Milo’s music consistently aims to change perspectives of the listener. His 2017 album Who Told You To Think??!!?!?!?! does this through an attempt to reframe the idea of boredom. In doing so, his greater purpose as an artist is fulfilled.
Has anyone else noticed all the rappers becoming interviewers? Miki Hellerbach sure has: here, he taps into the why, the how, and the nature of their successes.
It’s been one year since Jody Rosen and The New York Times revealed the extent of the damage – and the scope of the cover-up – left in the wake of the 2008 Universal Studios Fire, and whilst hip-hop seemed to escape largely unscathed, the loss runs deeper than just bars.
Zaia has been building for years, and whilst he’s recently seen a placement on the ‘Insecure’ soundtrack “bear fruit,” he tells Miki Hellerbach that whilst his sound is ever-changing, his ATL roots run deep.
Life is rarely easy and just as often unpleasant. When great art imitates life, great artists recreate the strength of life’s best moments with the pain and confusion of its worst. Some projects go above and beyond surface level thematic connections to tie the very soundscapes of an album to the great never-ending confusion and chaos of existing.
These are unprecedented times, and they’re sure to bring unprecedented losses. Cameroonian jazz pioneer Manu Dibango changed the world with “Soul Makossa,” an indelible record with a special place in hip-hop.
Thirty years on, Tribe’s ‘People’s Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm’ is just as rewarding as the day it landed. In celebration, guest writer DEEP dives into the enduring document of humour, zest and positivity.
He’s back. You knew it was coming: a breakdown of the samples from the heart of Jay Electronica’s mythical debut, now a Hov-ridden reality.
Ryan caught Medhane, MIKE, Voldy Moyo, Jadasea & Slauson Malone, five artists at the forefront of innovation in hip-hop, performing in Peckham.
The power of thought can place us on the surface of the Sun in a fraction of a second. Sound leaves a fingerprint in matter and music can influence the past and future. We sat down with Tonio Sagan, producer, rapper, and grandson of the world’s most well known astronomer, to talk life, music, and all of the intersections of the two.