Toronto-based vocalist Lexxicon combines hip-hop, afrobeats and reggaeton with his signature dancehall sound. He hopes songs like “I Don’t Deserve You” combined with his work as a BLM activist can help others celebrate their Blackness.
Nyah Grace bridges two worlds with her R&B prowess, her talent taking her from Oregon’s open expanse to London’s bustling city streets. Miki Hellenbach talks art, life and everything in between with Nyah as she steps onto the scene with her debut record, Honey-Coloured.
Exes can’t be friends but “EXES” by Chrissie Límos can stay real close. The track’s intricate production propels Límos’ dynamic vocals into a dreamlike yarn, unraveled melody to melody.
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.
J.I.D is coming for the top and nothing is out of reach. There’s no ceiling too high for him to shatter when he moves with the precision and drive that he’s shown throughout a long path of obstacles and hardship. We compiled the most in-depth biographical profile of J.I.D in existence to archive his remarkable story forever.
J.I.D is in a league of his own. Now you can hear the complete story of his journey directly from J.I.D himself. We cataloged and analyzed every published interview he has ever given, covering a timespan of over half a decade of artistry. Podcasts, written interviews, video, radio, all of it is right here for your reference.
ZEKIEL’s laid back, “just clocked out” attitude drove our conversation to relate over nearly everything else as we discussed a love for fantasy, science fiction, making up stories, Eminem’s “Cindarella Man,” and foolish failed attempts at early romances…
Perhaps only in music can intense reflection on very dark moments of life sound so uplifting. This phenomena may have been perfected recently in Tyler the Creator’s “GONE GONE / THANK YOU” as he expresses utter elation at falling out of love with a sound that is overwhelmingly positive and exciting. “D_LETE” successfully achieves the same complex emotional response with its uplifting retrospection, but in a way that is unique to Ali’s new vintage sound.
Check out the new single from Four Elements and Beyond, a song that takes you back to the days of Billie Holiday and Louie Armstrong without losing touch of modern day for a second. We sat down with the trio and their frequent collaborator Mothabug for a featured interview about their creative process and new forthcoming album, Brush Strokes.
Already drawn into Tairua’s world within the 2142 postal code of Australia, I felt attached to her struggles and successes before I was even halfway into the song. At every turn, there was something new to notice and appreciate, before being swept into the next gem.