Kendrick Lamar just won a Pulitzer Prize

Kendrick Lamar has become the first non-classical, non-jazz artist to win the Pulitzer Prize for music for his 2017 album DAMN. The prize listing describes Lamar’s record, which documents the complexities of growing up in his hometown of Compton, as “a virtuosic song collection unified by its vernacular authenticity and rhythmic dynamism that offers affecting vignettes capturing […]

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A$AP Rocky Protégé Smooky MarGielaa Drops New Track, “Come Up”

After bursting onto the scene late last year after an impressive showing on A$AP Mob’s Cozy Boyz Vol. 2 project, Pretty Flacko’s rap protégé Smooky Margielaa has been steadily gearing up for his debut project, #MMM, with a slew of hot loose singles over the past six months. Today, the Bronx-spitter shares what appears to be one of his first […]

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On The Rise: Adversity

It’s not every day you come across an artist on social media with this much talent. On New Year’s Eve, I was scrolling through my Instagram when I came across an artist by the name of Adversity. Brandon Johnson, AKA Adversity, has a very unique style. He prides himself on creating very meaningful songs through […]

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On The Rise: Avo Hendrix

It’s time to introduce you all to another On The Rise artist. This weeks artist is from Alabama and he has a hard trap flow similar to Chief Keef. His name is Avo Hendrix. I came across Avo’s music on my Twitter feed the other day and felt it was only right to reach out […]

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