Popular Culture

Peter Bailey’s vlog series continues with Raekwon in North Miami, where the Wu-Tang legend weighs in on hip-hop’s role in shattering barriers and the controversy surrounding Iggy Azalea.

XV has been hard at work for the past couple of months. After dropping his mixtape Popular Culture, he followed up strong with his Awesome! EP which is available now. “Swervin,” is a track off of his new EP and it features fast cars, fast drugs and faster women. The video is pretty crisp so do yourself a favor […]

Donavan “XV” Johnson is the perfect ambassador for Wichita, Kansas. The Midwest city is not necessarily known for its Hip-Hop scene, but the 26-year-old rhymer hailing from “the air capital of the world” might just be the one to place his city on the musical map. At age 15, Johnson began pursuing a music career, […]

The homie XV has been on fire recently since dropping his new mixtape Popular Culture. The Kansas native recently ran by The Source‘s offices and talked about a subject near and dear to your boy’s heart: rap and wrestling. Drawing a lot from this story, XV sees plenty of comparisons in today’s hip-hop scene and […]

After dropping a gang of stellar cuts, XV is ready to put out his latest release, Popular Culture. The “Awesome” MC gets big helping hands from B.o.B, Schoolboy Q, Emilio Rojas, Slim The Mobster and more and is all in anticipation of his new EP, Awesome under Warner Music Group. Featuring takes on some of […]

XV’s new mixtape, Popular Culture, drops tomorrow (complete with this awesome artwork) but before then he lets off this SchoolBoy Q assisted record. The 90’s babies are going to love this one, so if it applies to you click the jump to listen and download. 

XV is continuing his week of new releases with the new track “Be There, Be Square,” off his forthcoming Popular Culture mixtape. The Kansas native kicks things off by reflecting on his grandmother’s wisdom on the ode to “L-Sevens,” produced by Chidy Bang’s, Xaphoon Jones. From the sounds of it XV also, gives a shout […]