On Earl Sweatshirt, JAY-Z & Creating Outside the Bubble
Don’t be afraid to change.
Since dedicating his life to getting the good word down, DJBooth senior writer Yoh Phillips has become one of the most respected writers in modern music journalism. He continues to insert thought-provoking essays, poetic blurbs, and in-depth articles in hopes of following Kendrick’s footsteps to a Pulitzer Prize Award one day.
Don’t be afraid to change.
The magnetism of musical superteams creates a curiosity too strong to resist.
“Every genre available in the United States is represented on the continent. My biggest task is how to show this world that all the world is represented.”
Drama, let's make this happen.
'The Black Album' was meant to be a once-in-a-career album.
Brent Faiyaz's GRAMMY campaign is bucking the establishment to speak directly to a younger audience.
Metro Boomin is moving on his time, and it’s far from being up.
'Fetti' is short and sweet, and will leave you wishing it would never end.
"Anything I do here on out, whether I become this huge thing or I don’t, this was the album that gave me the courage to quit my job."
'Pieces of a Man' encourages listeners to lose themselves within Mick Jenkins' thoughts, but tests how much of his mind they're interested in unraveling.
'MihTy' is a collection of safe songs that are too formulaic to be interesting.
'WRLD ON DRUGS' provides a high, just not as high as the creators claim to be.
Now aligned with hip-hop's most acclaimed label, the Carson rapper is ready to see his dreams become reality.
'Drip Harder' is the 'Bad Boys' of 2018, with Lil Baby and Gunna operating on pure charisma and style like trap's answer to Will Smith and Martin Lawrence.
To be a Wayne fan is to know Ms. Cita is the fluid that ignites his lighter.
Today, it takes more than just great songs to be heard. It takes imagination, collaboration, and great presentation.
6LACK's sophomore album is a late-night blockbuster.
The This Is America Tour is the homecoming of an artist who wasn't allowed in and now has the luxury of choosing how long he stays.
Even without his voice, Masego's music is the star.
If it takes a village to raise a child, it takes a collective of creatives to provide truly transcendent artistic experiences.
Jeezy's third album was as timely as it was timeless.
Having helped GoldLink craft acclaimed projects, April George is making beautiful music one-half of DMV duo April + Vista.
To live your dream is considered escaping into a dream, but that’s simply not the reality.
The music industry is built on numbers, both real and manipulated, and that will never change.
Drake, Kendrick Lamar, J. Cole, Travis Scott and Post Malone. That's the list.
Giving back is a decision, not a requirement.
What do you do when the hits no longer hit?