“Essential & Unheard” is a series that highlights awesome music that probably flew under your radar each month. Learn why MIKE's "Tears of Joy" made him the first ever artist to be featured twice on Essential & Unheard, and check … Dive In about June Spotlight: MIKE’s Tears of Joy
“Dynamic Duo” by Kasher Quon and Teejayx6 hit YouTube on June 18 and made more than a few ripples for its unique absurdity. We decided to sit Edward and Nigel down to make sense of the 4 minutes of carefully detailed Scammer Raps and … Dive In about In Conversation: Are Scammer Raps Up Next?
G-Funk, one of the most iconic sub-genres in hip-hop history, was a defining … Dive In about Anatomy of the Funk: G-Funk Deconstructed
The way we consume music is ever-changing, becoming easier and quicker as the … Dive In about The Hard Reality of Snippet Culture: A Case Study
The ‘G’ in Warren G stands for Griffin, but it might as well be shorthand for “G … Dive In about Behind Warren G’s Regulate… G Funk Era: Every Sample, Every Collaborator
J. Cole is changing before our very eyes. The infamous “no features”, … Dive In about How J. Cole Flourished Under – and Ultimately Outgrew – Jay-Z’s Approach as a Label Head (ROTD 3 Preview)
Earl Sweatshirt and Quelle Chris use the contrast and inconsistencies in their … Dive In about How Earl Sweatshirt and Quelle Chris capture the Complexity of Human Existence through Art
If 1994 is one of hip hop’s greatest years, then Illmatic is one of the richest … Dive In about 25 Years of Illmatic: The Producers and Samples that Created a Classic
Today marks the 38th birthday of New Orleans’ own Curren$y. We celebrate his … Dive In about How Curren$y Rose as the King of New Orleans, In His Own Words
We sat down the two biggest Solange fans we have on the Sauce to have a … Dive In about In Conversation: Where Did Solange’s When I Get Home Come From?
It’s hard to imagine the world without Kanye West, and it’s hard to imagine … Dive In about How Kanye Made “The College Dropout” – Every Sample, Every Beat
In today's age of the Infinite Scroll, listeners are becoming desensitized and … Dive In about How Leikeli47, Vince Staples and Frank Ocean Teach Us to Stop Hearing and Start Listening
J. Cole has tirelessly worked his way into our generation’s holy trinity of … Dive In about 18 Years of Beats: Inside J. Cole’s Unsung Career as a Producer [Beats & Bars]
In today’s era of collaborative production, Big K.R.I.T. stands alone. Despite … Dive In about Unprecedented: Big K.R.I.T.’s Groundbreaking Career as a Dual-Discipline Artist [Beats & Bars]