Donna-Claire Chesman is Managing Editor of DJBooth. The Philadelphia-based Chesman loves Big L and The Fugees as much as jazz and her pet parrot. Past bylines include Pigeons and Planes, Mass Appeal, XXL, and Vinyl Me, Please, among others. Find her on Twitter, if you’re so inclined.
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New York Lab allows Black creatives to be themselves.
Toronto native Jazz Cartier breaks down his top tips for being an independent artist and connecting with fans.
New Jersey artist pineappleCITI breaks down her new single “Dance” for Audiomack.
Rising rapper Raj Mahal breaks down his latest EP, ‘RAW DAWG,’ for Audiomack.
Los Angeles rapper Nana breaks down key tracks on his latest project, ‘Save Yourself,’ for Audiomack.
Rising UK Rapper Dutchavelli shares his hunger and breaks down his debut tape, 'Dutch From The 5th,' for Audiomack.
Audio engineer Leandro Hidalgo speaks with Audiomack about mixing WizKid’s 2020 album ‘Made In Lagos.’
Rising UK Rapper Pa Salieu breaks down his debut mixtape, ‘Send Them To Coventry,’ for Audiomack.
Knox Fortune breaks down his sophomore album, ‘Stock Child Wonder,’ for Audiomack.
Philadelphia’s NxG breaks down his new single, “Baguettes,” and his incredible energy for Audiomack.
Peter $un breaks down the making of his latest and greatest album, ‘Scumbaby.’
Singer-songwriter Brandon speaks with Audiomack about his new EP, ‘Coming Clean.’
Sainvil breaks down the making of his new EP, ‘2020 Was Hijacked,’ for Audiomack.
Caleb Giles speaks with Audiomack about his 2020 project, ‘Meditations.’
The Baltimore-raised artist breaks down his eclectic style and 2020 project, ‘BIRDSONGS Vol. 2.’
Kalisway speaks with Audiomack about her 2020 EP, ‘Special K.’
Brisbane-based singer FELIVAND speaks with Audiomack about her newly released 2020 EP, ‘Nerve.’
California rapper REASON takes us behind-the-scenes of his TDE studio debut album, ‘New Beginnings.’
Following the release of Fielded’s 2020 album, ‘Demisexual Lovelace,’ we catch up with the singer to talk about humanity and forgiveness.
Chicago rapper G Herbo talks all things mental health with Audiomack.
Jake Markow, artist manager of $NOT, breaks down the essentials of artist management and development.
“The freedom to be an independent artist would be nothing if you didn’t have the freedom to drop whenever you want.”
Speaking with producers and Lil Peep’s mother, we remember emo-rap icon Lil Peep’s 2016 mixtape ‘Hellboy,’ now available on DSPs.
We speak with LA singer-songwriter Troi Irons about her upcoming album, ‘flowers, the album.’
We speak with Griselda’s Armani Caesar about her 2020 debut with the label, ‘THE LIZ.’
We speak with Angel “AROCK” Castillo about his new platform, BPM Create.
Producer Trauma Tone shares his best tips for working with the top melodic rap stars in hip-hop.
We speak with Florida’s David Wolves about his debut album, ‘Violent.’
We speak with Griselda rapper Conway The Machine about his new album, ‘From King To A God.’
We speak with LA-via-St. Louis rapper-singer King B about his debut album, ‘HeartBreak Hotel.’
We speak with East London’s Lord Apex about his upcoming V Don collaborative tape, ‘Supply & Demand.’
We speak with Elie Maroun about the importance of building brand partnerships to make money during a pandemic.
We speak with mixing engineer Jesse Ray Ernster about mixing Burna Boy’s 'Twice As Tall' over Zoom.
We interview My Favorite Color, a Pittsburgh nomad, about his Rostrum Records debut album.