“Things are never easy when you look like you’re trying to accomplish the impossible.”
“I’m not trying to cater to sounds and trends.”
Let’s get familiar with the Leaders of the New Cool artists, shall we?
“You can’t really learn innovation. It just has to be in you, and you have to dig inwards to find it.”
“That’s the easiest thing: write about it.”
“I definitely feel like I have the city on my back.”
“That was a sign, I felt like, from God where it’s like, ‘You’re gon’ be alright. Just stay focused.’”
When DaniLeigh was 18, she worked with Prince. Now 23, she wants to be known for her music, first and foremost.
“I often consider myself an introvert. I’m trying to unlearn that and actually go out and meet people that love my music.”
From cult living to giving Frank Ocean a run for his money.
"It’s so much easier being truthful. Everything is better when you’re honest."
Cautious Clay talks indie success, working with John Mayer, and performing an NPR Tiny Desk concert.
“I have to be certain with this because this is the only thing in my life that I can control.”
“I always had a knowledge of the person that I wanted to be.”
Ivy Sole wants you to find joy and guard it with everything you have.
Having helped GoldLink craft acclaimed projects, April George is making beautiful music one-half of DMV duo April + Vista.
For an orphan, Aaron Aye is unexpectedly radiant.
"This is the first time I had songs that I spent time on."
How a virtually unknown rapper from Atlanta ended up signing to Metro Boomin and becoming best friends with James Blake.
It seems Octavian's explosion is imminent.
"I have to hold myself to the highest standard."