Hip-Hop

Tierra Whack’s Mumbo Jumbo Is Anything But Whack

Hip-hop journalists have coined the phrase “Mumble Rap” to lazily generalize a whole group of new artists who place a bigger emphasis on infectious melody and feeling than intricately written lyrics and clear pronunciation. There’s a lot of debate among hip-hop fans regarding the worth of  this current wave, mostly split along generational lines. Many […]

Moses Sumney Sheds Himself In Emotional Single “Don’t Bother Calling”

On the heels of the release of his debut studio album ‘Aromanticism’, Moses Sumney is full of a sense of responsibility. Responsibility that is, above all else, to himself. Responsibility to tell the truth, but even before that a responsibility to interrogate and get to the bottom of what his particular ‘truth’ even is. How […]

How EarthGang Is Going From Riches To Rags With Their New EP

Underground hip-hop duo EarthGang has finally emerged from the indie circuit with their recent signing to J-Cole’s Dreamville label. Composed of emcees Johnny Venus and Doctur Dot, the group formed in 2008 in Atlanta, Georgia, releasing their first EP, The Better Party, in 2010. Their first release on the new label, an EP entitled Rags, […]

Kendrick Lamar Links With Rich The Kid On Icy “New Freezer”

Just last week, rumors surfaced that Rich the Kid had worked with hip hop’s greatest rapper— Kendrick Lamar— on a new track. Now, after its premiere on Zane Lowe’s Beats 1 show, the collaboration is here. Listeners can look forward to a fiery deliverance from Kendrick, who’s recently come off his DAMN. tour and appeared on […]