spoke to Siimba Liives Long about his excellent debut 'Zemenay’s Gemiinii', killin' lames and more.

“I’m Learning to Be an Eternal Student”: A Conversation with Q-Tip’s Engineer Gloria Kaba

By Miguelito | Posted July 11, 2017
From Q-Tip and Phife Dawg to Solange, Gloria Kaba has worked with some of the most creative voices in music.
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