- Real Name: Phonte Coleman
- Hometown: Greensboro, North Carolina
- Label: +FE Music / Jamla
Lil Uzi Vert, Phonte, Saweetie & More: Hip-Hop Headlines
All the latest hip-hop news in one place.
Believe In 'Hype,' the Web Series Highlighting Hip-Hop in Durham
The great prophet Flavor Flav told the world in 1988 not to believe the hype. Thirty years later, a series is upon us that may convince you otherwise.
Top 5 Rappers Based on Bars: A DJBooth Staff Roundtable
Bars ain't dead.
30 Best Hip-Hop and R&B Albums of 2018 (So Far), Ranked (Pt. 2)
It's that time again.
Phonte Details Heartbreaking “Cry No More” Backstory, From Earl Sweatshirt to Wakanda
The much-heralded MC recounts his tumultuous three-year journey to finish “Cry No More.”
25 Best Hip-Hop and R&B Albums of 2018 (So Far), Ranked
This is as perfect a list as you'll ever see.
Phonte: "My Job Is to Make You Feel Less Alone in the World"
At 39, Phonte seems to have figured out.
Evidence, Phonte & the Struggle to Accept Life’s Fragility
Two new albums are soundtracking the horrifying prospect of impending death.
Sadness & Reflection: A Soul-Baring Conversation with Phonte
We spoke with the veteran MC one week after the release of his second solo LP, 'No News Is Good News.'
Phonte's 'No News Is Good News' Cuts Through the Pains & Panic of Middle Age (Review)
Phonte only speaks when he has something to say.
Joe Budden, Phonte & the New Age of Veteran Hip-Hop Success
To love hip-hop is to be in it for life, whether immersed or apart.
Phonte's Brutal Honesty About Chasing Dreams & Aging in Hip-Hop
One of hip-hop's most gracefully aging emcees opens up about getting older in this current youthful generation.
Phonte on Current Hip-Hop Climate: "There's so Much Noise, Everyone is F**king Making Shit"
The veteran rapper reveals he's turned down paid opportunities because he didn't feel he added value.