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While the rest of us are just now reacclimating to the office, the Dreamville collective has been at work. Monday evening (Jan 13.), the label that J. Cole built released a two-single pack titled 1/16 featuring music from Ari Lennox and EARTHGANG. The pack is available on all streaming services.
Name: Vic Mensa Occupation: Rapper/Activist Location: Chicago How We Know Him: Signed to JAY-Z’s Roc Nation, the 26-year-old proudly reps his hometown musically and culturally. Why We Chose Him: Never one to mince his words, Vic is never afraid to bring attention to the socio-economic issues plaguing Chicago, and the nation, while also doing something […]
A few days before this year’s West Indian Day Parade in New York City, Spragga Benz was a guest at SUNY Empire State in downtown Brooklyn. The dancehall pioneer was seated at the front of the room alongside two music executives and Dr. Carolyn Cooper, a professor at the University of the West Indies.
Dimplez Ijeoma made herself indispensible before her current career title was even a thought. The digital consultant—formerly at Capitol Records, now leading her own marketing agency, IJEOMA—reveals that the biggest issue she has with new artists, is their unwillingness to simply be patient and put in the work. Years before she connected brands like Twitter […]
Kerry “Klassic” Abner walked into the Sony Music offices in New York City less than a year ago to pitch an idea he had as head of his consulting agency, Intecoo. “I was just explaining to them where they were missing opportunities and how my agency could help them solve those problems,” he tells Hip-Hop […]
Houston producer June the Jenius has been carefully forging relationships in the music industry long before producing YFN Lucci’s 2016 hit “Key to the Streets.” It’s just that now, everyone wants to know him.
Inspectah Deck has announced the upcoming release of his new solo project after Showtime’s four-part Wu-Tang documentary Of Mics and Men, received waves of critical acclaim after the first episode aired on May 10.
By Friday afternoon, Fader Fort was wrapping up its three-day run at SXSW with a Hip-Hop heavy roster of young stars to include Queen Key, IDK, Flipp Dinero, Megan Thee Stallion and Young Nudy.
On Thursday afternoon (March 14), the Fader Fort stage at SXSW was heating up but rapper 10k.Caash was feeling the chill from the crowd. “Damn,” he said. “I know it’s early but can y’all turn up wit’ ya boy?’” A woman in the crowd giggled and then whined, “It’s early…”
Young Bugatti is all-encompassing. He’s one of only a few known artists that can write, produce and engineer his own work without much assistance, if any.
Every year, this final week before Christmas seems to creep up on everyone. You were hitting live shows and arguing back and forth online about R&B Kings and whatnot, while your people hit the streets, bustling along with other last minute shoppers.
Translee has a busy afternoon in Midtown Manhattan. After flying up from Atlanta first thing in the morning, the Grand Hustle signee is at the AKOO offices just outside of Times Square shooting a few visual shorts for the brand.